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Your impact

Now you’ve learnt about everything we do, here is how YOU can positively contribute to sustainable hostelling.  




Stay in one of our unique and characterful hostels, discover new places, landscapes and cultures, all while based in our accommodation.

 Anytime you book directly with us and stay in one our hostels, you are helping make us financially sustainable – meaning we can help even more people to experience the benefits of travel.

By joining us and becoming a HI member, not only will you get many benefits, you will also help us to achieve our mission.

Sign up to our newsletter and get weekly inspiration of global destinations where you can find our hostels. You can find the sign-up box at the bottom of the page. 

Social media allows us to reach an audience of conscious travellers and we love reading your stories. Post your stories and pictures in our hostels with the hashtag #HItravels and make sure to follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Volunteering is a great opportunity to show your support and to share with people involved in the hostelling movement.

See here all of the current volunteering opportunities across our global network.

We work with NGOs, youth organisations, educational partners and global brands. By partnering with Hostelling International you can:

  • Work with an international network of people and organisations dedicated to promoting the power of youth travel;
  • Align your brand with an organisation dedicated to promoting intercultural exchange;
  • Demonstrate your commitment to a sustainable future.

We also believe in building partnerships with suppliers that can add value, extend our reach and have a greater impact. If you are interested in partnering with HI or would like to find out more please email