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Membership Terms and Conditions

Your HI Membership is a digital pass valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.
It is an individual membership, valid only for the member named on the digital pass.
You will receive an email with the pass to download and a PDF version of your membership.
The membership is non-refundable and non-transferable. 
When you purchase your membership you will be asked your country of residence and your membership will be associated with our Member association in that country if there is one.

The Membership entitles you to pay 'members' rates' in any HI hostel or receive up to 10% discount on accommodation charges on 'non-member rates'.
Please note that in some countries you must be a member to stay in a hostel, details and the list of countries can be found here
You must be able to present proof of your Membership at check-in either in print or electronically on a mobile device.

When you become a member you agree to receive emails from Hostelling International, and the Member Association in your country of residence. You can opt-out from those communications at any time by contacting