Beeing member of Hostelling International brings you more than a confy bed! It takes you in a huge international family where you can share your experiences, make travel tours and get friends all over the world!

By purchasing the membership card you will receive the member price worldwide (discount or elimination of a non-member surcharge) and you´ll receive our member magazine "Querfeldein" (in German). Furthermore, you get numerous discounts on leisure activities in Austria and around the world. Click here for the benefits in Austria!

To become a member is quite simple: Go directly to our online order form or come to one of our offices!

If you visit our Head office (1010 Vienna, Zelinkagasse 12) we also book for you more than 2.000 hostels worldwide directly - without any booking fees! (10 % deposit- the rest will be payed in the hostel)

The current Youth Hostel membership card is valid worldwide until 31.12. of the current calendar year and can be requested at any time within this period! From the period October-November you can already apply for the new Youth Hostel membership card for the following year - and the Youth Hostel membership card is of course immediately valid.

Your advantages:

  • Get access to over 3.000 hostels in over 60 countries
  • Our members receive the member price worldwide! (Discount or elimination of a non-member surcharge)
  • 10 EURO VOUCHER for an overnight stay in Austria - redeemable in Heiligenblut, Klagenfurt, Villach, Velden Cap-Wörth, St. Pölten, Neu Nagelberg, Bad Ischl, Linz, Mondsee or St. Gilgen
  • Countless deals on travel, entertainment, museums, culture, shopping and much more!
  • Annual audited quality standards of the Hostelling International hostels
  • Our member magazine QUERFELDEIN (in German) with travel reports and special offers
  • Accident insurance for all members by the Vienna Insurane Group - more information in section Member accident insurance
  • The youth hostel card will be an ideal travel companion for your interRail-trip!
  • Take the key and get in touch with new friends and cultures!

Become a member now

Online order of the Youth Hostel membership card ...