Did you know that you can buy a membership to the Swiss Youth Hostels? Join the community now and enjoy numerous benefits!

Eine Mitgliedschaft bei den Schweizer Jugendherbergen bietet dir zahlreiche Vorteile im In- und Ausland. Hier findest du die zehn wichtigsten Trümpfe auf einen Blick.

1. Lower-priced accommodation

As a member, you benefit from a discount of CHF 7 per night at all our youth hostels! Families can also take advantage of our even lower rates for children. Members of other national associations also enjoy discounted accommodation rates with us.

As a member, you benefit from budget-friendly accommodation at all our youth hostels. © Switzerland Tourism / Adrian Vogt

2. Leisure activities at low prices

There is much to discover in every part of Switzerland. To make sure you don’t miss out on the fun, as a member of the Swiss Youth Hostels you benefit from discounts on a wide range of leisure activities. Depending on the region, you can go swimming, bowling, surfing, river rafting, to the ski school or the adventure park, or relax at the spa at a discounted rate. Ready?!

3. Become part of the community!

By becoming a member of the Swiss Youth Hostels, you are helping to promote family-friendly and ecological social tourism in Switzerland. This is entirely in line with our philosophy as a non-profit organisation. We would be delighted if you could join us in shaping the future and promoting sustainable and social travel.

Become part of our community and exchange ideas with like-minded people. © Tamer Karaoglu

4. A lifetime of youth hostels

You don’t want to be a member for one year, you want to be a member forever? Then we’ve got just the right thing for you: Purchase a Lifetime Membercard and enjoy benefits and low rates every day. This special membership is also a wonderful gift for a special person.

5. National partnerships

In order to offer you the widest possible range of benefits, we are constantly expanding our partner network. As a member, you can count on special discounts throughout Switzerland – whether on admission to the sweetest Lindt Museum – Home of Chocolate, on taking out CSS supplementary insurance or on your next purchase at a Transa shop.

With the annual membership you can take up to three people to Alpamare at a reduced price. © Alpamare

6. Free community events

Encounters with people are what life is all about. That’s why we always have exciting community events with inspiring personalities for you. Meet new friends at our community events.

7. Discount on overnight stays with Hostelling International

Say goodbye to wanderlust! Did you know that the Swiss Youth Hostels are part of the umbrella organisation Hostelling International? As a member, you get a 10% discount on accommodation at youth hostels in around 60 countries worldwide. The network ranges from Paris to Sydney, Amsterdam, New York City, London, Quebec to Stuttgart and Berlin, offering a place to stay to all adventurers.

8. Further benefits abroad

As an HI member, you get access to various travel benefits and activities abroad. For example, save 10% on the price of your next city tour with Get Your Guide or get cheap travel insurance from World Nomads. All benefit packages are listed on the Hostelling International website.

9. Ideal membership options for all

No two stages of life are the same. That’s why we don’t just offer one membership, but several options. So that everyone gets the membership that best fits them. Ordering the Membercard is easy via the guest portal or the «Swiss Youth Hostels» app.

A discount beckons, for example, on your next visit to the Museum of Transport. © Museum of Transport Lucerne

10. Culture doesn’t have to be expensive

Museums and theatres take you on fascinating journeys into the past or to fantasy worlds. It’s best to inquire at the youth hostel about where you can benefit from discounts on admission prices – or browse through the overview of our member and guest benefits at your leisure.

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