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  • Yes. Swiss Youth Hostels is an association of which you must be a member in order to stay overnight.

    We offer a Hostel Card Premium (annual membership) and Hostel Card Standard (daily membership) at CHF 7.00.

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  • Yes, we offer annual membership at a reduced rate of CHF 22.00 for students, instead of CHF 33.00.

  • Yes, membership of Swiss Youth Hostels is also accepted worldwide at all youth hostels belonging to the federation.

    Hostelling International

  • Annual membership is valid for one year from the month in which the membership card was issued.

  • No, grandparents need an individual membership. However, with Senior membership, grandparents can include their grandchildren at the reduced member price.

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  • No, Family membership is for couples/mothers/fathers with their own children under 18 years of age.

  • No, membership is issued to one person and can only be used by this individual. Only the non-personal group membership is transferable.

  • You will receive a reminder shortly before the end of the membership year. The membership will be renewed when the fee has been paid.