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Membership

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

    We offer annual memberships as well as individual day memberships.

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    • You receive attractive vouchers
    • You benefit from inexpensive accommodation in our 52 Swiss youth hostels and in more than 4,000 international youth hostels
    • You enjoy numerous discounts at our partners
    • With your membership, you help us to support family-friendly social tourism in Switzerland

    Membership benefits

  • 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.