Hostelling International offers free membership and a 10% discount on all bookings to ESNcard holders!

With the Hostelling International membership, ESNcard holders can get 10% discount on over 4.000 unique hostels as well as thousands of other local and national discounts around the world. From Paris to Berlin, Shanghai to New York, Sydney to Brazil, Brussels to Stockholm... Everywhere!

How to access the discount?

To benefit from the free Hostelling International membership, you just need to:

   If you are not registered yet:

  • Register on
  • Follow the instructions of your confirmation email.
  • Check the "Sign up for Hostelling International membership" checkbox in your profile edit page (you will be redirected there when you click on the link of your confirmation email).
  • Done! You'll get an email with your membership details to your inbox!

   If you are already registered:

  • Login on
  • Request your free membership by clicking on the green button at the right-upper corner.
  • Done! You'll get an email with your membership details to your inbox!


How to book your next trip?

  • Visit Hostelling International's website ( & log in with your's email address and password.
  • Search destinations and book your preferred hostel! - at this stage, you will need to pay a small deposit, with the remaining balance being paid at the hostel.
  • When checking in to the hostel, show the receptionist your HI membership confirmation email, and your 10% member discount will then be removed from the final price.