Membership

Save money on your travels and become a Hostelling International Northern Ireland member – from only £10 per year!

Our HINI membership card is all you need to access over 4,000 youth hostels in over 90 countries worldwide plus thousands of discounts and special offers.

 

Benefits of Membership

  • Save 10% on accommodation at our 4 youth hostels in Northern Ireland and across all hostels in the Hostelling International network across the globe.
  • Usage of the HINI membership card nationally and internationally, allowing access to over 4,000 youth hostels, under the Hostelling International brand, in over 90 counties worldwide.
  • Local discounts on tourist attractions, retailers, adventure centres, travel and car hire. Visit the discounts page for a full list of discounts available.
  • International discounts with Travelex Currency Exchange, Lonely Planet Guide Books and Hertz car hire. Please visit Hostelling International for more information on national and international discounts.
  • Supporting a charity – HINI would not exist without the support of its members.

Apply Now


Download an application form and post it to Hostelling International Northern Ireland with payment by cheque made payable to 'YHANI'.

  • Tourist Attractions

    Enniskillen Castle – 2 for 1 entry when second ticket of equal or greater value is purchased.

    WWT Castle Espie, Comber – £6.30 concession entrance fee for adults instead of £8.20.

    Lagan Boat Company, Belfast – £1 off per ticket.

    St Patrick Centre, Downpatrick – 2 for 1 Entry, when second ticket of equal or greater value is purchased.

    Navan Centre and Fort, Armagh – 2 for 1 entry when second ticket of equal or greater value is purchased. Discount not valid for special events.

    Movie House Cinema, Belfast – Concessionary Student Rate, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday.

    Ballintoy Harbour Café, Ballycastle – 20% off food bill.

    Award Winning Martin McCrossan City Tours – 25% off walking tour tickets of Londonderry/Derry’s historic city walls
    McCombs Executive Travel & Tours – £2 off the Giants Causeway Tour, only £18! Normal price £20 (Special Online price)

  • National Trust Properties

    Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House – 2 for 1 entry.

  • Car Hire

    Avis Rent A Car – 10% off car hire. Please show your valid membership card to receive the booking reference number.

  • Retail

    The Wicker Man, Belfast -10% discount when you spend £10 or more (restrictions apply).

    The Scout Shop (Ski & Camp Centre) – 10% discount (excludes some items).

    CDWOW – Savings on CDs, DVDs and Games, all with FREE delivery.

    Millets – 10% discount. Not valid on sale items. The discount cannot be applied online, however if you place an order over the phone and quote your membership number, Millets’ customer service team will apply the discount to your order.

  • Adventure Centres

    Life Adventure Centre – 10% discount upon booking. Quote HOSTEL16

    Lurgaboy Adventure Centre, Armagh – 10% discount upon booking.

    Alive Surf School, Portrush – 15% off surfing lessons

  • Leisure and Healthcare

    BUPA Cash Plan – BUPA Cash Plan offers cash back towards a variety of day-to-day health care costs. Benefits include cash towards dental and optical treatment, hospital stays and much more.

    Hostelling International members can join BUPA Cash Plan at discounted rates and get their first month free. For further information call on freephone 0500 000 125 quoting reference number 3110.

    Spirit Health Club Belfast – Save £8 per month on membership at Spirit Health Club in Belfast – located at the Holiday Inn, Ormeau Avenue. Quote YHA before buying.

    Vision Express – Visit any Vision Express store with a valid membership card to receive your discount vouchers: £10 standard eye examination -Save £30 on complete glasses and free eye examination when you choose to buy prescription glasses – Save £70 when joining the contact lens direct debit scheme (Contact 7). Terms and conditions apply.

  • Travel

    Next Of Kin (Emergency Contact Service) – The Family Alert tag can be attached to keys and rucksacks and in the event of an emergency the police can obtain next of kin information and any vital medical information.

    This service only costs £9.95 per year for all valid membership card holders.

  • Bars and Restaurants

    Laverys Bar Belfast – 10% discount on total food bill (must spend a minimum of £6.00, excludes public and bank holidays)

  • Membership Categories and Current Rates

    Membership Category Prices
    Under 25 (1 year) £10
    Under 25 (2 years) £16.50
    Under 25 (3 years) £21
    25 and over (1 year) £15
    Single parent family (one parent plus own children)* £15
    2 parent Family (two parents plus own children)* £30
    Life Membership £75