Hostelling International-USA is a nonprofit organization that provides you
a wide range of benefits, including:
- Discounted access to more than 4,000 hostels in over 60 countries worldwide.
- Discounted access to over 100 hostel locations in the United States.
- A free handbook of all U.S. hostels, upon request.
- Worldwide discounts in restaurants, retail stores, on attractions and
- A monthly online newsletter, HI-USA Travel Bytes, emphasizing travel tips.
- Savings up to 85% on international phone calls, free e-mail access,
voicemail and travel information through eKit.
- Discounts on Alamo and Hertz car rentals.
- Discounts on Greyhound Travel.
- Access to programs and activities at local hostels and councils (local
- Access to making prepaid reservations at hostel locations worldwide.
- Worldwide access to commission-free currency exchange.
- Free seminars on traveling abroad.
- Free basic international travel insurance coverage and discounts on optional upgrades.
- FreeNites & More is the loyalty program introduced by Hostelling International to award its members with valuable extras with their membership.