Join Hostelling Scotland today!

Join today and save when you stay!

In celebration of our 90th Birthday, we're offering you the chance to purchase a Life Membership for only £90, a saving of £60!

With annual membership for only £15, join today and you will; SAVE £30 on all RentaHostel bookings, SAVE £3 a night every time you stay, get access to 'Member Only' Promotions and benefit from discounts with key retail outlets and local visitor attractions.


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Buy your membership at any of our youth hostels (excluding Glen Affric and affiliate hostels). Please bring photographic ID when joining at our youth hostels.


Why Join?

  • Explore Scotland and save money every time you stay.
  • Save £30 on all RentaHostel, exclusive private hire bookings.
  • Gain access to +4,000 hostels around the world with dual membership of Hostelling International.
  • Take advantage of exclusive ‘members only’ promotions.
  • Enjoy a range of membership benefits, from discounted admission to visitor attractions to savings at retail outlets and travel services across Scotland.
  • Sign up to receive our monthly E-Newsletter for latest news, events and special offers.
  • MyHostellingScotland account which enables members to manage their membership details online. Once you have your membership number, create your MyHostellingScotland account for exclusive access.
  • Make new friends through hostelling – you might want to join one of our Members' Groups.

As if this wasn’t enough, your support will help us give children, young people and families, who otherwise wouldn’t have the opportunity, a chance to explore Scotland through our youth, volunteer and community programmes.

Membership categories and pricing

Types of Membership


Daily £3.00 per overnight
Young Person (25 years and under) £6 per annum
Adult (26 years and over) £15 per annum
Life £90 (90th Anniversary Promotional Price - Normal RRP £150)
Groups (10+ people) £30 per annum
Temporary Group (10+ people) £25 per booking

Above rates apply from 5 April, are non-refundable and may be subject to change. Please note, for child protection purposes, minors (under 16 years old) must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years old.

Hostelling Scotland offers free membership to Young Scot NEC card holders and Duke of Edinburgh participants - please email for more details. To get a Young Scot NEC card call the Young Scot Info Line on 0808 801 0338.

Please note: All new memberships to be posted outside the UK will be charged a postage and packaging fee of £2.50. Collection can be arranged at any youth hostel or posted free of charge to a UK postal address. Replacement membership cards will be charged at £5. Please contact the Membership Team to arrange.

Make the most of your membership!

Registering with My Hostelling Scotland not only allows you to manage your bookings – you'll also be able to manage and renew your membership online.

My Hostelling Scotland is where you can check your booking details, order a new card, update your contact information and find out about exclusive promotions - it couldn't be easier!