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Information about prices and membership

Members only

If you wish to stay in a German Youth Hostel, you have to be a member of the German Youth Hostel Association or another national Youth Hostel Association. All you need is a membership card or an International Guest Card, which you can buy at the Youth Hostel or order online.

Attractive prices for families

Families with a family card and at least one minor child pay the junior price. Children under the age of 6 years are free of charge (board and lodging).

Children up to the age of 2 years who are travelling with a group are free of charge (board and lodging). Children aged of 3 to 5 inclusive will receive a 50% reduction on the total price.

Reduced prices for groups

With a group membership card, the group leader can stay overnight in a Youth Hostel with a group. A group consists of at least four members including the group leader(s). Group leaders must be at least 16 years of age.

All group leaders pay only the junior price.

Occupancy of single and twin bed rooms

If rooms are available, a surcharge of 11 Euro can be charged when a single person wishes to stay alone in a single or twin bedroom. If two people would like to stay in a twin or shared bed room alone, a surcharge of 5,50 per Person can occur.


Guests who present the Youth Leader Card for private stays in Youth Hostels will be granted a 10% discount on the cost of their overnight stay and meals.

Membership Information

For all information about becoming a member of the German Youth Hostel Asscociation please click here. More »