With Christmas just around the corner and personal budgets feeling the pinch, you may feel like you can’t justify a last-minute trip or holiday. However, do not fear! Not only do Hostelling International hostels provide great value for money in numerous locations around the world, many of our hostels are offering exclusive discounts to HI customers.
Whether you’re at a small, intimate hostel or one with hundreds of beds, space is valuable. If you’re staying in hostels, you should pack light so that you can always be ready for the next adventure. Do your bit to be a good room-mate and keep your belongings in your area, not spread all around the room. Below are seven items you can safely leave at home. I’ve made the mistake of bringing all of them. Now I can confidently tell you that you DON’T need them.
Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on September 21. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and people. To mark this important day, HI-USA has started the first-ever network-wide effort, Sleep for Peace
The summer holidays may be over, schools have started again and the days are becoming shorter. But this does not mean you have to wait until next summer to get away. Now is the perfect time to make some fun plans for the autumn and with discounts of up to 15% at Stayokay hostels in the Netherlands you don’t have to worry about breaking the bank.
Thinking of visiting Europe for a few days in August? Why not celebrate the last few weeks of summer in the Netherlands and discover all that this unique country has to offer. Enjoy amazing discounted deals at HI hostels in The Hague, Texel, Domburg, Amsterdam and Sneek!
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