Become a member


    Joining from abroad?                                                             Joining as an Icelandic citizen or resident?  

If you live outside Iceland, you are eligible to purchase a HI membership card. There are a number of ways you can join the HI Community of Travellers: 


As an Icelandic citizen or resident, you can choose between different kinds of membership, depending on your needs. Choose the membership that makes the most sense for you. 


Purchase a HI membership card (individual membership) at any of the HI Hostels in Iceland or around the world upon arrival.


Adult:  Age 18 and over. Price: 3,000 ISK.  



Purchase a 12-month eMembership on The eMembership entitles you to stay in any HI hostel and receive travel-related discounts all over the world and up to 10% discount on accommodation charges compared to a non-member.


Family:  Parent/s and all children under the age of 18. Price: 4,000 ISK. 


    Purchase membership from your Youth Hostel Association at home.             

Group:   For all organised groups with more than 10 members. Price: 8,000 ISK. 600 ISK for each extra member if group has more than 10 people. 


    Get more info on purchasing the membership by contacting us at info(at)       

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