Membership


Membership

The YHAI Mumbai Unit are authorized to enroll YHAI members. Issuance of membership cards is done by the National Office.
Once you become a member you are entitled to stay in any Youth Hostels worldwide with minimal costs.
The Membership year runs from 1st Jan. to 31st Dec. of the following year, i.e. 12 months.

Membership Options (All membership incl of 18% GST)
*To receive membership card by courier please include INR 50 as courier charges.

Either you can apply online http://www.yhaindia.org/apply-for-membership.html
OR download the Registration Form and send it along with a photograph (two for life membership) and the requisite fee through cheque including courier charges  in favour of "YHAI, MUMBAI UNIT"


Documents required for membership:
*Duly filled enrolment form.
*Passport size photographs (two for life membership).
*Cash/Cheque/Demand draft.
*Self attested residence proof (passport/driving license/aadhar card/PAN card/ration card etc).
*Please note: Without self attested residence proof, membership cannot be processed.

Benefits of membership:
*Avail budgeted/discounted accommodation in Youth Hostels at more than 90 locations in India.
*Our card is an international card and valid in more than 4,000 locations around the globe.
*Participate in adventure and trekking programmes.
*Get over 40,000 discounts all over the world through YHAI-IYTC co-branded memberships.
*Participate in YHAI activities through your respective state branch.
*Be a camp leader in our adventure programs.

Merchandise of Mumbai Unit:

We are pleased to inform all our patrons that the Mumbai Unit has come up with their very own official merchandise.
They are available in sizes 36/38/40/42/44. The teeshirt is blue in color with YHAI logo and Mumbai Unit printed on it. The teeshirt is priced at INR 175 for YHAI members and INR 200 for non members. This teeshirt is a must have for hiking expeditions.

For event bookings, YHAI membership or purchase of merchandise, visit our office at:
YHAI, Mumbai Unit,
c/o BB Sao & Co,
341, Jagannath Shankerseth Road,
Charni Road (East), Mumbai: 400002.
Landline Number: +91 22 2201 0296.

Email: yhai.mumbaiunit@gmail.com
Timings: 1800 to 1930 hrs (Sundays and all Bank holidays closed).
Landmark: Near Zaoba Wadi Ram Mandir, Thakurdwar, Charni Road East.

Youth Hostel FAQs:
1) What is Youth Hostel?
A youth hostel is a good quality budget accommodation that offers a comfortable night's sleep in friendly surroundings at an affordable price. Youth Hostels provide the perfect way to get to know a country at low cost and meet with many other people who share your attitude towards traveling.

2) Why should I join YHAI?
YHAI membership gives you access to quality assured accommodation in 4,000 hostels worldwide. You can be sure that you are staying in safe, secure, clean and friendly hostels when you are backpacking with YHAI and save heaps of money with lots of discounts available.

3) Do I have to become a member to stay in a youth hostel?
Yes, YHAI is a membership organization. Your membership card opens the door to the world's largest network of safe , clean, welcoming hostels and you can take advantage of discounted members prices in many places, special savings and discounts. Members receive many benefits in addition to staying in hostels. Members enjoy discounted overnight prices while non-members are required to pay higher prices.

Membership FAQ's:
1) Is there an age limit for YHAI Membership?
YHAI is for everybody - all ages are eligible to join although minimum age is 11 years.

2) Can I use my YHAI membership in all countries?
YHAI membership card is an international card and your gateway to 4,000 youth hostels worldwide.

3) Is family membership available?
No. We don't offer family membership as such. YHAI provides only individual membership in four categories - Junior, One year, Two year and Life membership. Every family member needs to become a member individually to get the benefits of membership.

4) Are any corporate or institutional memberships available?
YHAI provides institutional membership only for educational institutes (schools and colleges). Please contact YHAI National Office for more details.