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Worldwide Associations

Hostelling International

The largest, most experienced network dedicated to travellers of all ages.

On the following websites you will find more information about all 4000 youth hostels in the world. Enjoy it!

Tourism and Leisure

go to the website of Swiss Tourism

Swiss Tourism: Holiday information for the whole of Switzerland.
go to the website of Switzerland Mobility Switzerland Mobility: The nine national cycling routes, total length of 3300 km.
go to the website of swizzbuzz Swizzbuzz: a Swiss wide, guided bus tour. Backpacking Switzerland off the beaten track!
go to the website of Tourisme Federation of Switzerland Tourisme Federation of Switzerland: As a politically engaged umbrella organisation, it represents the interests of the tourism branch in political and business matters and creates offers to safeguard and enhance all services in connection with our Swiss Tourism.
go to the website of Swiss Travel Fund (Reka) Swiss Travel Fund (Reka): Reductions on the purchase of Reka cheques, priced, family-oriented holiday apartments.
go to the website of the western Switzerland website offering leisure activities for the whole family.
go to the website of alpamare Alpamare: Switzerland’s largest water park offers thrills and excitement on 10 water slides, at Rio Mare and in the wave pool. Visitors can also rest and relax at the Alpa and iodine brine thermal baths.
go to the website of trekking tours Trekking Tours: our partner for school trips and rural education centres offers outdoor education, raft building, workshops, canoe trips, archery and action painting around Lake Constance, on the River Rhine and in the Black Forest.
go to the website of Post Auto PostAuto: travel through Switzerland with PostAuto - your mobility companion for work, leisure and school.
go to the website of pro velo Pro Velo Switzerland: national umbrella organisation for local and regional cycling interest groups (Pro Velo) in Switzerland. More than 35 regional associations and over 27,000 individual members are affiliated.

Partner and Sponsors

go to the website of CSS Insurance CSS Family Insurance:  Switzerland’s leading family insurer offering innovative insurance solutions at attractive prices especially for familie.
go to the website of Swiss Hotel & Gastro Union Swiss Hotel & Gastro Union: represents the interests of workers and employees in restaurants, hotels and the bakery and confectionery industry in a joint professional organisation.
go to the website of Das Zelt Das Zelt: the Swiss touring theatre group with a first-class programme.
go to the website of Ikea Family IKEA FAMILY: The partnership between IKEA FAMILY and Swiss Youth Hostels is an ideal connection. Both companies are involved, for example, in the WWF Climate Group which promotes the use of renewable energies and energy-efficient technology.
go to the website of Avis Avis offers all Swiss Youth Hotel Members attractive special offers, no matter whether you need a rental car in Switzerland or abroad.
go to the website of Rent a Bike Rent a Bike: Bikes for hire. Over 3,000 bikes at 100 hire stations along the most popular cycling routes in Switzerland.
go to the website of hajk hajk: focuses on the “travel and trekking” experience. You need functional and robust equipment when outdoors in all weather conditions. hajk supplies travel and trekking equipment for different outdoor activities.
go to the website of Tour de Suisse Rad Tour de Suisse Rad AG: moves people with their TDS bikes and has been involved since 2004, as the main national sponsor, in all Swiss slowUp events, the car-free experience days for the whole family.
go to the website of Berlitz Berlitz: Would you like to learn a language while having fun? Would you like to get prepared for your future challenges?  Are you adventurous, sporty and ready to discover the Berlitz Kids & Teens Camps?
EF Education is the world’s largest specialist in language courses and cultural exchanges abroad.
go to the website of The organisation is committed to helping children and young people in Switzerland. It is also the point of call for children and young people who make a positive contribution towards society through their ideas, personal resources, voluntary work and dedication.
go to the website of kids swissfamily Kidy swissfamily: Read what affects and occupies parents – contains numerous useful tips, advice and instructions.
go to the website of Rattan lounge furniture at fantastic prices offers end customers more transparency on the furniture market and impresses them with fair prices and top quality.


go to the website of Fairtrade Max Havelaar Fairtrade Max Havelaar: the foundation awards a quality label to products that have been produced according to principles of fair trade. Through fair trade, it contributes to improving the living and working conditions of small farmers and agricultural workers in disadvantaged regions.

Various Links

go to the website of The European Union Federation of Youth Hostel Associations (EUFED) The European Union Federation of Youth Hostel Associations (EUFED): a European non-governmental organisation set up in Strasbourg in 1987 to represent the views of Youth Hostels at the European political level.
go to the website of SAL Linguistic School SAL: Higher specialist college for language professions in Zurich and Chur. It offers training courses in three vocations: journalism, translation and language teaching. The diplomas awarded by SAL are recognised by the state.