Benjamin Franklin once said “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail”. We’re strong believers in this ethos and understand that preparation is key to successful travelling – especially if you want to get the most out of your hostel stay. So, to ensure that you’re a happy hosteller and well equipped for your next trip, we’ve decided to garner insight from some of the world’s most knowledgeable travellers and curate a list of travel hacks which we feel are essential for hassle-free hostelling.
Our new video (which you can check out below) reveals a host of innovative tips and tricks which are designed specifically for those who are travelling light and on a budget. So whether you’re looking to save space in your luggage, protect valuables from the elements or cut back on catering costs, we’ve got it covered in our essential list of hostelling hacks.
Check out the video below to watch our top 12 hacks in action.
We would like to say thank you to the bloggers and YHA team members who submitted their own tried and tested hacks for the piece. These include:
Lauren from Never Ending Footsteps
Arianwen from Beyond Blighty
Linda from Indie Travel Podcast
Elaine from Carpe Travel
Cailin from Travel Yourself
Macca from An Adventurous World
Gretta from Mums Do Travel
Brooke from Her Packing List
Jen from She Gets Around
Daniel at YHA Brighton
Lucy at YHA London Central