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Floriade NightFest 2015
September 2015
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10 Best Hostel Views

Champagne views on a beer budget? Here are the Top 10 YHAs with the best views of the Land Down Under.
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Top 3 Oz City Breaks

Looking for a city getaway without breaking the bank? You're in luck with our City Break packages.
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Stay Everywhere From $23/Night

Stretch your travel budget with YHA ePacks - these accommodation packs allow you to stay at YHAs across Australia from just $23 a night!
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AFL Finals Series Special!

The AFL Finals Series is here! To help you cheer your team on Melbourne Metro YHA have put together a red hot AFL Final Series special.
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AFL Season at Adelaide Oval - April to September

The beautiful Adelaide Oval is the most Central AFL Football Stadium in Australia and it has fast become a favourite of football fans in Adelaide and beyond.
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Backpacker Essentials on iPhone

YHA’s bi-monthly digital magazine Backpacker Essentials can now be read on iPhone!
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Best YHA Hostels in Australia

Did your favourite hostel make the list of best YHAs in Australia?
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Canberra Floriade 2015

Celebrate spring in Australia with Canberra's world-class flora extravaganza from 12 September - 11 October 2015.
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Double Asia Arts Festivals

Get ready for a smashing feast of Asian arts, food, colour and events with Oz Asia Festival and Asia Fest in Adelaide from late September to early October.
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Explore Australia with YHA

Looking to get off the beaten track? You can now book ‘Explore’ properties at These properties are in unique, harder to get to places such as Norfolk Island and the Flinders Ranges.
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Footy Fever in Brisbane

Australians love a good sporting event and Brisbane is a sports lover’s fantasy.
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Have you been to our eco-certified hostels?

YHA loves being green! Relax at our stylish and modern Victorian eco-certified hostels, Apollo Bay Eco YHA and Grampians Eco YHA, with the knowledge your bed doesn’t cost the earth!
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Melbourne's Multi-Arts Festivals

Spring has sprung and Melbourne is celebrating by putting on a jam-packed multi-arts festival program! To help you enjoy more for less we've pulled out all the stops with our Festival Deal at Melbourne Metro YHA.
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Mid-Year Mini Getaways

These great mid-year deals are sure to inspire the travel juices!
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Rent-a-YHA All To Yourself

It’s perfect for family reunions, special events, or just an excuse to get a group of friends away together.
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School Holiday Deals

Keep their minds racing! With school holidays upon us, check out these great school holiday deals –they’re sure to keep the kids occupied.
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Spotify's Musical Map - Music To Travel To

Explore Spotify's new Musical Map to hear playlists from around the world.
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Spring Specials with YHA

Melt away the winter blues with these great springtime deals! From the coast to land, there's something for everyone.
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Springtime Flower Festivals

With the weather warming up we can ditch the woollies and dig out the bikinis! ...ok maybe not yet. But to celebrate the colour returning back to our lives, why not make a weekend of it and welcome back spring at these great flower festivals!
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Stay at Thredbo YHA This September to WIN

Stay at Thredbo YHA this September to enjoy snow festivities, shoulder season rates and a chance to win a night at a YHA of your choice!
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Summer of Test Cricket

A six-test home summer will see history made in Adelaide while Test cricket returns to Hobart, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
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The Legendary Pacific Coast

Stay at these great locations along The Legendary Pacific Coast and take up these special YHA offers while you’re there!
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The Ultimate Sport Expo

Discover your sport at the Ultimate Sport Expo in Melbourne this November.
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Top 10 Uni Break Ideas

Don't just stay at home to binge watch TV shows and waste your holiday away, get out and see more of Australia with our great deals!
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Top 3 Urban Art Hostels

In Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, urban murals have been popping up everywhere, including at YHA - boasting the top 3 urban art hostels in Australia.
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Top 5 Oz Experiences

You haven't really seen Australia unless you have ticked all of these unique experiences off the list. What are you waiting for?
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Top 5 YHA hostels near Aboriginal cultural attractions

If you're looking to experience indigenous culture, check out the Top 5 YHAs in Australia to be close to some of the best Indigenous cultural attractions.
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Top Tips for Working Holiday Makers

There are many different things to consider when planning a working holiday in Australia. Here’s some details on the most common questions YHA is asked.
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Wild Coastal Breaks

Need a short break to get you back on track? Whether its whales, wild ocean or wildlife you’re after - we've got you covered.
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Win a double pass to Masquerade!

To celebrate Melbourne Festival’s 30th anniversary we’re giving away double passes to the delightfully enchanting play Masquerade!
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