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April 2016
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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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10% off Accommodation for You Are Here Festival Attendees!

You Are Here is Canberra’s festival of experimental art. An entirely free 5 day curated showcase of art. Canberra City YHA is the official accommodation provider for the You Are Here Festival.
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Stay Anywhere From $27/Night

Travelling for 10 days or more? Buy a YHA ePack and save!
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Ski Thredbo - Bookings Open Now

Don't miss out on a fun and budget snow holiday this ski season!
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Student Breaks

5 Cheap Study Breaks for Adelaide Students

Re-energise those study brain cells with an easy weekend away - just hop on a bus, hop in the car or grab a cheap flight and you're there!
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Study Break Ideas in Brisbane

5 Cheap Study Breaks for Brisbane Students

If you’ve come halfway across the world to study in Brisbane, make sure you don’t spend all your free time hitting the books! Here's a list of 5 things to do on your uni break.
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5 Cheap Study Breaks for Canberra Students

So many free and cheap things to see and do in and around Canberra, you'll never get bored!
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5 Cheap Study Breaks for Gold Coast Students

Surfing, bush walking, roller coasters, oh and of course, don’t forget a little study too!
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5 Cheap Study Breaks for Melbourne Students

Just because you're studying Melbourne doesn't mean you should stay indoors studying. Get out there and see Melbourne!
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5 Cheap Study Breaks for Students in the Tropics

If you’ve managed to score a placement at one of North Queensland’s universities, lucky you, you’re studying in paradise!
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5 Cheap Study Breaks for Sydney Students

Living and studying in Sydney means you are surrounded by wonderful places you can easily getaway to (on a budget too), lucky you!
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5 Types of People You'll Meet in a Hostel

5 Types of People You'll Meet in a Hostel

There are people that associate travel with phrases like luxury, room service, valet parking, and then there’s people like you!
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AFL Season at Adelaide Oval - March 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 around the country.
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Blue Mountains Yulefest Deal

Blue Mountains YHA is tempting you out of hibernation and offering some mid-year cheer with this cool Yulefest deal to celebrate Christmas in July.
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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 Weekend Deals

Footy fans rejoice! Following your favourite football team around the country just got easier with YHA Australia Footy Deals - in every city and covering your every need, making it more affordable.
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Fremantle Colonial Cottages - Now Open!

You can now enjoy a comfortable and memorable stay in the beautifully updated former Fremantle Women’s Prison warder’s cottages, built in the late 19th century.
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Perth Comedy Festival

A lot of VERY funny people are going to descend upon Perth for three weeks of chortles, snortles and giggle fests. Are you ready?
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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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Seafood, Adventure, Port Lincoln

You’ll be spoilt for choice in the adventure AND seafood capital of Australia – Port Lincoln.
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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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Take A Break To The City!

No matter where you are in Australia, YHA has some great city break accommodation deals - to suit any reason for a getaway!
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Tasting Australia

Over 50,000 food and wine lovers will come together in Adelaide for a celebration of the best wine and produce that South Australia has to offer at the Tasting Australia festival.
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Thredbo Summer Deals

Ski season doesn't return till June but the Snowy Mountains has so much to offer in summer, take advantage of our Thredbo summer deals before it's covered in snow again.
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Top 4 Urban Art Hostels

In Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, urban murals have been popping up everywhere, including at YHA - boasting the top 4 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 things to do in Sydney this summer!

With the help of Destination NSW, we’ve compiled a list of the top things to do in Sydney over summer (and most are free!).
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Working Holidays in Australia

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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UNESCO Hostels Around the World

There are hostels around the world that can brag about being able to host travellers in UNESCO-World Heritage recognised properties or areas. Read on for more!
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YHA Coffee Crazed

If you love your liquid gold, YHA has hostels around Australia with great coffee!
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YHA’s Top Hostels for 2015

You stayed, you reviewed, now find out which YHA hostels rated top of the list!
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