Travel responsibly with YHA
Make a positive impact on your next getaway!
There's more to travel than just seeing the sights, and at YHA, we believe that we as explorers and globetrotters can not only leave a lighter footprint with our travel, but in many cases, be a net positive to the places we visit. Whether you're picking greener transport, engaging with local conservation organisations or just plain staying with YHA, there's tons of ways to travel responsibly. If you're sustainably minded and want to learn how you can make a difference, check out some of the links below!
Eco-friendly travel guide to seeing Australia's icons
Ever wanted to see Uluru, Sydney Harbour and the Great Barrier Reef, but balk at the environmental impacts your travel might have? YHA has the answer! In this article, we've researched detailed ways you can minimise your footprint while visiting the top destinations in the country.
Top 5 eco-friendly escapes
YHA has made it our mission to make travel as sustainable as possible, and we've gone to great lengths to kit out our properties to reduce their ecological impact. For environmentally-conscious travellers, check out these 5 sustainable YHA getaways...
6 ways to be a better traveller
We can’t all be Greta Thunberg, but all of us can take a stand and drive change … simply by making planet-friendly choices when we travel. Read on to learn what you can do to become a better traveller.
Top ten tips for greener travel
Trotting the globe can leave a big environmental footprint – so reduce your impact on the planet by following these ten tips.
How we're making your stay more sustainable
Whilst we love enjoying our planet, we're pretty passionate about making sure it's around for future generations to enjoy, too. From our eco-friendly initiatives to the very design of our properties, YHA is constantly pushing for more sustainable ways to travel... and we're pretty proud of our efforts so far!
10 great ways to be a more responsible traveller
Guidebook gurus Lonely Planet know a thing or two about travel, and we've pulled out their top tips for greening up your next getaway from their excellent ‘The Solo Travel Handbook’.