HostelWorld affiliate marketing program

HostelWorld Affiliate program

Platform where tracking is available


Cookie Duration

1 day



Incentive / cashback


Social media


HostelWorld Affiliate Payout Categories


Media Allowed/Disallowed

Allowed Media

Text Link

Disallowed Media

Cashback, Reward Points, Incentives, Charity
Email (Text)
Custom Email (Text)
Email (HTML)
Custom Email (HTML)
POP Traffic
Native Ads
Social Media
Facebook Ads
SEM - Brand Keyword(s)
SEM - Generic Keyword(s)
SEM - Brand + Generic Keyword(s)

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Important Information for HostelWorld Affiliate Program

Tracking -  Online

Cookie period  - 30days

Allowed - Disallowed Media : 

Text Link - Allowed
Cashback - Allowed

Ensure that it does not remove or obscure Hostelworld branding in connection with its implementation of an Integration Solution, unless prior written consent is given.

not register or attempt to register any Hostelworld brand name or Hostelworld trade marks (or any derivative spellings or misspellings thereof) as internet domain names (such domain names each being a “  Similar Domain Name  ”)

comply with the PPC & SEO Policy as updated from time to time by Hostelworld

Direct linking from a PPC advertisement to the Domain Names is not allowed

Ensure that the Affiliate Sites do not include any of the following content:

1. T  obacco
2. Pornography  3
U  nlawful or illegal activities
4. R  acism , homophobia or similar hate related content

Cannot include the Brand Names and Trade Marks in the display URL's subfolder.
For example,  ,,  ,,  ,,   www  , and are not permitted.

cannot use the Domain Names. For example, it is not permitted to use  ,   or  .

Negative keywords list/ Trademarks

The Affiliate is not authorized to advertise on Brand Names and Trade Marks and misspellings of these terms, including but not limited to the names hostelworld, hostelbookers, bedandbreakfastworld, bandbworld, any derivations from such words or any similar terms 

** NOTE** Any PPC bidding with the use of Hostelworld, Hostelbookers, or “Hostel world” in the keyword bid, including hyphens will not be considered an Approved Transaction and will result in termination of this Agreement eg "hostel world book cheap hostels in London ", "Hostelworld low cost accommodation in New York", "hostel world book cheap hostels in London" or "Hostelworld low cost accommodation in New York" *** The Affiliates is required to apply an appropriate negative match to protected keywords to prevent any broad matching incident.

HostelWorld campaign does not help with the missing transaction.

Special Instructions:

1. Canceled bookings will not be paid

Ad Title - Not authorized to use the Brand Names and Trade Marks in its Ad titles. Ad Text - Not authorized to use the Brand Names and Trade Marks in its Ad Text descriptive. 7. The use of the term “official site” in ad copy is not permitted. Keywords 1. The Affiliate is not authorized to advertise on misspellings or variations of the Brand Names and Trade Marks in any search engine. To ensure the Affiliate does not appear on these terms, the Affiliate is required to assign negative matches to brand terms in all search engines (please contact Hostelworld for a full list of negative keywords). 2. The Affiliate is not authorized to advertise on the Brand Names and Trade Marks. 3. The Affiliate is not authorized to advertise on the Brand Names and Trade Marks even when using generic keywords. 4. The Affiliate is not authorized to appear before either Limited or Limited in search engine listings even on generic words. 5. The Affiliate is not authorized to appear before Limited or Limited on the Brand Names and Trade Marks. Overbidding the official Limited or Limited advert is prohibited. 6. The Affiliate is authorized to advertise on generic words if the Affiliate uses a landing page. 

About HostelWorld Affiliate Campaign

Hostelworld is leading global OTA focused on the hostel market that has provided tailored solutions to the unique needs of hostels and hostel travellers since 1999.