Affordable U.S. Hostels, Travel Deals and Discounts

We've put together a list of affordable hotels and hostels in major cities in the U.S. Some listings have special discounts (in pink) exclusively for InterExchange participants, feel free to use them and save money as you travel.

Special Discounts
Affordable Options

Boston

Boston, MA

HI Boston Hostel


Promo code EXCH21: Get 20% OFF. This code is valid until December 31, 2021. Promo code must be entered when booking

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Chicago

Chicago, IL

HI Chicago Hostel


Promo code EXCH21: Get 20% OFF. This code is valid until December 31, 2021. Promo code must be entered when booking

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Denver

Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

HI Los Angeles Santa Monica Hostel


Promo code EXCH21: Get 20% OFF. This code is valid until December 31, 2021. Promo code must be entered when booking

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Miami

New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

HI New Orleans Hostel


Promo code EXCH21: Get 20% OFF. This code is valid from September 1 to December 31, 2021. Promo code must be entered when booking

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New York City

San Diego

San Diego, CA

HI San Diego Downtown Hostel


Promo code EXCH21: Get 20% OFF. This code is valid until December 31, 2021. Promo code must be entered when booking

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San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

HI San Francisco Downtown Hostel


Promo code EXCH21: Get 20% OFF. This code is valid until December 31, 2021. Promo code must be entered when booking

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Travel and Sightseeing

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International Student Identity Card (ISIC)

This is an internationally recognized document that allows full-time students to gain access to numerous discounts and benefits.

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CAMBLY

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Urban Adventures

Small group food & day tours with locals. Promo code INTEREX10 to get 10% off

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StudentUniverse

Find the most convenient routes and the most affordable prices for your travel.

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Booking Options

If the city you’re staying in is not listed here, here are a few booking websites that you can use and book your stay anywhere in the U.S.

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Hotels.com

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U.S. Department of State-Designated J-1 Visa Sponsor
Alliance for International Exchange
The International Coalition for Global Education and Exchange
European-American Chamber of Commerce New York
Global Ties U.S.
International Au Pair Association
WYSE Travel Confederation