HostelWorld Gold Cards can be bought for $10 whenever you're making a booking. This waives off the $2 booking fee that HostelWorld charges. (It will not, however, waive off the 10% downpayment.) There are a couple of ways to get it for free though.
Not related to the Gold Card, but every now and then HostelWorld runs contests on its homepage. Most of these contests are simple questionnaires for the purpose of signing you up for their newsletter. And in many of these contests, they offer no booking fees ($2 charge + downpayment waived off). Keep a lookout for these too.
protected by Ankur Banerjee♦ May 11 '13 at 23:25
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