Join the BF Hostel Directory

Get Listed in the BF Travel Guides

When you sign up for a hostel listing, you'll receive your own hostel profile page in our online travel guides, free banner advertising, and access to backpackers searching for accommodation and destination info online.

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  • Guaranteed Listing

    Our no hassles guaranteed listing means you won't have to wait to be listed. When you sign up, your hostel's name, photo, and details will be added to BF's Hostel Directory, and will appear on the front page of our online city guidebooks.

  • Your Own Hostel Page

    We give you control over your BF profile page, so that your contact info, including your phone number and other account details, will always be up to date.

  • Free Banner Advertising

    You don't have to pay extra to be featured. With your subscription, you'll receive free banner advertising showing your hostel's name, photo, and city on BF Travel Guide country and city pages where your hostel is located.

  • Greater Visibility Among Backpackers

    Backpackers find hostels by searching for accommodation online. By listing your hostel in the BF Hostel Directory, you'll receive greater exposure to backpackers who use Backpack Forever to research and share their travel tips online.

  • No Booking Fees

    We do not charge a booking fee and do not take a commission for bookings made through your site. When a backpacker books a room through you, you keep 100% of the booking cost.

  • Hostel Reviews

    Once listed, Backpack Forever members can vote up your hostel or leave a review. Member comments help determine the best hostels in each city.

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Hostels Already Listed on BF

How It Works

  • Step 1: Sign Up for a Hostel Listing

    Getting listed takes less than a minute. In fact, youíre almost done.

  • Step 2: Upload Your Hostel Details

    Youíll need to provide us with your hostelís address, contact information, photo, rates, and other basic info.

  • Step 3: Benefit from Backpacker Recommendations

    Once your hostel is listed, backpackers can begin recommending your hostel to each other.

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About Backpack Forever

Our members share their travel stories, tips, and recommendations each day from the road,
making a leading source of real-time travel information for
backpackers. Whether lending a tip on safety, border crossings, transportation, or food,
backpackers all over are uncovering their world and reporting on their adventures.
Backpack Foreverís online travel guides are written entirely by backpackers and are
available for anyone to use.