Links... has always been supportive of websites doing something similar to us in other countries. As such, we have created this "Partners" section where you can find details of hostel networks elsewhere as well as organisations we work with closely. If you know of a hostel network or valuable organisation that's not on this list, please feel free to contact us.

Independent Hostels UK is a network of over 300 hostels in fantastic locations in England, Wales and Scotland.  Each hostels is independently owned and you will be sure of a warm welcome.  The networks handbook and website the Independent Hostel Guide puts you in direct contact with the operators and gives lots of information about the location and facilities at each hostel.

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Swiss Backpackers are the quality hostels of Switzerland. They are independent, personally-run and all meet minimum standards in order to ensure that their guests really get their money's worth and maybe that little bit more. The 34 hostels in the network are located in 27 cities all over Switzerland. Staying in a Swiss Backpacker Hostel, you can be sure to receive a warm welcome and a comfortable bed.

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Germany is a diverse country, reflected in the contrasting styles of places you can find on our website. Some elements, we have in common - such as no curfew, no lockout, no age limit and no membership. As well kitchens or cheap meal offers, internet access and common rooms with a bunch of facilities. And the staff - always happy to make the best out of you stay. Get some information, explore and discover the real Germany through our network hostels.

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Volunteer Latin America provide free and low-cost volunteer work opportunities in Central and South America. We aim to connect volunteers to some of the best grassroots organizations/projects in the environmental and humanitarian sectors. We also facilitate learning a new language; either combined with volunteer work or at a recommended Spanish or Portuguese language school.

Visit the Volunteer Latin America Website >>> is a travel search and discovery site which helps users make informed decisions about what best fits their travel preferences by scouring more than 5,000 sites to collect 775,000 places to go, things to do and places to stay in the US. The site also analyzes and organizes over 20 million US travellers' opinions to enable search based on exact travel requirements and preferences!

Visit the UpTake Website >>>