General FAQs

Who travels with Hostel Hopper?

Travelers that want…
Trips that are flexible with lots of freedom
Be picked up & dropped off at their hostels
Eat well while traveling
Explore the most amazing places on earth
Meet people with the same interests

Is there age restrictions?

Yes. You have to be at least 18 years old to participate on our trips and they’re mostly designed for young travelers 18-30s

Who are my traveling companions?

You’ll be traveling with people from all over the world that want to travel in a fun & safe atmosphere with an experienced guide

Do I get any free time?

Yes. We arrange our trips to give you as much free time as possible. There are times that doing things as a group makes sense but for the most part you get time to do your thing.

Camping FAQs

What if I haven't camped before?

No worries! We making camping simple. We use comfortable air mats and premium equipment! We believe that after a long day of playing you should rest comfortably.

Do I need to bring any camping equipment?

The only thing you need to bring is your sleeping bag & personal head torch/flashlight. We provide the tents, sleeping mats, cooking & kitchen supplies, camp lights, coolers, other various necessities. If you do not have a sleeping bag let us know before and we can arrange for you to rent one.

What facilities are at the campgrounds?

Our 20+ years of experience we have learned which campgrounds are the best. We use a variety. Some are situated in National Parks with limited resources and some have swimming pools, laundry and other amenities. All campsites have working toilets, washrooms, showers (a handful are pay showers).

Booking FAQs

I'm traveling solo, will I be charged extra?

Nope! A lot of our travelers are traveling alone. You will be paired up with someone of the same gender & age for the hotels or have the option of paying a single supplement.

Can I pay for my trip in payments?

When you first book you only have to pay a 20% deposit. We accept payments of any amount, at anytime, as long as your final payment is done 45 days before your departure date.

When do I pay for optional activities?

You pay for them while your on the trip. The main exception is Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco. This must be booked well in advance. Tell us before you book Alcatraz and we’ll let you know the best times to visit. Also, The highly recommended helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon let us know ASAP so we can reserve your spot.

How do I reserve my spot?

Pick the trip, pay the deposit to hold your seat. It’s that easy!

Various FAQs

What type of vehicle do we use?

We use 15 passenger vans with trailers.
No big buses here!

What is the food like?

Our camping trips are group participation cooking.  We work with local farmers to help supplement our healthy menus with fresh local produce. We try to accommodate all diets.

How do I get a free trip?

It’s simple. Join our Travel Ambassador program and for every person you refer you get 10%. Refer 10 people you get a free trip plus the 10% for each person!