Membership and guest fees

Membership is generally open to all the VIC ground pass holders as well as to persons working at or retired from International Organisations, Diplomatic Missions and Embassies in Vienna and their life partners/family. However, people who have a good level of spoken English and work for other international organizations and companies, not part of the Vienna Based-Organizations (VBOs), are welcomed as Associates to the club.
In case of limited participation priority will be given to club members!

Membership fees per calendar year:

Full member: € 30.-
Reduced rate: € 20.- (for retirees of international organisations (only), students and interns)
Associate: € 30.- (cannot run for official positions in the Club’s Executive Committee)

Membership taken after 1st September is valid until the end of the following year.

Guests are welcome on hikes, with the following fees:

Duration Adult Student/intern
1 Day € 5.– € 3.–
Half day/evening € 3.- free

Guest fees will be collected on the day of the hike.
The guest fee will be deducted from the membership fee, if membership is taken up within 2 weeks.

Mode of Payment:

Please make a bank transfer to Club account:
VIC Hiking and Mountaineering Club
IBAN: AT81 11000 08373500100
BIC: BKAUATWW
Write your name into ‘Verwendungszweck’.

Trips by private car:

Reimbursement for car owner: petrol costs to be shared among the passengers, including the driver.

Special fees for hikes over several days:

2 days 3-4 days 5-9 days 10-16 days
Member/Associate: € 7.- € 14.- € 30.- € 50.-
Guest: € 10.- € 20.- € 60.- € 100.-
Student/Intern: € 5.- € 10.- € 30.- € 50.-

For hikes or travels abroad the fees will be doubled.
These fees are a contribution to the costs of the hike leader for Communication, travel and accommodation.
Downpayments paid to the hike leader will be forfeited in case of cancellation.

PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR INSURANCE PURPOSES MEMBERSHIP IN AN AUSTRIAN ALPINE ASSOCIATION (Alpine Club Vienna, Naturfreunde, Oesterreichischer Touristenklub) IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED, ESPECIALLY FOR C AND D HIKES.