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Re: Pensioners 40% discount not applicable in Skukuza & Leta

Unread postby PNF » Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:27 am

Thank you SANParks! :clap:
WHAT a relief................pensioners discounts have suddenly appeared for 2014 (under Travel/Tariffs)
You guys have given some of us oldies a mild heart attack but thanks for putting them on - now we can start dreaming of next year's trip. Hey, hold on a sec, we haven't done this year's trip yet - or have we?
Memory's definitely going :twisted:
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Re: Pensioners 40% discount not applicable in Skukuza & Leta

Unread postby okie » Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:44 am

PNF - you see , have patience my friend -- and faith :dance:
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PENSIONERS DISCOUNT

Unread postby porcubine » Thu Apr 18, 2013 1:14 am

Please can someone help - we used to go to the park out of holiday season and get a pensioners discount - now they say that there are only ccertain times and at certain camps that this applies to. What is the story regarding pensioners discount in the park at any camp. :wall:

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Re: PENSIONERS DISCOUNT

Unread postby gmlsmit » Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:24 am

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Re: Pensioners 40% discount.

Unread postby pietert » Tue Jun 04, 2013 4:36 pm

It happened to me at Skukuza that they did not see the little one-liner about camping, which states that ALL CAMPING is 40% cheaper for over sixties in ALL the camps. They just read the lower ACCOMMODATION part and did not see the CAMPING right at the top of the notice. And that the Manager of Skukuza. Eish.

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Re: Pensioners 40% discount.

Unread postby okie » Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:36 pm

Pensioner's discounts are becoming less and less available , and especially so in Kruger :x
I can see that within a very few years , pensioners will no longer be available at all in Kruger :evil:
But , you know , this is how older people are valued in our country , and it is really really sad :cry:
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11 - 13 Sept 2013 - Balule .
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Re: Pensioners 40% discount.

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:40 pm

Agreed okie. :thumbs_up:

Pensioners are able to go in non-peak times midweek, when the parks are looking to fill their accommodation.

Maybe there should be a rethink.
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Re: Pensioners 40% discount.

Unread postby okie » Tue Jun 04, 2013 5:56 pm

BB :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: In camps like Satara we used to get up to 40 % discounts , now nothing :twisted: :twisted: And where you used to get 40 % , now you only get 20 % :evil:

And I see accommodation availability nowadays where you never did see it . Why ?
Because pensioners can not afford the full rates , and so they stay away :doh:
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3 - 6 Sept 2013 - Punda.
7 - 10 Sept 2013 -Shingwedzi .
11 - 13 Sept 2013 - Balule .
14 - 17 Sept 2013 - Satara .

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Re: Pensioners 40% discount not applicable in Skukuza & Leta

Unread postby mosij » Thu Jun 06, 2013 2:09 pm

Scipio wrote:Just a few points, and PieterT, I agree on a lot.

1)Longer stay=discount
2)Aircon=Premium for electricity
3)Tents=same price as caravans to keep rubbish out
4)Age=premium for the long showers. :twisted: OK, just kidding. :whistle:



:sniper: @ scipio on point 3

As a camper I think you've got this one the wrong way round kid!
I've never had to queue up in the ablutions behind people with bigger vanity cases than my suitcase for a weeks stay when I've been in a tent & they've been in a caravan, also no one I know has a satellite dish in their tent!

:gflower:

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Re: Pensioners 40% discount not applicable in Skukuza & Leta

Unread postby okie » Thu Jun 06, 2013 5:17 pm

mosij wrote:..........., also no one I know has a satellite dish in their tent!

:gflower:



Neither do I , but look around and you will see them :) especially rugby time :doh:
Tread softly , and let your departure not be spoiled by the damage of your arrival

Next :
3 - 6 Sept 2013 - Punda.
7 - 10 Sept 2013 -Shingwedzi .
11 - 13 Sept 2013 - Balule .
14 - 17 Sept 2013 - Satara .


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