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Accommodation Exchange

Unread postby SANParks » Tue May 13, 2008 8:41 am

In an attempt to assist needy members who have booked accommodation, but due to circumstances cannot make use of the booking, we decided to start this thread where you can give details of the booking available.

Please note:

- The accommodation is to be sold for the price it was booked - no money should be generated from the exchange.
- The details are posted here, but the correspondence should happen via PM. As soon as the subject is closed (accommodation sold, or date expired), the poster needs to notify a Moderator, who will then remove the post.
- Please do not abuse this system. If you resort to it often, your posts will be removed, and in severe cases, your account may be banned.

Hope you find this facility helpful.

Edited: 14 May 2008
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Unread postby Sawubona » Tue May 13, 2008 10:19 am

Thank you, Sanparks.

I hope people will make use of it, and give someone else a change to sleep some nights in other camps if there was no more space available.
Good interaction will be neccesary though.
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Unread postby Senyetse » Tue May 13, 2008 10:31 am

Great news! I recently sold my Father's accommodation at Pretoriuskop to a forum member and it went very smoothly. My dad would have lost his entire amount paid if he had cancelled the booking. It was as simple as arranging the payment and then contacting reservations to alter the name the booking is made in.
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Unread postby Jazil » Tue May 13, 2008 7:06 pm

Thank you SANParks for posting this here. I think its a great idea, and I am sure the members will stick to your rules.

I will be keeping an eye out here, (just to let you all know :wink: )

I really do think this can work. :clap:
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Re: Accommodation Exchange

Unread postby » Tue Dec 09, 2014 12:12 pm

HI all, we are going to the Kruger park end of June 2015. We have 3 nights at Satara in the Guest Cottage (GC5) for 23, 24 and 25 June where after we will be heading to stay just outside the park for another couple of nights. My parents just bought an offroad caravan and we are thinking of trying it out for those 3 nights at Satara (Camping experience a bit rusted as we stayed in safari tents and chalets since the kids was born). Will there be anybody interested in taking over the 3 nights in the Guest Cottages should we decide to go camping - guest cottages fully booked for 23 and 25 june (There is still camping sites available for those 3 nights therefore that we are considering it and would like to give members from this page first option before we change the booking)

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Re: Accommodation Exchange

Unread postby Boon » Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:40 am

Hi Guys,

Okay so I am a newbie with a big craving to go to the Kruger, to my very big disappointment all the camp sites have been booked during the time we can visit the Park, 28 June 2015 - 4 July 2015. We would like to camp with our own tents and the whole toot.

I know this is a long shot, but its worth a try. I would like to ask if anyone has booked camp sites for the following dates, 28 June 2015 - 4 July 2015, or know of someone who has booked, but unfortunately can't go anymore or have to cancel. Would you please let me know.

This is the only time we can go this year, otherwise we will have to postpone till next year. And that is still a very long stretch.

Thanks alot, really appreciate it.

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Re: Accommodation Exchange

Unread postby Malcolmdon » Thu Feb 05, 2015 3:00 pm

Hi all
We are looking to swop our campsite at Polentswa on the 4th July 2015 for your one at Nossob on the same night.

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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread postby Bushlady » Mon Mar 09, 2015 3:01 pm

Hi All,

I have the following reservation that I am not able to use anymore :(

Reservation is for 4 adults, 2 units at each camp.

2 single beds, Ceiling Fan, Fridge, Kitchenette,
No additional persons allowed, No Smoking,
Utensils, Wc and shower
22/07/15 - 24/07/15

2 single beds, Air-conditioned, Fridge, Hotplate,
No Smoking,
Sink, Utensils, Wc and shower
24/07/15 - 26/07/15

Would anyone be interested to purchase this reservation and use it instead?

Thank you.

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Accommodation Exchange

Unread postby Bostonian » Sat Mar 14, 2015 6:33 pm

Our family has the following booking at Augrabies Falls National Park / Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park which we are not able to use:

Augrabies Falls NP FA4D (Family Cottage) 1 Night 24/6/2015 to 25/06/2015

4 Adults and 1 Child (1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 en-suite bedroom with a double bed, Air conditioned, Build in braai, Double Sleeper Couch (not suitable for adults), Fully equipped Kitchen with 2 plate Hob, Microwave, No Smoking, Open plan lounge / kitchen area, WC, shower and bath)

Total Charges: R 1,984.65 Payments: R 1,984.65 Balance Outstanding: R 0.00

Nossob Rest Camp CH4 (Chalet) 2 Nights 25/06/2015 to 27/06/2015

2 Adults and 1 Child (1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 2 stack beds on stoep (children ONLY), Fan, Fridge, Hotplate, No electricity from 21h30 - 05h00 daily, No Smoking, Pergola and Braai, Sink, Utensils, WC and shower)

Nossob Rest Camp CK6P (Camp Site) 2 Nights 25/06/2015 to 27/06/2015

2 Adults

Twee Rivieren FA3 (Family Cottage) 2 Nights 27/06/2015 to 29/06/2015

2 Adults and 1 Child (3 single beds, Air-conditioned, Fully Equipped, Kitchen includes 2 plate stove and fridge/freezer, No Smoking, Open plan unit, kitchen and sleeping area combined, WC and shower)

Twee Rivieren FA2/4A (Family Cottage) 3 Nights 29/06/2015 to 02/07/2015

2 Adults and 1 Child (1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 2 single beds in kitchen area, Air-conditioned, Fully Equipped, Kitchen includes 2 plate stove and fridge/freezer, No Smoking, WC and shower)

Twee Rivieren CK6P (Camp Site) 5 Nights 27/06/2015 to 02/07/2015

2 Adults

Total Charges: R 10,418.15 Payments: R 5,718.12 Balance Outstanding: R 4,700.03

Augrabies Falls NP FA4D (Family Cottage) 1 Night 02/07/2015 to 04/07/2015

4 Adults and 1 Child (1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 en-suite bedroom with a double bed, Air-conditioned, Build in braai, Double Sleeper Couch (not suitable for adults), Fully equipped Kitchen with 2 plate Hob, Microwave, No Smoking, Open plan lounge / kitchen area, WC, shower and bath)

Total Charges: R 3,969.30 Payments: R 1,984.65 Balance Outstanding: R 1,984.65

Booking is for 4 Adults and 1 Child.

Total Booking amount R16 372.00 of which R 9 687.00 has already been paid.

Please PM if you are interested.

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Re: Satara camping swop

Unread postby pieter loubser » Thu May 21, 2015 9:17 pm

Good day all.
As I am new to the forum, it is with some hesitation that I am posting this question and request.(not knowing what to expect!)
We have (booked and paid for) 3 camping spots in Satara and Maroela 4 days each. 1-5 July in Satara and 5 - 9July 2015 in Maroela.
On first glance very good area and camps. I know!

Would it be possible to swop my 3 spots in Satara for 3 in Lower-Sabie or Letaba on same date?

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Unread postby fee » Tue May 26, 2015 11:48 am

If this post is not suitable, please delete.

There is a guest cottage (6 sleeper) available in Skukuza on the above dates. (school holidays)
If anyone is interested please send me a private in box message for details.



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ANY Accomodation for 13 June Please

Unread postby Stelliegp1234 » Wed Jun 03, 2015 7:40 am

Hi there

I will be leaving South Africa for DRC in a couple of weeks

As a last farewell I wanted to visit the KNP for the weekend of 13 June.

If anyone has ANY accommodation available for the night of 13 June, please let me know.

I would prefer in the Southern part of the park as I will be coming from Swaziland


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Urikaruus August 2015

Unread postby kimanjome » Wed Jun 03, 2015 5:11 pm

Hello, all. The short story is: 1.5 years ago we bought a cute cottage to move into and still we are not in the cozy cottage. It has become a nightmare. Every week we think it will be the week to move (and sell our current home) but alas, something gets in the way, the bathroom floor falls in (like in Urikaruus #4!), the roof leaks, the electric system malfunctions. We were all packed and ready to move January 2014 !!!!! and still here we are, waiting, waiting.....watching life go by and unable to make any holiday plans....

With good luck and being obsessively online at all hours day and night I booked 26, 27, and 29 August 2015 at Urikaruus with the hope we would have moved into the new home before then, but I can see already it won't be possible. So I would like to swap or trade for Urikaruus anytime in April 2016.

Please PM me if interested.

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KTP (2) cabins at Urikaruus school hols 01-03 April 2016

Unread postby conchjoe » Fri Jun 05, 2015 5:41 am

I have two (2) cabins booked for a total of 4 (four) guests @ Urikaruus for the nights 01 and 02 (Friday, Saturday) April 2016, depart 03 April 2016 (Sunday).

Need to swap out for late April, one (1) cabin for at least 2 nights. PM me if you are interested.

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Accomodation to swop

Unread postby Bartman » Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:43 am

Hi all, we have a campsite booked at Letaba for nights of 7th & 8th July 2015. Does anyone perhaps want to swop with Satara campsites (with power) for these nights?
6th July - Satara
7&8th July - Letaba
9th to 17th July Skukuza

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