Welcome to the South Africa & Namibia Stays Collection

The Stays Collection comprises of a number of smaller and more localised web portals.
We have portals at Country, Provincial, Regional and in some instances Town level.
We hope you will enjoy using Stays, and don't forget to check back with us from time to time as we expand the Stays Collection.

Namibia Collection

All Regions and Towns are included:


Northern Cape Collection

We currently have the following domains:

Northern Cape

    North West Collection

    We currently have the following domains:

    North West

    Free State Collection

    We currently have the following domains:

    Free State

    The current list of sites which make up the Stays Collection
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    Stays is a collection of smaller localised portals. This allows us to focus on specific areas, for a more in-depth user experience.

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    1. Encourage and boost local tourism through making holidays more affordable.
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    2. Verification is done automatically at the time of an enquiry. It is at the property’s discretion whether to offer the saving for a telephonic enquiry. (As you have no means to verify the membership number, it is advisable to get them to do a formal enquiry so they can be verified).
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    7. The property must honour the agreement and the spirit in which the initiative is designed to benefit local tourism.

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