Frequently Asked Questions
A - Yes, you may. In fact we warmly invite accommodation owners list with us.
A - Using our experience we’ll post your listings on our website and spread it to major search engines 24/7. But that’s not all. Our active social media channels feature Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Google Plus, YouTube and many more accounts with well-established networks. With the click of a mouse we’ll expose your listings to potential clients across the globe.
A - If you are a private owner of vacation we do it for you. That way you do not have to stress at all. If you are a Southern Staying agency you do the listings yourself and so too the managing of it. If you have your own accommodation company and wish to list a bunch of holiday accommodation units with us then we will allow you to do your own listings and booking management. Please use our Client Support link to enquire about the nominal fee that we charge. Team: Southern Staying
A - You get your own professionally developed Listing page with a title, description, reviews and photos to attract travelers to your vacation rental. Online booking and reservation team that seamlessly manage guest payments. Online calendar and reservations displays. World wide Internet and Social Media marketing. Head Office online and one-on-one support team that are waiting to assist and serve you. You become part of the ever growing Southern Staying South Africa brand. You have peace of mind knowing that we are serving South Africa since 2007 when we started with our 1st house in Struisbaai. Team: Southern Staying Inspiring new ways in Living and Staying
A - You may list acceptable rental properties include houses, condos, and villas, as well as barns, boats, bungalows, cabins, castles, chalets, chateaus, cottages, estates, mansions, yachts, and yurts, and other structures travelers may want to rent for their whole vacation. Team: Southern Staying
It is possible to improve on the visits and bookings you receive from Southern Staying. Check out the following tips. Pricing: Keep your rates competitive and attract for booking clients. Studies show that price is a key factor in 95% of bookings. You can see how you measure up to the competition by checking the ‘Performance overview / Calendar’ and prices of other listings on our website. Availability: Don’t miss out on potential new bookings. By making sure you’re constantly bookable on SouthernStaying.co.za, you’ll help to improve your ranking. Remember to always show rates for high-demand dates. And answer emails and or sms's immediately. Photos: Customers are always attracted to properties with great, high-resolution photos. You can check the size of your photos, as well as add and remove images. Extra features: We offer a range of additional features which can help to attract more reservations. You can choose from options like web marketing, or setting up last-minute reservations without credit card details. Ensure the all property features are on display and that your text description is at least more than 500 characters and includes things to do. The above can help to improve your ranking on the site and the general internet. Team: Southern Staying
As part of your partnership with southernstaying.co.za you’ll pay commission on reservations made on the website and not the clients making bookings. In return, you’ll be advertised on search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo, plus you’ll also have exposure to affiliate partner websites. We’ll market your property to a large, global audience 365 days a year. We also offer a personalized account management system, helping you to boost sales and attract a customer base. As a partner, you'll also be able contact our support team, who are available during office hours, six days a week and offer assistance in English and Afrikaans. You have the peace of mind that all your booking clients are receiving the utmost of service. Team: Southern Staying
You can promote your listing on our website. It will then be displayed either as "Property of the Week" in which case it will be displayed on all our listing pages. Or, you can request it to be displayed in the various large ad spaces provided on our website. Our pricing depends on the options and the period of display and is extremely affordable. Simply contact us for more information via our "Client Support" link. Team: Southern Staying
When a reservation is made on SouthernStaying.co.za we will clear the request with your via sms. It is the choice of the owner to honor the request or decline it. Once the guest has made the reservation payment you’ll receive confirmation by email together with the client details. Your are then obliged to honor the booking. Team: Southern Staying
Reservations can be rejected, but not after the listing has been confirmed and then booking accepted. All bookings are immediately conveyed to listing owners. Once accepted the listing owner must honor it. In the case of an over-booking, or under unforeseen circumstances, the guest would need to be relocated. Southern Staying will try to assist, but it remains only the responsibility and liability of the listing owner and only the listing owner. In this case, please let Customer Service know. The sooner you get in touch, the sooner we can help find a solution. Team: Southern Staying