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 Invitation to Holiday Accommodation Owners & Agents:

 Owners of holiday accommodation are proudly invited to join the professional world wide marketing and online booking manager website of Southern Staying South Africa. Yes, we are a local company, serving tourists and holiday makers from across the world since 2009.   

 What Southern Staying Hosts Need to Know

1. Listing, Hosting and Advertising holiday accommodation with Southern Staying is 100% free for our Southern Staying Hosts. Booking Guests pay no booking fees! We are not VAT registered. VAT will only apply if the Host is VAT registered in which case it will be included in the price displayed on our website. 

2. Southern Staying receives and manages the initial 50% of all booking deposits as well as any balance of payment. We deduct our total booking fees and the balance is paid into the bank account of the Host while, if required by Hosts, the refundable deposits are managed by us and refunded as per terms and conditions. For this service, client and owner support as well as our marketing services and brand name Southern Staying requires only a 12% booking fee from the listing owner, included in the basic per night reservation subtotal. 4% is aimed at covering our banking charges. The 8% goes towards our operating and marketing costs. 

 Example: Advertised price is R1000 per night. We require R107. Host receives R893. [Lekkerslaap and Travel Ground is 15% plus VAT so R148 and Host receives R852]

3. Agencies / Hosts that list more than 10 units with Southern Staying receives a 2% discount and are thus required to pay a booking fee of only 10%. 

4. Our fees are calculated on successful bookings only. Hosts / Owners pay no upfront fees.  
5. You will not be penalized if you decline one of our booking requests and we will never confirm a booking before we not have checked availability and price 1st with you. Once confirmed the owner takes 100% responsibility for the booking risk and or double bookings. On our systems it is not possible to make a double booking.  

6. Over and above our services in par. 2 we also provide local agency services where local agents / offices in predefined areas provide the full spectrum of accommodation management services, from handling the keys, preparation of accommodation, check-in services, check-out services, bedding, linen, house hold services, cleaning and many more.

6.1 If Southern Staying manages a holiday accommodation we charge owners a fixed basic per night reservations fee of 18% and guests are charged an exit cleaning fee. The cleaning fee is determined between local agencies and owners. 

6.2 If an owner finds his own guest booking and our local agent only has to do the check-in and check-out then we charge a 10% fee [commission] calculated as per the fees displayed on our website. The Guest is still charged the usual check-out cleaning fee. 

Advertise Accommodation
How to list accommodation:
Load your accommodation online at: [List Accommodation Here]
Alternatively, contact our team via our OWNER SUPPORT DESK and we will list your accommodation for you and assist you all the way, making things as easy as possible. This alternative option is really the easiest and it's free.  
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