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Why the $elect Stays initiative?

  1. Encourage and boost local tourism through making holidays more affordable.
    This is achieved by offering locals a 15% saving. The same 15% that would have left our shores had it been paid as commission to an International Booking site.
  2. Reduce the dependancy on large International Booking sites.
    This is achieved by building up a loyal following of verified users who we will market to on an exclusive and regular basis to maximise the opportunity.
  3. Ensure more money stays within local tourism to benefit us all.
    It is no secret that the large International Booking sites pay no or very little tax to South Africa or Namibia. By taking back a little more control we boost our own economy, and in particular, our local tourism. This is good for us all.
    Read this article on how the Australian holiday accommodation sector is suffering in the same way.
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    Only listings on Stays can participate, which means less competition for bookings.
How it works for accommodation-seekers:

Anyone can register as a $elect Stays member.
There are no costs involved to register as a member.
On registration, we issue them with a member number.
They use their member number when they send an enquiry.
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  1. The property (you) must offer the 15% saving to all verified members
  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).
  3. If the property is currently running a "Special" greater than 15% then the "Special" price will apply. (No further savings needs to be offered). EXCEPT in the case where the "Special" is lower than 15%. In that case the 15% will apply.
    Example: A property offering a 10% discount, must offer an additional 5% discount to valid members - so they get a total 15% saving.
  4. The property must offer valid members the saving all year round. (Properties that pick and chose in which seasons to participate run the risk of being removed from the programme completely. Allowing selective participation defeats the integrity of this initiative).
  5. The property must not inflate the price before the 15% is applied. Prices displayed should be the rack rate. (The official or advertised price of a room).
  6. The property must honour any bookings made while the property was participating as a $elect Stays property.
  7. The property must honour the agreement and the spirit in which the initiative is designed to benefit local tourism.

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International Booking companies are hijacking local tourism. This they do through imposing heavy commissions of 15% or more. This commission does not find it's way into our economy. It leaves our shores - never to be seen again. So, we have partnered with properties that are as passionate as we are about growing our local tourism. It starts with keeping as much of our tourism money in South Africa!


Under the name $elect Stays, a group of properties have decided to give YOU the 15% commission instead! This is a real saving! Not in "travel-buks" or "fly-points" or such - but in real money that you can feel in your pocket!

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Abide With Us Self Catering Accommodation In Pinelands

"Abide with Us" is situated in the garden suburb of Pinelands in Cape Town and offers a self catering cottage. The cottage comprises an open plan lounge, dining room and kitchen, together with a bedroom and separate shower and toilet.

The bedroom has a queen size bed and built-in cupboards. A double sleeper couch in the lounge offers additional accommodation. This cottage can comfortably accommodate 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults. The en suite bathroom has a shower, basin and toilet. All linen and towels are provided.

The kitchen has a 4-plate stove and oven, a full fridge / freezer, and a Microwave / grill as well as kettle and toaster. It is fully equipped with crockery, cutlery and kitchen utensils. A fully automatic washing machine is provided.

In addition to the sleeper couch the lounge is equipped with 2 comfortable single chairs, a TV, DSTV , Wi-Fi, DVD player, hairdryer, heater and fan.

The guests are welcome to use our swimming pool and patio areas as well as our Weber Barbecue. Off-street parking behind an electric gate is available.

Pinelands is an easily acessible area, convenient to the airport and Cape Town. It is a five minute drive from Red Cross Childrens' Hospital and the Vincent Pallotti Hospital. It is 15 minute drive from Newlands Cricket and Rugby grounds. The nearest beach is a 15 minute drive away and the winelands 30 minutes away.

Payment Options:
EFT / Bank Transfer

airport (less than 15km)
airport transfers
bar fridge
bowls (less than 5km)
braai / barbecue - communal
braai / barbecue - onsite
car hire (less than 20km)
casino (less than 10km)
DSTV in room
exercise facilities (less than 5km)
golf (less than 5km)
horse riding (less than 5km)
ice skating (less than 5km)
internet facilities
kitchen (fully equipped)
laundry facilities (less than 2km)
medical facilities (less than 5km)
microwave in unit
outdoor pool
parking all onsite
private entrance
private pool
radio in room
remote security
restaurant (less than 5km)
sun deck
tea / coffee making facilities
television in room (non-satellite)
tennis court (less than 5km)
washing machine in unit
wi-fi / hotspot

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RATES 2018 / 2019

 low seasonpeakpeakpeak
Bed & Breakfast (P.P.S)R600.00 per nightR600.00 per nightR600.00 per nightR600.00 per night
Per Person SharingR475.00 per nightR475.00 per nightR475.00 per nightR475.00 per night
Bed & Breakfast (P.P.S)R600.00 per nightR600.00 per nightR600.00 per nightR600.00 per night
Per Person SharingR475.00 per nightR475.00 per nightR475.00 per nightR475.00 per night
Bed & Breakfast (P.P.S)R600.00 per nightR600.00 per nightR600.00 per nightR600.00 per night
Per Person SharingR475.00 per nightR475.00 per nightR475.00 per nightR475.00 per night
Bed & Breakfast (P.P.S)R600.00 per nightR600.00 per nightR600.00 per nightR600.00 per night
Per Person SharingR475.00 per nightR475.00 per nightR475.00 per nightR475.00 per night
Bed & Breakfast (P.P.S)R550.00 per nightR550.00 per nightR550.00 per nightR550.00 per night
Per Person SharingR425.00 per nightR425.00 per nightR425.00 per nightR425.00 per night
 low season
1 May 2018 to 31 October 2018
1 November 2018 to 31 December 2018
1 January 2019 to 15 February 2019
25 March 2019 to 15 April 2019