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My Top 3 Self-Catering Booking Sites for South Africa

South Africa has thousands of self-catering accommodation to choose from if you want a more flexible schedule during your stay. Many travellers prefer not to stay in expensive hotels and self-catering can therefore provide an attractive alternative.  Being an experienced self-caterer in South Africa, I would like to suggest the following booking sites if you are looking for affordable yet decent self-catering accommodation.


Travelground currently is my favourite site to use when I want to book self-catering accommodation in South Africa.  It has numerous establishments to choose from and you can also read the verified user reviews to help you make your decision where to book.  I in particular like its secure payment system, quick response policy and availability confirmation procedures.  This site offers available self-catering accommodation in all provinces in South Africa and offers great savings. 


Wheretostay has thousands of self-catering accommodation across various categories in all provinces in South Africa.  You can, for example, search for pet friendly, wheel-chair friendly or safari lodge accommodation.  If you become part of a loyalty programme, Honeystays, you can get up to 50% discount on selected accommodation.  I have used this site for many years and the owners who make use of this site are all professional, quick to respond to enquiries and trustworthy.


Safarinow has a user-friendly, streamlined process to help you find your ideal accommodation. If your enquiry is not answered by the establishment you chose within 24 hours, you are being notified by the site owners and the request is cancelled.  What I like about this approach is that you can be ensured of a response at all times.  User reviews of establishments on the site have helped me in the past to choose my accommodation.

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