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23 Sep 2019 @ 18:48:57 pm
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A colleague of mine was looking for December camping accommodation. A particular resort has space for his dates , but they only allow minimum of 14 nights in December. He only wants to camp for 7 nights, and his cousin is also thinking of taking the other 7 nights on the same campsite( basically share the 14nights between the 2families). 

The resort flatly refused with this request, it’s strictly 14nights based on one family. 

I feel that the resort’s minimum 14 nights would be met. Is the resort reasonable or not?

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24 Sep 2019 @ 07:21:28 am
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Seems a bit silly.

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24 Sep 2019 @ 07:24:25 am
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Name the resort please, it does not seem to be wright,

 

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24 Sep 2019 @ 08:28:08 am
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I think it might be a popular resort over the desember period therefor they have this rule. I would move on and book some were else. 

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24 Sep 2019 @ 10:44:01 am
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Sal hulle ook n pit druk.

Sal glo daar is n verskil in hul geld se kleur.

 

As jy wil he jou drome moet waar word, moet jy eers wakker word.

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24 Sep 2019 @ 12:35:28 pm
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Ek weet sekere oorde het blok tye soos TO Strand waar almal dieselfde dag aankom en vertrek....so dit sal snaaks wees as ander ander tye mag vertrek en aankom. Mbizi het ook n tyd n reel gehad dat jy oor n sekere tyd moet bly....niemand kon vertrek tussen 22 desember en 2januarie nie. 

Ons moes ook by Karridene ten minste 2 weke bespreek voor hulle jou bespreking aanvaar....ek sou ook ongelukkig gevoel het as ek sien ander maak besprekings net vir 1 week terwyl ek vir 2 moes maak.

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24 Sep 2019 @ 15:49:17 pm
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Rules are rules. Once they allow exceptions a precedent is created.

Best is to find another resort that allows camping for a week over the December/January period.

 

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24 Sep 2019 @ 19:51:30 pm
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Their resort, their rules. December is not called the silly season for nothing, people are willing to pay ridiculous tariffs...as long as holiday makers are wiling to pay up resorts will pretty much do what they want. Is it fair? Probably not but again its the holiday maker who just accepts whatever the resorts rules say...

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24 Sep 2019 @ 20:30:06 pm
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I have noticed all of the crazy terms and ridiculous prices most resorts want to charge over the December holiday period, I really feel sorry for the younger families who are forced to take holidays in peak season. There are some advantages to being a pensioner who can avoid the mad  seasons.

Good luck you guys.

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24 Sep 2019 @ 23:20:55 pm
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This is a fairly general practise with the more favourite resorts.

I believe in the golden rule:  "he who's got the gold, makes the rules"

Seems it will not be applicable everywhere as far as holiday time in silly season goes.

Jesus saves all who do the will of the Father Matt 7:21-23
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25 Sep 2019 @ 03:38:15 am
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The resort will have a campsite occupied for those 14 nights, they are not running at a loss at all.

I was even surprised that they had space considering that December is less than 3 months away, most resorts are fully booked by March for December holidays. 

I guess rules are rules.

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25 Sep 2019 @ 04:57:51 am
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We on the forum knows what will be the reasons for both families staying only for 7 nights each.....but for the campers inside the resort that has been forced to stay at least 14days don't know about this special arrangement and will become unhappy. Even if the second family didn't take the other 7 days, I am sure someone else would have. So I don't think it's about filling the space, its about rules. All the resorts I was interested in visiting December has a minimum days I had to book. I was planning to stay at a resort in the Drakensberg for 4 days on my way to Natal, but had to make booking for at least 10 days.....so I looked for something else.  But if I did made an booking for 10 days and my neighbour move out after 4 days, it will create an unhappy relationship with resort. If the rules applies to one....it has to apply to all.....not even special arrangements

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25 Sep 2019 @ 08:28:07 am
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Klink vir my doos die oorde in die tuin roete.

!! onredelik!!

Die is oorde wat te gewild is en kan maak met hul kliente wat hulle wil. Die grap is dat deur hul onbehulpsaamheid  verplig hulle besoekers om ander heenkome te soek wat op die eiende van die dag dalk beter is en so permanent n klient verloor. Maar net nog n geval van onbevoegde bestuur met geen business sense.

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25 Sep 2019 @ 09:29:57 am
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Ek kan verstaan as 'n oord so reel het vir bv 'n langnaweek.  Jy moet dan vir die volle langnaweek bespreek as wat jy net die Sa en So sou kamp.

Nou in my opinie is dit onregverdig om vir periodes langer as bv 'n langnaweek so reeling te hê.  Dit nog veral as die tariewe van 'n oord baie hoog is.  Sommige families is nie so bevooreg om vir twee weke te kan vakansie hou nie nou ontsê mens hulle die kans om net vir 'n week weg te breek.

In die geval waar iemand anders reeds die ander week sal bespreek dink ek dit is 'n kwessie van luiheid van die oord om die admin te doen en om iemand oor daai tyd beskikbaar te hê wat die nuwe kampeerders sal ontvang.

Dis werklik jammer dat die oord se naam nie genoem word nie.  Want met so uitgangs punt van die oord se kant af sou ek in elkgeval hulle 'n MIS wil gee.

Dalk van die oord af hoor waarom hulle die reeling het. Want ons sien dit nou net van uit 'n kampeerder se lig.

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25 Sep 2019 @ 09:36:09 am
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Dit is nogal nie 'n vreemde konsep nie. Vir mense wat langer staan oor Desember is dit partykeer lastig wanneer daar elke tweede of derde dag nuwe mense langs jou kamp opslaan of afslaan. Ek is bewus van mense wat dan die 14 dae bespreek en halfpad deur die tyd uitruil met ander mense. Ek dink nie die oorde wil noodwendig dieselfde mense daar hê vir n vaste tyd nie, hulle wil net verseker dat hulle oorde vol is gedurende die populêre tye.  

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25 Sep 2019 @ 09:56:07 am
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Ek vat byvoorbeeld ons wil graag die Des gaan toer. 3 tot 4 dae by plekke oorstaan.  Dit was altyd moontlik en ons het dit gedoen in 2015.

Met so reeling moet ek of langs die pad by die Ultra city slaap of glad nie op toer gaan nie.

Ander tyd as Des kies is ook nie moontlik nie want die maatskappy maak toe oor Des en meeste verlof moet dan gevat word.

Ons hier op die forum lig maar die punte uit en tenspyte van dit maak die lede hier op die forum dalk 1% uit van die kamp gemeenskap.  So die res daar buite sal die volle 14dae opraap.

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25 Sep 2019 @ 10:04:29 am
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Baie van die KZN kus oorde het ook 'n 10 of 14 dae reel oor Desember, maar het wel al gevind dat as mens kort voor die vakansie plek soek hulle die reel sal buig om jou te akkomodeer, het dit 'n klompie jare terug gedoen sonder probleme. Die risiko is dan natuurlik dat jy nie plek kan kry nie, 14 dae of te nie.

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