Calling all travellers, adventurers and excursionists! – OKAY OKAY and lazy weekend and holiday dwellers –  You are gonna want to listen up! Accommodation Direct are feeling rather generous are offering The Mom Diaries readers the opportunity to WIN a R2000 voucher towards their next holiday booking! I know right?

Already you are dreaming of that cozy cabin in the woods or that little cottage by the sea, the perfect little getaway spot you’ve had your eye on for ages. And chances are it will be listed because Accommodation Direct  have such an extensive listing and cover the whole of Africa! So chances of you finding that perfect spot for a much needed break, are pretty favourable.

For those of you who don’t know :

Accommodation Direct was started in 2006 by local entrepreneurs Oliver Bryant and Ric Meulemans, who were behind and

The company grew to become one of South Africa’s largest accommodation portals, with over 10,000 listings across Africa by 2010.

Their market is is vast and wide as they really offer something for everyone – From young adults booking weekend away trips with friends, family vacations, and the couples looking for a romantic weekend and just time away from the kids. They even accommodate school group bookings and cater for all accommodation requirements.

Our main focus at AccommoDirect is the customer experience. We believe in making each booking (when assistance is required), an easy, personalized and stress-free experience for the guest. A lead will be assigned to an agent and we believe that the quicker we handle the enquiry and get a response to the client, we have a better chance that the client will book with us first.

To check out some of their amazing travel destinations and get a head start on how you would use your prize, go check out their website and see for yourself!

Here some of my favourites I spotted while browsing their listings – perfect for a weekend getaway :

  1. Greystones Beach House
  2. Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve – Insanely beautiful for a romantic time away!

  1. Sea Shack in Paternoster
  2. Gone To The Beach Villa

Can you tell I love the ocean? ♥

So now that I’ve got you all revved up and ready to book your next little holiday, here’s what you are going to have to do to WIN!!

  1. Comment below with your name and why you need this!!
  2. Like and share the post on Facebook.
  3. Tag two friends on the Facebook thread on The Mom Diaries page,


T’ and C’s ♥

The and The Mom competition is only open to entrants 18 years and older. 

The prize is R2 000 toward an accommodation booking made on and does not include transport or meals not specified. 

The information you provide will only be used for the purposes of conducting the current Promotion above, and for future Promotions by The Promoter. You can opt-out from these future email communications at any stage.

1. Your involvement in the competition and/or your acceptance of any prize constitutes your binding acceptance of the terms and conditions. 

2. The competition is not open to
2.1. directors, members, partners, agents, employees or consultants of or any supplier of goods or services in connection with a competition; and
2.2. the spouse, life partner, business partner or associate, or the natural or adopted parent, child, or sibling.

3. Entrants must 18 years of age or older to enter. 

4. It is your responsibility to ensure that your entry is received by us prior to the closure of the competition. Any entries which are not received by us prior to the closure of the competition will not be eligible to participate, regardless of the reason for the late entry. We are not responsible for any entries which are not received by us, whether timeously or at all, regardless of the cause thereof. Without limitation, we and our affiliates are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failure or malfunction, traffic congestion (whether physical, or on the Internet, telephone lines or at any service provider, web site or other device or medium), or any combination thereof, or any other technical or other problems. 

5. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have followed the qualifying steps to receive a randomly drawn Prize from 

6. It is your responsibility to ensure that any information which you provide to us is accurate, complete and up to date. 

7. Any costs or expenses which you may incur other than in respect of those items specifically included in a prize are for your own account. will not be responsible for any costs or expenses which you, incur during and for purposes of your entry into the competition and your acceptance and/or use of a prize. 

8. We do not make any representations or give any warranties, whether expressly or implicitly, as to a prize, and in particular, but without limitation, make no representations and give no warranty that –
8.1. your entry or participation in the competition will necessarily result in you winning a prize;
8.2. a prize, or any aspect thereof, will meet your, or, if applicable, your partner’s, requirements, preferences, standards or expectations; and
8.3 we cannot guarantee that the dates, location and accommodation will be available when chosen; or
8.4. a prize, or any aspect thereof, will be satisfactory, punctual, free from defects, safe or reliable.

9. We will not be responsible for any harm, damage, loss or claim relating to the provision of any element of a prize or any changes to a prize that may be made at any time. 

10. Prizes are not transferable and may not be deferred, changed or exchanged for cash or any other item. 

11. You may not win a prize if it is unlawful for us to supply such a prize to you. If you do win such a prize, you will forfeit it. 

12. The winners of the prize will be notified via postings on's Social Media platforms. In the event that you win a prize you agree to the publication of your name and to appear in person in the electronic media and the print media, and you agree, within reason, to endorse, promote or advertise our goods or services, for which no fee will be payable. 
12.1 Winners have one month to claim their prize.

13. We may require you to provide us with such additional information as we may reasonably require in order to process and facilitate your acceptance and/or use of a prize. 

14. We reserve the right to vary, postpone, suspend, or cancel the competition and any prizes, or any aspect thereof, without notice at any time, for any reason which we deem necessary. In the event of such variation, postponement, suspension or cancellation, you agree to waive any rights, interests and expectations that you may have in terms of this competition and acknowledge that you will have no recourse against us. 

15. You agree that your participation in the competition, and your acceptance and/or use of a prize, or any aspect thereof, is at your own risk. 

16. We will not be responsible, and disclaim all liability, for any loss, liability, injury, expense or damage (whether direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential) of any nature, whether arising from negligence or any other cause, which is suffered by your participation in the competition or the acceptance and/or use by you, or your partner (if applicable), of any prize, or by any action taken by us in accordance with the terms and conditions. 

17. These terms and conditions will be construed, interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of contract and dispute resolution in the Republic of South Africa. 

18.’s decision on any matter concerning the competition and/or arising out of these terms and conditions is final and binding on you, and no correspondence will be entered into.

This post was sponsored by Accommodation Direct


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