aha Hotels & Lodges Win a Year Free Accommodation Campaign Competition

Terms & Conditions – #WhoNeedsAHoliday

This competition is by aha Hotels & Lodges

Employees of aha Hotels & Lodges or their family members, board members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition or helping to set up the competition shall not be permitted to enter the competition. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via the following social media channels:


The closing date to submit an online entry is Friday, December 3rd. After this date, the no further entries to the competition will be permitted. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

How to Enter:

1. Snap a pic or video that encapsulates exactly why you need a holiday
2. Share your image or video on Facebook and/or Instagram
3. Tag us at @ahahotelsandlodges and tag your ultimate travel buddy. Make sure to use the hashtag #WhoNeedsAHoliday

Multiple entries will be accepted. Photos and videos must be public in order to be entered in the competition.

Entries will be chosen from Facebook and/or Instagram.

Random spot prizes will be selected each week and the 4 finalists will go through to the final round. Voting will open to the Public on Monday 6 December and closes on Sunday 12 December at 8am. The entry with the most votes by the public will be announced on 12 December 2021.

By entering this competition all entrants agree that aha Hotels & Lodges may use the video and image content for marketing purposes. By entering this competition all entrants agree that aha Hotels & Lodges may dispose of the image should it not meet our requirements including racist, sexist or offensive images.

aha Hotels & Lodges reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.

aha Hotels & Lodges is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition. The prize is not transferable, and no substitution or cash redemption of the prize is permitted. The prize will not be handed/awarded to a third party, but only to the verified prize winner.

Aha Hotels & Lodges reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute the prize with any other prize of comparable or greater commercial value for whatever reason.

Winners will be chosen:

By public voting on the aha Facebook and Instagram pages. The winner will be notified by Facebook/Instagram within 24 hours of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 24 hours of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner. The prizes are not exchangeable or transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. aha Hotels & Lodges reserves the right to verify the validity of entries, prize claims and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry or prize claim that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions, or who tampers with the entry process.

If this competition is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond control of aha Hotels & Lodges, aha Hotels & Lodges reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the competition to the full extent permitted by law. aha Hotels & Lodges is not responsible for any loss or damage to entrants as a result of entering or participating in the competition, winning or failing to win a prize, or using or permitting any other person to use the prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law or which would cause any part of this clause to be void.

All personal details of the entrant will be stored at the offices of aha Hotels & Lodges. A request to access, update or correct any information should be directed to that office. At the end of the promotion all entries and will not carry over to any other draw.

The judges’ decision is final and no other correspondence will be entered into. Aha Hotels & Lodges may refuse to award a prize to an entrant if there is suspicion of any irregularities or fraudulent activities.

The winner or participants may be required to take part in publicity campaigns for broadcast or publishing purposes. Winner or participants shall at all times be entitles to decline the above request. Winners or participants that take part in any publicity will not be entitled to any payment or other remuneration for such publicity or otherwise. All publicity and other materials will be the sole property of aha Hotels & Lodges.

Aha Hotels & Lodges reserve the right to cancel or postpone the competition at any time.

The Prize:

The Prize consists of free accommodation for 12 months at any hotel or lodge managed by aha Hotels & Lodges at the time when a reservation is made.

Reservations for any of the participating aha Hotels and Lodges are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any hotel or lodge with another of equivalent value without giving notice.

The validity of the prize is 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022.

A maximum of 2 consecutive nights per stay is applicable. If more than 2 consecutive nights are booked the applicable rate will be charged.

The prize is valid for 2 persons sharing one room per stay.

Any additional persons including children sharing will be charged the applicable rate.

For participating hotel bookings, the prize includes accommodation and breakfast only. All extras are for own account.

For participating lodge bookings the prize includes accommodation, meals as served and game activities as offered by the respective lodge. All extras including conservation/gate fees are for own account.

Valid identification is required when making a booking.

Valid identification will be required when checking into the booked hotel or lodge.

All reservations are to be made through our Central Reservations office on cro@aha.co.za or 010 442 4888.

Participating Hotels & Lodges managed by aha Hotels & Lodges:

Western Cape:

  • Harbour Bridge Hotel & Suites
  • Simon’s Town Quayside Hotel
  • The Rex Hotel


  • Gateway Hotel
  • Alpine Heath Resort

Northern Cape:

  • Kathu Hotel

Free State:

  • Bloemfontein Hotel


  • Kopanong Hotel & Conference Centre

North West:

  • Ivory Tree Game Lodge
  • Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge
  • Thakadu River Camp


  • Casa do Sol Hotel & Resort
  • Nkambeni Tented Camp
  • Buffalo Rock


  • Makalali Private Game Reserve

Should any of the above hotels or lodges exit the aha portfolio during the 12 month validity period (1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022), aha Hotels & Lodges reserves the right to terminate any bookings made for the particular hotel or lodge an no further bookings to this hotel or lodges will be recognised.