How it works

As accommodation establishments, we all have empty beds, need a break, have to save money, require marketing, and need to network! SWOP AND STAY caters specifically to the Hospitality trade. It is a web-based platform for property owners to swop accommodation between themselves. No money is exchanged.

  • R220 once-off registration fee.
  • R880 annual membership fee.
  • Upon registration, 20 swop tokens will be deposited once-off in your swop account to allow you to start swopping with other members.
  • Accept bookings and host other members to earn additional swop tokens.
  • Introduce a new member and earn 4 swop tokens.
  • Swop tokens never expire and are carried over annually.
  • Register as a member of SWOP AND STAY for less than the cost of one night’s accommodation.
  • You will Receive 20 FREE tokens when you register.
  • EXAMPLE: 2 people stay over 2 days = 4 Tokens (1 Token per person per night).
  • A swop token is inclusive of accommodation only. Any additional meals or services may be charged for.
  • SWOP AND STAY will not do any grading. Your SA Tourism Council or AA grading will be reflected on your establishment listing page on our website.
  • SWOP AND STAY offers you FREE networking opportunities by introducing your establishment to other members in the trade.
  • You do not have to swop with the establishment that booked with you. You can spend the tokens you earned by making a booking with any registered member at your preferred destination.
  • Tokens never expire! Any unclaimed tokens are carried over every year.
  • You fill your empty beds and earn tokens to spend later.
  • You can use your swop tokens to reward a staff member or spoil a family member or a friend.
  • You are featured on our website and social media platforms.

EARN TOKENS:

  • Join (+20 Tokens): Upon joining as a member, you will receive 20 swop tokens to stay for free at any other member of the program.
  • Accept & Host (+1 Token per person per night): Accept a booking and host another member to earn 1 additional swop token per person per night (anybody 3 years and older).
  • Tell Others (+4 Tokens per new signup): Introduce a new member to earn 4 swop tokens.
  • Renew Membership (+10 Tokens): Renew your membership after one calendar year and earn 10 tokens.

USE TOKENS:

  • Stay Over (-1 Token per person per night): Make a booking to stay with another member and your swop account will be debited with 1 swop token per person per night.

PLEASE TAKE NOTE:

  • No debits or credits are applicable for children under 3 years of age.
  • A swop token includes accommodation only.
  • Click on "Register."
  • Complete the registration form and agree to the Terms and Conditions.
  • Make your payment through PayFast Secure Payment Gateway.
  • ADD YOUR LISTING, upload your 10 photos, and submit.
  • In less than 24 hours your listing will be live on our website and you can start swopping!
WHY WAIT? CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AND START SWOPPING, NETWORKING, AND STAYING FOR FREE!

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