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Snap Capture Share & Win

Summer in South Africa means sharing your travel experiences and as sharing is caring, why not snap, capture & share your favourite local experiences with Thompsons Holidays and you will stand a chance to WIN a weekend getaway for 2! 
There are a million new experiences which are just a Sho’t Left away. Discover the many attractions Cape Town has to offer on a double-decker sightseeing bus tour; Visit Pilanesberg and Kruger National Park, home to the Big 5; Venture to the cradle of the Cape Winelands; Take part in many adventurous activities throughout South Africa; Discover the diverse culture and history of Durban; Don’t miss the opportunity to cage dive with great white sharks and visit the Big Hole and Kimberley Mine Museum.  

The choices are endless, so whatever you do, be creative and share!



* Book a South Africa holiday through Thompsons Holidays.
* Capture your favourite experiential moment. 
* Post it on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook
* Make sure you tag Thompsons Holidays and the following hash tags (#my1stshotleft / or #localislekker) on your post.



2 Nights weekend accommodation for 2 people within South Africa. 

The competition will run from 01 January – 31 March 2016. The prize is valid from 01 May – 30 September 2016 and is non-transferable, cannot be exchanged for cash, exclude peak periods, school holidays & public holidays. All reservations are subject to availability at time of booking. All other expenses such as transportation, meals not specified, travel insurance and items of a personal nature are excluded.
Thompsons Holidays standard terms and conditions apply. E&OE


This competition is run by Thompsons Holidays and is open to all South African citizens who follow Thompsons Holidays on Facebook (, on Twitter (, on Instagram (, who are 18 years of age or older and are residents in South Africa. The competition excludes the employees of Thompsons Holidays and their immediate families, Thompsons Holidays' advertising and promotion agencies.
  1. General Rules of the Competition
1.1 This competition is organised by Thompsons Holidays, a division of Cullinan Holdings (Pty) Limited, registration number 1902/001808/06 ("Thompsons") and is open to all South African citizens who follow Thompsons Holidays on Facebook (, Twitter ( or on Instagram ( Prizes are sponsored by Thompsons Holidays.
1.2 Directors, members, partners, employees or consultants to Thompsons, or their sponsorship agency, or spouses, life partners, parents, children, brothers, sisters, business partners or associates of such persons are not eligible to enter the competition and cannot win prizes.

1.3 The competition period will run from 00:00:00 on 01 January 2016 to 23:59:59 on 31 March 2016 ("the competition period").

1.4 All information (including these rules) relating to this competition published on any promotional or advertising material or on the thompsons Holidays website at any time before or during the competition period will form part of the terms and conditions of entry.  Thompsons also has the right to withdraw this competition before the final draw.
  1. Prize
2.1 The prize that can be won is 2 nights weekend accommodation for 2 people sharing within South Africa
The prize is valid for travel from01 May to 30 September 2016. It is subject to availability.
  1. How to enter the Competition:
3.1 To participate in this competition (the “Competition”), you must take a picture of yourself while on holiday you booked from Thompsons Holidays.
3.2 Share your picture with Thompsons Holidays on either of the following social media platforms:
Facebook: Mention Thompsons Holidays on your post. Make sure you include #my1stshortleft or #localislekker in your entry.
Twitter: Tweet us your picture. Make sure you include @ThompsonsH &#my1stshortleft or #localislekker in your entry.
Instagram: Make sure you include @Thompsonsholidays and #my1stshortleft or #localislekker in your entry.
  1. Draw and awarding of prizes
4.1There will be one final grand prize at the end of the competition period.
4.2 Prizes:
4.2.1 There will be one (1) winner
4.2.2 The draw for the prize will take place on 15 April 2016.
  1. General
5.1 Draws and declaration of the winner will be conducted at the Thompsons premises in the presence of a Thompsons representative.
5.2 Thompsons has the right at any time before any of the draws to change the dates or places of the draws (or both).  You will not have a claim against Thompsons in this event.
  1. If you are a winner:
6.1 You will be contacted by Thompsons or Thompsons’s authorised agent on behalf of Thompsons.  The winner will be contacted via a phone call to the number they will provide to Thompsons.

6.2 The winner will be required to collect or claim their prize from Thompsons or its authorised agent within 7 days.  Any prize that is not claimed for whatever reason will be forfeited.

6.3 The winner remains liable to for any items or costs not included in the prize, including passports, spending money, travel insurance and other items of personal nature.

6.4 The winner must be able to prove that they are the legal owners of their Facebook, Twitter or Instagram profile that they used to enter the competition. They must confirm in writing that they are entitled to the prize and fill all the necessary documents given by Thompsons.

6.5 If a winner cannot be contacted within seven days, then Thompsons will contact the runner-up winner. If neither the winner nor the runner-up winner accepts the prize or fails to collect the prize in time, then the winner and runner-up winner(s) will forfeit the prize.

6.6 Prizes are neither transferable nor refundable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

6.7 You will be required to produce proof of identity to Thompsons’s satisfaction. If you cannot provide proof of identity, you agree that you will not be entitled to the prize. You will have no claim against ‘Thompsons if this happens.

6.8 Thompsons’s decision is final. 

6.9 If you are the winner, Thompsons will ask you if they can publish your name and photograph at no cost to you, for any advertising, promotional, print, point of sale or public relations material for a period of 12 (twelve) months from the end of the competition period.  You are entitled to say no to this request.

6.10 It is important that you understand that all participants and the winner indemnify Thompsons, its directors, affiliates, members, partners, employees, agents, consultants, suppliers, contractors and sponsors against any loss or damages, either direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise, arising from its participation in this Competition.  Prior to awarding the prize,

6.11Thompsons may require you to sign such an indemnity.
Thompsons may amend, modify or change these terms and conditions in its sole and absolute discretion on notice to you and the amended version will be displayed in the same media as these terms and conditions. By participating or continuing to participate in the promotion, you agree and understand that you will be bound by the terms and conditions.


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