Competition Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions :

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 and their immediate families, Thompsons' advertising and promotion agencies.

1.      General Rules of the Competition

1.1 This competition is organised by Thompsons, 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 and Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa. Participants must be 18 years or older.

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 14 May 2023 - 2 June 2023.

1.4 All information (including these rules) relating to this competition published on any promotional or advertising material or on our 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.

2.      Prize

2.1 The prize winner will be announced by 3 June 2023. 

2.2 The prize is valid for stays until 19 December 2023 (Excluding high/peak season and subject to availability).

3.      How to enter the Competition:

3.1 To participate in this competition you will need to like/follow Thompsons Holidays on Facebook, like the competition post, and share a photo of your you and your mom in the comments and tell us why she is the best. 

4.      Draw of prize

4.1 There will be one (1) winner

4.1.2 The draw for the prize will take place on 3 June 2023. 

5.      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.

6.      If you are a winner:

6.1 The winner will be contacted by Thompsons or Thompsons’s authorised agent on behalf of 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 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.

6.4 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.

6.5 Prizes are not transferable and refundable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

6.6 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.

6.7 Thompsons’s decision is final.

6.8 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.

6.9 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. 

6.10 Thompsons may require you to sign such an indemnity.

6.11 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 amended terms and conditions.


7. By entering the Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa competition, participants agree to be identified and photographed and that such photographs and photograph entries may be published on various social media accounts for marketing purposes.

8. Participants will not be remunerated for publication of their photos should they be published.

10. The judges’ decision is final and no discussion or correspondence will be entered into.