Win A Safari In South Africa (Now Closed)


Our Safari competition was won by @bernadette71. Congratulations!

We have a brand new Safari competition for you! We have teamed up with three Safari Lodges, Makakatana, Rhino River Lodge and Ant’s Collection to giveaway the safari of a lifetime!

The prize will consist of 2 nights at each lodge, 6 glorious nights in total.

To enter, all you need to do is issue the following tweet: “RT #Win a #luxury #safari #competition & follow @LuxTravelDiary @RhinoRiverLodge @Makakatana @AntCollection to enter!″

To win, you must follow @LuxTravelDiary (so we can contact the winner) or subscribe to our newsletter and follow all 3 lodges @RhinoRiverLodge @Makakatana @AntCollection.

Makakatana Safari, facebook page.
Rhino River Lodge, facebook page.
Ant’s Safari, facebook page.

The closing date for entries is 31st December 2014.

The Prize
The prize is for 2 people and includes:

  • 7 days, 6 nights in South Africa
  • 2 nights at Makakatana Safari Lodge – 2 nights, all-inclusive stay including selected safari activities and meals, excluding drinks and transport
  • 2 nights at Rhino River Lodge – 2 nights midweek out of peak season, all-inclusive stay including 2 game drivers per day and meals, excluding drinks and transport
  • 2 nights at Ant’s Safari Lodges – a two-night stay for 2, and exclude the following dates: 25 March and 30 April 2015, 1 July – 31 August. Stay needs to be redeemed by 30 September 2015. The prize includes meals, drinks, horse riding, game drives, game walks, and laundry. Additional costs will be conservation fees of R200 per person once off

Entrants must be over 18 and can be from any country. Prize excludes flights, road transfers, additional activities, drinks, gratuities, and park fees. The prize is valid until 30 September 2015 and is subject to availability. This prize cannot be exchanged for cash or transferred to another person.

Terms & Conditions
Luxury Travel Diary terms and conditions apply:

1 These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) shall be binding on you (and your guests where applicable) (together “you”) when entering this competition (“Competition”), which is operated by LuxuryTravelDiary (“the Promoter”).

1.2. Entry and participation in the Competition shall be deemed an unconditional acceptance by you of these Terms. All entry instructions and any other specific details relating to the Competition or the prizes form part of these Terms.

1.3. The competition is open to residents Worldwide.

1.4 Employees of the Promoter, their families, press, agencies, or any persons directly or indirectly connected with the Competition are not eligible to enter the Competition.

2.1. By entering the Competition, you confirm and warrant that, to the best of your knowledge, your general state of health is good, and you have no medical condition that could be adversely affected by strenuous exercise or any of the events or activities planned or reasonably expected to be involved in the Competition.

2.2. The decision of the Promoter’s judges is final and conclusive in all circumstances, and no correspondence will be entered into.

2.3 The Promoter shall be entitled, in its absolute discretion, to cancel the Competition with immediate effect by stating the same in the relevant publication without any liability in respect thereof.

2.4 The Prize is for the winner and one guest and comprises:

Six nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation at the Lodges outlined in the competition description (subject to availability);

Travel Insurance, flights, and transfers are not included. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to take out all relevant insurances to cover any health or accident or other issues that might arise while the winner is traveling and away. LuxuryTravelDiary is purely the promoter of this competition and takes no responsibility for the safety of the winner whilst traveling. The Winner must agree to accept the prize at their own risk and take full responsibility for their own and their partner’s safety throughout the trip.

2.5. The trip must be taken by the end of May 2015, excludes peak dates, and is subject to availability at the time of booking. The winner must give the prize provider at least six weeks’ notice of their intended dates of travel.

2.6. For the avoidance of doubt, the prize excludes travel, additional accommodation, additional excursions, meals (unless specified), drinks (unless specified), fuel, treatments, visas, insurance, room service, hotel charges, personal expenses, and any additional charges, taxes, fees, costs and expenses not specifically included in the prize.

2.7 The Prize is non-transferable and may not be given or assigned to another person. Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash or other alternatives. The Promoter may, at its sole discretion, substitute a reasonable alternative for the Prize at any time.

2.8. Please note, it is recommended that the winner and their companion(s) follow advice from the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office at in respect of any country they are traveling to before taking up the prize

2.9. Passport control and in-country authorities will reserve the right to refuse entry. If you are refused passage and or entry/exit to or from the country being visited, any additional costs incurred will be your sole responsibility. You must ensure that you have taken appropriate steps to obtain an entry visa (if required). The Promoter shall not be responsible for any immigration issues which arise either during exit or entry.

3 The winner agrees to share a couple of photos of themselves on their holiday for Luxury Travel Diary to Publish on their site and relevant social media.


4.1. The Promoter is not liable in any way for any costs, expenses, damages, liability, or injury arising out of or in any way connected with the Competition. This exclusion does not include any liability, death, or personal injury arising out of negligence by the Promoter.

4.2. The Promoter accepts no liability (and excludes all liability) for any loss of profit, business, contracts, revenues, or anticipated savings or for special, direct, indirect, or consequential loss of any nature howsoever arising.

4.3. The Promoter shall not be liable to perform any of its obligations under the Competition or in respect of the prizes where it is unable to do so as a result of circumstances beyond its control and shall not be liable to compensate you in such circumstances.


5.1. You undertake to enter the Competition at your own risk and agree to indemnify the Promoter and its employees against all costs, losses, damages, expenses, and liabilities (including for loss of reputation and goodwill and professional advisor’s fees) and any claim arising from your own actions in any way in connection with the Competition, the Prize or a breach of your obligations hereunder.

5.2. Other than as referred to herein, there is no fee payable to you in respect of your involvement in the Competition.

5.3. You are obliged to take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety standards and the general appropriateness of activities undertaken during the Competition and acknowledge that all activities are undertaken at your own risk.

5.4. The Promoter reserves the right to forfeit your place on the Competition or the Prize (without liability or compensation) if, in its opinion, you may expose yourself or others to risk of illness or injury or to the cancellation, disruption, or curtailment of the Competition.

5.5. These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with English Law.

5.6. These Terms represent the entire agreement between the parties relating to the Competition and/or the Prize (unless otherwise expressly confirmed in writing by the Promoter) and supersede all prior representations, agreements, negotiations, or understandings (whether oral or in writing). Except as specifically set out herein, all conditions, warranties, and representations expressed or implied by law are excluded. For the avoidance of doubt, no information of any nature about the Competition or the Prize or any of these Terms should be relied upon unless confirmed in writing by the Promoter. The invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability of the whole or part of a Term or Condition does not affect or impair the continuation in force of the remainder of the Terms.

5.7. The failure to exercise or delay in exercising a right or remedy provided hereunder or by law does not constitute a waiver of the right or remedy or waiver of other rights or remedies. These Terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law, and the parties irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

5.8. These Terms are not intended to nor shall create any rights, entitlements, claims, or benefits enforceable by any person that is not a party to them. Accordingly, no person shall derive any benefit or have any right, entitlement, or claim in relation to this Agreement by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

5.9. Please refer to the Promoter’s Privacy Policy in relation to its obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998.

Note: Benefits offered correct at the time of writing but may be amended at discretion of the vendor.