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QUIZ: Discover your holiday style and perfect destination

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A quick quiz to help you book the best accommodation and experience for your summer getaway.

Now that the holiday season is in sight, the weather is starting to warm up and the news that South Africans who are vaccinated against Covid-19 will soon have access to digital vaccination certificates, it’s time to start planning your next trip.

By taking this quick quiz below, you will discover what the best holiday experience is for you and we have included a few destination options for you to consider.

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, TikTok… these are:

A: Essential apps in your daily toolkit

B: The perfect platforms to share your daredevil antics

C: Nice to keep up with the times but takes a huge chunk out of your day

D: Facebook is great for connecting but what’s TikTok?

Your perfect staycation consists of…

A: Hot beats, trendy cocktails and rooftop views to die for

B: Early mornings, game spotting and nights around a cosy fireplace

C: Indulging in delectable food and interesting conversation

D: Flopping back in a comfy spot for hours with a good book and a glass of wine

When you arrive at your holiday destination, your first port of call is to:

A: Take an arrival selfie, of course!

B: Check out all of the available activities

C: Flop down on the supersoft bed

D: Head to the nearest garden for some quiet time

What’s your must-have travel item?

A: Your smartphone camera and selfie stick – who’s ready for a close-up?

B: Walking shoes and a sense of adventure is all that’s needed for a good time

C: Your laptop – how else will you be able to stay on top of emails?

D: A good book can be enjoyed anywhere, any time

The place you’d most like to visit is…

A: All of the lights, theatre and more in the city that never sleeps, New York City

B: The majestic Serengeti to experience the Great Migration

C: The top tech city in the world – Tokyo, Japan

D: Ephesus, Turkey, where the ruins of the ancient world’s third-largest library offers intellectual respite from the modern world

Mostly A’s - Vibrant city living

You enjoy sharing the latest trends and hot spots to your thousands of followers – and that includes your holiday digs. After all, if it’s not online, it didn’t happen, right? You thrive in modern, vibrant settings, which means a city stay at a trendy hotel with an awesom rooftop bar like Radisson RED in Cape Town will be perfect for you. Also consider the DaVinci Hotel and suites when in Sandton or the Gorgeous George Hotel in the Cape Town city centre.

Mostly B’s - Exciting escapades

An avid adventure-seeker, you’ve been itching to get outdoors after months of being in lockdown.

Suspended over the Sabi River in the heart of the Kruger National ParkKruger Shalati: Train on the Bridge is a great escape for a scenic escape. andBeyond’s Phinda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal offers one of South Africa’s most sought after safaris and at Lepogo Lodges’ Noka Camp in Limpopo each villa comes with a heated plunge pool, sky bed, sunken bathtub and underfloor heating.

Mostly Cs - Upscale elegance

Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure, you prefer a personalised experience every step of the way.

For an elegant and exclusive stay try any of Radisson Blu hotels across South Africa in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. The Leonardo hotel in Sandton also offers a super luxe experience as well as the Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch.

Mostly Ds - Soul searching escapes

For you, an ideal holiday combines tranquillity and mindfulness. Your contemplative nature seeks an indulgent, exclusive experience that only a boutique hotel or wellness retreat can satiate.

Consider escaping to Sanctuary Mandela, the nine-roomed re-envisioned residence of former South African president Nelson Mandela in Houghton, Johannesburg. For a wellness focussed retreat check out Brookdale Health Hydro in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands where they offer a holistic health package designed to bring balance to your life.

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