- Sleeping-OUT is in its 9th year of business, receives over half a million visitors a month and has placed over R100 million of bookings to date. Approximately 50% of visitors are international from countries such as the USA, UK, France, Germany, Holland, China and many others. The website has been adopted and re-branded by many other organisations and under many other logos such as FEDHASA (the official representatives of the tourism industry in South Africa) and Diners Club. Sleeping-OUT is also the website used by Garmin for its Points of Interest (POI) on its mobile devices and smart phone based apps. Sleeping-OUT is a division of Dining-OUT Web Services, South Africa's biggest Online Restaurant Directory.
- With over 8,000 establishments listed, Sleeping-OUT is one of the largest accommodation websites in Africa giving you exceptional choice of Hotels, B&Bs, Guest Houses, Home Rentals, Game Lodges and all types of accommodation.
- Sleeping-OUT uses an SQL database with an intelligent search engine. You can select your requirements from the facility tables and see only those establishments that meet your specific criteria. This saves you wasting time opening hundreds of establishment pages, only to find they don't have the facilities you are looking for. Sleeping-OUT's intelligent search engine has made it one of the most popular accommodation websites in Africa.
- No Commission:
You pay no commission or booking fees when you book with Sleeping-OUT. The quote you receive is the price you pay.
- Deal Direct: Sleeping-OUT puts you in contact with the establishment. You send them your requirements and they reply to you with quotes and availability.
- Guaranteed Lowest Price: Many establishments on Sleeping-OUT have even guaranteed that their price on Sleeping-OUT is the lowest available anywhere and will refund you the difference should you be able to find their accommodation on any other directory at a lower rate. Look for the red flag against establishment listings!
- Free Accommodation: Participating establishments are highlighted in gold. If you book at one of these you have a 1 in 10 chance to receive your booking for free. Click here to read more about the Free Accommodation program.
- We guarantee your deposit. Many scammers now set up non-existent establishments on the internet to steal your money. Establishments close down after they have taken deposits. Owners pass away or fall sick with bookings outstanding. When you book with Sleeping-OUT we underwrite your deposit up to a value of R10,000 (larger amounts by negotiation) so your deposit is always secure.
- We use industry standard SSL encryption to encrypt the data entered and transmitted during the payment process. We do not store credit card details.
- Sleeping-OUT uses Paygate (a division of Standard Bank) for the processing of online credit card transactions. You pay no credit card fees.
- Guest referrals:
- Sleeping-OUT has exceptionally high "guest loyalty". This high level of satisfaction is due to many of the reasons mentioned above plus the general efficiency of the booking process.
Click here to view some of the numerous guest comments.