MDC JUNE Newsletter 2017  
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Dear Member

Winter is a time to gather golden memories…

Embark on a sentimental journey,
enjoy every idle hour, live it up and explore.
What are you waiting for? Go out and experience it all!

Warm Winter Wishes,

Multi Destinations Club
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Full Week @ only R2149
Weekend @ only R1349
Midweek @ only R899
  Kick start your winter by booking
a Bonus Break with a cause!
  For every Bonus Break booked MDC will donate R 99 to the African Blessings cause. Moneys raised will go towards the Early Learning Centre, the food gardens which support neighbouring communities, a 34-seater bus that is needed to transport the kiddies, the Community Critter Care initiative, and the well-being of donkeys and horses in these areas.  
What are you waiting for
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a Bonus Break with a cause
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RCI OSCAS; VRS and your MDC Resorts were spotted
snatching up award after award!
  The prestigious annual RCI OSCAS Awards Ceremony was held in March and as can be expected, VRS once again walked away with the most awards. The everyday perseverance and pursuit of excellence of each and every MDC Resort has led to these amazing accolades.

One MDC Resort even walked away with Diamond status – the highest RCI achievement possible.

Want to know more? Click here…
  Smart Rewards for The Smart Traveller  
Here's what the Winner had to say...
“Thank you for the lovely prize, I was overwhelmed when I saw the size of the TV. It’s the first time, although it was my husband and I, that I have won anything.”
Next time it could be you.
Keep an eye out for the next competition!
Winter Special feature
For the Youngsters
  leaves   Every school holiday brings a fresh and exciting new school holiday programme for Crystal Springs’ little visitors.   balloons   Ngwenya Lodge has a dedicated entertainment team who specialises in creating the environment for precious, fun-filled memories.  
  drop   Three Degrees South runs an adrenaline-fuelled activity programme for water-loving kiddos at Mnarani Club.   Volleyball   Ecotainment exclusively available at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve – the perfect kiddie’s programme.  
  shell   Youngsters love the sea-side and with activities like cycling, volleyball and boat cruises, Sedgefield is certainly worth the visit. Destinations include Garden Route Chalets and Villas, and Baywater Village.
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For the young at heart
  Nature   Sharpen your skills! Learn all about nature on Mount Amanzi’s nature trail, or learn about rock art and medicinal plants at Kagga Kamma.   Braai   Weekly braais take place at Monateng Safari Lodge, Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge and Sudwala Lodge.  
  Binoculars   Bird watching hot spots include Ekuthuleni, Little Eden, Sudwala Lodge, Manzi Monate, Ngwenya Lodge and Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge. Be sure to take a bird list with you, you’ll need it!
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Fun for everyone
  Hiking   Some favourite hiking trails include those at Caribbean Estates, Sudwala Lodge, Little Eden or try out the nature trail at Mount Amanzi or the Ecotrail walk at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve.   Game Drives   Go on a nature drive or a game drive!
Visit Mabalingwe Nature Reserve, Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve, Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge or Monateng Safari Lodge.
  Spa   Le Fera operates at Monateng Safari Lodge, Crystal Springs Mountain Lodge, Sudwala Lodge and Ngwenya Lodge, and each has its own unique ambience and menu with amazing experiences in common; so check them all out.   Wifi   Wi Fi is available at selected spots at these resorts: Uvongo River Resort, Mnarani, Kagga Kamma, Crystal Springs, Ekuthuleni, Sudwala Lodge, Monateng Safari Lodge.
*Wi Fi charges may apply and good reception cannot be guaranteed. For more information please contact the resort directly.
  Restaurant   Le Fera Restaurants, Pizzerias, Bars and Beauty Spas are there to ensure a relaxing and appetising experience.
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Bonus Breaks Logo Full Week @ only R2149
Weekend @ only R1349
Midweek @ only R899
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Serves: 4 servings | Prep time: 15 minutes
Variations: Add hazelnuts, marshmallows or chocolate chips

What is all this yum made of?

  • 4 cups of full cream milk
  • 2 tablespoons of Nutella or another chocolate hazelnut spread
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar or sweetener

Putting all this yum together:
  1. Heat milk in a saucepan
  2. Add other ingredients
  3. Whisk until frothy and steamy
  4. Serve with your favourite toppings

Don’t miss out:
Save this recipe and make your next winter holiday a chocolatey celebration.
[Recipe adapted from Café Delights:]

Upcoming Holidays
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Giving back to the community is at the heart of what we do. We’ve touched on a few African Blessings causes before, but this time we’d like to invite you to really get involved.

Donations of cash and kind, or time and energy are of course always welcome! But there are some specific projects that need your help. This is how Bonus Breaks with a Cause came to be.

For every Bonus Break booked, MDC donates R 99 to specific African Blessings causes. Money raised will be reserved for this specific purpose and we can’t wait to tell you about all the exciting happenings that are made possible by the money raised.

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  Money raised will go towards:  
  Food Icon   The Food Gardens which helps to support neighboring communities who are in need.   Donkey Icon   The well-being of donkeys and horses in these areas.  
  Bus Icon   Driving Dreams – a 34-seater bus is needed to transport the kiddies to excursions, transport donated goods received, and assist the people in the community with transport.   Book Icon   The Early Learning Centre which provides education, nurturing and care and impacts the lives of kids between the ages of 0 and 6.  
  Pawprint Icon   The Community Critter Care Initiative – each and every animal deserves love and the right to be protected. African Blessings works in the communities to provide basic medical treatment and implement preventative measures. Food, bowls, collars and blankets are also made available to pet owners and owners are educated on how to look after their critters.
  Balloon Icon   For these kiddies and critters, each R99 donation goes towards supporting basic needs. The need for safety and security, the need for food and water, the need for learning experiences, and the need to be loved and cared for.  
Secure a Bonus Break   Full Week @ only R2149
Weekend @ only R1349
Midweek @ only R899
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  Oh-Oh Arrears!!
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Oh-Oh! Have you ever found yourself in arrears?
Keep an eye on your inbox for exciting tips on how to get back on
track so that you can start enjoying your fabulous holidays again!

Club Notices
  Closure Notice
Please note that our offices will be closed on the following days:
Friday, 16 June 2017: we will open for business as usual on Monday, 19 June 2017
Wednesday, 9 August 2017: we will open for business as usual on Thursday, 10 August 2017

Can you imagine missing out on a holiday that you’ve already paid for?

Don’t lose out on unused points at the end of the year.
Plan ahead and secure your holidays – that way you have something to look forward to all year.

Not sure if you’re due to forfeit unused points? Give us a call on 012 492 1230.

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What you need to know for 2017!

Planning a holiday and interested in awesome natural and other travel events?
Wondering when the best time is to go?

Use this guide to help you decide where to go and when to go.

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Praying Mantis That’s all from us. Until next time!
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