NEWSLETTER - (31 August 2020)

August 29, 2020

As per the notice placed on the board on Tuesday the 18th August 2020, the COVID-19 Lockdown has been changed to Level 2 and the restrictions at Caister Lodge will now be as follows:-

Bar will open as per normal, but no Ladies Night or Men’s Night and a maximum of 20 persons allowed in the bar at any one time.

Visitors will be allowed in resident’s apartments only (a maximum of two persons at a time) and the Tracking & Tracing will continue to be recorded by the security staff.

Residents are to provide a list of prospective visitors, and children under the age of 16 are discouraged.

Residents are to advise who and when visitors will be on the premises.

Social distancing to be adhered to at all times.

Due to the ongoing restrictions in respect of socializing, no braai will be held on the 24" September 2020, but an authentic Heritage Day menu will be served in the dining room.

The waiving of the R4.00 tray charge for meals delivered to the apartments will cease from the 1° September 2020, and residents should use the dining room.

Please see below a list of discounts for pensioners from various service providers for all resident’s benefits.

SABC TV licence rebate-lf you are over 70 years of age, you can apply for a rebate on your TV licence. People under 70 who are eligible for a government pension or disability grant are also able to apply.

Hertz-If you are 55 years or older, a hire car from Hertz’s “A group” fleet can be as little as R200 per day. Rates include theft and damage waivers, airport surcharge, VAT, tourism levy and 200 kilometres free per day.

Mango flights on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday come with a 10% discount for those over 60 years of age. Sanparks-Enjoy the delights of any of the many parks under the Sanparks umbrella at a discounted tariff, if you are 60 years or older. This applies only to certain months of the year and excludes Fridays, Saturdays and long weekends. The discounts are for camping or staying in accommodation and can be up to 40% off the normal rate.

Game-Over 60’s can qualify for Senior Citizens’ Discount Card which can be used only on a Wednesday in all Game stores, countrywide. The first R1 500.00 spent will qualify for a 10% discount, though this does not apply to groceries, liquor, insurance products cell phones, airtime and contracts.

Pick ‘n Pay-The management of Pick ‘n Pay hypermarkets, family markets and supermarkets are free to decide their own pensioner policies as regards discounts-some of them issue special booklets with discount coupons every month for pensioners, for meat, dairy, fish and other foods. Some have a pensioners’ day once a week where a 5% discount is offered, and others have a Pensioners’ Tea once a month. Senior citizens need to be 60-plus-bring along your ID.

Clicks-If you are 60 years or older and a ClubCard member, you can opt for Clicks’ ClubCard Seniors programme and ear Double Points on the second Wednesday of the month on their exclusive Double Points Days. On these days, you get one additional ClubCard Point for every Point you earn. Torga Optical-offers free eye testing and discounts on frames and lenses, nationally, to pensioners 60 and above.

Subscribe to Getaway magazine and save 30% on your annual subscription of 12 issues!

Subscribe to Leisure Wheels and save 30% on 12 issues.

Tiger Wheel & Tyre — in-store discounts on tyres / selected products and services for customers over 60 years old every Tuesday!

PATRICK ROBERT

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