Eligibility Requirements:

  1. You must apply as a team to season one of Holiday Swap KZN with two (2) other people. You and your teammates consist of the team (“Team”). If your Team is selected by the Producer (defined below) you will be contacted telephonically and then asked to attend a face to face interview.
  2. Interviews will be held in Johannesburg, Durban & Cape Town. Your whole team must be willing to travel to the city of your choice, at your own expense to be interviewed at a time to be scheduled by the Producer in its sole discretion.
  3. You and your teammates must have at least turned eighteen (18) years of age by 3rd October 2014 in order to enter Holiday Swap KZN You and all your team members must be between the ages of 18 & 45 to be eligible for the show. It is the producers discretion to allow participants below the ages over the age of 45.
  4. Your Team must be available and willing to participate in Holiday Swap KZN for a period of approximately two (2) days, on such dates to be determined by Producer in its sole discretion, with one (1) other Team. If your Team is chosen to participate in Holiday Swap KZN, it is your responsibility to make any necessary personal and financial arrangements with your employers and family in anticipation of your extended absence from work and home. Holiday swap will not pay you for the time you have taken away from your employ or for appearing on the show.
  5. Holiday Swap KZN will consist of a number of physical challenges that may involve twists of plot and elements of surprise. If your Team is chosen to participate in Holiday Swap KZN, you and your teammates will be videotaped, filmed, portrayed, photographed and otherwise have recordings of you and your actions broadcast and exploited throughout the duration of Holiday Swap KZN and broadcast and exploited in perpetuity in any language, manner, communication, and/or media whatsoever, in all forms whether current or developed in future (whether or not foreseeable), at the sole discretion of the Producer.
  6. The producers have the right to edit the filmed footage so as to make the show exciting. Some parts of the journey may not appear on television but this will not change the end result.
  7. Your Team must be willing and legally able to travel within South Africa, on such dates and at such locations as Producer shall designate in its sole discretion.
  8. One Team per episode will have the chance to win a prize and/or other such prizes (“Prize(s)”) as may be available in Producer and/or Broadcaster’s (defined below) discretion. Prizes will be awarded in accordance with the procedures established by Producer in its sole discretion.
  9. You must not have a criminal record
  10. You and your teammates must be a South African citizen or permanent resident of South Africa.
  11. You and your teammates must possess a valid South African driver’s license by April 1st, 2014 that is valid for at least eight (8) months from that date.
  12.  You and your teammates must be in good health and able to withstand the physical and mental rigour of Holiday Swap KZN.
  13. If your Team is selected to be interviewed, you may be given, and must complete and return, any further application materials (including, but not limited to, medical history forms, psychological and health questionnaires), or submit further documentation as may be required by the Producer in its sole discretion for purposes of determining if your Team is physically and mentally capable of completing Holiday Swap KZN, for casting, and other such similar decisions in connection with your Team’s application to Holiday Swap KZN.
  14. If selected as a semi-finalist for the casting selection process of Holiday Swap KZN, both you and your Teammates must complete the Participant Form Package, which will be furnished to you by the Producer which will include, but is not limited to: Participant Agreement & Release, psychological and medical assessments, confidentiality agreement (including those for your immediate family members), caretaker agreement and other additional information as required by Producer. You must also submit to physical and psychological examinations by medical professional(s) selected by the Producer and meet all physical and psychological requirements.
  15. If you and your team are selected to participate on the show, you will be required to sign an indemnity form.  (see form attached or on website)
  16. By applying to participate in Holiday Swap KZN, you authorize the Producer to conduct civil, criminal, financial, driver-history and any other types of background checks deemed necessary by the Producer.
  17. Employees, officers, directors and agents of SABC (“Broadcaster”), Launch Factory Experiential (“Producer”), Kwa-Zulu Natal Tourism and any sponsor of Holiday Swap KZN and/or any of their respective licensees, assigns, parents, affiliated and subsidiary companies and the immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, daughter or son, regardless of where they live) or members of their same households (whether related or not) of such employees, officers, directors and agents are not eligible to be participants on Holiday Swap KZN or participate in the application process.  Additionally, Producer reserve the right to render ineligible any person who either of them determines, in either’s sole discretion, is sufficiently connected with the production or distribution of Holiday Swap KZN (including, through a connection to any sponsor of Holiday Swap KZN or a contest or prize related thereto), such that his/her participation in Holiday Swap KZN could result in or create the appearance of impropriety.
  18. During the casting process, applicant Teams will be chosen by the Producer in its sole discretion to create a pool of finalist Teams.  The Producer reserves the right to change any of the application terms at any time or to select or not select anyone at its sole discretion.
  19. The Producer is looking for a dynamic people who are articulate, interesting and exhibit enthusiasm for Holiday Swap KZN. In addition, the Producer is looking for Teams that are entertaining, outgoing and adventurous. You and your teammates must have a strong personal connection. You must be willing to exert yourself in the face of physical challenges, detours, experiences and other obstacles that will be found in and around Holiday Swap KZN. The group of Teams, while meeting the technical requirements of the program, must also have sufficient emotional, physical and psychological capacity to endure approximately twelve (12) hours of continuous shooting time in any number of conditions, environments and climates.

Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST go to http://www.holidayswapkzn.co.za/team-entry/ to fill out an Online Application, agree to the Online Agreement and Release and submit photographs and a video.  Please take careful note to follow all instructions on the website and carefully review the Launch Factory Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.


The application deadline at this time is 3rd October 2014, but may be changed at any time.


All materials you send us (including videotape and photos) will be retained by the Producer and will become the property of the Producer and will not be returned to you whether or not you are selected as a participant in Holiday Swap KZN.  Any expenses you incur during the application process including postage, internet usage, shipping and materials preparation (videotape, photos, etc.) are your sole responsibility.  Producer will not reimburse you for these expenses.

Only one entry per Team is allowed.  

All decisions of the Producer are final and absolute and not subject to inquiry or challenge.

If you have successfully completed the Application, you will receive an automatic email notification; however, Producer will be unable to respond to any inquiries about your status as an applicant.

If your Team is selected for an interview, you will be advised by the Producer shortly before the interview is scheduled.

If your Team is selected to participate in the final selection process, you will be so advised by the Producer shortly before the final selection process is scheduled.

Producer reserves the right to change the terms of the application and the production schedule at any time.  Producer reserves the right to change the eligibility requirements and any other application rules in its sole discretion at any time with or without notice on a specific, case-by-case basis or across the entire application pool.  Producer also reserves the right to not hold any participant applicant interviews, or to modify the manner in which it conducts participant applicant interviews, or to not produce the second season of Holiday Swap KZN at all.

Application Checklist

Please ensure all of the following documents have been reviewed carefully and are completed fully before they are submitted.  Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed or considered for participation on Holiday Swap KZN. Thank you for your interest and good luck!

Online Application, including the following:

  • Online Agreement and Release;
  • Video submission with you and your Teammates;
  • One (1) recent photo of you and your Teammates together
  • One (1) recent photo of yourself and your Teammates individually.

For further clarity this means you will be submitting the following:

  • 4 x Photos
  • Filling out 1 Combined  Application Per Team
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