Welcome to FIRST TRAVEL 2014, your favourite car rental newsletter keeping you up-to-date with First Car Rental news and special offers from our loyalty partners with tips on how to get the most out of the month of August.
 
First Car Rental’s official airline partner, FlySafair, ready for take off

First Car Rental is pleased to announce an official flight partnership with South Africa’s newest truly low-cost airline, FlySafair. FlySafair will take off in October 2014 for the first time with fares from as low as R399 one way.
   
Top Cape Town accommodation offer for Loeries

The luxury Premier Hotel Cape Manor in Sea Point, Cape Town, is offering First Car Rental newsletter subscribers a special bed & breakfast deal for the Loeries Awards Creative Week taking place in Cape Town from 15 to 21 September.
   
Q&A with Lorna Terblanche, FlySafair VP Passenger Services

To find out more about First Car Rental's official flight partner and South Africa's newest low-cost airline, FlySafair, taking to the skies in October, First Car Rental spoke to the company's Vice President of Passenger Services, Lorna Terblanche.
 
   
Two new Mpumalanga branches to open

First Car Rental is proud to announce that it will be opening two new branches. These branches will be in Mpumalanga’s Piet Retief and Standerton, bringing the total number of First Car Rental branches nationwide to 49.
   
Top car brands for sale

Twenty-four cars - 13 new and 11 reduced – have been made available for our First Car Rental subscribers. These nearly-new cars are available in Gauteng, Cape Town and KwaZulu-Natal all with full service histories at low prices – you won’t find a better deal.
 
   
Melissa Storey selected to mentor for Phakama Women's Academy

First Car Rental’s Executive Head of Strategy, Development and Marketing, Melissa Storey, has accepted an invitation to mentor for the Phakama Women's Academy – a new CSI initiative from the brand experience agency, VWV.
   
WIN a Holiday in Cape Town

This month one lucky reader will WIN a three-night bed & breakfast stay at the luxury 4-star Premier Hotel Cape Manor located in the heart of Cape Town for two people sharing, valued at approximately R5 400, courtesy of Premier Hotels and First Car Rental.
 
   
Celebrity ‘selfies’

July saw celebrities and South Africans show their support for First Car Rental's 'Post Your Selfie & Win' Rhino Orphanage campaign in KwaMashu, Durban and Gauteng. See house music legend, DJ Euphonik, Gagasi FM’s DJ Le Soul and the beautiful Tamerin Jardine, who held the Miss Earth title in 2012, take their best shot.
   
A collection of quotes by famous women

August is Women’s Month and therefore we pay homage to pioneers who shaped the world and changed the course of history. First Car Rental salutes 10 bold women who fought for women’s rights, shattered stereotypes and broke barriers.
   
Letter of the Month

On the 11 July 2014, Dr. Leanne Mandim wrote to us saying, “I would like to compliment Prudence at King Shaka International Airport branch. I returned my vehicle and then once in the airport, I realised that I had forgotten my IPAD in the car. Within 5 minutes Prudence had brought my tablet to the security gate, much to my relief.” (shortened).Thank you for your wonderful letter, Dr Mandim. Prudence exudes the spirit of our brand – First in Service.
 
   
Winner of the July Anytime Holiday

Thank you all for entering the July holiday competition sponsored by Anytime Holidays and First Car Rental to Kiara Lodge in Clarens. The winner, randomly selected by computer, was Cheryl Goldstone. Congratulations Cheryl. We hope you have a fabulous time.
 
     
   
   
   
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