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 December.
 
Rhino Orphanage ‘Post your Selfie’ WINNERS Announced

Launched in February this year, concluding in November, the Rhino Orphanage ‘Post your Selfie’ campaign raised national awareness for the world’s first non-profit rhino orphanage reaching over 2.7 million people via social media and at various events. Hundreds of proactive animal-lovers posted selfies, but there can be only 2 winners.
 
   
Cape Town Airport Awarded a Feather

First Car Rental Cape Town International Airport has been awarded the ‘Best Car Hire Service Operator’ in the medium category by the ACSA Feather Awards. The annual ACSA (Airports Company South Africa) Feather Awards are based entirely on airport customers’ feedback to recognise outstanding customer service rendered during the year.
 
   
First-Pace Golf Day Stars

Scouting for natural talent and a winning attitude, the First-Pace Golf Day for Girls hosted forty girls from eleven schools who were nominated by their teachers to play golf at Pearl Valley Golf & Country Estate in Franschhoek on the 11th of November. Congratulations to four budding golf-stars.
   
First Fleet Cars for Sale

Nothing says ‘I love you’ like a car. First Fleet cars of all ranges, sizes and prices are available to our First Car Rental subscribers. These nearly-new, de-fleeted vehicles are available in Gauteng, Cape Town and KwaZulu-Natal, and all come with full service histories at very good prices – you won’t find a better deal.
   
Q&A with First Car Rental Tanzania

In October 2014, First Car Rental opened car hire business units in Tanzania’s largest city, Dar-es-Salaam, as well as operational presence in Arusha, the Mwanza Region and Zanzibar. Mohamedabbas Dewji, Group Financial Manager of Uniglobe Skylink Travel and First Car Rental Tanzania, tells us more about the new business.
   
Pledge a Tree and Watch it Grow

This festive season, First Car Rental is inviting its customers to join the #trees4hope campaign by pledging a tree or two to help grow South Africa’s indigenous Platbos Forest in the Western Cape. First Car Rental has pledged 15 trees, one for every year they have been in business. There is also a chance of winning a two-night getaway, courtesy of Platbos Forest.
   
WIN Flights and Car Hire

In December, one lucky reader will WIN return flights for two people to any FlySafair destination plus car rental for three days, valued at approximately R4300, courtesy of First Car Rental and FlySafair.
   
10 Unusual Things to do this Summer

Tired of doing the same old summer holiday activities? Get in your car and take your family and friends to do these 10 interesting, and rather unusual, activities and attractions that are sure to make your holiday a lot more fun.
   
Letter of the Month

On the 26th of November 2014, JC Snooke tweeted, “Dear First Car Rental, I lost my wedding ring in the rental car and one of your staff at East London Airport ran after me to return it. Thank you for the great service.” Thank you for your wonderful tweet, JC. Our East London Airport branch is an amazing team of dedicated and hardworking agents who pride themselves on their integrity.
   
Winner of the November First Car Rental and FlySafair Competition

Thank you all for entering the November First Car Rental and FlySafair Lucky Draw. The winner, randomly selected by a computer algorithm, was Herman Fourie. Congratulations Herman. We hope you have a fabulous time.
 
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