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Welcome to FIRST TRAVEL 2013, 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 January.
 
The New Year Celebrated

Where were you when the clock stuck midnight on the 31st December 2013? Here are some of the most beautiful images of from across the world as they celebrated the arrival of 2014. South Africa’s top tourist draw card, Cape Town, bid farewell to 2013 with a 3D video send-off of Nelson Mandela as the nation entered the New Year without him.
 
   
Elephant smashes rental car

The vehicle involved in the recent elephant incident at the Kruger National Park was a rental and it belonged to First Car Rental. The vehicle is a write off but the unfortunate demise of the elephant after the incident and the injuries to the passengers could have been avoided.
 
   
Win a Holiday

Stand a chance to WIN 7 nights’ accommodation in a 4-sleeper unit at Topanga in Uvongo on the KZN South Coast valued at over R9300.00, courtesy of First Car Rental and Anytime Holidays. The beach is right on your doorstep, making this the ideal summer getaway! Enter now!
   
What you should know about e-tolls

The new e-Tolls launched by SANRAL early December is proving to be a complex beast with Laws and Acts that are not always easy to understand, especially when it comes to your rights and obligations. There are plenty of rumours going around so here are some hard questions and answers that you and your family ought to know.
   
Purple – the Colour of the Year 2014

Pantone announced on the 5th December 2013 that PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid, a captivating, magical, enigmatic purple, as the colour of the year for 2014. An enchanting harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid inspires confidence and emanates great joy, love and health.

   
Top 10 Heritage Sites for your bucket list

South Africa has many historical, cultural and natural destinations that merit preservation for future generations. First Car Rental has put together a list of South African heritage sites for your bucket list, some of which have been declared World Heritage Sites for their cultural significance or natural beauty.

   
Need a car for college?

We have the perfect pre-owned car for your child going to university or college. Powered by CarCart technology, First Car Rental de-fleets hundreds of nearly-new vehicles every year, and now you can purchase one of these ex-rentals at rock-bottom prices. We have just added new ex-rentals, so check them out.
   
CMH Carshop

Should you not be interested in a First Fleet Car, why not look at what CMH have on offer at CMH Carshop? Whether you’re a student looking for a small, lightweight car, an outdoor person looking for a 4x4 or if you simply want to indulge in a sports car, CMH Carshop will help you find the car of your dreams through 1 of our 67 dealerships countrywide.
 
   
Letter of the Month

On the 12th December, David William wrote, “I just want to reiterate that my service and experience with your staff, call centre and all your branches nationwide, especially the First Car Rental King Shaka branch, was excellent. Thanks to Vivashnee, I am most grateful and indeed a very satisfied customer. First Car Rental really takes service to the next level. Thank you and I will be sure to recommend First Car Rental to my friends and colleagues. Thank you for taking the time to write to us, David. It is people like you that encourage our agents to hold their heads up high and smile as the next customer could be you.
 
 
     
   
   
   
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