Welcome to FIRST TRAVEL 2015, 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.
 
First Car Rental Highlights in 2014

The year 2014 was a memorable one for First Car Rental. Here is a brief summary of a few very special events. First Car Rental’s exclusive partnership with FlySafair was a definite highlight for both South African brands. We thank our customers for voting us 1st in the SA Service Awards and endeavour to keep you at the centre of everything we do.
 
   
Cars for College Kids for Sale

Time for your son or daughter to go to college or university? First Fleet cars of all ranges, sizes and prices are available to our First Car Rental customers. These nearly-new, 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.
 
   
WIN Flights and Car Hire

In January, 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.
   
Rhino Matters Journey across South Africa

Passionate conservationists from the UK, Trevor and Susan Barrett, are driving First Car Rental’s specially-wrapped Rhino Orphanage vehicle around South Africa on a journey to raise funds and awareness for conservation initiatives, especially rhino.
 
   
First Car Rental goes the extra mile to the Kalahari

First Car Rental was approached by non-profit organisation, Nine Human Needs, who needed a large vehicle to transport ‘precious cargo’ from the Kalahari to Johannesburg and back during the December holidays. First went the extra mile.
   
Top 10 Google Searches in South Africa in 2014

2014 was interesting for Google Search trends as people searched trillions of times. These were the Top 10 Trending Google Searches per topic in South Africa. What do these searches say about South Africans? We are curious and we like to stay on top of what is happening in our country and the world.
   
Momentum Cyclists Raise Funds for Wet Nose

Cyclists riding for the Wet Nose Animal Rescue Centre in the 2014 Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge helped raise R23 600 for the charity. First Car Rental and Minuteman Marlboro sponsored the cycle challenge jerseys worn by the 80 Wet Nose riders who took part in the race on 16 November 2014.
   
First Car Rental customers donate to JAM SA

Thanks to the efforts of Cloud9Golf initiatives and First Car Rental customers, over R47 000 was raised for JAM SA’s Red Bowl campaign in 2014. First Car Rental thanks all of its customers that donated to the charities on its booking portal. Without a doubt, First Car Rental customers rock!
   
Top 10 Eco-Friendly Hotels in South Africa

‘Green’ is the word in 2015 with many people trying to make a positive impact on the earth and the environment to preserve its future. More travellers are eco-conscious, taking measures to reduce their carbon footprint during their vacations. To help you get your ‘Green 2015’ started, here is a list of the best eco-friendly hotels in South Africa.
 
   
Letter of the Month

On the 17th of December 2014, Vee Reddy (DBSA) wrote, “Please recommend Cornele for the excellent service provided to the DBSA Corporate Office during our financial year. Her services to our team have been outstanding. She is always willing to assist, even on short notice, and calls back timeously as promised. It is always a pleasure dealing with Cornele.”Thank you for this fantastic letter Vee. It wins Letter of the Month proving that exemplary service comes from the heart – a purple heart! Well done Cornele.
 
   
Winner of the December First Car Rental and FlySafair Competition

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