First in Car Hire. First in Service
Welcome to FIRST TRAVEL 2017, 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 April.
Super-Quick Customer Checkout
Introducing Super-Quick Customer Checkout

Our ground-breaking, personalised Veeydo is the latest in First Car Rental’s innovative approach to further reduce queue times at branches.

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Upgrades at Lanseria Int Airport
Upgrades at Lanseria International Airport

Lanseria International Airport has commenced with the construction of a new multi-storey parkade in April 2017. This will have a small impact on renters in terms of all car rental check-out kiosks and the vehicle return locations.

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Driving Students with Disabilities at UFS

Since 2012, First Car Rental has sponsored two vehicles - a passenger vehicle and a specially-adapted Quantum minibus – to the University of the Free State disabilities centre.

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ABSA Cape Epic
Driving SCOTT-SRAM to 2017 ABSA Cape Epic Victory

First Car Rental are proud to have been the Official Transport Sponsor to the victorious SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing Teams at the 2017 ABSA Cape Epic.

An epic journey
ACSA Tariff Reduction
Good News for Air Travel in 2017

The Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has announced a 35.5% reduction in airport charges, which take effect on 1 April 2017

Good news!
SADC Passport
Regional Passport Proposed for SADC Countries

The Southern African Development Community has announced plans to introduce a common passport for all SADC countries.

Which countries are involved?

Enter the April #FlyDriveStay competition and stand the chance of winning a #FlyDriveStay escape to Formosa Bay Resort on the Garden Route in Plettenberg Bay including flights, car hire and accommodation, courtesy of FlySafair, First Car Rental and Anytime Holidays.

Buy a Car
Buy a Car

Big choices, low prices! Drive away in a pre-loved First Fleet car. Our de-fleeted, nearly-new vehicles all come with full service histories and low mileage.

Which one is yours?
Family-Friendly Campsites
Top Family-Friendly Campsites in South Africa

South Africa's breath-taking landscape, amiable climate and amazing wildlife make an ideal setting for a thrilling camping experience.

See our Top 10 here
Letter of the Month More Purple letters
On the 1st March 2017, Marie-Therese Portolan wrote,

“I wish to commend Siphiwe from First Car Rental King Shaka International Airport. He was patient, courteous, attentive and exceptionally helpful throughout. I will return to you for all our car hire needs based on this experience.”

Marie-Therese Portolan, thanks very much for your letter. It wins Siphiwe this month’s Purple Heart.
fly>drive>stay> March competition winner Thank you for entering the March 2017 FLY > DRIVE > STAY competition, courtesy of FlySafair, First Car Rental and Premier Hotels. The winner, randomly selected by a computer algorithm, is Zintle Njikelana.