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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 August.
Choosing a Rental Car
Choosing the Right Rental Car can be Tricky

When hiring a car, choosing the right car for your journey could be tricky. Understanding the ‘fleet mix’ will ensure you always get the hire car you want!

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Super-Quick Checkout
Lanseria to Introduce Self-Service Bag-Drop

At the end of this month, Lanseria Airport will introduce a self-service bag-drop, the first airport in South Africa to do so.

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One lucky person stands a chance of winning a holiday on the KZN North Coast, courtesy of FlySafair, First Car Rental and Anytime Holidays.

Signature Motorsport
Mixed Fortunes for Signature Motorsport

Aldo Scribante Racetrack in PE played host to the Extreme Festival in July. Signature Motorsport’s determined drivers all aspired to claim victory.

Who was victorious?
Buy a Car
Buy a Car

The cheapest deals for 4 wheels is here! Our de-fleeted vehicles have full-service histories, low mileage, and are in excellent condition.

Which one is yours?
Pioneering Women
10 Pioneering South African Women

Khanyi Dhlomo said “... failure is an opportunity to learn and to do better next time. It’s part of the path to greatness, which was never meant to be smooth.”

Who inspires you?
Letter of the Month More Purple letters
On 01 July 2017, Angela de Jong wrote,

“We had quite a complicated booking, as we needed a specific model from Group U. David at your Pietermaritzburg Airport branch was so patient, courteous and went above the normal line of duty to secure a car for us. He is a real asset, and we would, without a doubt, rent with First Car Rental again and will gladly recommend your company.”

Angela, thank you very much for your letter. It wins David this month’s Purple Heart.
fly>drive>stay> March competition winner Thank you for entering the July 2017 FLY>DRIVE>STAY competition, courtesy of FlySafair, First Car Rental and Premier Hotels and Resorts. The winner, randomly selected by a computer algorithm, is Jackie Williams.