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 May.
FlySafair Scores the Springboks

Our airline partner, FlySafair, has been appointed the official domestic carrier for the Springboks and SA Rugby for the next three years.

Bokke take flight
Bidvest Premier Lounge Lanseria
Fresh Premier Lounge at Lanseria

First Car Rental’s Show&Go Platinum Card holders now have free access to 11 Premier Airport Lounges across South Africa.

Travel in style
SA Disabled Golf
CMH’s Ralph Nortje is SA Disabled Golf Captain

The South African Disabled Golf Association announced the South African team for the World Cup of Disabled Golf with CMH Group's Ralph Nortje as Captain.

Inspirational read

Enter the May #FlyDriveStay competition and stand the chance of winning a R16 000 break to Cape Town, courtesy of FlySafair, First Car Rental and Premier Hotels.

TABSA hosts Neuroscience of Maths and Science

The 2017 TABSA team to SA includes a learning specialist who is versed in different learning styles including the neuroscience of maths and science learning.

Read more
Travel Insurance
A Guide Buying Travel Insurance

International travel can be an exciting experience but travel insurance is often overlooked. Read our guide and be informed on how to protect yourself when abroad.

Get covered
First Fleet
Cars for Sale

The time to buy a car is now! Our de-fleeted, nearly-new vehicles all come with full service histories and low mileage.

Which one is yours?
MTB Trails
Top 10 Mountain Bike Trails in South Africa

South Africa is spoilt with mountain biking trails and parks, offering riders a wide range of terrains and tracks, from leisurely to technical and tough.

See our Top 10 here
Letter of the Month More Purple letters
On the 18th April 2017, Alex Andersson wrote,

“Having rented a car in Durban and driven it to Southbroom, I managed to lose the key on the beach. Michelle at First Car Rental Southbroom went completely above and beyond. Despite being called out on a Saturday, she helped us with a big smile and great enthusiasm.”

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