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Welcome to FIRST TRAVEL, your favourite 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 July 2018.
FlySafair GFPA
FlySafair Champion Girl Fly Programme in Africa

First Car Rental's airline partner, FlySafair, has signed on as a platinum sponsor for the Girl Fly Programme in Africa 2018.

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Wedding Car Hire
Add Car-Glamour to Your Wedding

Every couple wants their wedding to be perfect. You may have all the plans set, but the one thing that sets these plans into action is transportation.

Start planning!
Travel Changes
Infographic: The Evolution of Travel

The history of the travel and tourism industry is one of constant change, where even the most random events and inventions have had a huge impact.

Find out more

Enter July's #FlyDriveStay competition to WIN a getaway at Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch, including flights and car hire, valued at R12,000.

Enter now!
Durban Tourism Boost
New Developments to Boost Durban Tourism

With a new and extended waterfront, new cruise terminal and new beach resorts in the pipeline, the future of Durban's tourism is looking bright.

What's new?
Buy a Car
Cars for Sale

First Car Rental defleets thousands of cars every year and makes them available for purchase. These cars are under 3 years old and in mint condition.

Which one is yours?
Surviving Long-haul FLights
Survive Long-haul Flights in Economy Class

Long-haul flights aren't very appealing, but it doesn't have to be this way. Read our 10 tips for surviving long-haul flights in economy class.

See our Top 10 here
Letter of the Month More Purple letters
On the 13th of June, Nobuhle Mbete wrote,

"I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Fezile Forbay, Branch Manager at your East London Airport branch for going an extra mile towards assisting me with renewing my expired driver's license. The courtesy from all the staff in the branch was wonderful. My rating for the service is 10+."

Dear Nobuhle, thank you for your wonderful email. It wins Fezile this month's Purple Heart. xxx.
#FlyDriveStay June 2018 winner Thank you for entering the June 2018 #FLYDRIVESTAY competition, courtesy of FlySafair, First Car Rental and The Saxon Hotel. The winner, randomly selected by a computer algorithm, is JACKIE FURTER.