First in Car Hire. First in Service
Welcome to our 2019 monthly newsletters, our way of keeping in touch with you throughout the year. This will be a good year for you and car hire, as our Self Service checkout technology becomes your new way of life!
Self-service car hire
Renters Love Self Service Efficiency

Committed to providing superior customer service and technology, First's new Self Service product is a hit for frequent travellers.

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NYE 2019
2019 New Year’s Eve Celebrations

As midnight rolled across the time zones, the world celebrated the arrival of 2019. First brings you 20 of the best pictures from across the globe.

See the Celebrations
Capital Pearls
Business or Leisure - The Perfect Location

Whether you are staying for business or leisure, prepare to be immersed in luxury at The Capital Pearls in Umhlanga.

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Google Search Tends 2018
What did we Google in 2018?

What was the most asked question? What was the most searched recipe? Remember 2018 with some of Google's Top 10 Trending Searches.

Discover what was popular
Capital Pearls
WIN

We're giving you the chance to win a dream getaway for two at The Capital Pearls in Umhlanga, including flights and car hire.

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Buy a Car
First Car Sales

In the market for new wheels? Our pre-loved cars have a full-service history and low mileage - You won’t find a better deal anywhere.

Click here to find your wheels
Best Road Trip Routes SA
TOP RATED Road Trip Routes in South Africa

For those of you who believe that life is about the journey, this is for you - a collection of 10 unforgettable road trips and routes.

Discover our Top 10 here
Letter of the Month More Purple letters
On the 11th of December, Martin van Schoor wrote,

"For some years now we have had a corporate account with your company. Since the outset we have been serviced by Suzanne Botha. I would like to ensure that this young lady gets the commendation she deserves for excellent customer service."

Dear Martin, thank you for your wonderful email. It wins Suzanne this month's Purple Heart.
#FlyDriveStay December competition winner Thank you for entering the December 2018 #FLYDRIVESTAY competition, courtesy of FlySafair, First Car Rental and The Capital Hotels & Apartments. The winner, randomly selected by a computer algorithm, is GILL PEARL.