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21 05, 2018

What are the most Popular Cars in South Africa?

By | 2018-05-02T09:36:50+00:00 21 May 2018|Blog|

As one of the leading rent-to-buy vehicle companies in South Africa, Earn-a-Car is always on the lookout for trends in the vehicle industry. Here are some of the most popular cars in South Africa: According to data from the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa the VW Polo Vivo, Toyota Corolla Quest, Toyota Etios, Mercedes Benz C-Class [...]

14 05, 2018

Rent-to-Buy and Upgrade Your Car as You Drive

By | 2018-05-02T09:32:34+00:00 14 May 2018|Blog|

Rent-to-buy comes with a number of obvious benefits, such as not having to take on another line of debt for a car and not being subjected to loan interest rates from banks. One major benefit that many people don’t always think of, however, is the ability to upgrade your car as you drive. When you buy a new car [...]

7 05, 2018

The Best Winter Holiday Destinations in SA for Families

By | 2018-05-02T09:28:17+00:00 7 May 2018|Blog|

In South Africa, most people take their long holiday over the December period. Many people, however, need a break after the first five or six months of the year and many schools are closed for a few weeks during winter. Here are a few great places to go to this winter: Tiffendell Ski Resort What better way to spend [...]

23 04, 2018

Why it is Important That Your Car is AA Roadworthy

By | 2018-04-05T15:02:11+00:00 23 April 2018|Blog|

According to the AA’s website, there are over half a million unroadworthy cars on South Africa’s roads. Not only is it a crime to drive an unroadworthy vehicle, but it could put your life and other people’s lives at risk. Every new or used car sold in the country must pass a roadworthy test before it can be registered [...]

16 04, 2018

Questions to Ask When You’re Buying a Used Car

By | 2018-04-04T11:25:06+00:00 16 April 2018|Blog|

Buying a used car has a number of benefits. Not only will you be saving money by not having to experience the rapid car depreciation experienced in the first two years but if you do your research you can find really excellent deals. If you are considering buying a second-hand car, you do need to ask these important questions [...]

9 04, 2018

No Banks and no Expensive Interest Rates on Rent-to-Buy Car Plans

By | 2018-04-04T11:20:50+00:00 9 April 2018|Blog|

So, you’ve established a realistic monthly car payment that fits into your budget, been to a few car dealerships, browsed online, read car reviews, considered the petrol consumption and have taken the car that fits your needs for a test drive.  Once you have decided on your ideal car, now is the time to decide on vehicle financing and [...]

2 04, 2018

How a Rent-to-Own Plan Can Help You Buy a Car

By | 2018-04-03T13:53:42+00:00 2 April 2018|Blog|

Do you want to buy a new set of wheels but would also like to avoid having to pay high administration, service fees and interest rates? One of the ways to avoid these additional costs is to buy a car upfront, which majority of people aren’t able to do. If this sounds like you, then you should consider rent-to-own [...]

26 03, 2018

How the Right Rent-to-Buy a Car Plan can Help you Own Your Car

By | 2018-04-03T14:28:10+00:00 26 March 2018|Blog|

If you have a bad credit score rating, then you have probably found it difficult to obtain anything from a cell phone contract to a vehicle loan. Regardless of affordability, regulatory institutions in South Africa have a mandate to only provide credit to people who have a good to fair credit rating. The good news is that the right [...]

19 03, 2018

Who Should Choose a Rent-to-Buy Car Finance Plan

By | 2018-03-08T16:02:16+00:00 19 March 2018|Blog|

Aside from a property, buying a car is one of the biggest financial decisions you will have to make. As a cautious and considerate person, it’s good to investigate all of your vehicle financing options. Rent-to-buy car finance plans work well for a number of people. If the below describes your current situation, then you will benefit the most [...]

12 03, 2018

How to Save Money by Avoiding Vehicle Finance with a Rent-to-Buy Plan

By | 2018-03-08T15:57:16+00:00 12 March 2018|Blog|

If you are in the market for a vehicle, then you are probably considering all of the easy vehicle finance options that are available to you. It is not always easy to calculate which option will cost you more in the long run because many financing institutions highlight certain low-deposit offers or cash back deals that can cloud your [...]