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19 12, 2018

What Type of Car Best Suits your Needs?

By |2018-12-18T10:17:41+02:0019 December 2018|Blog|

Choosing a car that suits your needs can be challenging, from a sedan for extra boot space, a small city car light on fuel or a minivan for extra seats and leg room.  Each person’s needs are different. Some may find a van or truck completely impractical, while others who own a small business may need a 2x4.  There [...]

17 12, 2018

Popular Summer Road Trip Destinations for South Africans

By |2018-12-03T11:42:23+02:0017 December 2018|Blog|

As a rent-to-own a car company in South Africa, Earn-a-Car knows of a few great places to drive to this summer: Garden Route The Garden Route is a scenic 200 km stretch between Mossel Bay in the Western Cape and the Storms River Mouth on the Western fringes of the Eastern Cape. You will pass through beautiful forests, pristine [...]

10 12, 2018

I’ve got a Poor Credit Rating, how do I Buy a Car?

By |2018-12-03T09:05:17+02:0010 December 2018|Blog|

Blacklisted and need to buy a car?  Often, people do not want to pay a bank’s high finance and interest rate costs but also cannot afford to buy a car with cash upfront, or cannot get car finance because of a poor credit history. Rent-to-own car finance plans offer buyers a different purchase model where you can rent a [...]

3 12, 2018

Maintenance Tips to Get Your Car Ready For the Summer Holidays

By |2018-12-03T08:49:28+02:003 December 2018|Blog|

December holiday is around the corner and you undoubtedly have a few summer road trips planned. Regardless of whether you are planning to make a 200 km or 2 000 km journey, you need to make sure your car is in tip-top condition so you are not left on the side of the road in the heat. Battery When [...]

26 11, 2018

When is the Right Time to Buy a Car

By |2018-11-02T13:39:12+02:0026 November 2018|Blog|

In South Africa, monthly car payments are often the second highest debt you have to pay monthly, after rent or paying a bond.  Not having a car is simply not an option for most of us. If you, like many people, are starting to consider investing in a vehicle, then it is important to consider whether it is the [...]

19 11, 2018

Differences between Rent-to-Own versus Bank Vehicle Finance

By |2018-11-02T13:34:10+02:0019 November 2018|Blog|

If you have been blacklisted, then you may find it especially difficult to get a loan for a large purchase, such as a car. In the past, people with a bad credit record were opting for a rent-to-own car finance plan but with more consumers picking up on the benefits of these easy car finance models, it is quickly [...]

12 11, 2018

Managing the Damaging Effects of Hitting a Pothole on your Car

By |2018-11-02T13:27:08+02:0012 November 2018|Blog|

Potholes are a structural failure on the roads surface often caused by high volumes of traffic breaking the asphalt, or water retention in the underlying soil, creating a hole in the road.  When driving over potholes, minor to severe damage can be caused to your car’s tyres. These are a few important considerations to check for, when driving over [...]

5 11, 2018

Top 5 Essentials to always keep in your Car

By |2018-11-02T13:09:48+02:005 November 2018|Blog|

Most of us jump into our cars, aware of the most important items to take with, namely your valid drivers licence, cell phone and wallet. There are, however, a number of other essentials that you should always keep in your car to make an unexpected turn of events, a little easier to manage and help ensure your future safety: [...]

29 10, 2018

Here’s the Easiest Way to Buy an Affordable Car in SA

By |2018-10-15T11:20:37+02:0029 October 2018|Blog, Vehicle finance|

If you are struggling to get vehicle finance from a bank or other financial institution, then it is time to consider rent-to-buy car financing options. Not only does it help you to avoid a new line of credit, but you also will not have to pay the high interest rates that banks charge on vehicle loans. With Earn-a-Car, you [...]