FAQs

4 03, 2018

What happens if I get a traffic fine?

By | 2018-03-05T16:36:01+00:00 4 March 2018|

All fines, licensing and e-tolls etc. are for your own account. For your own safety, we encourage you to follow the rules of the road at all times. All our vehicles are under constant GPS surveillance and reckless driving will be penalised. Your monthly payments will increase for as long as bad driving continues. Remember, negligent driving has serious [...]

4 03, 2018

Toll Fees for SANRAL?

By | 2018-03-04T18:18:46+00:00 4 March 2018|

You are responsible for all e-toll fees. In order to ensure you get the benefit of fitting your car with an e-tag, which allows you to earn up to 48% discount on tolling and a R450 monthly cap, you need to purchase your own e-tag and link it to your vehicle’s registration number. You can do this at any [...]

4 03, 2018

How much mileage can I do?

By | 2018-03-04T18:18:15+00:00 4 March 2018|

A mileage limit of 3 000km per month applies. If you go over the monthly limit, you will be charged R1 per kilometre, unless you’ve made other arrangements with Earn-a-car.

4 03, 2018

Are there any remote location or collection fees?

By | 2018-03-04T18:16:46+00:00 4 March 2018|

Yes. We charge a remote location fee. Any contract concluded where you work or reside outside a radius of 300km of this office will attract a R2 500 remote location fee. Any contract concluded where you work or reside outside a radius of 400km of this office will attract a R5 000 remote location fee. Collections less than this [...]

4 03, 2018

If I default on a payment, can I restore my relationship with Earn-a-car at a later stage?

By | 2018-03-04T18:16:17+00:00 4 March 2018|

If you show good faith there is no reason you can’t restore your relationship with Earn-a-car. If you bring your payments up to date, we will help you earn another vehicle. Should there be a difference in admin fee from your previous rental contract and the vehicle you now choose to take, the difference in admin as well as [...]

4 03, 2018

What happens if I can’t make my monthly payment?

By | 2018-03-04T18:15:42+00:00 4 March 2018|

If you can’t make your payment, contact us immediately on (011) 425 1666 during normal office hours. Do not simply let the debit order bounce. If you do, we will immobilise your car and collect it at your cost.. Rather return it to us before this happens.In terms of your contract, if you fall behind in your payments and [...]

4 03, 2018

How are monthly payments processed?

By | 2018-03-04T18:14:40+00:00 4 March 2018|

All payments are made through a debit order that is set up when you sign up for one of our deals. Payments are made on a monthly basis, in advance. If you’ve bought your vehicle in the middle of the month, we will work out the best pro rata rate for you. Therefore, your first full payment will only [...]

4 03, 2018

How do I ensure I stay in good standing with Earn-a-car?

By | 2018-03-04T18:14:13+00:00 4 March 2018|

Service and maintain your car regularly with an RMI accredited workshop or Agents as indicated at the time of signing your contract. Make sure your personal information is up to date and let us know if anything changes as soon as possible. Drive safely, obeying the rules of the road at all time. And always pay your monthly payments [...]