rent-to-buy

20 08, 2018

How Traditional Car Financing Can Become Unaffordable

By | 2018-07-30T15:26:17+00:00 20 August 2018|Blog|

Walking through one of the many auto cities and the shopping centre’s in South Africa, it is hard not to notice the eye-catching vehicle displays and advertising that makes you wish you owned that brand new vehicle. Car manufacturers spend millions advertising the latest models with luxurious features, and financing companies are increasingly offering alternate finance options that make [...]

6 08, 2018

What to Consider when Choosing Car Insurance

By | 2018-07-30T14:51:08+00:00 6 August 2018|Blog|

With so many companies selling car insurance, it’s tough to know which one to go for. Should you opt for the company with the lowest premium, the one with the most add-on benefits, or the one spending money on fixing potholes and helping direct traffic? In our latest blog post, our easy vehicle finance company lists the options you [...]

23 07, 2018

Where Is The Best Place In SA To Buy A Used Car?

By | 2018-07-03T11:25:52+00:00 23 July 2018|Blog|

Looking for a used car in South Africa? Here are a few places that you can check out to get the best deal possible: Online Forums And E-Commerce Websites You can buy a used car directly from a seller on e-commerce websites and online forums. The benefit of this is that you can negotiate the price with the seller, [...]

25 06, 2018

What are the worst ways to finance a car?

By | 2018-06-26T10:01:31+00:00 25 June 2018|Blog|

There are many different vehicle finance options in South Africa, but not all of them are a good idea. Earn-a-Car, leaders in the rent to buy industry, has rounded up some of the worst ways to finance a car: Years and years of payments Many times, car buyers are coerced into taking out a loan over 5, 7 or [...]

11 06, 2018

Is car financing really the best way to get a car? No!

By | 2018-06-14T10:32:18+00:00 11 June 2018|Blog|

When most people start looking for a new or second-hand car, they assume that car financing is the only way to go about it. There are a number of alternative financing options to get you behind the steering wheel and traditional financing from a bank isn’t always the best way to go about it. One of the reasons why [...]

28 05, 2018

Blacklisted? Here are some of the Best Resources in SA for Getting Help

By | 2018-05-02T09:48:46+00:00 28 May 2018|Blog|

Many South Africans realise (with a shock!) that they have been blacklisted when they try to apply for credit but are denied. The word ‘blacklisted’ can mean a number of different things, so it’s important that you understand how it applies to your unique situation. You could, for example, be blacklisted by a certain credit provider. If your account [...]

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 [...]

5 03, 2018

SA’s Best Road Trip Destinations for Your Easter Holidays

By | 2018-03-08T15:52:40+00:00 5 March 2018|Blog|

March and April are usually filled with long weekends and of course, the Easter holiday. This is the perfect time of year to take a road trip with your friends, family or loved ones. Here are some of the best road trip destinations for your Easter holidays: The Garden Route The Garden Route in the Western Cape is renowned [...]