18 06, 2018

What Is Mechanical Breakdown Cover All About?

By | 2018-06-04T09:58:02+00:00 18 June 2018|Blog|

Whether you have bought a car by means of traditional vehicle financing or whether you are using a rent-to-own option, you will want to consider the different auto insurance options available to you. While normal car insurance generally covers damage to the vehicle caused by an accident, mechanical breakdown insurance covers other repairs that weren’t caused by a collision [...]

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 [...]

4 06, 2018

Why roadside assistance is essential for every car owner

By | 2018-06-04T09:35:35+00:00 4 June 2018|Blog|

As leaders in the rent to buy industry, we know which types of insurance and ‘extras’ are essential to car owners. Many people skimp on roadside assistance insurance when they buy a car because they wrongly believe that nothing will ever go wrong (and they would obviously rather save the money). Roadside assistance is a must-have for every person [...]

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 [...]