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Jeffrey’s Bay – Vaughan McShane

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Last week we left the adventure paradise and enchanted gardens of Hogsback for something a little more coastal – South Africa’s very own surf heaven, Jeffrey’s Bay. This little Afrikaans fishing town was discovered in the 60’s for its unbelievably perfect waves and since then the population has grown ten-fold as surfers came to settle down with their families. The drive down along the N2 went without a hitch and although still in the notoriously “bad-road” province of the Eastern …

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The Importance of 4×4 Hire in Namibia

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A funny thing happened to a friend of mine this week while on a business trip in Rundu in Namibia. Those of you that know the area are probably wondering what type of business anybody with all their senses could possibly have in Rundu, well for the purposes of my story that is neither here nor there but to quell curiosity I will divulge. It seems that one of the big oil companies, bored with destroying the oceans and the …

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Why should you take a self-drive holiday in South Africa?

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Excellent value for money Flexibility – adapt our tours to suit you Change your accommodation if you want Select what type of car group you want Freedom to explore at your own pace, setting off & stopping where you want Driving is on the left Car rental is straightforward with offices throughout South Africa The roads are good and all the road signs are in English Route maps, detailed directions and a comprehensive travel itinerary are provided by most car …

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Choosing the right car for your road trip

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South Africa is blessed to have a plethora of destinations available, offering numerous attractions for you and your family to explore. Enjoy the experience of a lifetime and embark on a well-known “rite of passage”, commonly known as the infamous road trip. There are plenty of Cape Town car hire companies that are ready to initiate your adventure. In order to enjoy your trip to its full potential, you need to ensure that you choose the correct car that is …

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Make the most of your car rental

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What Size Car Do You Need? The size of the rental car that you need is dependent on your intended destination. If you are planning an adrenalin-filled, off-road adventure; a robust 4×4 with excellent traction control from a car hire company in South Africa would be an obvious option. However, the drawback is that your fuel consumption will be high and therefore the escalating petrol prices will be a definite concern. For a family road trip, opt for safety rather …