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20
Jul

How to Deal With Rental Car Theft?

Losing your rented car, especially when you are on vacation, can be nothing less than a nightmare. It is important to know what to do next in case of a vehicle theft while dealing with a rented car. A lot of research and in-depth screening of the rental contract is essential to understand the company...
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01
Jun

Mistakes to Avoid When Driving at Night

Rent your next Landrover with SMH Car Hire, not only great rentals but some tips to keep you safe too! Driving at night increases the risks of possible incidents and accidents irrespective of the place. Whether a national highway, cross country, interior route, city roads, countryside, etc., multiple risks are involved considering factors like speed,...
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04
May

Items to Check When Renting a Car

Some essential checks you should conduct when you receive the rental car. Go Around the Car and Have a Look Spare a minute and go around the car just to have a complete go-through. See if there is any visible damage. In case it is night time you can use a torch for that purpose....
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02
Apr

Excited? Rent The New Defender From Us

WHAT IS IT? The new Defender has a mountain to climb. Yeah, a real mountain, of course, because awesome off-road ability is an absolute necessity. But also a metaphorical mountain. It’s got to replace the old one. A vehicle that was very widely adored, for the exact same reasons it was almost impossible to justify...
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28
Mar

Top Ten Reasons to Rent a Car

1. Weddings End your fairy tale wedding in style by leaving in a luxury rental car. Cinderella didn’t leave the ball in a pumpkin and you shouldn’t leave your wedding in a lemon. Let your stunning exit be the perfect ending to a perfect day. 2. High School Reunions Impress your old high school friends...
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01
Mar

Advantages of Car Rental

Whether you are travelling for leisure or heading to your next client meeting, sometimes you just need a set of wheels and car rental is the most comfortable way of transport.  Low Cost and Affordability Car rentals save you from the worries of maintenance fee and depreciation loss. If you really don’t need a car every...
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05
Feb

Predictions for Car Rental in 2021….

To say we’re conducting business in a new world isn’t exactly breaking news. Virtually every industry has been impacted by the recent COVID-19 outbreak and car rental is no exception. In the short-term, finding ways to rent vehicles when nobody can leave the house is a gigantic problem. Many will view this new reality with...
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03
Jan

What’s Trending in Car Rentals for 2021

Domestic car rentals are up, way up, according to several of the travel advisors. Let’s take a look at some of the rental car trends, as we’re about to move into 2021. One-way corporate rentals “We have seen a huge increase in car rentals overall, and specifically in the one-way car market,” “They are mostly...
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01
Dec

It can be cheaper to drive – in a rented car– than fly out of Joburg this Christmas

  Buying flights for a family visit within South Africa over the traditional Christmas break can be expensive in 2020 – despite the entry of a brand new airline, and the return to scheduled service of Kulula.com. Especially if you are flying out of, and back to, Johannesburg during the peak season. Flying a family of...
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