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What is the average life of a car battery and how can you extend it?

A good figure for a car batteries life is five years, but you might find that you are replacing your car battery more than you should be. How to extend your car battery life: Try to avoid repeated short journeys By depleting the car’s battery and not fully charging it up, you defiantly risk shorting the batteries life. You also can have the risk of depleting the battery so much that it does not have enough charge to start the engine eventually. Inspect your car’s battery often The major battery killer is corrosion this is the metallic gunk that builds…

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Petrol saving tips

Petrol prices continue to rise all the time so Top Notch Car Rental decided to put together some tips on saving petrol when driving: Make fewer trips with your vehicle When your car has been standing for a few hours, the engine is cold and it will use more fuel. You should try combining all your daily errands into one big trip. Stay away from the rush hour There is nothing worse getting stuck bumper to bumper in a traffic jam, but this is also a very expensive way of travelling. Every time you stop and go in traffic your…

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Tips for saving on your next car rental in Gauteng

Saving money by getting an affordable car rental in Gauteng can help you have some extra money available to enjoy the different tourist attractions that our beautiful country has to offer. We share tips to help you save on your next car rental in Gauteng: Look online for some quotes from different car rental companies – you might think that all the car rental companies would charge the same rate, but that is not always the case. The quotes that you will receive from different car hire companies would not all be the same.  With the power of the internet, it…

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Some things to keep in mind when going for a car rental in South Africa

If You are travelling to South Africa and thinking about going for a car rental? Top Notch Car Rental has put together a guide for you. Here are some things to think about: Are you really going to need a car rental? The public transport can sometimes be generally poor even in the larger cities like Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban and Port Elizabeth in South Africa so it is advisable to go for a car rental so that you do not need to rely so much on public transport and you get to travel in your own time. When is…

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Some things not to do when going for a car Rental

Going for a car rental is such a common thing to do when travelling nowadays as it is so convenient having you’re on vehicle when travelling. But there are a few things that you need to look at and consider first: Do you need additional insurance? Or will your current insurance cover your car rental? What about the petrol charges how exactly does that work? Must I inspect the car for any damages before I take it away? Can I take the car rental into another country? These are just straightforward questions that you need to ask yourself before going…

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Stay safe on the Roads this Christmas Festive Season

Distracted driving is estimated to be a factor in almost 50% of all car accidents. Driving safely is not only better for the driver but also to all other road users. Here are some safety tips on staying safe on the roads: Of course, you should never drink and drive alcohol when driving. Obey the speed limit at all times. Do not speak or use cell phones when driving a car. It is very dangerous. Ensure that the vehicle is in a roadworthy condition to be on the roads. Do vehicle maintenance on your vehicle and do not miss any…

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Ways to find affordable car rentals

Do you need tips on how to find affordable car rentals? Top Notch Car Rental have decided to put together some tips for you if you stick with these tips you are sure to find an affordable car rental this festive season. There is nothing better than a good road trip with family or friends, having a car rental is just so much better because you have the freedom of seeing new destinations with your own car rental. A car rental brings you much more flexibility and helps you reach those tourist destinations safely and in your own time. When…

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Holiday Destinations for this Christmas festive season in Gauteng

The Christmas festive season is just around the corner; most families decide to go away on holiday this time of year. Top Notch Car Rental has decided to share some of the best Holiday destinations to visit during the Christmas festive season: Birds Haven This is a quirky vintage style two-bedroom, the two bathroom cottage that can sleep up to six people. Beautiful private garden and peaceful veranda is great for morning coffee’s and sunsets in the evening with all the different kinds of spectacular bird life all around you. Cheerio Trout Fishing & Holiday Resort Cheerio Trout fishing &…

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Minibus Rental

If you are planning to travel far either for work reasons or just a holiday away with a big group of people, then a minibus rental is something to consider. There are many advantages to going for a minibus rental, with its ample space and awesome features. Enjoying your trip in comfort and style is main priorities. Travelling in groups always works out cheaper as you only need to use one vehicle that way you save on petrol. When going for a minibus rental you should have the trip planned properly and know exactly where you would like to travel…

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Save money on your business with a bakkie Rental

Spending money in a business for operating costs can get stressful. Just With the petrol on a continues spike, you might find yourself looking for ways to save in your business. You could increase the price of your services or goods you are selling but that could send your customers to change to just much cheaper alternatives. Investing in a bakkie Rental is a good decision to go for. If you need a bakkie to deliver your goods around or to reach different job sites, renting is a good way to keep your operating costs down. You do not have to pay…

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