Get a car or bakkie without finance

Are you shopping around for a car or bakkie? If so, you may have gone through something like this: After seeing the car or bakkie you want in the colour you always wanted, you walk into the showroom and have a quick chat with one of the dealers. Before you know it, you're behind [...]

Why Vehicle Tracking is Essential

Are you in the market for a new car or bakkie, or thinking of upgrading your current model? We would like to share a motor industry secret with you - vehicle tracking isn't necessary. It's essential. What's the point of vehicle tracking? This question has been asked many times at work, around the braai [...]

Rent to Buy: not only for blacklisted people

Some people seem to think that rent to buy vehicles are only a good option for customers who have a poor credit history - let's take a look at the facts and see if there's any truth to this urban legend. What does it really mean to be blacklisted anyway? Many South Africans are [...]

No Banks, No Interest – Why Rent to Buy is BEST

No banks, no interest Buying a car should be an exciting experience, and usually it is - except for the hoops you have to jump through to apply for bank finance and the interest on monthly payments. Bank financing is a difficult process for many South Africans, especially those of us who have a [...]

With roadside assistance included – Why rent to buy is best.

Have you been blacklisted and you are tired of constant failed applications for finance, but would still like to enjoy the benefits of your own transport? Well there is no reason why you can’t be the proud owner of a quality pre-owned vehicle. Have you heard of a rent to buy option? People are [...]

What does ‘No Finance’ actually mean?

You might think that the only way to buy a car or bakkie is by asking for a bank loan. In which case, you are possibly worried that this would seem to be practically impossible, and that you might never get the transport that you so desperately need. There is no really no need [...]

5 Reasons Why Rent To Buy Is A Great Way To Get Your New Car

Buying a car is one of those complicated purchases that affects your personal, professional as well as financial wellbeing over the long term. Financing your car is a long term obligation to the bank regardless of the unforeseen circumstances or trends in the economy that may render you unable to make your car payments, effectively [...]

No Change In Monthly Costs – Why Rent To Buy is Best

Planning is key, especially when it comes to your finances but no matter how diligently you go about arranging your financial affairs, unforeseen circumstances, hikes in interest rates or unanticipated expenses can all contribute to financial uncertainty. With No Finance Cars, you can eliminate some of this risk by securing your monthly car payment. Rent [...]

No monthly KM limitations – why Rent to Buy is best

If you're in the market for a car, you may have seen some vehicle lease and rent to buy companies offering unbelievably cheap monthly prices and deals that just seem too good to be true. If you look closer at these deals, you'll probably see some fine print that looks like this: "Monthly mileage limitations [...]

Is your car AA Roadworthy?

Just like the test of a good wine is in the drinking after a particularly good cultivation, your car needs to be nurtured through the years and tested regularly to ensure that it is still roadworthy. Your vehicle may be getting on in years which you begin to notice it as you start it up [...]

Upgrade Your Car Every 18 Months – Why Rent To Buy is Best

Purchasing a car is a lengthy commitment to not only the car you buy but also the bank or financial institution from which you obtain your financing. Once you get behind the wheel of your new car, you'll no doubt be driving it for years to come, despite the fact that your needs might become [...]

Understanding Your Credit Score

Securing a loan can be a complicated task full of hidden pitfalls and unnecessary admin, however, your overall ability to secure a loan fundamentally boils down to one thing: your credit score. Every person has a credit score and, considering these facts, it is vitally important to understand just what it is. The Basics of [...]

How to find out your credit score for free

When the time comes to apply for vehicle finance, knowing what your credit score is can go a long way to simplifying the process for you. You could also eliminate some of the stress involved by opting for rent to own vehicle finance. However, if you are worried that your credit score might affect the [...]

Why Should You Rent to Own?

Buying a new vehicle is both an exciting and gruelling time. The most nail-biting part of the process is almost always awaiting approval for vehicle finance, and for those who have been blacklisted, vehicle finance is often not even an option! So what’s the solution? How can you avoid having to withstand a lengthy finance [...]

Rent-to-own makes buying your first car easy

Becoming a first time car buyer is an exciting experience, but oftentimes the only thing standing in the way between you and your dream car is finance. Unfortunately, life’s greatest paradox is that you need a good credit reference to get financing, but you also need access to financing in order to develop a good [...]

Is Vehicle Financing for You

Deciding to get a new car is an exciting time, especially if it’s your first one. But unless you’ve been saving for the last several years, you probably won’t be able to buy it directly. In this case, you’ll have three primary options: Financing the vehicle through a bank/registered credit provider, leasing the vehicle or [...]

There is No Blacklist, Just Your Credit Score

It’s something you always hear about, as if it were the last stopping point for bad debtors. Being blacklisted comes with such bad connotations and seems so economically debilitating, that there are businesses out there whose sole service is getting you off of it. But what is this fabled “blacklist”? Does everyone get sent a [...]

All Our Cars Include Vehicle Tracking

Crime is always a concern in South Africa, especially for those making their way on the roads. We’re all aware of the unseen dangers during our daily commute, particularly when the traffic is really dense. Some of the crime motorist find themselves victims to every day, include: Smash and grabs Hijackings Car theft Muggings And [...]

3 Ways Mechanical Breakdown Cover Helps You

We all know the hassles that come with vehicle breakdowns. Even after you’ve stood on the side of the road for hours, waiting on the tow truck, when they arrive the real concerns begin. How much is it going to cost? How long am I going to be immobile? Who am I going to send [...]

4 Reasons You Need Roadside Assistance Today

It’s a service that’s growing in popularity every day. Yet, still a frightening number of South Africans drive around each day without roadside assistance. Advances in remote technology in the last decade have given roadside assistance companies an unprecedented ability to help motorists quickly, regardless of where they’re located. It’s so vital that most vehicle [...]

5 Things to Look out for When Renting a Car on a Trip

Unlike a rent-to-won situation or leasing a car in the city you live in, renting a car in a foreign or unfamiliar place can be a scary process, depending on the destination. Various aspects of local contract law, industry practices and consumer-culture will influence how much of a fair deal you get on your vehicle [...]

Debt Review – The Pros and Cons

Debt review or debt counselling is only to be used as a last resort by those who are so overburdened by their debt that they cannot rectify the situation on their own. Many people across the country who are in a bad debt situation believe that debt counselling will magically fix all their problems. What [...]

Buying a New Car? Make Sure It Has These Essential Features

As little as 15 years ago, when you bought a new car it didn't come standard with all the things that we expect to find in a new car today. Features like power steering, a stereo system, and air-conditioning were all optional extras that you had to pay a small fortune for. With new technologies [...]

Get Your First Car Without The Financing Hassles

Buying your first car can be a difficult process to go through. If you’ve just finished university and found a new job, now you need a way to get to the office. The only problem is you don’t have your own transport. Now, on top of having no car, you also have no credit history. [...]

Benefits of Leasing Your Car

When buying a new car the consumer in South Africa is faced with a few different options. In order to accommodate a range of people in different economic situations you now have the choice between getting bank finance, arranging finance from a dealership, going for a rent-to-own option or simply leasing your car. For many [...]

Getting Car Finance

If you’ve applied for vehicle finance and been turned away by the banks, it could be due to a number of different reasons. Either the bank does not see you as a suitable candidate for a loan because of your work, or they are unwilling to give you a loan because of bad credit or [...]

How to Repair Your Credit Rating

Having a poor credit rating can be a serious problem. Apart from causing major stress in your life, it can also affect your ability to lead a normal life. But remember, if you do have bad credit, it won’t last forever. There are a few ways for you to fix your credit score and get [...]

5 Things You Need to Know About Credit

When it comes to credit, or even anything related to finance, most of us are ill-educated about the subject. However, the fact remains that we all use money every day, and as such we should all take the time to educate ourselves a little better about credit, debt and being blacklisted.