What happens if you crash a rental car?

2015-10-01 11:06

'No insurance company will cover you for reckless, negligent driving,' writes First Car Rental's executive head, Melissa Storey. What happens if you crash a rental car?

Top 5 tips for successful road trips

2015-03-24 14:58

Thinking of getting into your car with a few friends and hitting the open road? Here are a few things you should remember.

Women see Harry as ideal driving pal

2014-11-17 20:06

To coincide with the launch of a fashion-inspired special-edition Seat Mii a survey asked British women who they would choose as the perfect travelling companion.

Sprite Tourer: Go where you want, when you want to

2014-11-10 07:22

There's a new family gravel-growler in town - The Sprite Tourer SW is designed for adventurous families and perfect for a road-trip through South Africa. Why pay for hotels?

Popular N2 farm stall hit by devastating fire

2014-05-06 11:04

A road trip along the N2 has lost a bit of its authenticity, after a fire ripped through the Peregrine Farm Stall.

Top 5 lovable road trip companions

2014-03-24 16:48

Finding good travel companions isn't easy, but when you do, it's magic!

Road Tripping: National roads decoded

2013-12-03 10:20

For many South Africans, December holiday means hitting the road, and for most this means at least a little stretch along one of the national roads.

N Cape ups traffic watch this festive season

2013-11-27 09:13

If your road trip is taking you through the Northern Cape this festive season, best keep your eyes peeled, as traffic officials will be out in full force.

Epic road trip: Volvo hits 4.8m km

2013-11-25 13:34

While your family drones along a 500km holiday journey to Knysna or Hartbeespoort, spare a thought for Irvin Gordon who's racked up nearly FIVE-MILLION kilometres on his travels.

Lonely Planet's 16 000km road trip

2013-05-31 13:04

To celebrate its 40th birthday, Lonely Planet has sent two travel writers in a Mini Cooper D Clubman on an epic 16 000km journey across Europe, Asia and Australasia.


Watch: Kids reveal parents' driving secrets

2015-08-31 09:00

Shouting at other drivers, swearing, picking their noses... children expose the bad driving habits of parents on road trips. Watch the eye-opening video!

Road-trip tips you probably don't know

2014-12-20 09:43

Driving becomes second-nature to most people but there are situations for which few will have had experiences. Such as these...

Real road-trip: Cape-Munich in Percy the Beemer

2014-11-13 14:59

A trio of car enthusiasts paid tribute to automaker by delivering a 24-year-old BMW 318i, nicknamed 'Percy', more than 16 000km from Cape Town to Munich, the spiritual home of BMW.

What makes a happy holiday driver?

2014-11-10 07:22

An independent customer car review site has been able to identify not only the models with which drivers are happiest overall but also identifies the drivers and where they come from.

Travellers warned of delays on N4 during Easter

2014-04-10 12:30

Extremely high traffic volumes on the N4, starting in Pretoria and ending in Maputo Mozambique, are expected to be made worse by roadwork stop/go routes during the Easter period.

5 affordable romantic weekend escapes

2014-02-04 09:16

Forget about what the advertisers say in February, get away for love's sake only - whenever you feel like it.

E-tolls alternative routes

2013-11-27 09:55

If you're road tripping through Gauteng over the festive season - check out these suggested e-toll alternatives - as well as the expected toll fees across the rest of South Africa.

Travel tips: Traditions on the road

2013-11-27 08:54

It’s almost time for the holidays and while most folk will be staying home for the special days, many others will be travelling. But, that doesn’t mean things have to be any different. Here’s our guide to take traditions with you…

e-tolls add pinch to festive season holidays

2013-10-18 08:26

Motorists visiting Gauteng during the upcoming festive season are being advised to budget for more than just petrol and accommodation.


Road trip through Africa

2013-02-06 09:34
Road trip through Africa

Southern Africa has a lot to offer when it comes to culture and nature. The best way to explore this beautiful part of Africa is by a 4x4 road trip through South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.

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