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Reasons to book your rental car online when travelling

These days, when it comes to travel planning, we have the ability to do basically everything from the comfort of our homes and mobile phones. More and more people are turning to the internet in order to book their travels. The internet has not only afforded us the ability to thoroughly research our vacations, there are many benefits to sorting out all your travel arrangements online. 

In fact, this has become one of the most popular booking solutions for people of all ages who are heading off on leisure or business trips.

Chanele van Tonder, Firefly’s marketing executive, and her team composed a list of reasons why you should consider also doing your bookings online.

Comfortability and convenience. Let’s be honest. It’s just way less of a hassle to book your car online, with all the detailed information you need at the click of a button. No one wants to wait in long lines or be kept on hold for what feels like forever. Now you can do it from the comfort of your couch! 

Booking also often requires several important documents – confirmation numbers, invoices, waivers, important details, etc. When you book online, you receive all of these important documents and notifications right on your phone or computer and have instant access when you need it. There’s no need to print out reservation numbers or barcodes and you can check back on the notifications for important information if necessary.

Accessibility and availability. Travellers come from all over the world and language barriers might become a real problem. This, however, can be avoided when you have the ability to go onto the internet and book your whole trip without having to directly speak to anyone.

Because time zones differ from around the world, it might be harder to find the time to call a call centre or business, since their timeline may completely differ from yours.

It is also easier for travellers to make changes to their online reservations. You will not have to call the service provider and wait for a customer service representative to assist you with the process. 

Making an online booking will mean that you can make any necessary changes whenever you get access to the internet. 

Informative and detailed. All the information you need when looking for the perfect car is right in front of you. You can go through the detailed descriptions and choices at your own time. When you are ready and have weighed out the options, you can have the vehicle suitable for your family or friends with the click of a button. 

Want to book your car for your trip online from the comfort of your home? Firefly Car Rental is the perfect choice! With a wide range and variety of cars, you’ll have a blast finding the right one for your trip, from your computer or mobile phone! You can also select add-ons such as GPS and a baby seat to make your drive even more convenient.

“We have the option for travellers all over the world to conveniently do their booking online, whether you are looking for a small vehicle or a kombi. We strive to make your trip memorable by making it as stress-free as possible,” said Van Tonder.

You can feel free to book your Firefly car by visiting our website at You can also call 0861 600 136 or email Stay up to date with all the latest news from Firefly by liking their page on Facebook (@FireflyCarRentalSA), Twitter (@fireflyrentalSA) and Instagram (@fireflycarrental).