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Don’t have any December travel plans? Explore South Africa this holiday season by taking a road trip.

There are so many beautiful destinations to choose from – from the beach to the bush, or even the countryside. We’ve compiled a few basic tips to make sure you have a safe & happy trip.

Safety first

It’s extremely important to insure your vehicle before you hit the road. Have a look at our comprehensive car insurance options and value-added products (like scratch & dent cover, or tyre & rim guard). We also offer cover for your caravan, trailer or watercraft

 “The wear and tear on a vehicle on road trips can be a lot worse than one initially thinks”, says travel writer Wanda Coustas. Take your vehicle for an inspection of the battery, brakes, tyres, windscreen wipers, brake lights, spare tyres, etc. Wanda also advises that you pack jumper cables, powerful torches, a first aid kit, flares, a blanket and bottled water.

Where will the road take you?

Cape Town ­– Knysna – Plettenberg Bay

Escape the city with a trip through the Garden Route. You can expect beaches, mountains & forests; lots of arts, crafts & quirks.

Oudtshoorn – Karoo

If you’re not a fan of the classic beach holiday, head to the Karoo. You can expect interesting fauna & flora; mountains, caves & vineyards.

Port Elizabeth – Port Alfred – Grahamstown

A good mix of the coast and the inland area. You can expect long stretches of sandy beaches, bushveld & game reserves; historic towns, arts & culture.

Drakensberg – Durban

Discover some of the most breath-taking views in the country. You can expect mountains, streams & waterfalls; beaches and lots of outdoor activities; Boer War and Bushman history.

Kruger National Park – Limpopo River

An iconic South African road trip waits if you choose these destinations. You can expect a rich cultural heritage; the Big Five & other wildlife; beautiful sunsets & scenery.

Useful tips

  • Make the most of your trip by planning ahead; accommodation is especially important, but you can also see & do more if you do some research beforehand.
  • Travel with people who are on-board with the plans. You’ll be spending a lot of time with them in the car, so make sure you choose wisely. If you’re travelling with kids, be sure to have enough entertainment and snacks for them, too.
  • Do not overload your vehicle. If it doesn’t fit in your boot, trailer or caravan, rather leave it at home. You should keep the inside of the car clean.
  • Take a camera – don’t use a camera phone. This way, you’ll capture beautiful memories without reverting to spending too much time on your phone.

Have a safe trip!

Terms and conditions apply. This article should not be construed as financial advice and is provided for information purposes only.

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