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Need a car for road trip
Posted February 8th, 2013 - 8:15 am by from Jerusalem, Israel (Permalink)
Dear south African friends!!!
how are you all??

me and my girlfriend arrived to your wonderful country two week ago!! we are now in Johannesburg in some friends place,

we really waana travel and explore all of the country! in a way of road trip!!

I thought about asking in this group, where will be the best place to find people which I can buy a car form, web-site, garage, or friends of you..


we attending to go out in the road trip in about two weeks from now..

thanks!!!!

Posted February 9th, 2013 - 8:02 pm by from Pretoria, South Africa (Permalink)
A good site for car shopping in SA is this one:
http://www.autotrader.co.za/
Both dealers and private owners advertise.

But ... how long do you intend to use it?
Are you sure it is worth buying a car.
Why not just rent one like most people do?

If you buy a car from a private person, you may spend days, even weeks just to register it on your name. There is a lot of bureaucracy involved and you need to pass it through a roadworthy test. Buying from a dealer will be quicker.
But then, in the end, you still have to sell it. You will not likely to get a good deal, if you are in a hurry.