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Our cars are gathering dust, but Mzansi plans to sho’t left after lockdown

Most Saffers are doing less mileage compared with pre-lockdown but we’re already planning our road trips

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As many international borders remain closed South Africans plan to spend the mileage saved on their vehicles - by working from home - on cross-country holidays once lockdown eventually ends. 

A survey, released on Monday by online classified advert site Gumtree, polled 12,000 vehicle owners from across the country. 

They did so after noticing “a significant increase in online purchasing activity” and, according to brand marketing manager Estelle Nagel, South Africans’ comfort with online shopping also increased significantly over the past few months...

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