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• Free vehicle health checks for all Jaguar and Land Rover owners

• Holiday Heroes team ready to keep end-of-year journeys on track with a fleet of emergency vehicles and helicopters

• Take me home chauffeur services and 24-hour armed security on call

• Jaguar Land Rover Experience centre has discounted driver courses available

Jaguar Land Rover South Africa is offering a range of valuable services, including its 'Holiday Heroes'campaign, to customers this festive season to ensure the holidays are enjoyed safely on the road and at home.

All Jaguar and Land Rover owners are invited to have their vehicles checked for free ahead of any planned holiday journeys.

How it works

The quick and easy check-ups can be booked at any authorised dealership between 1 December 2019 and 1 January 2020, included are tyre assessments along with visual and electronic health checks of safety critical items. 

If Jaguar or Land Rover drivers do happen to encounter any trouble on the road, whether a simple tyre puncture or unforeseen mechanical issue, the Heroic Roadside Assist team is available to help get the journey back underway safely.

A fleet of rescue vehicles and helicopters are on standby along all major holiday routes to ensure delays are kept to a minimum. This amplified roadside assistance offering will also run from 1 December to 1 January.

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The service can be requested via Jaguar Land Rover vehicles’ onboard eCall and bCall buttons activated via InControl (depending on vehicle specification) or by calling 012 450 4000.

Owners of vehicles with eCall and bCall functionality are encouraged to update their emergency contact and medical aid details with Jaguar Land Rover.

Support on the roads will also be provided by Jaguar Land Rover’s best-in-class partner Europ Assistance.

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Little Max from Tiny Torque recently went up to Johannesburg to learn all about the automaker's testing facility and how to off-rad safely ahead of the holidays.

Ernest Page says: "Max and I ventured out of Cape Town to go check out the new swanky Jaguar Land Rover Experience centre in Johannesburg.

"Watch till the end to see how things got very VERY scary, as we took on some insane obstacles and tracks at this unique facility."


Take me Home and Security Assist

Take me Home is a designated driver service provided by Europ Assistance that ensures Jaguar and Land Rover owners arrive home safely after a night out, with the added convenience of having your vehicle safely driven home for you.

The service is available within a 50km radius of city centres in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth and George.

A Security Assist service is available to customers who are in need of assistance and protection in any unsafe situation, at home or out and about by providing access to 24-hour armed security guards.

To subscribe to Take me Home and Security Assist Services dial 086 157 277478.

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