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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies Ames IA

When leasing, you have two possible methods by which you can source the financing of your lease. Choosing the right source can reduce your monthly payments and save you considerable money over the life of your lease.

Hertz - 2501 Airport Drive HLE
(515) 233-3469
2501 Airport Drive
Ames, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1730
Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Replacement Rentals When your car is in the shop for repairs.Insurance/Body Shop and Dealership/Service Center replacement rentals available at this location.for replacement rental reservations., Gold Counter Service , Pickup/Return Service:Available with a one hour advance notice and within 15 minutes from the Hertz Local Edition location. Contact the location to arrange for Pick Up service.
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. The drop box is located by the Hertz entrance door. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Linder Tire Service Inc
(319) 337-4163
632 S Riverside Dr
Iowa City, IA
 
Hertz - 2151 Werner Avenue Northeast HLE
(319) 393-0221
2151 Werner Avenue Northeast
Cedar Rapids, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1730
Sa 0900-1200
Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Replacement Rentals When your car is in the shop for repairs.Insurance/Body Shop and Dealership/Service Center replacement rentals available at this location.for replacement rental reservations., Gold Counter Service , Pickup/Return Service:Available with a one hour advance notice and within 15 minutes from the Hertz Local Edition location. Contact the location to arrange for Pick Up service.
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Place keys and rental record in mail slot located on the door. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - 4726 North Brady Street HLE
(563) 359-4031
4726 North Brady Street
Davenport, IA
Hours
Mo 0700-1800
Tu-Fr 0730-1800
Sa 0900-1200
Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Replacement Rentals When your car is in the shop for repairs.Insurance/Body Shop and Dealership/Service Center replacement rentals available at this location.for replacement rental reservations. In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service , Pickup/Return Service:Available with a one hour advance notice and within 15 minutes from the Hertz Local Edition location. Contact the location to arrange for Pick Up service.
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(319) 362-7000
200 16Th Ave Sw Ste B
Cedar, Rapids, IA
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(515) 233-5200
535 S Duff Ave
Ames, IA

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Hertz - Singing Hills
(712) 255-4986
3131 Singing Hills Boulevard
Sioux City, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700
Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Replacement Rentals When your car is in the shop for repairs.Insurance/Body Shop and Dealership/Service Center replacement rentals available at this location.for replacement rental reservations.

Hertz - Dewey Ford HLE
(515) 289-4999
3055 Southeast Delaware Avenue
Ankeny, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1730
Sa 0800-1200
Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Replacement Rentals When your car is in the shop for repairs.Insurance/Body Shop and Dealership/Service Center replacement rentals available at this location.for replacement rental reservations., Gold Counter Service , Pickup/Return Service:Available with a one hour advance notice and within 15 minutes from the Hertz Local Edition location. Contact the location to arrange for Pick Up service.

Hertz - Elliott Aviation
(515) 285-9650
2800 McKinley Avenue
Des Moines, IA
Hours
24 Hours
7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System
Additional Information
Call letters or tail number of aircraft required on reservation. Radio frequency ARINC 130.57, UNICOM 122.95. This location is for private flights only.

U-Haul Company
(319) 339-9151
3309 Highway 1 SW
Iowa City, IA
 
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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies

First of all, let's make sure we understand that dealers don't finance car loans or leases.

When a customer agrees to buy or lease a car, the dealer must attempt to "place" or "assign" the loan or lease with a bank, finance company, or lease company. The finance company then pays the dealer for the car, and works out payment details with the customer.

Two Ways to Lease

When leasing, you have two possible methods by which you can source the financing of your lease. Choosing the right source can reduce your monthly payments and save you considerable money over the life of your lease.

First, you can finance through a dealer's "captive" finance source, which is usually the car maker's own financial company, such as Ford Motor Credit, General Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC), or American Honda Finance Corporation.

Some dealers use alternative sources such as a distributor-associated financial company, or major national banks such as Chase or Wells Fargo. Normally, a dealer will not offer you choices but will select the source that offers him the best deal — which is not always the best deal for you.

UPDATE: Chrysler and General Motors dealers no longer offer car leases through "captive" finance companies. Although many such dealers can offer leases through banks or credit unions, independent lease companies can get you the same or better deals. You find your car at a dealer, and the i...

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