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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies Bainbridge Island WA

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 - Ballard HLE
(206) 706-2543
1553 Northwest Leary Way
Seattle, WA
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., 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.

Firestone Complete Auto Care
(206) 622-8300
400 Westlake Ave.
Seattle, WA
 
Hertz - Seattle Downtown HLE
(206) 903-6260
1501 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, Sa-Su 0800-1600
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
Additional Information
This location is at the corner of 8th and Pike Streets, directly across the street from the Washington State Convention Center in the Hyatt Hotel. After Hours - After Hour returns are allowed. Drop Box is located in the return area near the Hertz counter. Please record the date, time, gas and mileage on the express return card or RA jacket. Lock the car and place the express return card or RA jacket, and car keys in the drop box. Pier - Approximately 1 mile from the piers on the waterfront.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(206) 323-0109
605 Boylston Ave
Seattle, WA
 
Hertz - Pacific Autobody HLE
(206) 223-7595
1048 6th Avenue South
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1630, 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.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(206) 783-5565
301 15Th Avenue N.W.
Seattle, WA
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(206) 382-1051
116 Westlake Avenue
Seattle, WA
 
Hertz - Amtrak Seattle
(206) 903-6260
303 South Jackson Street
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, Sa-Su 0800-1600
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
After Hours - cab fare to the Seattle/Tacoma Airport will be reimbursed up to $20.00 with receipt.

Hertz - Burien Chevrolet HLE
(206) 241-4726
14400 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1600, 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
This location is inside the Burien Chevrolet Service Center.

Hertz - 4th Avenue Sodo HLE
(206) 767-8422
5055 4th Avenue South
Seattle, WA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1700, Sa 0800-1300, 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.

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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