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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies Boaz AL

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 - Gadsden Municipal Airport
(205) 591-6090
196 Ira Gray Drive
Gadsden, AL
Hours
0900-1700 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. Walkins are not allowed.

Hertz - Mitchell Field
(205) 978-5053
900 Mitchell Road
Bessemer, AL
Hours
0900-1700 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Hertz - 8097 Highway 59 HLE
(251) 943-6466
8097 Highway 59
Foley, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800
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., 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 retuns are allowed. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(251) 639-9609
8461 Airport Blvd
Mobile, AL

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Enterprise Auto Rental
(334) 264-7701
55 Kelly St.-Maxwell Afb
Montgomery, AL
 
Hertz - Huntsville International Airport
(256) 772-9331
114 International Airport
Huntsville, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0600-2300
Sa 0800-1700
Su 0800-2300
Special Services
Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
Counter located in lobby of Sheraton 4 Points Hotel, which is in the airport terminal building. After Hours - Meets last commercial flight Sunday-Friday if reservation is received 24 hours in advance during regular business hours. After hour returns are allowed. Park car in Hertz area, place keys and rental record in drop box located in front of the building. Bus - Approximately 2 blocks from the bus station.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 992-7227
2 Inverness Parkway
Birmingham, AL
 
Hertz - Isbell Field
(423) 855-8131
2200 Terminal Road
Fort Payne, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2330
Sa 0800-2200
Su 0800-2330
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(256) 534-9700
401 Bob Wallace Avenue
Huntsville, AL
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 326-6555
728 4Th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
 
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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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