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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.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 280-5510
699 Lay Dam Rd
Clanton, AL
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(256) 880-5224
1803 Memorial Pkwy Sw
Huntsville, AL
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 591-1927
900 Messer Airport Hwy
Birmingham, AL
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 655-4070
808 Gadsden Hwy Ste 104
Birmingham, AL
 
Hertz - Birmingham International Airport
(205) 591-6090
5540 Airline Drive
Birmingham, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0600-2400
Sa 0600-2200
Su 0600-2400
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Covered Return Center , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - Meets commercial flights if reservation is received in advance. After hour returns are allowed. Park vehicle in Hertz lot located on the first level of the parking deck. The Drop Box is located on the right side of the Hertz counter. Bus - Approximately 4 miles from the bus station. Cab fare is reimbursed with reciept. Please call upon arrival. Railroad - Approximately 4 miles from the railroad station. Cab fare is reimbursed with reciept. Please call upon arrival.

Hertz - Coastal Ford HLE
(251) 344-6777
7311 Airport Boulevard
Mobile, AL
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
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Bates Field Air Center
(251) 633-4000
8400 Airport Blvd
Mobile, AL
Hours
0700-2200 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. Previously known as Mobile Air Center.

Hertz - West Mobile HLE
(251) 631-3034
312 Schillinger Road
Mobile, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800
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
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 823-4446
328 Old Columbiana Rd
Birmingham, AL
 

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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