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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies Clinton 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.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(319) 366-5522
121 Arthur Collins Pkwy Sw#14
Cedar, Rapids, IA
 
Penske Truck Rental
(319) 358-9472
1820 Boyrum St
Iowa City, IA
 
Hertz - Exec 1 Aviation
(515) 299-4390
3700 Southeast Convenience Boulevard
Ankeny, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700
Sa -Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Hertz - Meredith Corporation
(515) 276-1177
1716 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1730
Sa 0800-1200
Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is Meredith Corporation use only. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Leave the keys and the contract with the security guard.

Avis Rent A Car
(319) 233-0569
Waterloo Municipal Airpot
Waterloo, IA
 
Hertz - Mason City Airport HLE
(641) 423-6536
9184 265th Street
Mason City, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700
Sa Closed
Su 1300-1600
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., 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 in Clearlake, Iowa at Highway 18 West. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Stew Hansen Hertz HLE
(515) 276-1177
12103 Hickman Road
Urbandale, 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 - Dubuque Airport
(563) 583-0267
11000 Airport Road
Dubuque, IA
Hours
Mo 0700-1700 and 2200-2300
Tu-Th 0900-1700 and 2200-2300
Fr 0900-1700
Sa 0900-1300
Su 0900-1700 and 2200-2300
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Drop box is located on the Hertz counter.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(515) 252-8800
551 100Th St.
Urbandale, IA
 
Hertz - Cedar Rapids Eastern Iowa Airport
(319) 365-9408
2121 Wright Brothers Blvd. West
Cedar Rapids, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2300
Sa 0800-1900
Su 0800-2300
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Park the vehicle in the Hertz area. Place keys and rental agreement in the drop box, located at the Hertz counter.

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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