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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies Columbus GA

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.

Penske Truck Rental
(706) 682-3344
4346 Allied Dr
Columbus, GA
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(706) 660-1090
639 Bradley Park Dr Ste 200
Columbus, GA
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(800) 736-8222
3615 Manchester Expy
Columbus, GA
 
Hertz Corp
(706) 324-2725
3250 W Britt David Rd
Columbus, GA
 
Hertz - Columbus Metro Airport
(706) 324-2725
3250 West Britt David Road
Columbus, GA
Hours
Su-Fr 0700-2230
Sa 0700-1800
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 - Will meet scheduled commercial flights after hours as long as the reservation is received during regular business hours. After hour returns are allowed during airport terminal hours of operation only. Place keys and rental agreement in the drop box located at the Hertz counter. Bus - Approximately 7 1/2 miles from the bus station.

Fifty Cent Rent A Car
(706) 323-1060
1509 Wynnton Rd
Columbus, GA
 
Hertz Penske Truck Rental
(706) 653-7847
1435 54th St
Columbus, GA
 
National Car Rental
(706) 321-8988
2911 Airport Thruway
Columbus, GA
 
Hertz - Legacy Chevrolet HLE
(706) 494-7118
3615 North Manchester Expressway
Columbus, GA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1900
Sa 0700-1400
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.

Budget Car & Truck Rental
(706) 327-5501
3250 W Britt David Rd Ste 111
Columbus, GA
 

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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