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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies Kalamazoo MI

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 Rent-A-Car
(269) 372-1234
3611 Stadium Dr
Kalamazoo, MI

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Hertz - Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport
(269) 382-4903
5239 Portage Road
Kalamazoo, MI
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2300, Sa 0900-1700, Su 0800-2300
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 all after hour scheduled commercial flights Sunday-Friday only as long as reservation is received during normal business hours. Flights will not be met on Saturdays. After hour returns are available 0500-2400 7 days. Park vehicle in the rental car return lot. Write ending mileage and fuel level on the rental record jacket and drop keys and contract into the drop box located inside the airport on the rental counter. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location

Hertz - Kraft Foods
(269) 965-5134
365 Elm Street
Battle Creek, MI
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700, Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Kraft employees only.

Hertz - Novi Feldman HLE
(248) 465-1417
42355 Grand River
Novi, MI
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800, 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
Located in the new car showroom of Feldman Chevrolet. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(248) 548-2310
1951 Woodward Ave
Ferndale, MI
 
Hertz - Carstar HLE
(269) 321-0497
6725 Lovers Lane
Portage, MI
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., 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 - Duncan Aviation
(269) 965-5134
15745 South Airport Road
Battle Creek, MI
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700, Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(734) 946-1313
12510 Telegraph Rd
Taylor, MI

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Hertz - Freeland MBS International Airport
(989) 695-5587
8600 Garfield Road
Freeland, MI
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2330, Sa 0900-1730, Su 0900-2330
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
Formerly known as Tri-City Airport. After Hours - Will meet scheduled commerical flights on Saturday only, if reservation is received 48 hours in advance. After hour returns are allowed 0400-2315. Park the vehicle in the Hertz lot, then place the keys and rental agreement in the drop box, located at the Hertz counter. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

U-Haul Company
(313) 292-5030
8901 Telegraph Rd
Taylor, MI
 
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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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