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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies Lancaster SC

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 - 1575 Great Falls Highway
(803) 328-6414
1575 Great Falls Highway
Lancaster, SC
Hours
Mo-Th 0800-1700, Fr 0800-1600, 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
This location is for Insurance Replacement only. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Rent A Wreck
(843) 851-0750
5050 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(843) 626-4277
377 Hwy 501
Myrtle, Beach, SC
 
Hertz - Sonoco
(843) 662-7930
1 North Second Street
Hartsville, SC
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1200 and 1300-1530, Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Sonoco Employees only. The Hertz counter is located in the blue building next to Security Gate 2. After Hours - After Hour reservations are allowed. Monday - Friday reservations must be received during regular business hours. Saturday - Sunday reservations must be received by 1400 on previous Friday. Vehicle may be picked up from the gate guard. After hour returns are allowed.

Main Street Audio Video
(989) 773-7370
701 N Mission St
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(843) 767-1109
500 International Blvd # 114
Charleston, SC
 
Enterprise Rent A Car
(989) 772-6108
1218 S Mission St
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
Hertz - Columbia Metropolitan Airport
(803) 926-5297
3000 Aviation Way
Columbia, SC
Hours
Mo-Fr 0600-2400, Sa-Su 0700-2400
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 vehicle in the Hertz area. Place keys and rental record in the drop box located at the counter. Bus - Approximately 11 miles from the bus station. Railroad - Approximately 8 miles from the railroad station.

U-Haul Company
(989) 773-0372
4995 E Pickard St
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(803) 822-2262
000 Aviation Way
West, Columbia, SC
 

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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