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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies Muscle Shoals 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.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(256) 767-0292
2321 Mall Rd
Florence, AL

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Enterprise Auto Rental
(251) 639-9609
461 Airport Blvd
Mobile, AL
 
Hertz - Signature Flight Support
(256) 772-9331
2000 Houston Goodson Way
Huntsville, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0600-2230
Sa 0800-1700
Su 0800-2230
Special Services
Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(334) 288-2880
437 Selma Hwy
Montgomery, AL
 
Hertz - Birmingham Downtown HLE
(205) 320-2533
2508 5th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL
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
Phone number required on reservation. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Thornton Chrysler Dodge HLE
(256) 764-0881
2354 Florence Blvd.
Florence, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700
Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
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
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 323-4446
325 5Th Ave N
Birmingham, AL
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 992-7227
2 Inverness Parkway
Birmingham, AL
 
Hertz - 1694 Montgomery Highway HLE
(205) 978-5053
1694 Montgomery Highway
Hoover, AL
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
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Brookley Field Air Center
(251) 602-1986
2495 Michigan Avenue
Mobile, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800
Sa 0800-1300
Su Closed
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 Downtown Air Center

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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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