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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies Valley 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
(334) 749-6767
1220 Fox Run Ave Ste C6
Opelika, AL

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Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 823-4446
328 Old Columbiana Rd
Birmingham, AL
 
Hertz - 22980 Highway 72 East HLE
(256) 262-1840
22980 Highway 72 East
Athens, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700
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., 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. Park vehicle in Hertz area. Place keys and rental record in the drop slot located in the door on the east side of the building.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(334) 265-1900
23 Dickerson St
Montgomery, AL
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(251) 432-4476
64 N Broad St
Mobile, AL

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Hertz - Isbell Field
(423) 855-8131
2200 Terminal Road
Fort Payne, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2330
Sa 0800-2200
Su 0800-2330
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 977-8485
704 Cahaba River Rd Ste J
Birmingham, AL
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(334) 277-4300
185 Eastern Blvd
Montgomery, AL

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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 - 5406 Highway 280 East HLE
(205) 980-9271
5406 Highway 280 East
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
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

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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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