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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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Hertz - Gadsden Municipal Airport
(205) 591-6090
196 Ira Gray Drive
Gadsden, AL
Hours
0900-1700 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. Walkins are not allowed.

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.

Hertz - Decatur Downtown HLE
(256) 353-9110
2410 Beltline Highway
Decatur, AL
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., 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 car in Hertz area, place keys and rental record in drop box located in front of the building. Bus - Approximately 8 blocks from the bus station. Pickup service is available, please call upon arrival.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 977-8485
704 Cahaba River Rd Ste J
Birmingham, AL
 
Hertz - 9091 Highway 20 West HLE
(256) 772-7166
9091 Highway 20 West
Madison, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700
Sa 0800-1200
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 car in Hertz area, place keys and rental record in the drop box located in front of the building.

Hertz - Dothan Municipal Airport
(334) 983-4514
800 Airport Drive
Dothan, AL
Hours
Mo-Th 0800-2230
Fr 0800-1830
Sa 0900-1730
Su 0900-2230
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., Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed Monday-Friday 0430-2400, Saturday 0430-2200, Sunday 0630-2400. Park the vehicle in the Hertz area, place keys and rental record in drop box at the Hertz counter. Bus - approximately 10 miles from the bus station. Pickup service may be available, please call upon arrival.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(334) 280-3200
958 E South Blvd
Montgomery, AL
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(205) 989-3200
551 John Hawkins Pkwy
Birmingham, AL
 
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.

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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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