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Advantages and Disadantages of Independent Car Lease Companies Washington DC

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 Auto Rental
(202) 332-1716
730 Georgia Ave Nw
Washington, DC
 
Capital Connoisseur Cars
(800) 827-9570
www.CapConCars.com
Washington, DC
 
Hertz - Signature Flight Support
(703) 417-3522
General Aviation Terminal
Washington D. C., DC
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1700
Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service

Hertz - Renaissance Hotel DC HLE
(202) 842-1541
999 9th Street Northwest
Washington D. C., DC
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 at the main counter/front desk in the hotel's lobby. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

AA Enterprise, AA Auto, An Awesome Event Co.
(866) 897-4746
311 K St., NW
Washington, DC
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(202) 332-1716
2730 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC

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Hertz - Ronald Reagan National Airport
(703) 419-6300
1 Aviation Circle
Washington D. C., DC
Hours
0700-0230 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Gold Canopy , Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Covered Return Center

Thrifty Car Rental - Washington, DC
(703) 684-6220
601 F St., NW
Washington, DC
 
Hertz - Verizon Center HLE
(202) 347-8518
7th Street NW and G Street NW
Washington D. C., DC
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
The rental counter is located on 7th Street NW between F Street NW and H Street NW, directly across the intersection of G Street NW and 7th Street NW. Garage entrance is located on 6th Street NW between F Street NW and H Street NW. Enter garage, do down ramp, and proceed to the Parking Attendant's booth. Proceed to the lower level of the garage (P2). Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Union Station
(202) 289-5366
50 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington D. C., DC
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2100
Sa 0700-1530
Su 1000-2100
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. Record the return date and time, mileage, and tank level on rental agreement. Leave the keys and rental agreement in the drop box located in the car return area. Follow rental car return signs to the parking garage located adjacent to Union Station.

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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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