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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Arkadelphia AR

Car renting and car leasing are often incorrectly viewed as the same thing. Leasing is a form of car financing, much like a loan. Car rental companies exist to fulfill the short-term automobile use needs of traveling business people, vacationers, or those who might need a particular type of vehicle for temporary use.

Whittle Truck Sales & Trailer Rentals & Sales
(479) 750-9410
567 S 40th St
Springdale, AR
 
Budget Rent A Car
(870) 663-4473
5501 S Olive St
Pine Bluff, AR

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Kens Signs
(479) 756-1810
2100 Powell St
Springdale, AR
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(870) 534-7766
2217 S Olive St
Pine Bluff, AR

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Hertz - 2145 Creek View Drive HLE
(479) 444-6862
2145 Creek View Drive
Fayetteville, AR
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1730
Sa 0830-1230
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
For commercial flight arrivals please use the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport location. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Complete check-in information on front of rental jacket.. Drop keys and contract in the after hour return slot located on the back overhead garage door on the south side of the building.

Enterprise Rent A Car
(910) 484-2888
2625 Raeford Rd
Fayetteville, AR
 
Budget Rental Car
(501) 268-8235
1614 E. Booth Rd.
Searcy, AR
Hours
Mon-Sat 8to6
Special Services
Free pick up

Hertz - 1019 North Walton Blvd HLE
(479) 254-6886
1019 North Walton Blvd
Bentonville, AR
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.

Hertz - West Memphis Municipal Airport
(901) 388-2338
737 South Airport Drive
West Memphis, AR
Hours
0500-0100 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. Walkins are not allowed. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed.

National Car Rental
(479) 478-0376
6700 Mckennon Blvd
Fort Smith, AR
 
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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting

Many automotive consumers assume that car renting and car leasing are the same thing, or are very similar.

Not true.

This misconception may come about from the fact that apartment renting – which is very familiar to most people – and apartment leasing are essentially the same thing.

It is therefore natural for someone not familiar with car leasing to assume that it is much like apartment renting or leasing.

It is not.

What is car renting?

Car rental companies exist to fulfill the short-term automobile use needs of traveling business people, vacationers, or those who might need a particular type of vehicle for temporary use.

Rental cars are owned by a rental company and are made available to customers for relatively short-term use. The company maintains and services its vehicles and carries basic insurance. Customers agree to not damage the vehicle, to buy gas, to purchase additional insurance if personal auto insurance is not applicable, and to return the vehicle within a specified time. All maintenance is handled by the rental company.

Rent rates are determined by the car rental company, based on a daily or weekly fee, and includes either unlimited mileage or an additional mileage rate. The method by which rates are determined is not revealed to customers and can vary widely, even within the same rental company, based on various discount schemes.

Rental companies make money by renting the same car over and...

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