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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Arlington VA

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.

Hertz - Crystal City Marriott
(703) 271-5245
1999 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800, Sa 0900-1200, Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Hertz - Crystal Gateway Marriott HLE
(703) 271-5245
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA
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 - Double Tree Hotel HLE
(703) 413-7142
300 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA
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. In-Car Navigation System , 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.

Budget Rent A Car
(703) 933-8583
5000 Seminary Rd
Alexandria, VA

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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 - Residence Inn Arlington
(703) 271-5245
550 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800, Sa 0900-1200, Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Hertz - Courtyard Crystal City
(703) 271-5245
2899 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800, Sa 0900-1200, Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Enterprise Auto Rental
(202) 872-5790
221 22Nd St Nw
Washington, DC
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(202) 554-8100
70 D St Sw
Washington, DC
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(202) 393-0900
029 Vermont Avenue Nw
Washington, DC
 
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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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