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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Boaz AL

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 - 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 - 461 East North Boulevard HLE
(334) 260-0587
461 East North Boulevard
Montgomery, 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
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(205) 424-3351
750 Academy Dr
Bessemer, AL

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Hertz - Atlantic Aviation East
(205) 591-6830
4725 65th Place North
Birmingham, AL
Hours
24 Hours
7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. Previously known as Mercury Air Center.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(205) 323-4446
2319 5th Ave N
Birmingham, AL

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Hertz - Craig Field
(334) 284-1560
Hangar 209
Selma, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1600
Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Hertz - Compass Hangar
(205) 591-6090
4419 East Lake Boulevard
Birmingham, AL
Hours
0600-2400 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Hertz - Huntsville South HLE
(256) 551-2744
2223 Memorial Parkway Southwest
Huntsville, AL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1700
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 drop box located in door on the south side of the building.

Hertz - Mobile-Bates Field
(251) 633-4000
8400 Airport Blvd
Mobile, AL
Hours
0700-2300 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - Meets scheduled flights if reservation is received during regular business hours. After hour returns are allowed. Park the vehicle in the Hertz area, then place keys and rental agreement in the drop box, located at the Hertz counter. Railroad - Approximately 14 miles from the train station.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(251) 470-0607
814 Government Blvd.
Mobile, AL
 
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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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