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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Clinton IA

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 - 3400 South Expressway HLE
(712) 366-0400
3400 South Expressway
Council Bluffs, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800
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. Park vehicle on the west side of the building. Place rental record and keys in drop box located on the west side of the building. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(515) 256-5665
800 Fleur Dr
Des, Moines, IA
 
Penske Truck Rental
(319) 358-9472
1820 Boyrum St
Iowa City, IA
 
Hertz - Cedar Rapids Eastern Iowa Airport
(319) 365-9408
2121 Wright Brothers Blvd. West
Cedar Rapids, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2300
Sa 0800-1900
Su 0800-2300
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. Park the vehicle in the Hertz area. Place keys and rental agreement in the drop box, located at the Hertz counter.

Hertz - 4726 North Brady Street HLE
(563) 359-4031
4726 North Brady Street
Davenport, IA
Hours
Mo 0700-1800
Tu-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
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.

Penske Truck Rental
(319) 273-8026
1923 E Mitchell Ave
Waterloo, IA
 
Hertz - 2737100th Street HLE
(515) 276-1177
2737 100th Street
Urbandale, IA
Hours
Mo 0700-1730
Tu-Fr 0730-1730
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 , 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 on the east side of the building. Leave keys and contract in the drop box located on the front of the building. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Brown National Lease Corp
(319) 645-2644
3550 2nd St
Iowa City, IA
 
Hertz - Landmark Aviation
(319) 365-9408
9505 18th Street S W
Cedar Rapids, IA
Hours
Su-Fr 0800-2100
Sa 0800-1600
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flight arrivals only.

Hertz - 1801 South Riverside Drive HLE
(319) 337-6615
1801 South Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA
Hours
Mo 0700-1800
Tu-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 Iowa City Municipal Airport. Bus - Approximately 1.5 miles from the bus station. Cab fare will be reimbursed up to $10.00 with receipt. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

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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