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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Columbus GA

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.

Fifty Cent Rent A Car
(706) 323-1060
1509 Wynnton Rd
Columbus, GA
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(706) 660-1090
639 Bradley Park Dr Ste 200
Columbus, GA
 
Hertz - CSG Aviation
(706) 324-2453
3250 West Britt David Road
Columbus, GA
Hours
Su-Fr 0700-2100
Sa 0700-1800
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
Radio frequency 2295

Hertz - Columbus Metro Airport
(706) 324-2725
3250 West Britt David Road
Columbus, GA
Hours
Su-Fr 0700-2230
Sa 0700-1800
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 - Will meet scheduled commercial flights after hours as long as the reservation is received during regular business hours. After hour returns are allowed during airport terminal hours of operation only. Place keys and rental agreement in the drop box located at the Hertz counter. Bus - Approximately 7 1/2 miles from the bus station.

Budget Car & Truck Rental
(706) 327-5501
3250 W Britt David Rd Ste 111
Columbus, GA
 
Penske Truck Rental
(706) 682-3344
4346 Allied Dr
Columbus, GA
 
Hertz Penske Truck Rental
(706) 653-7847
1435 54th St
Columbus, GA
 
Hertz - Legacy Chevrolet HLE
(706) 494-7118
3615 North Manchester Expressway
Columbus, GA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1900
Sa 0700-1400
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.

Enterprise
(706) 243-7450
3000 N Lake Pkwy
Columbus, GA
 
National Car Rental
(706) 321-8988
2911 Airport Thruway
Columbus, GA
 

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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