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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Escanaba MI

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.

Star Truck Rentals Inc
(800) 748-0468
3940 Eastern Av SE
Wyoming, MI
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(616) 233-6341
500 44Th St Se
Grand, Rapids, MI
 
Hertz - Troy Marriott
(248) 680-0344
200 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI
Hours
Mo-Sa 0800-1600, Su 1000-1800
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
After Hours - After hours returns are allowed. Place keys and rental record in the drop box located at the Hertz counter.

U-Haul Company
(616) 261-1423
533 36th St SW
Wyoming, MI
 
West Michigan Auto Clinic
(616) 712-6172
6537 S Greenville Rd
Greenville, MI
Hours
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 6:30 pm; Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Special Services
Brakes, Mufflers, Tires, Wheels, Rims, Transmissions

Hertz - Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport
(269) 382-4903
5239 Portage Road
Kalamazoo, MI
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2300, Sa 0900-1700, Su 0800-2300
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 all after hour scheduled commercial flights Sunday-Friday only as long as reservation is received during normal business hours. Flights will not be met on Saturdays. After hour returns are available 0500-2400 7 days. Park vehicle in the rental car return lot. Write ending mileage and fuel level on the rental record jacket and drop keys and contract into the drop box located inside the airport on the rental counter. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location

Hertz - Metro Flight Services
(734) 941-4747
10704 Middlebelt Road
Romulus, MI
Hours
24 Hours, 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. No walkins allowed.

Hertz - Harbour Air
(231) 946-7051
1150 Airport Access Road
Traverse City, MI
Hours
Mo 0900-2230, Tu-Th 0900-1700 and 2100-2200, Fr 0900-2230, Sa-Su 1000-1700
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Hertz - Bishop International Airport
(810) 234-2041
3425 West Bristol Road
Flint, MI
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-0030, Sa 0900-1900, Su 0900-0030
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 in the Hertz lot. Place keys and completed rental contract in drop box located at the Hertz counter. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Penske Truck Rental
(734) 692-2030
15301 Seaway Dr
Taylor, MI
 

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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