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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Fort Smith AR

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.

U-Haul Company
(479) 649-9217
4700 Zero St
Fort Smith, AR
 
Hertz - Ft. Smith Regional Airport
(479) 484-4448
6700 McKennon Boulevard
Fort Smith, AR
Hours
Mo-Fr 0630-2200
Sa 1000-1700
Su 1200-2200
Special Services
Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed 0530-Midnight. Park car in Hertz area, place keys and rental record in drop box located at the counter. Bus - Approximately 10 miles from bus station.

Budget Car & Truck Rental
(479) 648-9103
6700 Mckennon Blvd
Fort Smith, AR
 
National Car Rental
(479) 478-0376
6700 Mckennon Blvd
Fort Smith, AR
 
PacLease
(479) 785-9600
901 Fresno St
Fort Smith, AR
 
Avis
(479) 452-5152
6700 Mckennon Blvd
Fort Smith, AR
 
Hertz Corp
(479) 484-4448
6700 Mckennon Blvd
Fort Smith, AR
 
Hertz - 6709 South 28th Street HLE
(479) 649-0961
6709 South 28th Street
Fort Smith, AR
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1730
Sa 0900-1200
Su Closed
Special Services
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
Located approximately 3 miles from the Ft. Smith Municipal Airport. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Complete check-in information on the front of rental jacket and place the keys and rental jacket in the drop slot in the front door.

Penske Truck Rental
(479) 649-8513
23 N 11th St
Fort Smith, AR
 
Hertz - Tac Air
(479) 649-0961
5300 Airport Boulevard
Fort Smith, AR
Hours
24 Hours
7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. Walkins are not allowed.

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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