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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Hyattsville MD

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.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(202) 635-1104
700 10Th St Ne
Washington, DC
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(202) 388-9500
355 Benning Rd Ne
Washington, DC
 
Hertz - Livingston FBO
(319) 287-5189
2814 Betsworth
Waterloo, IA
Hours
Mo-Sa 1000-1900
Su 1400-1900
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Park vehicle in the FBO parking lot. Please leave the keys and contract at the FBO counter.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(202) 332-1716
2730 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC

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Hertz - 8203 Georgia Avenue HLE
(301) 588-0608
8203 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD
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. 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
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - 7820 Central Avenue HLE
(301) 808-9890
7820 Central Avenue
Landover, MD
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa 0900-1400, Su Closed. Effective May 8, 2006, hours of operation will be Mo-Fr 0800-1800, 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
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Union Station
(202) 289-5366
50 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington D. C., DC
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2100
Sa 0700-1530
Su 1000-2100
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. Record the return date and time, mileage, and tank level on rental agreement. Leave the keys and rental agreement in the drop box located in the car return area. Follow rental car return signs to the parking garage located adjacent to Union Station.

Budget Rent A Car
(202) 289-5374
50 Massachusetts Ave Ne
Washington, DC

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AA Enterprise, AA Auto, An Awesome Event Co.
(866) 897-4746
311 K St., NW
Washington, DC
 
Hertz - Ronald Reagan National Airport
(703) 419-6300
1 Aviation Circle
Washington D. C., DC
Hours
0700-0230 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Gold Canopy , Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Covered Return Center

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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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