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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Independence MO

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 - 3801 South Noland Road HLE
(816) 252-1379
3801 South Noland Road
Independence, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, Sa 0800-1200, 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. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - KC Auto Carstar
(816) 252-1379
3210 West 40 Highway
Blue Springs, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700, Sa-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., 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
This location is for Insurance Replacement rentals. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Westin Crown Center HLE
(816) 474-4970
1 East Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, Sa 0800-1200, 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. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Executive Beechcraft DT
(816) 474-4970
10 Richards Road
Kansas City, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, Sa 0800-1200, 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
Additional Information
Located at the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. This location is for Private Flights only.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(816) 842-4700
00 Grand Avenue
Kansas, City, MO
 
Hertz - Carstar of Raytown
(816) 347-0997
8906 East 69th Street
Raytown, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700, Sa-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., 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
This location is for Insurance Replacement rentals. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Hangar 10
(816) 474-4970
1001 Northwest Lou Holland Drive
Kansas City, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700, Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Record the return date and time, mileage, and tank level on rental agreement. Leave keys and rental agreement with FBO personnel.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(816) 452-2020
412 Burlington St
Kansas, City, MO
 
Hertz - Hertz Amtrak
(816) 474-4970
2200 Main Street
Kansas City, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, Sa 0800-1200, Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Amtrak customers only.

Hertz - 401 Virginia Avenue HLE
(417) 623-6242
401 Virginia Avenue
Joplin, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1700, Sa 0700-1200, 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., 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.

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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