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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Juneau AK

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 - Juneau Municipal Airport
(907) 789-9494
1873 Shell Simmons Drive
Juneau, AK
Hours
0630-2200 7 Days
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
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Park the vehicle in a Hertz stall. Place keys and rental record in the drop box located at the Hertz counter. Pier - Approximately 5 miles from the pier. Cab fare will be reimbursed up to $20.00 with receipt.

Rent A Wreck
(907) 789-4111
2450 Industrial Blvd
Juneau, AK
 
Western Auto
(907) 780-4566
5165 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
Mendenhall Auto Center
(907) 789-1386
8725 Mallard St
Juneau, AK
 
Budget Rent A Car
(907) 790-1098
3406 Glacier Hwy Ste A
Juneau, AK
 
U-Haul Company
(907) 789-7098
10011 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
National Car Rental
(907) 789-9814
1873 Shell Simmons Dr
Juneau, AK
 
Payless Car Rental
(605) 225-1384
215 Ferry Way
Juneau, AK
 
Alamo Car Rental
(907) 789-4814
1873 Shell Simmons Dr
Juneau, AK
 
Evergreen Motors Inc
(907) 789-9300
8895 Mallard St
Juneau, AK
 

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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