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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Kalamazoo 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.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(269) 372-1234
3611 Stadium Dr
Kalamazoo, MI

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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 - Kraft Foods
(269) 965-5134
365 Elm Street
Battle Creek, MI
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 Kraft employees only.

Hertz - Pontiac Oakland Airport HLE
(248) 666-4460
7612 Highland Road
Pontiac, MI
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, 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
Bus - Approximately 8 miles from the Bus Station. Please call upon arrival. Cab fare will be reimbursed up to $3.00 with receipt. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(248) 554-6720
30674 Woodward Ave
Royal Oak, MI

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Hertz - Carstar HLE
(269) 321-0497
6725 Lovers Lane
Portage, MI
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., 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 - Duncan Aviation
(269) 965-5134
15745 South Airport Road
Battle Creek, MI
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700, Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Hertz - Gerald R Ford International Airport
(616) 233-6353
5500 44th Street Southeast
Grand Rapids, MI
Hours
Mo-Fr 0600-2400, Sa 0730-2330, Su 0700-2400
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service

Hertz - Leroys Body Shop HLE
(616) 393-2040
190 West Britain Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI
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.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(517) 703-8060
100 Capitol City Blvd
Lansing, MI
 
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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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