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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Lafayette LA

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
(337) 235-6611
1020 Ne Evangeline Trwy
Lafayette, LA

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Enterprise Auto Rental
(337) 993-8444
879-B Johnston St
Lafayette, LA
 
Hertz - Lafayette Regional Airport
(337) 233-7010
200 Terminal Drive
Lafayette, LA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-2230, Sa 1000-2130, Su 0830-2230
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Portable Phones , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - Meets flight CO3040 arriving at 2349 if reservation is received during regular business hours. After hour returns are allowed. Park vehicle in a Hertz stall directly in front of the terminal. Note ending mileage and fuel level on the contract and place with the keys in the drop box located at the counter. Bus - Approximately 3.5 miles from the bus station. Cab fare will be reimbursed up to $20.00 with receipt.

Hertz - Paul Fournet Air Service
(337) 233-7010
118 John Glenn Drive
Lafayette, LA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2200, Sa-Su 0800-2200
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Hertz - Odyssey Aviation
(337) 233-7010
123 Grissom Drive
Lafayette, LA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2200, Sa-Su 0800-2200
Special Services
Child Seats
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. Formerly known as Lafayette Aero.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(337) 235-6611
020 Ne Evangeline Thruway
Lafayette, LA
 
Hertz - West Congress HLE
(337) 233-2313
2429 West Congress
Lafayette, LA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800, 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. 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.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(337) 232-5493
00 Terminal Dr
Lafayette, LA
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(337) 269-0170
700 Sw Evangeline Trwy
Lafayette, LA
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(337) 237-2864
800 West Pinhook Road
Lafayette, LA
 
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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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