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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Lancaster SC

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 - 1575 Great Falls Highway
(803) 328-6414
1575 Great Falls Highway
Lancaster, SC
Hours
Mo-Th 0800-1700, Fr 0800-1600, 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
This location is for Insurance Replacement only. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Garners Ferry Road HLE
(803) 695-0179
7356 Garners Ferry Road
Columbia, SC
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., 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.

Rent A Wreck
(843) 769-7325
444 Savannah Hwy
Charleston, SC
 
Hertz - Sonoco
(843) 662-7930
1 North Second Street
Hartsville, SC
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1200 and 1300-1530, Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Sonoco Employees only. The Hertz counter is located in the blue building next to Security Gate 2. After Hours - After Hour reservations are allowed. Monday - Friday reservations must be received during regular business hours. Saturday - Sunday reservations must be received by 1400 on previous Friday. Vehicle may be picked up from the gate guard. After hour returns are allowed.

Hertz - 975 Bacons Bridge Road HLE
(843) 695-0349
975 Bacons Bridge Road
Charleston, SC
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., 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
Located in the middle of the Galleria shopping center at the intersection of Old Trolley Road and Bacons Bridge Road. Approximately 30 miles west of the city of Charleston and approximately 20 miles west of the Charleston International Airport. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. The drop box is located right outside the front door. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Krapohl Ford Lincoln Mercury
(989) 772-2991
1415 E Pickard St
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
Hertz - 907 Chestnut Street HLE
(803) 534-0447
907 Chestnut Street
Orangeburg, SC
Hours
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., 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 - Charleston International Airport
(843) 767-4554
5500 International Blvd.
Charleston, SC
Hours
0530-2400 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - Meets scheduled flights. After hour returns are allowed. Park car in Hertz area, place keys and rental record in the drop box located at the counter. Bus - Approximately 6 miles from the bus station.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(864) 297-0089
205 N Main St
Mauldin, SC

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Hertz - Grand Strand Airport Ramp 66
(843) 272-5337
1200 Terminal Street
Myrtle Beach, SC
Hours
0700-2300 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

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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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