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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Lehigh Acres FL

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.

Penske Truck Rental
(239) 693-6579
800 Abrams Blvd N-12 Ste N-12
Lehigh Acres, FL
 
Plattners Automotive of Lehigh Superstore
(239) 332-8811
801 Abrams Blvd
Lehigh Acres, FL
 
Hertz - Ft. Myers Southwest Regional Airport
(239) 768-3100
10997 Terminal Access Road
Ft Myers, FL
Hours
0430-0030 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Gold Canopy , Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Prestige Service
Additional Information
After Hours - Meets commercial flights. Bus - Approximately 15 miles from the bus station.

Hertz - Private Sky Aviation
(239) 334-0594
11854 Regional Lane
Ft Myers, FL
Hours
0500-0030 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. Tail number is required for rental.

Hertz - Ft. Myers Fowler HLE
(239) 334-0594
3575 Fowler Street
Ft Myers, FL
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800
Sa 0900-1300
Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Gold Canopy , 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 , 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 Rent A Car
(239) 369-6008
1239 Homestead Rd N
Lehigh Acres, FL
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(239) 561-2306
0100 Daniels Pkwy
Fort, Myers, FL
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(239) 561-2227
0991 Terminal Access Rd
Fort, Myers, FL
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(239) 466-0053
4375 S. Tamiami Trail
Fort, Myers, FL
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(239) 332-4558
509 Fowler St
Fort, Myers, FL
 

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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