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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Lewiston ME

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.

LARRY STEWART INC.
207-3353-4133
53 LISBON RD
LISBON, ME
Additional Information
10 12 15 PASS VANS MINI VANS TRUCKS
Hours
7:30 AM 5:30 PM CLOSED SUNDAYS
Prices and/or Promotions
PRICED PER RENTAL CLASS
Special Services
HANDICAPPED CONTROLS AVAILABLE

Hertz - Augusta State Airport
(207) 621-8116
75 Airport Road
Augusta, ME
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700, Sa 0800-1400, Su 1200-1700
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Ski Equipped Vehicles, Gold Counter Service

Hertz - Hancock County Airport
(207) 667-5017
143 Caruso Drive
Bar Harbor, ME
Hours
Mo-Sa 0900-1630, 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 , Ski Equipped Vehicles, Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
Formerly known as the Bar Harbor Airport Located 15 miles from downtown Bar Harbor. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Place completed rental agreement and keys in the drop box provided outside the main entrance door. Pier - Please call the location directly to arrange for pickup service. 24 hours advance notice required. Please note: Only the driver can be brought back to the rental location to rent the vehicle as space in limited in the pickup vehicle.

LARRY STEWART INC.
207-3353-4133
53 LISBON RD
LISBON, ME
Additional Information
10 12 15 PASS VANS MINI VANS TRUCKS
Hours
7:30 AM 5:30 PM CLOSED SUNDAYS
Prices and/or Promotions
PRICED PER RENTAL CLASS
Special Services
HANDICAPPED CONTROLS AVAILABLE

Hertz Penske Truck Rental
(503) 226-7971
1325 NW 14th Ave
Portland, ME
 
Hertz - Bangor International Airport
(207) 942-5519
299 Godfrey Blvd
Bangor, ME
Hours
Su-Fr 0800-2300, Sa 0900-1700
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 , Ski Equipped Vehicles, Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Park the vehicle in the Hertz area. Place the keys and rental agreement in the drop box, located at the Hertz counter. Bus - Approximately 4 miles from the Greyhound station. Cab fare will be reimbursed up to $2.00 with receipt.

Hertz - Sanford Airport
(603) 422-6707
199 Airport Road
Sanford, ME
Hours
Mo-Fr 0900-1700, Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Budget Car Rental
(503) 288-2985
2323 NE Columbia Blvd
Portland, ME
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(207) 615-0030
1001 Westbrook St
Portland, ME

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(207) 942-3772
1105 Hammond St # 2
Bangor, ME

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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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