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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Los Alamos NM

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 - Los Alamos Airport HLE
(505) 662-8907
1040 Airport Road
Los Alamos, NM
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800, Sa 0730-1300, Su 0730-1500
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 - After hour returns are allowed.

Las Cruces Shuttle & Taxi
(575) 525-1784
Po Box 3172
Las Cruces, NM
 
Hertz - San Mateo HLE
(505) 856-6373
6300 San Mateo NE
Albuquerque, NM
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800, Sa 0900-1300, 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.

Hertz - Santa Fe Air Center
(505) 471-2525
121 Aviation Drive
Santa Fe, NM
Hours
0800-1800 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Ski Equipped Vehicles, Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
Also known as Santa Fe Jet Center.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(505) 296-8272
104 Montgomery Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM
 
Enterprise Rent A Car
(505) 994-2000
1550 Rio Rancho Dr SE
Rio Rancho, NM
 
Hertz - Southwest Aviation
(575) 521-4807
9050 Zia Boulevard
Las Cruces, NM
Hours
Mo-Fr 0830-1630, Sa 1000-1200, Su closed.
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Hertz - Roswell Industrial Air Center
(575) 347-2211
1 Jerry Smith Circle
Roswell, NM
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-2100, Sa 0800-1400, Su 1000-2100
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., Ski Equipped Vehicles, Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed Monday-Saturday 0600-0800, Sunday 0800-1000. Park the vehicle in the Hertz area. Place keys and rental record in the drop box, located at the counter.

Premier Transportation
(575) 523-9393
1308 Arizona Ave
Las Cruces, NM
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(505) 248-9933
502 Clark-Carr Loop Se
Albuquerque, NM
 

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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