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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting New Canaan CT

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 - 301 Merritt 7 HLE
(203) 849-7757
301 Merritt Seven
Norwalk, CT
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. 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.

Hertz - 465 West Main Street HLE
(203) 406-0203
465 West Main Street
Stamford, CT
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. 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.

Hertz - Greenwich Gulf
(203) 622-4044
111 West Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0630-1830
Sa 0700-1700
Su 0800-1400
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System

Hertz - General Electric Delivery Location
(203) 373-3541
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0830-1700
Sa-Su 0900-1500
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for General Electric employees only.

Hertz - Bridgeport Amtrak Station
(203) 876-0708
525 Water Street
Bridgeport, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800
Sa 0900-1200
Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Amtrak arrivals.

Hertz - Stamford Metro Center
(203) 324-3131
1 Station Place
Stamford, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0630-1900
Sa-Su 0800-1600
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only 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.
Additional Information
Railroad - Located directly behind the railroad station. Hourly Rentals available - see US Products & Services.

Hertz - Amtrak Station
(203) 324-3131
1 Station Place
Stamford, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1900
Sa-Su 0800-1600
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System
Additional Information
This location is for Amtrak arrivals only.

Hertz - 11 Norm Avenue HLE
(914) 242-0422
11 Norm Avenue
Bedford Hills, NY
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. 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.
Additional Information
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

U-Haul Company
(203) 579-9191
3029 Fairfield Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
Choice Equipment Rental
(203) 335-7368
550 North Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 

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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