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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Opelousas LA

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.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(337) 269-0170
700 Sw Evangeline Trwy
Lafayette, LA
 
Hertz - New Orleans Downtown HLE
(504) 568-1645
901 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700, Sa-Su 0800-1300
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
Pier - Approximately 1.0 mile from pier. Customer must call upon arrival to arrange for pickup service or car fare will be reimbursed up to $7.00. - 504-568-1645. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(504) 457-0180
734 Veterans Blvd.
Metairie, LA
 
Hertz - West Congress HLE
(337) 233-2313
2429 West Congress
Lafayette, LA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800, 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. 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.

Budget Rent A Car
(225) 925-0500
3147 College Dr
Baton Rouge, LA

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Enterprise Auto Rental
(504) 366-9400
28 1/2 Westbank Exprsswy
Gretna, LA
 
Hertz - Royal Air
(318) 752-4848
1530 Airport Drive
Shreveport, LA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1730, Sa 0830-1230, 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 - 2212 Memorial Drive HLE
(318) 561-0032
2212 Memorial Drive
Alexandria, LA
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., 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 Auto Rental
(337) 993-8444
879-B Johnston St
Lafayette, LA
 
Hertz - Downtown Baton Rouge Sheraton
(225) 248-1051
103 France Street
Baton Rouge, LA
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

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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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