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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Ottumwa IA

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 Rent A Car
(319) 235-1400
1326 Laporte Rd
Waterloo, IA
 
Penske Truck Rental
(319) 273-8026
1923 E Mitchell Ave
Waterloo, IA
 
Hertz - Signature Flight Support
(515) 256-5330
5400 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA
Hours
0700-2200 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. No walkins allowed.

Hertz - Singing Hills
(712) 255-4986
3131 Singing Hills Boulevard
Sioux City, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700
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.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(515) 331-1000
141 Merle Hay Road
Des, Moines, IA
 
Hertz - Dewey Ford HLE
(515) 289-4999
3055 Southeast Delaware Avenue
Ankeny, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1730
Sa 0800-1200
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., 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.

U-Haul Company
(319) 339-4977
1841 S Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA
 
Hertz - John Deere FBO
(563) 583-0267
11000 Airport Road
Dubuque, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0500-1800
Sa 0900-1300
Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for John Deere Private Flights only.

Hertz - Sioux Gateway Airport HLE
(712) 255-4986
2403 Aviation Boulevard
Sioux City, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2330
Sa 0900-1400
Su 1200-2330
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.
Additional Information
After Hours - After hours flights will be met on Saturdays only if the reservation is received during regular business hours. After hour returns are allowed. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - 3400 South Expressway HLE
(712) 366-0400
3400 South Expressway
Council Bluffs, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800
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., 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. Park vehicle on the west side of the building. Place rental record and keys in drop box located on the west side of the building. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

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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