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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.

Hertz - Mid-America Jet Center
(515) 285-9650
2606 McKinley Avenue
Des Moines, IA
Hours
0700-2200 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This locatiion is for Private Flights only. No walkins allowed. Call letters or tail number of aircraft is required on reservation.

Hertz - Stew Hansen Hertz HLE
(515) 276-1177
12103 Hickman Road
Urbandale, 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.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(515) 233-5200
535 S Duff Ave
Ames, IA

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Avis Rent A Car
(319) 233-0569
Waterloo Municipal Airpot
Waterloo, IA
 
Money & More
(319) 236-3208
1516 LaPorte Rd
Waterloo, IA
 
Hertz Corp
(319) 287-5189
Waterloo Airport
Waterloo, IA
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(319) 366-5522
121 Arthur Collins Pkwy Sw#14
Cedar, Rapids, IA
 
Enterprise Rent A Car
(319) 358-7000
9 Highway 1 W
Iowa City, IA
 
Hertz - Des Moines International Airport
(515) 285-9650
5800 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA
Hours
Su-Th 0700-2400
Fr -Sa 0700-2300
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After hours - After Hour returns are allowed. Park car in Hertz area, place keys and rental record in the drop box located at the counter.

Hertz - Fort Dodge Airport HLE
(515) 955-6375
1639 Nelson Avenue
Fort Dodge, IA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1730
Sa Closed
Su 1400-1600
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After hours - Meets scheduled flights if reservation is received during regular business hours. After hour returns are allowed. Park vehicle in Hertz parking. Place keys and rental record in the drop box located at the counter. If outside terminal hours, use the drop box located underneath canopy outside the airport entrance. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

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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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