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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 Auto Rental
(515) 262-2222
545 E Euclid Ave
Des, Moines, IA
 
Hertz - 4726 North Brady Street HLE
(563) 359-4031
4726 North Brady Street
Davenport, IA
Hours
Mo 0700-1800
Tu-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
After 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.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(319) 393-2200
1800 Dodge Rd Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Enterprise Auto Rental
(515) 331-1000
141 Merle Hay Road
Des, Moines, IA
 
U-Haul Company
(319) 339-4977
1841 S Gilbert St
Iowa City, IA
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(641) 423-8300
2740 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA

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Hertz Corp
(319) 337-6615
1801 S Riverside Dr
Iowa City, IA
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(515) 285-2525
601 Fleur Drive
Des, Moines, IA
 
Hertz - Livingston FBO
(319) 287-5189
2814 Betsworth
Waterloo, IA
Hours
Mo-Sa 1000-1900
Su 1400-1900
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Park vehicle in the FBO parking lot. Please leave the keys and contract at the FBO counter.

Hertz - P S Air
(319) 846-3600
3411 Wright Brothers Blvd.
Cedar Rapids, IA
Hours
Su-Fr 0800-2100
Sa 0800-1600
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

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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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