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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Pittsfield MA

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 - 811 Dalton Avenue HLE
(413) 499-4153
811 Dalton Avenue
Pittsfield, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa 0800-1700, Su 1000-1600
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., Ski Equipped Vehicles, 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. Place rental agreement and keys in drop box located by the carwash door.

Hertz - Pittsfield Municipal Airport
(413) 499-4153
3400 Sky Harbor Blvd
Pittsfield, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa 0800 1700, Su 1000-1600
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. Also known as Lyon Aviation.

Hertz - AirFlyte
(413) 732-0715
110 Airport Road
Westfield, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800. Sa 0900-1200, Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flight arrivals.

Hertz - 30 Park Plaza HLE
(617) 338-1500
30 Park Plaza
Boston, MA
Hours
Mo-Th 0700-1800, Fr 0700-1900, Sa 0700-1600, Su 0800-1700
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 , Ski Equipped Vehicles, 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
Located in the Motormart Parking Garage behind the Park Plaza Hotel. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed from 0700-2200. Return to the Hertz area from the Columbus Street entrance to the parking garage. Drop keys and contract in Express box by the office.

Hertz - 561 Park Avenue HLE
(508) 798-5196
561 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, 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 , 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.

Hertz - GE Plastics
(413) 499-4153
1 Plastics Avenue
Pittsfield, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa 0800-1700, Su 1000-1600
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Ski Equipped Vehicles, Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for General Electric employees only.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(617) 723-8077
1 Congress St
Boston, MA

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Hertz - Signature Flight Support
(617) 561-2500
240 Prescott Street
Boston, MA
Hours
24 Hours, 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Ski Equipped Vehicles
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(617) 282-3900
9 Freeport St # 83
Dorchester, MA
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(617) 262-8222
Estin Copley Lobby
Boston, MA
 
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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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