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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 - 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.

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 - Beverly FBO
(978) 536-5168
46 L P Henderson Road
Danvers, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, Sa 0900-1200, Su closed.
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Hertz - 170 Middlesex Street HLE
(978) 251-1983
170 Middlesex Street
Chelmsford, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, 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
There is no customer parking for personal vehicles at this location. After hour - After hour returns are allowed. Place the completed rental agreement and keys in the drop box provided to the left of the front door.

Hertz - 1238 Riverdale Street HLE
(413) 732-0715
1238 Riverdale Street
West Springfield, MA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800, 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.

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 - Sheraton Boston Hotel
(617) 338-1506
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA
Hours
0800-1600 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System

Budget Rent A Car
(617) 577-7606
20 Sidney St
Cambridge, MA

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Hertz - National Grid Westborough
(508) 229-2756
25 Research Drive
Westborough, 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 National Grid Employees who are Gold members only. At least 2 hours advanced reservation required, during normal business hours. If pickup is within 2 hours please call the Hertz/National Grid toll-free reservations number 888-222-2076 to check for delivery availability.

Hertz - Waltham Doubletree
(781) 642-0502
550 Winter Street
Waltham, MA
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. In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed.

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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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