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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Saint Joseph MO

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.

Heartland Trailways
(816) 279-7800
2209 Empire Ln
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Diamond International Of St Joseph
(816) 233-5688
5906 Mitchell Ave
Saint Joseph, MO
 
U-Haul Company
(816) 232-2677
1717 N Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Nationalease of St Joseph
(816) 233-8785
20951 State Route K
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Rent A Wreck
(816) 236-0311
4016 Frederick Ave
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Car City
(816) 233-9149
3408 S Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(816) 233-9999
210 N Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Hertz Corp
(816) 671-0266
2608 N Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Hertz - A and B Carstar of St Joseph
(816) 671-0266
301 North 36th Street
St. Joseph, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, 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.
Additional Information
This location is for Insurance Replacement rentals only. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - 2608 North Belt Highway HLE
(816) 671-0266
2608 North Belt Highway
St. Joseph, MO
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. 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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