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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Shelbyville TN

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
(615) 661-6181
25 Franklin Road
Brentwood, TN
 
Hertz - Tri City Airport
(423) 325-6200
2525 Highway 75
Kingsport, TN
Hours
Mo-Fr 0600-2330, Sa-Su 0700-2330
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - Meets flights if reservation is received during regular business hours. After hours returns are permitted. Park the vehicle in the Hertz area, the place the keys and rental agreement in the drop box, located at the Hertz counter. Bus - Approximately 17 miles from the bus station. Pickup service is available if reservation is received at least 7 days in advance.

Airportmotormile
(865) 970-2615
Alcoa Highway
Alcoa, TN
 
Hertz - 1459 Interstate Drive HLE
(931) 528-9992
1459 Interstate Drive
Cookeville, TN
Hours
Mo-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., 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
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Wilson Air Center
(901) 345-2992
2930 Winchester Road
Memphis, TN
Hours
24 hours, 7 days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. No walkins allowed.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(901) 525-8588
26 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(865) 694-8526
041 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(901) 323-2977
948 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(901) 365-8588
675 Mount Moriah Rd
Memphis, TN
 
Hertz - 783 Bell Road HLE
(615) 717-6950
783 Bell Road
Antioch, TN
Hours
Mo-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
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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