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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Springfield 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.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(417) 862-0753
300 N. Airport Blvd Suite107
Springfield, MO
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(417) 886-6640
220 S Campbell Ave
Springfield, MO
 
Hertz - General Aviation
(417) 865-1681
5000 West Kearney Street
Springfield, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0600-2300, Sa-Su 0700-2300
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only

Hertz - 4609 West McKinley HLE
(417) 869-4255
4609 West McKinley
Springfield, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1600, 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., 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.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(417) 485-2193
020 N 18Th St
Ozark, MO
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(417) 832-9470
046 W Sunshine St
Springfield, MO
 
Hertz - Springfield Branson Airport
(417) 865-1681
2300 North Airpot Blvd
Springfield, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0600-2400, Sa-Su 0700-2300
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - Meets commercial flights if reservation is received during regular business hours. Flight number required on reservation. After hour returns are allowed. Return the vehicle to the Rental Return lot, park vehicle in a Hertz space and deposit keys and packet in the return box located on the Hertz counter. Approximately 44 miles from Silver Dollar city. Approximately 60 miles from the Branson Airport.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(417) 866-0300
07 E Kearney St
Springfield, MO
 
Hertz - General Rental Center HLE
(417) 597-5313
5117 South Campbell
Springfield, MO
Hours
Mo-Sa 0730-1730, 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., 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 - Hertz Amtrak
(816) 474-4970
2200 Main Street
Kansas City, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, Sa 0800-1200, Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only
Additional Information
This location is for Amtrak customers only.

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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