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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Stony Brook NY

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 - 2267 Middle Country Road HLE
(631) 737-2237
2267 Middle Country Road
Centereach, NY
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1730, Sa 0800-1500, 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
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - 920 West Jericho Turnpike HLE
(631) 543-0143
920 West Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800, Sa 0900-1200, Su Closed
Special Services
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
Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - ExcelAire FBO
(877) 326-4545
2221 Smithtown Avenue
Ronkonkoma, NY
Hours
0700-1900 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. This location was formerly known as 'Landmark Aviation'.

Hertz - Executive Fliteways
(631) 588-5454
One Clark Drive
Ronkonkoma, NY
Hours
0700-2300 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Hertz - Mid Island Air Service / New York Jet
631-737-9204 x 17
101 Hering Drive
Ronkonkoma, NY
Hours
0700-2300 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only. This location is also known as 'New York Jet'.

Hertz - 4869 Nesconset Highway HLE
(631) 474-1967
4869 Nesconset Highway
Port Jefferson, NY
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.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(631) 864-2414
863 W Jericho Tpke
Smithtown, NY

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Hertz - Islip MacArthur Airport
(631) 737-9200
4300 Johnson Avenue
Islip, NY
Hours
Mo-Tu 0700-2400, We-Th 0800-2400, Fr 0700-2400, Sa-Su 0800-2400
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed 0500 to open. A receipt will be issued at time of return, or it will be mailed to you. Railroad - Approximately 1.5 miles from the railroad station. Cab fare will be reimbursed up to $20.00 with a receipt.

Hertz - Sheltair Aviation Islip
(631) 588-5454
90 Arrival Avenue
Ronkonkoma, NY
Hours
0700-2300 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
Formerly known as Long Island Jet Center. This location is for Private Flights only.

Hertz - Middle Island Rental
(631) 345-2532
141 Middle Country Road
Middle Island, NY
Hours
Mo-Sa 0730-1700, Su 0900-1400
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System
Additional Information
After Hours - After Hour returns are allowed. Place key in drop box located on the front of the building.

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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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