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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Torrington CT

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 - 954 East Main Street HLE
(860) 496-9999
954 East Main Street
Torrington, CT
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
After hour - After hour returns are allowed. Place keys and completed rental agreement in the drop box provided outside the front door. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(860) 674-1160
224 W Main St
Avon, CT

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Hertz - Marriott Hotel HLE
(860) 678-1000
15 Farms Springs Road
Farmington, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1200 and 1300-1700
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., Ski Equipped Vehicles, 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. Do not lock vehicle. Park car in hotel lot. Take keys and rental record to the front desk and give to a hotel employee. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Cigna Mass Mutual Hangar
(860) 386-2221
85 176 Insurance
Windsor Locks, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1700
Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Cigna Employees and Mass Mutual Employees arriving by private flights who are Platinum or Gold members only.

Hertz - Cigna Bloomfield Wilde
(860) 247-0044
900 Cottage Grove Road
Bloomfield, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1900
Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Cigna Employees only. After Hours - Will meet Saturday and Sunday reservations as long as the reservation is received by 1200 on the previous Friday.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(860) 584-9100
75 North St
Bristol, CT

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Hertz - ESPN
(860) 747-4435
935 Middle Street
Bristol, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800
Sa 0900-1300
Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for ESPN employees only. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Park vehicle in the Hertz car rental spots near the security booth at building #4.

Hertz - Robertson Airport
(860) 747-4435
62 Johnson Avenue
Plainville, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1800
Sa 0900-1200
Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Hertz - 730 Wolcott Street HLE
(203) 757-8232
730 Wolcott Street
Waterbury, CT
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 - Stamford Metro Center
(203) 324-3131
1 Station Place
Stamford, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0630-1900
Sa-Su 0800-1600
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only 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
Railroad - Located directly behind the railroad station. Hourly Rentals available - see US Products & Services.

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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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