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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Trumbull 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.

Choice Equipment Rental
(203) 335-7368
550 North Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
U-Haul Company
(203) 333-0288
309 North Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
U-Haul Company
(203) 368-2584
636 Boston Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
Hertz - General Electric Delivery Location
(203) 373-3541
3135 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0830-1700
Sa-Su 0900-1500
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for General Electric employees only.

Hertz - 350 Bridgeport Avenue HLE
(203) 225-0448
350 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, 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. 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.

AAA Auto Rental
(203) 371-6957
887 Reservoir Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
Enterprise Rent A Car
(203) 367-2055
370 North Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
Penske Truck Rental
(203) 334-8367
225 Boston Ave
Bridgeport, CT
 
Dollar
(203) 331-9735
940 E Main St
Bridgeport, CT
 
Hertz - Atlantic Aviation
(203) 469-8826
325 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT
Hours
0600-2200 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
Located at the Sikorsky Memorial Airport. This location is for Private Flights 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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