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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Wallingford 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 - Meriden Amtrak
(203) 379-5004
60 State Street
Meriden, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1730
Sa-Su closed.
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Ski Equipped Vehicles

Hertz - Meriden Aviation
(201) 379-5004
213 Evansville Avenue
Meriden, 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 Private Flight arrivals only.

Hertz - European Motors
(203) 379-5004
1158 Newfield Street
Middletown, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1730
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.
Additional Information
This location is for Insurance Replacement only.

Budget Rent A Car
(203) 468-5704
155 Burr St
East Haven, CT

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Hertz - 1 George Street HLE
(203) 777-6861
1 George Street
New Haven, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0730-1900
Sa 0900-1200
Su 1000-1600
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
Bus - approximately 5 blocks from the bus station. Please call upon arrival for possible pickup service, or cab fare reimbursement. Reimbursement requires receipt from cab driver. Railroad - Approximately 3 blocks from the railroad station. Please call upon arrival using the Hertz courtesy phone for pickup service. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - 319 South Broad Street HLE
(203) 379-5004
319 South Broad Street
Meriden, 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 Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - 17 Farmington Avenue HLE
(860) 747-4435
17 Farmington Avenue
Plainville, 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 completed rental agreement and keys in the drop box provided to the right of the front door. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

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.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(203) 729-7177
686 Rubber Ave
Naugatuck, CT

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Hertz - Robinson Aviation
(203) 467-9555
50 Thompson Avenue
East Haven, CT
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1800
Sa 0900-1600
Su 1000-1800
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.

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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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