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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Warrensburg 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.

Hertz - Clay County Regional Airport
(816) 420-0123
13106 Rhodus Road
Excelsior Springs, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, Sa 0800-1300, Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Enterprise Auto Rental
(816) 464-2500
Nassau Circle
Kansas, City, MO
 
Hertz - OFallon South HLE
(636) 300-0902
1120 Technology Drive
OFallon, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, 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.

Car City
(816) 233-9149
3408 S Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Hertz - ATS Airport Terminal Services
(314) 426-7555
6161 Aviation Drive
St. Louis, MO
Hours
0800-2200 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 - A and B Carstar of Smithville
(816) 420-0123
1706 South 169 Highway
Smithville, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, 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.
Additional Information
This location is for Insurance Replacement rentals. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Sinclair Ford
(314) 892-2600
7500 South Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1800, 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.
Additional Information
This location is for Insurance Replacement only. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

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

Heartland Trailways
(816) 279-7800
2209 Empire Ln
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Enterprise Rent A Car
(816) 246-8185
1025 SW Blue Pkwy
Lees Summit, MO
 

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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