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Difference Between Car Leasing and Renting Washington DC

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 - Signature Flight Support
(703) 417-3522
General Aviation Terminal
Washington D. C., DC
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-1700
Sa-Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service

AA Enterprise, AA Auto, An Awesome Event Co.
(866) 897-4746
311 K St., NW
Washington, DC
 
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(202) 332-1716
2730 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC

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Capital Connoisseur Cars
(800) 827-9570
www.CapConCars.com
Washington, DC
 
Hertz - Renaissance Hotel DC HLE
(202) 842-1541
999 9th Street Northwest
Washington D. C., DC
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
Located at the main counter/front desk in the hotel's lobby. Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(202) 332-1716
730 Georgia Ave Nw
Washington, DC
 
Hertz - Verizon Center HLE
(202) 347-8518
7th Street NW and G Street NW
Washington D. C., DC
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
The rental counter is located on 7th Street NW between F Street NW and H Street NW, directly across the intersection of G Street NW and 7th Street NW. Garage entrance is located on 6th Street NW between F Street NW and H Street NW. Enter garage, do down ramp, and proceed to the Parking Attendant's booth. Proceed to the lower level of the garage (P2). Pick up time must be at least one hour after location opening and one hour prior to location closing.

Hertz - Ronald Reagan National Airport
(703) 419-6300
1 Aviation Circle
Washington D. C., DC
Hours
0700-0230 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Gold Canopy , Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Covered Return Center

Thrifty Car Rental - Washington, DC
(703) 684-6220
601 F St., NW
Washington, DC
 
Budget Rent A Car
(202) 289-5374
50 Massachusetts Ave Ne
Washington, DC

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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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