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New Cars - A Reality Check Opelousas LA

There is a common misconception that new-car dealers finance the cars they sell or lease. Not true. Dealers don't make loans or finance leases. A dealer may run a preliminary credit check on you prior to completing your paperwork, but this should not be interpreted as approval of your loan or lease application.

Hertz - Monroe Regional Airport
(318) 323-8805
5400 Operations Road
Monroe, LA
Hours
0800-2130 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After hours returns are allowed. Park the vehicle in the Hertz area, then place the keys and rental agreement in the drop box, located at the Hertz counter.

Hertz - Ryan Airport
(225) 357-5992
9291 General Chennault Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2230
Sa 0700-2100
Su 0700-2230
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - Meets flight that arrives at 0008 if reservation is received before 2200 Monday through Friday. Meets all other scheduled flights if reservation is received during regular business hours. After hours returns are allowed. Park the vehicle in the Hertz area. Place the keys and rental agreement in the drop box, located at the Hertz counter.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(337) 364-5851
2215 Highway 14
New Iberia, LA

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Enterprise Auto Rental
(225) 293-1145
1020 Airline Hwy
Baton, Rouge, LA
 
Hertz - Million Air Alexandria
(318) 443-9699
1037 Billy Mitchell Blvd.
Alexandria, LA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0700-2200
Sa 0930-1730
Su 1000-2200
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Previously known as Pride Flight Services. This location is for Private flights only.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(337) 993-8444
879-B Johnston St
Lafayette, LA
 
Hertz - Atlantic Aviation
(504) 466-1700
4000 Bainbridge
New Orleans, LA
Hours
24 Hours, 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 - Aero Services
(225) 355-9052
4141 Chuck Yeagar
Baton Rouge, LA
Hours
Mo,We,Fr 0700-1800
Tu,Th,Sa-Su 0800-1800
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Hertz - 1824 Tower Drive HLE
(318) 812-1493
1824 Tower Drive
Monroe, LA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700, 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., 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 - Barksdale Air Force Base BX
(318) 752-4848
455 Curtis Road
Barksdale AFB, LA
Hours
Mo-Fr 0900-1800
Sa 0900-1300
Su Closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

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New Cars - A Reality Check

In the years we've been in the automotive advice business we’ve received thousands of emails with questions about buying and leasing new cars.

Although each reader's situation is different, there seem to be general issues that show up over and over again that represent some common misunderstandings and misconceptions about new car buying and leasing. Let's address some of them now.

New cars are not financed by dealers
There is a common misconception that new-car dealers finance the cars they sell or lease. Not true. Dealers don't make loans or finance leases. A dealer may run a preliminary credit check on you prior to completing your paperwork, but this should not be interpreted as approval of your loan or lease application. He just wants to make sure he's not wasting his time on someone with serious credit problems.

A new-car purchase or lease deal is contingent on the dealer being able to find a finance company or bank who will agree to finance your deal, based on your credit history and debt load. The finance company pays the dealer for the car (which means the finance company owns the car), and arranges for the customer to pay them back the money for that car, plus interest. See for more details.

Dealers can ask you to return your new car
A dealer will allow you to drive away in his new car immediately after you've signed your loan or lease papers. This does not mean your credit has been approved or that your loan (or lease) ...

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