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New Cars - A Reality Check Windham ME

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 - 202 Warren Avenue HLE
(207) 797-7156
202 Warren Avenue
Portland, ME
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 , 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. Place completed rental agreement and keys in the drop box located on the wall.

Hertz - Northeast Air FBO
(207) 774-6391
987 Westbrook Street
Portland, ME
Hours
0600-2200 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Ski Equipped Vehicles
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(207) 284-2004
869 Portland Rd
Saco, ME

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Cendant Car Rental Group Corporate Sales
(503) 282-2084
9115 NE Airport Way
Portland, ME
 
Hertz
(207) 621-8116
75 Airport Road
Augusta, ME
 
Hertz - Portland International Jetport
(207) 774-6391
1049 Westbrook Street
Portland, ME
Hours
0600-0100 7 Days.
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 , Ski Equipped Vehicles, Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
Also known as the Portland-Westbrook Municipal Airport. Private flight arrivals please use the Northeast Air FBO location. After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Park vehicle in Hertz area. Place keys and rental record in the drop box located at the Hertz counter. Railroad - The Amtrak station is Downeaster Passenger Rail Service, 100 Sewell Street. Cab fare will be reimbursed up to $10.00 with receipt. Bus - Approximately 2 miles from the Greyhound and Trailways stations. Cab fare wil

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(207) 615-0030
1001 Westbrook St
Portland, ME

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Budget Car Rental
(503) 288-2985
2323 NE Columbia Blvd
Portland, ME
 
Hertz - Northeast Air FBO
(207) 774-6391
987 Westbrook Street
Portland, ME
Hours
0600-2200 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Ski Equipped Vehicles
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Hertz - Avitat
(207) 942-5519
188 Maine Avenue
Bangor, ME
Hours
Mo-Fr 0630-2300, Sa 0900-1700, Su 0800-2300
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only In-Car Navigation System , Ski Equipped Vehicles
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

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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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