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Trade Leased Car North Pole AK

Trading a leased car is not quite the same as trading a car that has been purchased, even those purchased with a loan. There are differences that often make it not feasible, even though it might not be obvious at first glance.

National Car & Truck Rental
(907) 451-7368
4960 Dale Rd
Fairbanks, AK

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Hertz - Fairbanks International Airport
(907) 452-4444
6450 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK
Hours
0630-0100 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
After Hours - After hour returns are allowed. Park vehicle in a Hertz stall, place keys and rental agreement in the drop box, located at the Hertz counter. Railroad - Approximately 8 miles from the railroad station. Cab fare will be reimbursed with receipt. Bus - Approximately 10 blocks to the bus station. Pickup service is available 0800-1700. Please call upon arrival to arrange for pickup service.

U-Haul Company
(907) 789-7098
10011 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
Hertz - Great Circle Flight Services
(907) 245-1232
6121 South Airpark Place
Anchorage, AK
Hours
0530-0200 7 Days
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service
Additional Information
This location is for Private Flights only.

Enterprise Auto Rental
(907) 277-1600
26 E 4Th Ave
Anchorage, AK
 
Hertz - Dale Road
(907) 452-4444
4520 Dale Road
Fairbanks, AK
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700
Sa-Su closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Evergreen Motors Inc
(907) 789-9300
8895 Mallard St
Juneau, AK
 
Enterprise Auto Rental
(907) 563-5050
10 E Intl Airport Rd
Anchorage, AK
 
Hertz - Dale Road
(907) 452-4444
4520 Dale Road
Fairbanks, AK
Hours
Mo-Fr 0800-1700
Sa-Su closed
Special Services
Child Seats, Hand Controls for Disabled Drivers Only , Gold Counter Service

Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(907) 373-2080
4535 E Greenstreet Cir # 1
Wasilla, AK

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Trade Leased Car

You are leasing a car and are considering buying or leasing another car. Is it a good idea to trade a leased car before the old lease is finished โ€“ or is it better to wait until lease-end to trade โ€“ or neither?

Trading a leased car is not quite the same as trading a car that has been purchased, even those purchased with a loan.

There are differences that often make it not feasible, even though it might not be obvious at first glance.

Let's review some leasing basics first
When leasing, you don't own the vehicle. You also don't build up any ownership equity unless you made a very large down payment or had a valuable trade-in at the beginning of the lease.

This means, for most leases, your payments never quite keep up with the ever-increasing depreciated value of the vehicle โ€” you are always "upside down." Even at the end of the lease, the actual market value of the vehicle will usually be less than the residual, or purchase option, value.

Therefore, you have nothing to trade to a dealer for a new vehicle. You have no "equity."

The exception, again, would be if either your early payoff amount (get it from your lease company) or the sum of remaining payments is less than the market value, or trade-in value, of your vehicle. You can check trade-in values at www.kbb.com or www.nadaguides.com. The way that this might happen is if you had made a large down payment (cap cost reduction) at the beginning...

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