How does operational leasing work?

LeasePlan gives you freedom.

Operational leasing allows you to plan for your car costs. If you are worried about safety and smooth management of the car, operational leasing is a great option. LeasePlan private lease ensures maintenance and all services are included.

How to order a lease car?

  1. Choose the car, the mileage and the contract duration

    Operational leasing allows you to plan for your car costs. If you are worried about safety and smooth management of the car, operational leasing is a great option. LeasePlan private and business lease ensures maintenance and all services are included.

    It's really straightforward:

    • Ask us for a proposal online through one of the special offers or configure a car to suit you. Contact us on 800 10 70 70 (cost-free call from Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m., and on Fridays until 5 p.m.) and we will be more than happy to help you with your request.
    • Once we have received your request, our team will get in touch with you on the phone or e-mail provided. We shall then send a full proposal for your appreciation.
    • When you decide to go ahead, you’ll have to send us the documents required for a financial evaluation whose aim is to verify the company’s capacity to meet its commitment to LeasePlan. This decision shall be notified within 48 hours.
    • After approval, we shall send an e-mail (within 48 hours) with all the contractual documentation for its validation and signing.
    • When you return the duly signed documents, we will go ahead with the order for your car (s). If you opt for one of the special offers, depending on the offer chosen (make and model), the delivery forecast shall be 15 business days and this date may be brought forward or put back. If you prefer, you can configure a car to suit you.
    • As soon as the car is available for delivery, we will be in touch to schedule the date and place of delivery in line with your availability.
    • Start driving with no worries throughout the contract.
  2. Keep you and your business moving throughout the contract

    Avoid the uncertainty and risk of being a car owner. LeasePlan operational leasing makes everything easy and safe, without any unforeseeable costs. Makes it easy to relax and enjoy the trip, giving you peace of mind throughout the contract. What's more, it gives you free time to spend on what you like doing most. Find out all the advantages of operational leasing.

    We're always by your side. You can count on the personalised assistance of a LeasePlan manager dedicated to you or your company and with the driver helpline available 24h a day.

    During the operational leasing contract, you must:

    • Make payment of the monthly rent and ensure the proper usage and maintenance of the car. What’s more you will also need to: – Check the tire pressure and their general condition; – Check the oil and water levels; – Transport the car (s) to any preventive maintenance (in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions) or corrective maintenance (unforeseen repairs resulting from car wear and tear or breakdowns) where necessary; – Notify LeasePlan about any incident that affects the proper upkeep of the car.
    • Where justified, take the car (s) for a MOT - Mandatory Periodic Service. You must make the booking directly at one of the inspection centers approved by LeasePlan. You can consult the list of approved inspection centers in the Oficina Fácil LeasePlan or on 800 20 42 98 (cost-free call). The car inspection must be carried out by the registration date and it may be carried out in the 3 months preceding said day.

      There is the option, at any time, of altering the duration, the number of kilometres initially contracted and the inclusion of additional services, with the attendant correction of the monthly fee amount.

      For example, if it is observed that the kilometres already traveled do not conform to those contracted initially, get in touch with your LeasePlan manager and make the necessary adjustments to your contract. It is preferable, and recommended, to alter the terms of the contract to avoid any costs or penalties at the end of the contract.

  3. When the contract finishes, we want you to stay with us.

    You have the flexibility to choose what you want to do at the end of the contract. You will have the following options:

    • Option of signing a new operational leasing contract, returning the (car (s) to LeasePlan at the end of the contract;
    • Extending the duration of your present contract;
    • Requesting the purchase of the car from LeasePlan. Three months before the end of the contract LeasePlan will inform you of the amount for which you may acquire the car you have driven.

      When you return the car (s), scheduled in advance, a report shall be drawn up about the general condition of the car and a Returns Form shall be signed by both parties confirming the handing over of the following elements: – Keys (main and spare) – Road tax document – Service history – Instructions’ manual

      The aforementioned report shall be drafted in line with the Reconditioning Manual for LeasePlan commercial and passenger vehicles which documents, with text and photos, the scope of the damages regarded as acceptable, distinguishing them from those whose repair costs is quantified as they have an impact on the devaluation of the car (s).

      Usually LeasePlan operational leasing includes reconditioning insurance, protection intended to cover our customers, at the end of the contract, as regards any costs associated with damages to be found in the car (s) for the sum of € 500 + VAT. If you are in doubt about the condition of the car, you may, before you return it, ask for a pre-inspection with an additional cost. This means that an inspection shall be carried out of the car and the damage shall be identified, if there is any. So you’ll know what to expect when you return the car.

Operational leasing at LeasePlan

LeasePlan is brand neutral and has a wide range of cars. In our showroom you can find the car you need, quickly and easily.

  • Some cars have short delivery times and some we have promotions on
  • If you are looking for a car you can't find, we can offer you a quote if you contact us
  • LeasePlan's car experts help you make the right choice.
  • Our contracts are clear and easy to read
  • When the lease term ends, we have clear guidelines for what is expected when returning the car, so that there will be no unpleasant surprises

What is included in an operational leasing contract?

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