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Apr 24, 2024

Renting Over Buying: Hear from Jerry and Ricardo’s #Prime Experience!

Apr 24, 2024

Renting Over Buying: Hear from Jerry and Ricardo’s #Prime Experience!

In Singapore’s fluctuating car market, the Certificate of Entitlement (“COE”) prices act as a volatile force, keeping potential drivers who are looking to buy their own car on edge. The unpredictable shifts from soaring premiums to sudden drops create emotional turbulence that has turned car buying into a stressful event for many, despite the practical need for personal transportation.

Amidst this uncertainty, car rental emerges as a stable alternative. Offering flexibility and the benefit of financial predictability with a consistent monthly outlay, renting provides relief from the frustrations of navigating the unpredictable car market. With the wide variety of options that a rental company offers, renting becomes not just a practical choice but a way to inject excitement into urban living, freeing users from the burdens of maintenance, depreciation, and resale value typically associated with car ownership.

Mr Jerry Ip, from Hong Kong and a valued client of Prime & Section Car Rental

Originally from Hong Kong, Jerry relocated to Singapore for work and opted to rent a car from Prime instead of purchasing as the latter was too expensive in Singapore. “I do not see that it is worth to buy a car in Singapore, at least compared to Hong Kong,” Jerry shared. “In Singapore, to buy a car is just so expensive.”

Introduced to Prime & Section Car Rental by a friend, Jerry had a remarkable experience thus far with the services provided. “I find everyone from Prime to be friendly, so that’s good,” said Jerry. “For example, if there were any issues with the car, Prime’s team will provide a replacement for temporary use, so there is flexibility in that regard. Our Company requires rental cars for various projects and we consistently choose Prime for their excellent service, flexibility, and competitive pricing.”

Mr Ricardo Cury, originally from Brazil and returning customer of Prime & Section Car Rental

Ricardo first came to know of Prime & Section Car Rental through his previous place of employment and returned to renting a car from us when he relocated back to Singapore again for work. “I had a great experience with Prime for almost 4 years when I was in Singapore, so it was an easy decision to use them again this time around,” said Ricardo.

Like many others who explored car renting over purchasing, price is an important factor in the decision-making process when selecting a rental partner. “Budget was the main consideration, followed by my family size,” shared Ricardo. “Public transportation in Singapore is amazing but having a car opens more opportunities to explore the country with more flexibility especially if you have kids.”

“The main advantage of renting is the peace of mind when it comes to paperwork, maintenance, insurance, not having to sell the car later, etc.,” Ricardo added.

As expressed by both Jerry and Ricardo, the mutual sentiment shared is that the high car prices in Singapore pose a significant obstacle to purchasing a vehicle. Consequently, they opted to rent a car to meet their personal transportation needs based on all the benefits that car rental offers.

Whether you are an expat or local, you may not want to commit to buying a car without careful consideration because vehicle ownership comes with a substantial financial expense and responsibilities. Renting, on the other hand, means letting rental specialists like Prime take care of all that is required while bringing your initial outlay to the absolute minimum. There is also greater control and full predictability of what to expect. When you choose an all-inclusive rental package that Prime offers, for instance, you can certain that a curveball won’t be thrown at you with unexpected maintenance expenses and downtime when you need a car most. Flexible subscriptions offer both long term and short term car rental solutions to cater to your ever-changing needs and lifestyle.

At Prime, we believe in not only providing reliable and efficient car rental services at competitive rates but also pride ourselves in fostering a warm, friendly, and supportive structure for our valued customers. The experiences shared by our clients who continually support us and return time and time again whenever they need a car are a testament to our commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and support, ensuring that our clients can navigate the roads of Singapore with confidence and peace of mind.

Embrace the freedom, flexibility, and fun that car rental offers, making each journey a delightful chapter in your life’s adventure.

Choose Prime, you’re always in good hands.

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