Rent-A-Center or Aaron's in Albany, NY?
You have many options when looking for the right rent-to-own stores that offer furniture, electronics, appliances, and more in Albany, NY. There's Aaron's and Rent-A-Center, to name two top contenders. How do you choose?
Albany Aaron's vs. Rent-A-Center Lease Requirements
When you rent-to-own the things you want, your payments are spread out over time, so you don't have to empty your wallet all at once. Before you rent-to-own anything, however, you'll need to submit just a handful of information to the store you choose. Both Rent-A-Center and Aaron's in Albany require at least some personal info. Aaron's might ask for your name, contact information, SSN, a government-issued ID, income information, and references that can vouch for you. Rent-A-Center only requires your name, date of birth, contact information, income information, residence information, and at least two references. No credit history is required to shop with Rent-A-Center in Albany.
Payment plan offerings differ between Albany Aaron's and Rent-A-Center, too. At Aaron's, you can choose between 12, 18, or 24-month payment plans. At Rent-A-Center, however, you choose the payment schedule that works best for you. Make your payments weekly, every two weeks, semi-monthly, or monthly. There are lots of ways to make your payment, too. We even accept cash payments at non-Rent-A-Center locations like 7-Eleven®, Dollar General®, and CVS™!
How Does Rent-A-Center and Albany Aaron's Product Selection Compare?
The rent-to-own route puts the biggest brands in reach, so it makes sense that you want to check the product inventory of your closest rent-to-own store. Aaron's in Albany and Rent-A-Center both offer rent-to-own appliances, computers, furniture, electronics, smartphones, tools, and offer special deals on products in these categories. Aaron's, however, does not offer rent-to-own tires in Albany. Rent-A-Center does! And we have some of the best tire brands, like Michelin, General and Falken. In addition, your Albany Rent-A-Center offers free product service, free repairs, and free same-day delivery for the term of your lease agreement. Aaron's does free delivery, as well, but they do not always offer free repairs. Both Aaron's and Rent-A-Center carry TVs, couches, and more from great brands like Ashley Home Furniture, Samsung, and LG.
Rent-A-Center vs. Albany Aaron's Benefits & Guarantees
We try our best to give customers amazing options along with amazing products, and we're sure that our pals at the Albany Aaron's do their best to accomplish the same. The Aaron's Club is one program that's unique to Aaron's. Customers can choose to pay a monthly membership fee and in return, they get to protect their lease and take advantage of discounts at retailers, restaurants, hotels, and more. RAC Benefits Plus is comparable to Aaron's benefits program. Alongside lease/product protection, RAC Benefits Plus offers members a host of money-saving opportunities for items you would usually purchase anyway, like groceries and car repair! We're particularly proud of a few perks that are totally unique to us here at Rent-A-Center. There's the Rent-A-Center Worry-Free Guarantee which helps you shop on your terms. This guarantee ensures the following: no credit history is needed to shop; you can own your product in the first 6 months and pay only the cash price; you can snag an early purchase discount; same-day delivery never costs you a dime; and we'll match any rent-to-own competitor's price (even Aaron's price), on the same in-stock item.** You can only get the Worry-Free Guarantee at Rent-A-Center.
Rent-A-Center & Aaron's Locations in New York
Rent-A-Center has more store locations than Aaron's, so you're more likely to find a Rent-A-Center near you than an Aaron's near you in Albany. Rent-A-Center has more than 3,000 stores, while Aaron's has 1,300+ stores. Proximity and convenience mean something when you need flexible payment methods and quick delivery.