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Cheap Car Rentals in Des Moines

Des Moines, IA, United States
20 Feb — 27 Feb
Driver's age: 26-65
Des Moines, IA, United States
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Des Moines?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Des Moines and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 13 February 2024.

January

AED 201

February

AED 216

March

AED 235

April

AED 205

May

AED 231

June

AED 257

July

AED 275

August

AED 253

September

AED 213

October

AED 220

November

AED 216

December

AED 213

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Des Moines is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Des Moines

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Des Moines to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 13 February 2024.

Top rental agencies in Des Moines

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Des Moines known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Des Moines. Reviews were last updated on 13 February 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Des Moines area such as Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hertz. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

Alamo

8.8
Very Good
42 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.8

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.8

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.3
Very Good
59 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.9

Hertz

7.6
Good
36 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.4

Budget

6.8
Okay
32 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

6.8

National

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Dollar

6.9
Okay
9 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

7.5

Payless

6.9
Okay
25 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.7

Avis

6.2
Okay
14 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.5

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Des Moines, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 13 February 2024.

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Des Moines?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.6 rating), Alamo (8.8 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Des Moines.

What are petrol prices like in Des Moines?

The average price of petrol in Des Moines is AED 3.31/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 149 and AED 215 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Des Moines for a week from National?

National is one of the most popular car hire companies in Des Moines, offering car hire for around AED 2,089 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Des Moines for the best price?

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 33% on your car hire. For a below average price in Des Moines, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 28 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Des Moines?

Yes, renting a vehicle in Des Moines for a month is certainly possible.

What car do most people hire in Des Moines?

The most popular car to hire while in Des Moines is the Chrysler Pacifica, which is a Mini vehicle.

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