Iowa

Cheap Car Rentals in Iowa

Des Moines, IA, United States
24 Apr — 1 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Des Moines, IA, United States
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Iowa?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Iowa 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 17 April 2024.

January

RM 263

February

RM 253

March

RM 296

April

RM 287

May

RM 306

June

RM 339

July

RM 359

August

RM 330

September

RM 277

October

RM 287

November

RM 282

December

RM 277

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Iowa is February. 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 Iowa

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Iowa to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 17 April 2024.

Top rental agencies in Iowa

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Iowa known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Iowa. Reviews were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.5
Very Good
103 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.0

Alamo

8.5
Very Good
52 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.5

Pick-up/drop-off

8.7

Value

8.5

Hertz

7.5
Good
94 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.5

Value

7.4

Avis

7.0
Good
44 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.3

Comfort

7.4

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.5

Budget

6.8
Okay
57 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.9

National

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Dollar

7.3
Good
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.6

Payless

6.9
Okay
25 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.8

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Iowa, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 17 April 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Iowa?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Super Cheap (10.0 rating), Silvercar (8.6 rating) and Alamo (8.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Iowa.

  • What are petrol prices like in Iowa?

    The average price of petrol in Iowa is RM 4.89/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 220 and RM 317 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Iowa for the best price?

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 47% to make it a great deal in Iowa. Try to book at least 7 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Iowa?

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

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Car rentals by fuel type in Iowa

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Iowa. Deals were last updated on 17 April 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Iowa. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 65+

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