Des Moines

Cheap Car Rentals in Des Moines

Des Moines, IA, United States
3 Feb — 10 Feb
Same drop-off
Des Moines, IA, United States
Fri 3/2
Noon
Fri 10/2
Noon
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Des Moines?

January

C$ 81

February

C$ 73

March

C$ 101

April

C$ 100

May

C$ 114

June

C$ 131

July

C$ 132

August

C$ 123

September

C$ 92

October

C$ 92

November

C$ 97

December

C$ 102

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Des Moines 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 Des Moines

Small Cars

C$ 66 - C$ 163

All Car Types

C$ 86 - C$ 154

To rent a Small car in Des Moines, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 88/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Des Moines, the United States (~C$ 66/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 163/day). In fact, December is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Des Moines. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Des Moines, renting a Small car saves you 22% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a Medium car in Des Moines, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 105/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Des Moines, the United States (~C$ 53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~C$ 240/day). In fact, August is about 50% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Des Moines. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Des Moines, renting a Medium car saves you 8% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a Large car in Des Moines, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 74/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Des Moines, the United States (~C$ 42/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 184/day). In fact, September is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Des Moines. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Des Moines, renting a Large car saves you 35% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a SUV car in Des Moines, the United States, you would pay an average price of C$ 92/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Des Moines, the United States (~C$ 74/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 223/day). In fact, January is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Des Moines. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Des Moines, renting a SUV car saves you 19% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Des Moines

All major car rental suppliers in Des Moines

Alamo

8.6
Very good
41 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.7

Enterprise

8.3
Very good
52 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

8.1

Hertz

8.0
Very good
30 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.7

National

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Dollar

7.5
Good
9 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.8

Thrifty

7.1
Good
18 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.8

Payless

6.9
Okay
18 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.6

Budget

6.8
Okay
25 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.6

Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.6 rating), Alamo (8.6 rating) and Enterprise (8.3 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Des Moines.

What are gas prices like in Des Moines?

The average gas price in Des Moines is C$ 1.29/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 58 and C$ 83 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Des Moines for a week from Dollar?

Dollar is a popular option for travellers looking for car rental in Des Moines. You can expect the average cost of a rental car to be about C$ 916 per week.

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

Renting your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 14% in Des Moines - we recommend booking at least 14days 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 rent in Des Moines?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Des Moines is Compact (Nissan Versa) based on our Cheapflights data.

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