Iowa

Cheap Car Rentals in Iowa

Des Moines, IA, United States
30 Nov — 7 Dec
Same drop-off
Des Moines, IA, United States
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Wed 7/12
Noon
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Iowa?

January

C$ 79

February

C$ 73

March

C$ 101

April

C$ 100

May

C$ 115

June

C$ 131

July

C$ 132

August

C$ 123

September

C$ 92

October

C$ 92

November

C$ 99

December

C$ 101

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.

Popular Car Types in Iowa

There are currently 13,863 rental locations operating in Iowa spread across 236 car rental agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to rent in Iowa is Medium at C$ 83 a day. Below are all the 6 car types available for renting in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

Compare available car types for rental in Iowa

Small Cars

C$ 67 - C$ 204

All Car Types

C$ 86 - C$ 185

To rent a Small car in Iowa, you would pay an average price of C$ 94/day. December is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Iowa (~C$ 67/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~C$ 204/day). In fact, December is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Iowa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Iowa, renting a Small car saves you 18% 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. Here are the best Iowa Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Iowa, you would pay an average price of C$ 107/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Iowa (~C$ 53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is November (~C$ 241/day). In fact, August is about 51% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Iowa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Iowa, renting a Medium car saves you 7% 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. Here are the best Iowa Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Iowa, you would pay an average price of C$ 74/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Iowa (~C$ 42/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~C$ 185/day). In fact, September is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Iowa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Iowa, 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. Here are the best Iowa Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Iowa, you would pay an average price of C$ 90/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Iowa (~C$ 74/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~C$ 223/day). In fact, January is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Iowa. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Iowa, renting a SUV car saves you 21% 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. Here are the best Iowa SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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Top rental agencies in Iowa

All major car rental suppliers in Iowa

Enterprise

8.2
Excellent
12 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

8.1

Budget

7.0
Good
1 review2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

6.0

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

8.0

Hertz

7.0
Good
4 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.0

Overall

7.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.5

Avis

6.4
Good
3 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

6.4

Overall

6.4

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.4

Best Iowa Car Rental Deals Found

Check out some of the best deals for car rentals in Iowa recently found.

Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Iowa?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under C$ 107/day when booking a rental car in Iowa. The best deal a user found was for C$ 101/day from Hertz, booked on Oct. 23.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Firefly (10.0 rating), Super Cheap (10.0 rating) and Signature Rent A Car (10.0 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Iowa.

What are gas prices like in Iowa?

The average gas price in Iowa is C$ 1.43/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 64 and C$ 92 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Iowa for a week from Hertz?

Renting a car in Iowa for a week can be a great option for travel. Hertz, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around C$ 670/week on average.

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

Booking your car rental early can save you up to 14% on your rental. Aim to book your car rental at least 13 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Iowa.

Can I rent a car for a month in Iowa?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Iowa check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

Luxury Car Rentals in Iowa

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Van Rentals in Iowa

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on vacation. Find deals like the ones below for Iowa van rentals.