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Car Hire in Des Moines

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Des Moines, USA - Iowa
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Des Moines International Airport Car Hire
Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or comparable
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 55.98 per day
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Des Moines International Airport Car Hire
Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or comparable
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 4
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 55.98 per day
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Des Moines International Airport Car Hire
Compact
Nissan Versa or comparable
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 56.58 per day
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Des Moines International Airport Car Hire
Compact
Nissan Versa or comparable
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 56.58 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Des Moines International Airport Car Hire
Intermediate
Hyundai Elantra or comparable
Hyundai Elantra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 56.82 / per day
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Des Moines International Airport Car Hire
Intermediate
Hyundai Elantra or comparable
Hyundai Elantra
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 56.82 / per day
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Des Moines International Airport Car Hire
Standard
VW Jetta or comparable
VW Jetta
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 57.06 / per day
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Des Moines International Airport Car Hire
Full-size
Ford Fusion or comparable
Ford Fusion
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 58.26 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 03:20 on 2021-04-20.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Dialing code
1
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Top 2 Cities near Des Moines

  1. Cedar Rapids Car Hire starting at £ 55.98 per day
    166.6 km / 103.5 miles away
  2. Sioux City Car Hire starting at £ 57.57 per day
    244.8 km / 152.1 miles away

Top 3 Destinations around Des Moines

  1. Des Moines International Airport Car Hire starting at £ 55.98 per day
    6.8 km / 4.2 miles away
  2. The Eastern Iowa Airport Car Hire starting at £ 55.98 per day
    162.1 km / 100.7 miles away
  3. Sioux Gateway Airport Car Hire starting at £ 57.57 per day
    245.3 km / 152.4 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car in Des Moines?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car in Des Moinesfluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car in Des Moines
January
February
March
£ 41.31
April
May
June
£ 64.55
July
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest month to hire a car in Des Moines is April with prices starting at £ 41.31 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is July with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 64.55. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 9. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What is the usual period for which people keep their hire cars, on average, in Des Moines?

Hirers picking up a car in Des Moines keep them for an average of 7 days during in May, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 3.
Average Hire Length in Des Moines
January
4
February
4
March
4
April
7
May
5
June
4
July
5
August
4
September
3
October
7
November
4
December

What month is the most favoured for hiring a car in Des Moines?

While travellers visit Des Moines year-round, the most popular month for hiring a car is July, and the least popular is January.
Popularity of Car Hire in Des Moines by Monthly Searches
January
58%
February
83%
March
88%
April
111%
May
158%
June
186%
July
120%
August
69%
September
174%
October
81%
November
71%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo Ford Edge 4 6 SUVs
Thrifty Ford Focus 3d 3 2 Medium cars

Top 8 Hire Companies in Des Moines in 2021

National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+18448164384
5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.8
8448164385
5800 FLEUR DR,
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
8664342226
5800 FLEUR DR
Dollar
Dollar
Outstanding 8.5
+18664342226
5800 Fleur Dr
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Thrifty
Thrifty
Outstanding 8.5
+18772830898
5800 Fleur Drive
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:09:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+15152565623
5800 Fleur Drive Des Moines Intl Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:30
Tue:08:00-23:30
Wed:08:00-23:30
Thu:08:00-23:30
Fri:08:00-23:30
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-23:30
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+15152872612
5800 Fleur Drive Des Moines Intl Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-23:30
Tue:08:00-23:30
Wed:08:00-23:30
Thu:08:00-23:30
Fri:08:00-23:30
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-23:30
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
8448164385
5800 Fleur Dr
Working hours
Mon:07:00-23:00
Tue:07:00-23:00
Wed:07:00-23:00
Thu:07:00-23:00
Fri:07:00-23:00
Sat:07:00-23:00
Sun:07:00-23:00
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