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Car Hire at Des Moines International Airport

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Des Moines International Airport, Des Moines, USA - Iowa
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or comparable
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 56.48 per day
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Compact
Nissan Versa or comparable
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 68.50 per day
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Intermediate
Hyundai Elantra or comparable
Hyundai Elantra
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 57.32 per day
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Standard
VW Jetta or comparable
VW Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 57.57 per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Full-size
Ford Fusion or comparable
Ford Fusion
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 58.77 / per day
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Premium
Nissan Maxima or comparable
Nissan Maxima
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 71.09 / per day
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Luxury
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum or comparable
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 81.22 / per day
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Minivan
Dodge Grand Caravan or comparable
Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 7x
  • 3x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
£ 137.58 / 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 02:03 on 2021-03-01.

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%

Airport information

Score
6.9
  • Getting to the airport 7.3
  • Check-in desks 8.8
  • Facilities and services 6.0
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.0
  • Dining and car hire services 5.1
  • Lounge 4.1

Des Moines International Airport (DSM)

  • IATA: DSM
  • ICAO: KDSM
  • Name: Des Moines International Airport (DSM)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Passengers (per year): 2,578,308
  • Distance from the city centre: 3 miles / 4.8 km SW of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +1 515 256 5050

Top 2 Destinations around Des Moines International Airport

  1. Car Hire at The Eastern Iowa Airport starting at £ 56.48 per day
    162.1 km / 100.7 miles away
  2. Car Hire at Sioux Gateway Airport starting at £ 58.08 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 at Des Moines International Airport?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at Des Moines International Airport fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Des Moines International Airport
January
February
March
£ 41.68
April
May
June
£ 65.12
July
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Des Moines International Airport is April with prices starting at £ 41.68 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 £ 65.12. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 10. 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’s the most popular hire length at Des Moines International Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Des Moines International Airport keep them for an average of 31 days during in November, while those picking up their cars in October keep them for an average of 2.
Average Hire Length at Des Moines International Airport
January
4
February
4
March
4
April
7
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
4
September
2
October
31
November
5
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Des Moines International Airport?

Though Des Moines International Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in July. February is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
January
57%
February
82%
March
86%
April
109%
May
155%
June
183%
July
118%
August
77%
September
85%
October
79%
November
69%
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 at Des Moines International Airport in 2021

National
National
Remarkable 9.2
+18448164384
5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321
£ 68 - £ 165
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.8
8448164385
5800 FLEUR DR,
£ 56 - £ 138
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:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-16:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
Budget
Budget
Outstanding 8.5
+15152872612
5800 Fleur Drive Des Moines Intl Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-16:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
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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