Car Rental in Des Moines

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Des Moines, USA - Iowa
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Des Moines International Airport
Intermediate SUV
Nissan Rogue or similar
Nissan Rogue
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$72.64 per day
Des Moines International Airport
Compact SUV
Hyundai Kona or similar
Hyundai Kona
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$74.15 per day
Des Moines International Airport
Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or similar
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
$77.35 per day
Des Moines International Airport
Standard
Volkswagen Jetta or similar
Volkswagen Jetta
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$77.24 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Des Moines International Airport
Premium
Nissan Maxima or similar
Nissan Maxima
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$79.20 per day
Des Moines International Airport
Full-size
Toyota Camry or similar
Toyota Camry
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$79.20 per day
Des Moines International Airport
Luxury
Audi A4 or similar
Audi A4
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$92.86 per day
Des Moines International Airport
Full-size Elite
Audi A5 Sportback or similar
Audi A5 Sportback
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$99.16 per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 09:26 on 2024-07-13. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English
Currency
USD
Drive on
Right-hand side
Country code
+1
Average car rental price
$81 per day
Average car rental length
6 days
Speed limit within town
56 - 72 km/h or 35 - 45 mph
Speed limit out of town
88 - 104 km/h or 55 - 65 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Average gas price
$0.82 per liter or $3.10 per gallon
Lowest gas price
$0.71 per liter or $2.69 per gallon
Highest gas price
$0.96 per liter or $3.63 per gallon

Top 2 cities near Des Moines

  1. 166.6 km / 103.5 miles away
  2. 244.8 km / 152.1 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

What is the cheapest month to rent a car in Des Moines?

Car rental prices in Des Moines vary by time of year. This graph shows the average prices per month to help you find the best time of year to rent.
Average rental costs per day in Des Moines
January
February
$64.69
March
April
May
$249.71
June
July
August
$79.41
September
October
$57.65
November
December
The cheapest month to rent a car in Des Moines is November (when prices average $57.65 per day). This is 49% cheaper than the yearly average and 77% cheaper than renting in June (when prices average $249.71).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

What’s the usual rental length in Des Moines?

How long travelers keep their rental cars for varies from month to month: in September, the average renter keeps their car for 13 days, and in June, they keep their car for one day.
Average number of rental days in Des Moines
January
February
8
March
April
May
1
June
July
August
13
September
October
3
November
December

What's the most popular month to rent a car in Des Moines?

Based on the number of searches by our customers, the most popular month for renting a car in Des Moines is March, and the least popular is June.
Monthly searches in Des Moines by pick-up date relative to the average
January
February
160%
March
April
May
80%
June
July
August
80%
September
October
80%
November
December

Car rental information

Car rental locations 1
Airport locations 1
Popular suppliers Payless, Alamo, Hertz
Popular car categories Small cars, Premium cars, Large cars
Lowest price $73 per day
Cheapest supplier Alamo

Most popular car models of rental suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Payless Kia Rio 4 1 Small cars
Alamo Volkswagen Jetta 4 2 Large cars
Alamo Nissan Maxima 5 3 Premium cars
Hertz Volkswagen Jetta 4 2 Large cars

Car Rental Statistics

Highest-rated company
Hertz
7.8 / 10
)
Lowest-rated company
Payless
7.5 / 10
Total rental companies
7
Average daily price
$81.47
Lowest daily price
$72.64
Total cars available
579

Top 7 suppliers in Des Moines in 2024

Alamo
Alamo
Good 7.8 / 2 reviews
1 location
$73 - $184
Hertz
Hertz
Good 7.8
1 location
Budget
Budget
Good 7.7
1 location
Enterprise
Enterprise
Good 7.7
1 location
$74 - $227
National
National
Good 7.7
1 location
$75 - $229
Avis
Avis
Good 7.6
1 location
Payless
Payless
Good 7.5
1 location
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