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Cheap Car Rentals in Des Moines

Driver's age: 26-65
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Des Moines?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Des Moines and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 22 July 2024.

January

$91

February

$88

March

$103

April

$103

May

$108

June

$121

July

$131

August

$118

September

$96

October

$99

November

$96

December

$96

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.

Top rental agencies in Des Moines

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Des Moines known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Des Moines. Reviews were last updated on 22 July 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Des Moines, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hertz in Des Moines. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Des Moines, including Alamo, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Hertz.

Alamo

8.6
Very Good
43 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.4

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.1
Very Good
62 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.1

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.8

Hertz

7.6
Good
36 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.8

Value

7.4

Budget

6.8
Okay
32 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.7

National

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Payless

7.2
Good
25 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

7.7

Overall

7.1

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

7.2

Dollar

6.9
Okay
9 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.5

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

7.5

Avis

6.2
Okay
14 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.1

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.1

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

6.5

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Des Moines, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 22 July 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Des Moines?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.6 rating), Alamo (8.7 rating) and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.1 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Des Moines.

  • What are petrol prices like in Des Moines?

    The average price of petrol in Des Moines is $1.69/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $76 and $109 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Des Moines for a week from Hertz?

    Hertz is one of the top picks in Des Moines. They can have you in a hire car for about $548 per week on average.

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

    Booking early almost always ensures you have more options of car models to choose from, as well as prices reduced by up to 40% to make it a great deal in Des Moines. Try to book at least 27 days prior to when you need the car hire to close on a rate below the average.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Des Moines?

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

  • What car do most people hire in Des Moines?

    The most popular car to hire while in Des Moines is the Chrysler Pacifica, which is a Mini vehicle.

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