Des Moines

Cheap Car Rentals in Des Moines

Des Moines, IA, United States
4 Feb — 11 Feb
Same drop-off
Des Moines, IA, United States
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Des Moines?

January

₹ 4,973

February

₹ 4,484

March

₹ 6,197

April

₹ 6,115

May

₹ 7,012

June

₹ 7,990

July

₹ 8,072

August

₹ 7,501

September

₹ 5,626

October

₹ 5,626

November

₹ 5,952

December

₹ 6,278

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.

Compare available car types for hire in Des Moines

Small cars

₹ 4,285 - ₹ 10,926

All Car Types

₹ 2,981 - ₹ 12,010

To hire a Small car in Des Moines, the United States, you would pay an average price of ₹ 3,517/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Des Moines, the United States (~₹ 4,285/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~₹ 10,926/day). In fact, October is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Des Moines. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Des Moines, hiring a Small car saves you 36% 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.

To hire a Medium car in Des Moines, the United States, you would pay an average price of ₹ 4,403/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Des Moines, the United States (~₹ 2,981/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is June (~₹ 12,107/day). In fact, September is about 33% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Des Moines. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Des Moines, hiring a Medium car saves you 20% 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.

Top rental agencies in Des Moines

All major car rental suppliers in Des Moines

Alamo

8.6
Very Good
41 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.7

Enterprise

8.3
Very Good
52 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.6

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

8.1

Hertz

8.0
Very Good
30 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

7.7

National

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Dollar

7.5
Good
9 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.8

Overall

7.2

Pick-up/drop-off

7.2

Value

7.8

Thrifty

7.1
Good
18 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.8

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.8

Value

6.8

Payless

6.9
Okay
18 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.7

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.6

Budget

6.8
Okay
25 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.0

Value

6.6

Car Rental FAQs

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.6 rating), Alamo (8.6 rating) and Enterprise (8.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Des Moines.

What are gas prices like in Des Moines?

The average price of petrol in Des Moines is ₹ 78/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ₹ 3,523 and ₹ 5,088 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 most popular car hire companies in Des Moines, offering car hire for around ₹ 58,939 per week on average.

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

Hiring your favourite car model can become more difficult the closer you are to your desired travel date. It’s ideal to book early to have that peace of mind. An early booking can save you up to 14% in Des Moines - we recommend booking at least 14days in advance.

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

Yes, renting a vehicle in Des Moines for a month is certainly possible.

What car do most people hire in Des Moines?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Des Moines is Intermediate (Nissan Versa) based on our Cheapflights data.

Car type options available for Des Moines

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