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Car Hire in Iowa

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Des Moines, IA, United States
5 Mar — 12 Mar
Des Moines, IA, United States
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Car hire insight and trends in Iowa

Useful insights to help you book the perfect car hire in Iowa

What is the best car hire agency in Iowa?

The best car hire company in Iowa is Enterprise Rent-A-Car. This is based on an average momondo customer rating of 8.4/10 from 115 reviews. If you are planning a trip to Iowa, you will be able to find Enterprise Rent-A-Car at 18 locations in the region, such as in the city of Iowa City.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in Iowa?

Although there are plenty of other car hire types to choose from, the most popular type for a trip to Iowa are SUV sized cars. 32% of our users chose this vehicle type and found prices for $132/day on average.

Best deals found for Iowa car hire

Find great deals below on a variety of popular hire cars in Iowa
Mitsubishi Outlander
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$70/day

26 Mar - 28 Mar
Mitsubishi Outlander
Subaru Forester
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers

$71/day

7 Mar - 20 Mar
Subaru Forester
Hyundai Accent Hatch
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$75/day

7 Mar - 20 Mar
Hyundai Accent Hatch
Holden Commodore
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers

$78/day

7 Mar - 20 Mar
Holden Commodore
Mitsubishi L200/Triton
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers

$78/day

7 Mar - 20 Mar
Mitsubishi L200/Triton
Toyota Yaris
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$83/day

7 Mar - 20 Mar
Toyota Yaris
Nissan Frontier
or similar Pick-up truck
Up to 5 passengers

$99/day

27 Mar - 29 Mar
Nissan Frontier
Suzuki Swift
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$100/day

27 Mar - 29 Mar
Suzuki Swift
Hyundai Avante
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers

$116/day

27 Mar - 29 Mar
Hyundai Avante

Iowa car hire deals found on momondo

Find the car hire in Iowa that's right for you

Small cars

$49 - $140

All Car Types

$49 - $137

The average price of a small car hire in Iowa is $53. The cheapest time to hire a small car in Iowa is in November. The price is 10% lower than the rest of the year at just $49 per day. A small car rental is typically 30% less expensive than the average rental car in Iowa. The average price of a vehicle hire in Iowa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Iowa small car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a medium car hire in Iowa is $68. The cheapest time to hire a medium car in Iowa is in February. The price is 18% lower than the rest of the year at just $82 per day. A medium car rental is typically 11% less expensive than the average rental car in Iowa. The average price of a vehicle hire in Iowa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Iowa medium car hire found on momondo in the past week.

The average price of a SUV hire in Iowa is $59. The cheapest time to hire a SUV in Iowa is in September. The price is 2% lower than the rest of the year at just $59 per day. A SUV rental is typically 23% less expensive than the average rental car in Iowa. The average price of a vehicle hire in Iowa can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your car hire. Below are the best prices for Iowa SUV hire found on momondo in the past week.

Kia Picanto
or similar Economy
Up to 2 passengers

$75/day

7 Mar - 20 Mar
Kia Picanto
Toyota Corolla
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$83/day

7 Mar - 20 Mar
Toyota Corolla
Hyundai i20
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers

$100/day

27 Mar - 29 Mar
Hyundai i20

Iowa car hire directory

All major car hire suppliers in Iowa

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.4
Very Good
127 reviews18 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.6

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

8.0

Hertz

7.6
Good
155 reviews14 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

7.6

Alamo

8.9
Very Good
50 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

8.9

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.8

Budget

6.8
Okay
63 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.6

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.9

Value

7.0

Avis

6.6
Okay
57 reviews8 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.9

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.1

National

3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

8.0

Dollar

7.3
Good
13 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.6

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.1

Value

7.6

Payless

6.9
Okay
25 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.6

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.8

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.7

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in Iowa

Below are the most popular hotels in Iowa
Hotel Julien Dubuque

Hotel Julien Dubuque

200 Main Street, Dubuque, IA, United States

0.5 km from city centre

Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection By Hilton

Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection By Hilton

1000 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA, United States

0.2 km from city centre

Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark

Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark

350 Bell Street, Dubuque, IA, United States

0.6 km from city centre

Days Inn by Wyndham West Des Moines / Clive

Days Inn by Wyndham West Des Moines / Clive

1600 Northwest 114th Street, Clive, IA, United States

4.3 km from city centre

Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Tropics Resort & Conference Ctr

Ramada by Wyndham Des Moines Tropics Resort & Conference Ctr

5000 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA, United States

9.3 km from city centre

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Des Moines W, IA

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Des Moines W, IA

1350 Northwest 118th Street, Clive, IA, United States

4.7 km from city centre

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Council Bluffs

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Council Bluffs

17 Arena Way, Council Bluffs, IA, United States

3.7 km from city centre

Surety Hotel

Surety Hotel

206 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

0.3 km from city centre

Graduate Iowa City

Graduate Iowa City

210 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA, United States

0.4 km from city centre

Drury Inn & Suites Iowa City Coralville

Drury Inn & Suites Iowa City Coralville

815 1st Avenue, Coralville, IA, United States

1.4 km from city centre

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

1901 Hackley Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

5.4 km from city centre

Drury Inn & Suites West Des Moines

Drury Inn & Suites West Des Moines

5505 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA, United States

6.2 km from city centre

Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

Baymont by Wyndham Des Moines Airport

6221 Willow Creek Avenue, Des Moines, IA, United States

9.0 km from city centre

Wildwood Lodge & Suites

Wildwood Lodge & Suites

11431 Forest Avenue, Clive, IA, United States

4.1 km from city centre

Hyatt Place Iowa City Downtown

Hyatt Place Iowa City Downtown

255 East Court Street, Iowa City, IA, United States

0.5 km from city centre

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Coralville, IA

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Coralville, IA

2571 Heartland Place, Coralville, IA, United States

3.5 km from city centre

Travelodge by Wyndham Iowa City

Travelodge by Wyndham Iowa City

2216 North Dodge Street, Iowa City, IA, United States

3.4 km from city centre

Days Inn by Wyndham Dubuque

Days Inn by Wyndham Dubuque

1111 Dodge Street, Dubuque, IA, United States

1.6 km from city centre


Car hire in Iowa

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in Iowa so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

How long do people hire a car for when staying in Iowa?

Most people tend to hire a car in Iowa for 7 days which costs, on average, $84 per day. If you plan on hiring a car for one week, then you can expect to pay around $591 total. For a quick weekend hire, the total cost tends to average $173. $2,907 is the average cost of a month-long Iowa road trip car hire.

When did momondo last update prices for cars in Iowa?

Prices for cars in Iowa are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for cars in Iowa?

How old do you have to be to hire a car in Iowa?

The minimum age for drivers varies by country, including Iowa. In numerous EU countries, drivers must be 18 years old. To hire a car overseas, you'll generally need to be at least 21, and if you're under 25, a young driver surcharge may be applied. We advise that you read the policy of your chosen hire company before making a reservation.

What documentation or ID do you need to hire a car in Iowa?

All drivers must have a valid full driving license when hiring a car in Iowa. If the license is written in a different language from the country of hire, an International Driving Permit may be required to avoid the risk of potential fines. If you're hiring a car overseas, you may also need to provide proof of return travel and accommodation information during your stay. It is always advisable to check with the individual hire company you're booking with.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to book a car hire in Iowa?

You should use momondo to book a car hire in Iowa because it could save you time and money. momondo fetches and allows you to compare car hire prices and policies from thousands of car hire websites.

How does momondo help me find the best car hire deal in Iowa?

Once you have performed a search for a car hire in Iowa, momondo will show the results and enable you to find the best deal by using our filters; here you can narrow your search down by vehicle type, price, agencies and a multitude of policies that can apply.

Does momondo show car hire deals in Iowa with free cancellation?

Yes momondo does have a filter to only highlight car hire deals which offer free cancellation. This filter is available for all car hire searches on momondo including those for cars in Iowa.

Can I hire a car with a fair fuel policy in Iowa on momondo?

Yes, simply select the fair fuel policy filter after performing a search for hire cars in Iowa on momondo.

Can I find a car hire in Iowa which offers enhanced cleaning on momondo?

Yes, momondo shows deals with enhanced cleaning services for hire cars in Iowa.

Can I search for car hire in Iowa with unlimited mileage on momondo?

Yes, unlimited mileage options can be found on car hire in Iowa on momondo.


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