Car Rentals Ames, Iowa

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Ames, IA
Apr 17 — Apr 24
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Ames, Iowa car rental deals found on momondo

Find the rental car that's right for you

Medium-sized cars, like mid-size sedans, are a step up in size from the economy car and can typically fit up to 5 people comfortably. The average price of a mid-size car rental in Ames is $48/day. Below are the best prices found on momondo in the past week.

Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
Apr 27 - May 27
1817 E Lincoln Way
Audi A4
Apr 27 - May 27
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When is it cheapest to rent a car in Ames?


$36 - $124

The cheapest time to rent a car in Ames, Iowa is in February. The price is 27% lower than the rest of the year at just $36 per day. The most expensive month is November. The price of a car rental in Ames can vary based on a number of factors including supply, popularity of the vehicle, and how far out you book your rental car.

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Find popular attractions close to your rental car pick-up

Nearby attractions:

Jack Trice Stadium32.8 mi
Stephens Auditorium33.2 mi
Hilton Coliseum33.3 mi

Nearby attractions:

Hilton Coliseum99.2 mi
Jack Trice Stadium99.3 mi
Stephens Auditorium99.4 mi

Nearby attractions:

Hilton Coliseum73.1 mi
Stephens Auditorium73.3 mi
Jack Trice Stadium73.4 mi

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Car Rental in Ames

In April to date, 284 momondo users have searched for cheap car rental in Ames.

What cleaning measures are being taken by Ames car rental companies to control the spread of COVID-19?

Enterprise, Avis, and Budget are some of the companies offering enhanced cleaning options to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Ames. Vehicles are always cleaned regularly, however, rental companies are now going above and beyond to ensure cars are sanitized. You can check to see all rental companies in Ames offering this service by searching and filtering for that option on momondo. As things change, so do policies. We’ll do our best to stay on top of things, but always be sure to check with the provider directly.

Which car rental agency in Ames has the cheapest rental car prices?

Daily rates from Enterprise are typically the cheapest, with an average price of $53/day when getting a rental car in Ames. The absolute cheapest price found at their 4 locations in Ames is $21/day.

Is there a fee to cancel my Ames, IA car rental?

In most cases, there is no fee when you cancel your Ames car rental. You can check to see whether or not your preferred car rental company in Ames offers free cancellation when booking with momondo.

What is the best type of car to rent in Ames during May?

A Standard car is the ideal car to rent when visiting Ames in May. On average, Ames receives 5″ of precipitation and temperatures hover around 69.8 °F during the month of May. These conditions are well-suited for a standard, which can easily handle a bit of rain and even hold up well when temperatures fall. Renting a Standard in Ames will cost you $55/day on average.

Which rental car company in Ames has the most locations?

Enterprise has the most locations in Ames, IA with 4 locations. At those locations, momondo users can typically find car rental rates of $53/day.

What is the speed limit in Ames, IA?

Ames’s speed limit is 25 mph when you are driving in the city. This speed limit might also apply to surrounding towns and neighborhoods. The suburban speed limit in Ames is 75 mph and the speed limit for highways is 75 mph. However, be sure to look for posted signage as these speeds may vary.

What is the weather like in Ames, IA in April?

In April, Ames usually gets 3.4″ of precipitation and has an average temperature of 50 °F. This information can be very helpful when looking at rental cars in Ames as it can help you make the best decision.

What car would momondo recommend based on the weather in April?

The weather in Ames during April would likely not impact the type of rental much. momondo users do seem to prefer certain car types when looking for specific vehicles for their Ames car rental. Price-conscious travelers looking for a Ames car rental option tend to like small cars. These are typically the least expensive. Examples of small cars available for rent are the Hyundai Accent, the Jeep Renegade, and the Nissan Versa.

Is the weather in Ames similar to the rest of Iowa?

If you’re looking for a Ames rental car for a road trip to the surrounding areas during the month of April it’s important to know that the rest of Iowa typically has a temperature of 48.2 °F and will usually expect 3.3″ of precipitation.

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