Car Rentals Iowa

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Most popular cities to rent a car in Iowa

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Intermediate
Des Moines
Most popular rental car agency in AugustThrifty33% more popular2,149 momondo users preferred to book a rental car from Thrifty for their trip to Des Moines in August
Average price to rent a car in August$68 per day20% more expensiveDes Moines rental cars cost $68 per day on average in August, which is more expensive than the yearly average
Most popular type of car to rent in AugustIntermediate19% more popular1,256 users chose to rent Intermediate cars for their travel needs in Des Moines during August

Recent Iowa rental car deals

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Audi A3
or similar Full-size
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$40/day
Aug 23 - Sep 6
Dubuque
Avis at 10965 Aviation Drive
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Audi A3
$40/day
Aug 23 - Sep 6
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BMW X3
or similar Standard SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$61/day
Sep 10 - Sep 20
Dubuque
Avis at 10965 Aviation Drive
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BMW X3
$61/day
Sep 10 - Sep 20
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Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Intermediate SUV
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$56/day
Aug 31 - Sep 14
Cedar Rapids
Hertz at 2151 Werner Ave Ne
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Chevrolet Equinox
$56/day
Aug 31 - Sep 14
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BMW X3
or similar Full-size SUV
Up to 5 passengers
4-5-door vehicles
$88/day
Sep 1 - Sep 10
Cedar Rapids
Hertz at 2121 Wright Brothers Blvd W.
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BMW X3
$88/day
Sep 1 - Sep 10
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Audi A3
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$51/day
Sep 13 - Sep 19
Cedar Rapids
Dollar at 2121 Wright Brothers Blvd West
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Audi A3
$51/day
Sep 13 - Sep 19
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Acura TLX
or similar Premium
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$64/day
Sep 14 - Sep 20
Cedar Rapids
Hertz at 2151 Werner Ave Ne
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Acura TLX
$64/day
Sep 14 - Sep 20
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$48/day
Aug 24 - Aug 30
Cedar Rapids
Dollar at 2121 Wright Brothers Blvd West
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$48/day
Aug 24 - Aug 30
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Chevrolet Equinox
or similar Compact SUV
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$56/day
Aug 31 - Sep 14
Cedar Rapids
Hertz at 2151 Werner Ave Ne
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Chevrolet Equinox
$56/day
Aug 31 - Sep 14
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Audi A3
or similar Intermediate
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$36/day
Sep 10 - Sep 20
Dubuque
Avis at 10965 Aviation Drive
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Audi A3
$36/day
Sep 10 - Sep 20
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Audi A4
or similar Standard
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
2/4-door vehicles
$50/day
Sep 13 - Sep 19
Cedar Rapids
Hertz at 2121 Wright Brothers Blvd W.
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Audi A4
$50/day
Sep 13 - Sep 19
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
or similar Compact
Up to 4 passengers
Fits 1 bag
4-5-door vehicles
$34/day
Aug 23 - Sep 6
Dubuque
Avis at 10965 Aviation Drive
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Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
$34/day
Aug 23 - Sep 6
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Chrysler Pacifica
or similar Minivan
Up to 5 passengers
Fits 2 bags
4-5-door vehicles
$78/day
Aug 28 - Sep 4
Cedar Rapids
Budget at 5040 Council Street Northeast
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Chrysler Pacifica
$78/day
Aug 28 - Sep 4
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Iowa Rental Car Directory

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9.0
Excellent
41 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

9.0

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.1

Value for money

8.8
8.0
Excellent
79 reviews12 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

7.8
7.8
Good
66 reviews6 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.8

Value for money

7.8
8.3
Excellent
18 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.5

Comfort

8.3

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.4

Value for money

8.0
7.8
Good
24 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.7

Comfort

8.2

Overall

7.8

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.8

Value for money

7.4
7.8
Good
10 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

8.0

Value for money

8.0
7.1
Good
34 reviews5 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.4

Overall

6.9

Pick-up/Drop-off

7.0

Value for money

7.2
3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

9.3

Overall

9.6

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.6

Value for money

9.0

Popular attractions in Iowa

Hit the road in your rental car and head to any of these top tourist destinations in or around Iowa’s major cities
Des Moines
Iowa

Wells Fargo Arena
Hoyt Sherman Place
Science Center of Iowa
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
Polk County Convention Complex
Cedar Rapids
Iowa

US Cellular Center
Paramount Theatre
African American Museum of Iowa
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Cedar Rapids Ice Arena
Dubuque
Iowa

Diamond Jo Casino
Mystique Casino
Riverboat Museum
Grand River Center
National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Waterloo
Iowa

Grout Museum of History
Young Arena
Five Sullivan Brother Convention Center
Burlington
Iowa

Catfish Bend Casino
Snake Alley
Community Field

Iowa rental car tips

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

How much does it cost to rent a car in Iowa?

It costs $60/day on average for a car rental in Iowa. momondo users have also found prices as high as $229/day and cheaper deals from around $29/day, which is a 87% price variation. These price differences are often dependent on what city in Iowa you rent your car in.

What is the cheapest rental car company in Iowa?

At the moment, Iowa’s cheapest rental car company is Dollar, where users have found prices from as little as $29/day. If the city you plan on visiting does not have any Dollar locations, then consider renting from Avis or Major Agency, which are also some of the cheapest rental companies in the region. Users have recently found prices at Avis which start at around $29/day, or $32/day from Major Agency.

What is the best rental car company in Iowa?

The best car rental company in Iowa is Alamo, which has a rating of 9.0/10 from 117 momondo users. Alamo has 3 locations in Iowa, including the city of Cedar Rapids.

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

17% of momondo users prefer to rent Intermediate vehicles when visiting Iowa. You can expect daily rental prices for this type of car to be $58 on average. Rates might be different depending on what agency you rent your car from and what city you intend to visit. Keep in mind that there are also other types of rental cars available in Iowa if this one doesn’t suit your needs.

What are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Iowa?

Council Bluffs and Muscatine are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Iowa. We found that Major Agency is the cheapest rental car company in Council Bluffs costs starting at $34/day. Dollar is the most affordable rental company in Muscatine, with prices starting at $37/day.

When is the best time to rent a car in Iowa?

January is the best time of year to rent a car when visiting Iowa. During this month, you can find rental car prices for $43/day on average if you book at least 7 days ahead of your trip. If you can, try to avoid renting a car in Iowa during the month of November, when prices average $67/day.

How long do people rent a car when staying in Iowa?

7 days is the most popular length of time momondo users will rent a car for in Iowa. Renting a car for 7 days will cost $55/day on average. If you decide to stay and rent a car in Iowa for 1 week then prices will be around $387. Many of our users also tend to opt for weekend rentals, which cost $114 in total on average. If it's a longer road trip you're after, you can also rent a car for one month in Iowa, at a total average cost of $1,903.


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