Car Rental Des Moines International Airport (DSM)

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Des Moines International Airport, Des Moines, USA - Iowa
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Economy
Mitsubishi Mirage or similar
Mitsubishi Mirage
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
National
$61.97 / per day
Minivan
Dodge Grand Caravan or similar
Dodge Grand Caravan
  • 7x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$96.67 / per day
Intermediate
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
National
$64.56 / per day
Standard
VW Jetta or similar
VW Jetta
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
National
$71.01 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Premium
Nissan Maxima or similar
Nissan Maxima
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
National
$92.96 / per day
Luxury
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum or similar
Cadillac XTS V6 Platinum
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
National
$114.90 / per day
Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$115.97 / per day
Full-size
Ford Expedition or similar
Ford Expedition
  • 7x
  • 4x
  • 4x
  • Yes
  • Auto.
Alamo
$127.04 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
USD
Country code
1
Average car rental length
7 days
Economy car rental price
$73.18 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
72 - 120 km/h
45 - 75 mi/h
Speed limit within town
40 - 120 km/h
25 - 75 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport info

Rating
6.9
  • Getting to the airport 7.3
  • Departure and check-in 8.8
  • Terminal facilities 6.0
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.0
  • Restaurants and car rental services 5.1
  • Lounge 4.1

Des Moines International Airport (DSM)

  • IATA: DSM
  • ICAO: KDSM
  • Airport name: Des Moines International Airport (DSM)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: 292 m / 958 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt / Concrete / Grooved
  • Passengers (per year): 2,578,308
  • Distance from City: 3 miles / 4.8 km SW of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +1 515 256 5050

Top 2 Locations near Des Moines International Airport

  1. 166.6 km / 103.5 miles away
  2. 244.8 km / 152.1 miles away

When are car rental prices cheapest at Des Moines International Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Des Moines International Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Des Moines International Airport
January
February
March
$52.97
April
May
June
$82.76
July
August
September
October
November
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Des Moines International Airport is April when prices for an Economy class start from $52.97. You can see that this is 22% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 36% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $82.76 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Des Moines International Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in November the average rental period is 31 days, while in October, the average rental period is only 2 days.
Average Rental Length at Des Moines International Airport
January
4
February
4
March
4
April
7
May
6
June
6
July
6
August
4
September
2
October
31
November
5
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Des Moines International Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Des Moines International Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in February.
Des Moines International Airport Car Rental Popularity by Monthly Searches
January
57%
February
82%
March
86%
April
109%
May
155%
June
183%
July
118%
August
77%
September
85%
October
79%
November
69%
December

Top 5 Suppliers for Des Moines International Airport in 2019

National
National
Exceptional 9.2
001 8 448 164 384
5800 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
8448164385
5800 FLEUR DR,
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.5
(866) 434-2226
5800 FLEUR DR
Dollar
Dollar
Excellent 8.5
001 8 664 342 226
5800 Fleur Dr
Thrifty
Thrifty
Excellent 8.5
001 8 772 830 898
5800 Fleur Drive

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