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Take Your Vacation for a Ride

Once you land at Des Moines International (DSM), you'll have an appetite for adventure and an exciting itinerary ready to go. And you're not alone: Last year, vacations here continued to be popular. In fact, Des Moines is so fantastic that tens of thousands of residents live here full time.

Sure, you could hail a cab. And you might want to use public transportation, best done on foot. However, with lots of arrivals and departures to and from DSM, you might find it difficult to get a spot on the bus. Reserving a car rental means greater freedom while you are on your trip. Thanks to a rental car, you're able to visit all the worthwhile sites in Des Moines when you want. Wave goodbye to understanding a bus schedule and hello to a vacation on your own terms.

Des Moines Adventures by Car

Expedia has an array of vehicles to fit your travel needs seeking a cheap car rental after you arrive at Des Moines International. Browse our inventory for a compact car that is easy to handle, or grab the keys to a larger car that can accommodate plenty of shopping bags - our fleet features vehicles for everyone from independent travelers to huge families. When you book rental cars through Expedia, you can select from:

  • Luxury sedans with conveniences like sun roofs and smart technology for a fabulous ride
  • Sporty convertibles for tropical getaways that are perfect for cruising with the top down
  • Spacious vans that have enough for your whole family or travel companions
  • Hybrid autos with better gas mileage for traveling around Des Moines for an eco-friendly ride

Expedia makes it simple to pick your dates and perfect car match, and your rented ride locked in before you know it - finding a rental car in Des Moines is a piece of cake! The one thing left to do is go shopping for a set of sunglasses for the ride and book a hotel in the heart of things. Ready, set, start your engine!

Get Around

When you order a car rental, Des Moines becomes a city you can explore at will. You’re no longer limited to hailing a taxi or begging for rides from friends; just hop into your compact and go to the Science Center of Iowa when the mood strikes you. If you’re looking for breathtaking natural beauty, take your midsize over to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden and get a firsthand look at the world of plants.

Pick Up Your Car

Reserve a car at Des Moines International Airport (DSM). Once you’re off the plane, pick up your rental vehicle near the baggage claim and load up your golf clubs. A trip to Woodland Hills Golf Course awaits, and you don’t want to waste a minute more than you need to on paperwork.

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Expedia is all about making traveling easier on you. Looking for cheap flights? We’ll set you up with transportation into Des Moines. Need a place to stay while exploring the Hartford of the West? We’ll arrange hotel accommodations for you as well. Book with us and save money for the inevitable souvenirs you’ll need to bring back – now that’s a great start to your vacation.