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Frequently asked questions

How much is a rental car per day in Iowa City?
The daily price of car rentals in Iowa City within the past seven days was as low as $19. With your own affordable set of wheels, the attractions in and around this destination are easily within your reach.
Can I rent a car from Eastern Iowa Airport (CID)?
With Enterprise and National Car Rental within a short drive of Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), getting off the plane and out onto the road is easy.
What happens if I need to cancel my Iowa City car reservation?
You should get a complete refund on your prepaid reservation if you notify us a minimum of six hours before collecting the car. Scan the policy for all the information. Our Customer Service Portal may have the answers too.
What types of cars can I rent in Iowa City?
Powerful SUVs, nifty minis, luxury rides … Hop behind the wheel of almost any kind of vehicle you like! Economy is the leading rental car category in Iowa City. Zippy, with great fuel-efficiency and a piece of cake to park, these wheels make navigating bustling city streets a delight. Maybe the best thing? They’re easy on the budget. That means you’ll have more money to splash on other things, like seeing as much of this destination as you can.
Where can I go on a road trip from Iowa City?
With your own set of wheels, road-tripping around the surrounding regions is a walk in the park. Iowa City is an obvious place to start, but there’s loads more to keep you busy in the region. Grab the keys to a rental, toss your luggage in the trunk and take a peek at these other amazing spots:

  • Roughly 110 mi from Iowa City, Des Moines is a must-do for many road-trippers. With top sights such as Adventureland, you’ll have no shortage of things to keep you busy here.
  • Around 110 mi away, Ames is another city worth adding to your road trip itinerary. Don’t miss Iowa State University while you’re in the area.
  • After all that time behind the wheel, treat yourself to some time in nature at Skydeck Ledge. It’s roughly 200 mi from Iowa City.

Why should I rent an Iowa City car with Expedia?
With car rental companies to select from in Iowa City, Expedia makes it easy to find the perfect set of wheels. And when you combine your rental car, hotel and flights into a package, you’ll be able to save on your entire Iowa City vacation. From compacts to full-size SUVs and more, Expedia will get you on the road to your next exciting adventure.
How do I find the best car rental deals in Iowa City with Expedia?
Pick up an incredible deal with Expedia. All you have to do is choose your wheels, select your dates and preferred pickup and drop-off points, and browse offers from top rental providers. Make even bigger savings when you combine your Iowa City car rental with flight or hotel bookings.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Iowa City?
You’ll need to be 21 and over to grab the keys to a rental car in Iowa City. Keep in mind that young drivers may only be able to rent from a few car categories, such as economy, compact and medium size. Higher age limits usually apply for specialty and premium vehicles. Additionally, many companies will charge a young renter fee. Read the rules carefully before hitting the book button and factor any extra fees into your vacation budget.
What do you need to rent a car in Iowa City?
A valid driver’s license and a credit card in the same name. Don’t want to take out the company’s insurance plan? Then you may also need proof of other coverage. Rules can differ between suppliers, so read your policy thoroughly.
What is the cheapest car rental in Iowa City?
According to prices found within the past seven days, the lowest daily rate for a rental car in Iowa City was just $19. The second lowest price was $21 a day. These rates were available on Expedia, with a rental starting date within the next year. Prices and availability are subject to change and additional terms apply.
Can I rent a car for a month or longer in Iowa City?
Yes, and you can find your perfect set of wheels among our long-term car rental deals. Just enter your trip details and we’ll show you terrific options from various quality companies.
Where can I find an Iowa City car rental if I am younger than 25?
Whether you can rent a car if you are under 25 in Iowa City often depends on the rental company you select. Some businesses apply a surcharge for young customers aged between 21 and 24 years, whereas others may not have any extra fees for this age group. Be sure to understand the terms and conditions of your preferred rental dealer to avoid any nasty surprises when collecting your car.
What insurance should I choose for my car rental in Iowa City?
It’s a good idea to add collision damage protection while booking your Iowa City car rental with Expedia. This protects your vehicle against accident damage, theft and vandalism throughout your road trip. Offering up to $35,000 in primary coverage and round-the-clock emergency support, you can relax knowing you’ll be covered if the unexpected occurs. You can opt in to this plan while reserving your rental vehicle.

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Renting a car in Iowa City

Pay at pickup is available, so you don’t have to worry about spending your money until you arrive at your vehicle in Iowa City. We partner with reliable partners that guarantee an enjoyable experience for solo travelers, couples, and families. Package your car with a flight or hotel to unlock even more savings from Expedia.

Expected prices in Iowa City

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book from $19.

Flexibility & Cancellation

Most car suppliers offer penalty-free cancellations, so you don’t have to worry about losing money if your plans change. To cancel your booking log into your account through the Trips portal. Click manage booking and cancel this car. If you needed to alter your booking, then you can create a new one once you have canceled.

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