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Frequently asked questions

How much is a rental car per day in West Des Moines?
Within the past seven days in West Des Moines, you could have driven away in a rental for as little as $41 per day.
Can I rent a car from Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM)?
You’ll find a great selection of rental car companies within a short commute of Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM). Thrifty Car Rental, Enterprise, Payless, Alamo and National Car Rental are among the best.
What happens if I need to cancel my West Des Moines car reservation?
Don’t stress! If you can cancel your booking at least six hours prior to pickup, you may be eligible for a complete refund. Be sure to read the rental agreement as there are some exceptions. Click through to our Customer Service Portal for more information.
What types of cars can I rent in West Des Moines?
Ease of parking, affordability and excellent mileage are just a few reasons compact cars are the top choice in West Des Moines. Their smaller size makes them ideal for city driving. They’re a good match for solo travelers, couples and budget-conscious families. Of course, how you cruise around is totally up to you! Go even smaller with a mini or economy, or give yourself more room with an intermediate or a full-size. In need of some luxury? Browse our premium options.
Where can I go on a road trip from West Des Moines?
Book a set of wheels, collect the keys and discover the endless attractions of West Des Moines. But with so much to see in the surrounding areas, don’t stop there! Set your navigation system to some of the other exciting places in the region:

  • Roughly 110 mi from West Des Moines, Omaha shouldn’t be missed. With top sights like Creighton University, you’ll have no shortage of places to visit here.
  • Another city popular with travelers is Iowa City, around 120 mi away. University of Iowa is just one of the many reasons why people keep returning.
  • No trip is complete without spending a day at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park. This renowned nature spot is roughly 140 mi from West Des Moines. Breathe in the fresh air and relax!

Why should I rent a West Des Moines car with Expedia?
If you’re chasing a set of reliable wheels in West Des Moines, you can’t go wrong with Expedia. Our member exclusive offers, discounts and rewards program will help you walk away with the best deal possible. And with rental companies to take your pick of, you have lots of choice. Want even bigger savings? Bundle your bookings into a vacation package. From car and vacation rentals to hotels, flights and activities, we make it easy to organize your trip.
How do I find the best car rental deals in West Des Moines with Expedia?
Browse our fantastic selection of car rentals, check out customer recommendations and compare offers from major suppliers. In a few easy clicks, Expedia will help you nab the best deal on your ride. Got a hotel or flight booking? Add on your West Des Moines car rental and save even more.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in West Des Moines?
Drivers aged 21 and above can go road-tripping around West Des Moines in a rental vehicle. If you’re a young driver, a daily surcharge applies. You’ll usually have fewer car categories to select from, such as compact and mid-size, and may also be required to take out inclusive insurance. Always enter the correct age of the primary driver when booking to learn if any surcharges or restrictions apply.
What do you need to rent a car in West Des Moines?
The essentials are your driver’s license and a credit card in the same name. Car rental companies will offer you insurance, which is optional. But you may have to provide proof of other coverage if you opt out. Check with your rental agency to avoid any issues.
What is the cheapest car rental in West Des Moines?
We looked into prices over the last seven days and found that the cheapest daily rate was $41. The next best price to rent a set of wheels in West Des Moines was $44 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 West Des Moines?
Yes, which means you won’t need to rebook a rental car in the middle of your vacation. Go to our long-term car rental deals page, enter your details and find a set of wheels that’s all yours for however long you want.
Where can I find a West Des Moines car rental if I am younger than 25?
You’ll need to look into the age policy of the West Des Moines rental suppliers you’re interested in. If you’re under the age of 25, some companies will charge additional fees. It’s better to know about this before collecting the vehicle so you can budget accordingly. Each rental car company has its own rules for younger drivers, so be sure to do your research.
What insurance should I choose for my car rental in West Des Moines?
For a safe, stress-free adventure, add Expedia’s collision protection while booking your rental car. This insurance covers your vehicle against theft, vandalism and collision damage. It also offers 24/7 emergency help in times of need. Opt in to this plan while finalizing your West Des Moines vehicle with Expedia and save time and money at the rental desk.

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Renting a car in West Des Moines

Pay at pickup is available, so you don’t have to worry about spending your money until you arrive at your vehicle in West Des Moines. 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 West Des Moines

Prices are subject to seasonal change depending on when you decide to arrange your car rental but right now you can book from $41.

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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