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Ames Car Rentals

From the moment you land in Ames, you'll have your eye on new experiences and be excited to check out the city. And you're not the only one: Last year, journeys to this destination were popular. In fact, Ames is so fantastic that thousands of folks call it home. Sure, you could get into the taxi queue after you deplane and grab your luggage. And you could depend on public transport to make your way around after you are settled into your accommodations. Plus, oftentimes traveling through the heart of the city is a job for your tennis shoes. But booking a car rental unleashes the full potential of your vacation. As the pilot to your own car, you can explore Ames on your desired timetable. Wave goodbye to being held to the bus schedule and howdy to a vacation on your own terms.

Driving Around Ames

Get an economy vehicle that is easy to handle, or turn the keys in a larger ride that can accommodate anything you purchase on your travels in the back in the back--Expedia knows how to fit your travel needs searching for a great deal on car rentals in Ames.Our fleet features vehicles for large groups and solo drivers alike. When you're deciding on Ames rental cars with Expedia, you can choose from:

  • Sporty convertibles for warm-weather vacations that are perfect for road-tripping with the roof down
  • Spacious vans that easily fit your whole family or group of friends
  • Luxury sedans with conveniences such as seat warmers and smart technology for a top-notch road experience
  • Hybrid vehicles with green features for exploring Ames in an environmentally friendly ride

Searching for the perfect rental car in Ames is a piece of cake. Use Expedia's user-friendly booking widget to choose your dates and your ideal car, and your personal ride locked in within just a few minutes. The only thing you still need to do is go shopping for a set of sunglasses for the ride and reserve a hotel in the heart of things. Let's get your adventure started!

FAQs for car rental in Ames

What’s the best price car rental in Ames?

In the past 7 days the lowest priced car rental is $32 in Ames.

What’s the average car rental price in Ames?

On average, car rentals in Ames are $33.

Why should I book a car rental with Expedia?

When booking a rental car via Expedia you can easily compare a wide range of the most popular car hire companies and select the best option for you. There are no extra costs and no cancellation fees involved in booking a rental car with Expedia.

How do I book a car rental with Expedia?

You can book a car rental on Expedia either online or over the phone. You may have the option to reserve now and pay now, or to reserve now and pay later. The payment option will be indicated at time of booking. To collect Expedia+ rewards points for your car rental, sign in to your account before you book or create an account on the Payment page.

Are there any additional costs when cancelling a rental car?

Most rental car bookings are eligible for a full refund regardless of when you cancel with Expedia. Not all prepaid bookings qualify for a refund. Review your itinerary for details. If your prepaid booking qualifies for a refund, your booking must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up for the refund. If you return your prepaid car rental early, you will not be refunded for any unused time.

How can I cancel my car booking through Expedia?

To cancel your car booking, sign in or enter your email address and itinerary number. Then select Find itinerary. Under Manage Booking, select Cancel Reservation, then CANCEL THIS RESERVATION. Most prepaid car rental bookings are non-refundable. Pre-paid bookings must be cancelled at least 6 hours prior to pick-up to be eligible for a full refund. To change or cancel a car hire that you booked as part of a holiday, please contact us.

Should I book a rental car online before arriving or directly in Ames?

Booking your car from home with Expedia ensures thay you can choose the type of car. You can also compare the different offers and additional services in advance to get the best offer for you. Upon arrival you only need to collect the keys before beginning your trip. In addition, you do not have to start searching for a suitable provider after arriving or reading the terms and conditions at the counter. This will save you a lot of stress.

What insurance should I choose for my rental car?

A comprehensive insurance is a good choice to avoid unpleasant surprises. That way you can enjoy your stay carefree and explore the area with your rental car.

Do I have to pay my rental car in advance?

We have a couple different options when it comes to paying for your car rental. Read on and see which is best for you. Reserve now, pay now: This option allows you to reserve your car rental and prepay at the time of booking. You’ll need a credit card to prepay, and can apply Expedia Rewards points to cover all or some of the booking cost. While some car rental companies may let you pay with a debit card, the driver still needs to present a valid credit card to cover the deposit upon pick-up. Reserve now, pay later: This option lets you reserve your rental car without paying in advance. When you get to the pick-up spot, just have whoever's driving present a valid credit card to pay the cost in full. The car rental company will also place a hold on your credit card in the amount of the car rental deposit.

What do I have to pay attention to when hiring a car?

When picking up your rental car, check for scratches or dents on the vehicle. Inspect the car carefully, make sure to take notes of potential damage and let the vendor know before driving off.

Where can I find car rentals in Ames?

Rental car companies can usually be found at airports and various locations in the city centre.