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Iowa City, IA, United States
24 Jun — 1 Jul
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Iowa City, IA, United States
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Pick-up locationIowa City
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Iowa City car hire reviews and directory

Rated no. 1
Enterprise
Best rated
8.8 Excellent (33 reviews)
2 locations in Iowa City
Enterprise
Locations in Iowa City
1275 Highway 1 West+1 319 358 7000
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday12:00 - 15:00
2121 Arthur Collins Pkwy Sw+1 833 511 1750
Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday08:00 - 22:00
Sunday08:00 - 22:00
  • 8.8
  • 8.7
  • 8.7
  • 8.9
  • 8.4
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent27 Dec 2020
Pros: The agent at the Cedar Rapids airport (CID) was early for her shift. None of the competitive companies showed up on time. Cheers to Her!!!! The staff at the drop off site near Allen Road in Peoria were friendly, efficient-- great team.Cons: Nothing-- all good
10.0 Excellent21 Apr 2020
Pros: The employees were very helpful, professional and friendly.
2.0 Mediocre27 Dec 2019
Cons: They didn’t even have the car I reserved. I was forced to cancel my trip.
7.6 Good26 Dec 2019
Pros: Staff was friendly. Decently easy to pick up and drop off.Cons: Chevy Spark was super small for $50 a day.
9.2 Excellent9 Oct 2019
Pros: The staff is friendly and helpfully fast
10.0 Excellent28 Sep 2019
Cons: Dear sir When I try from my user to book scar from or to airport Chicago and Iowa it’s difficulteis to booked And customer services in Chicago not provisionally as Iowa city group
10.0 Excellent17 Sep 2019
Pros: I had a big problem in the beginning ... but Sophia (manager in Cedar Rapids) was absolute amazing. She fixed the problem immediately and made me fell much better. I have rented from enterprise many times and she fixed the issue. I would like to take this opportunity to thank her.Cons: Make sure you have plenty of staff in the evening to help with customers. Once again Sophia made this a great experience and I hope she gets a pat on the back on how much I appreciate her efforts to fix the problem. She restored my faith in enterprise by going above and beyond the call of duty.
10.0 Excellent28 Jul 2019
Pros: Everything was quick and easy.Cons: He should have rented a larger vehicle, our fault.
9.6 Excellent6 Jul 2019
Pros: Staff was very helpful and efficient.Cons: Nothing really.
10.0 Excellent14 Mar 2019
Pros: The day I went to pick up my rental SUV, their system was down and they did not have a 4 wheel drive like I requested. the upgraded me with out any questions asked. They didn't charge me extra either. Great pick up and drop off service. The vehicle was great. Clean and well taken care of.
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Rated no. 2
Avis
8.5 Excellent (15 reviews)
1 location in Iowa City
Avis
Locations in Iowa City
2121 Arthur Collins Parkway+1 319 366 6418
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:30 - 19:30
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 8.6
  • 8.8
  • 8.5
  • 9
  • 7.7
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent9 Nov 2020
Pros: Staff was great, pick up and drop off we’re quick and easyCons: Seemed expensive
10.0 Excellent7 Oct 2020
Pros: Very excellent staff!
10.0 Excellent18 Feb 2020
Pros: Very friendly staff
7.6 Good9 Dec 2019
Cons: Very basic economy car.
10.0 Excellent9 Oct 2019
Pros: The ladies at check-in couldn’t have been any nicer.Cons: It would have been nice to have someone in the lot assisting upon return to the airport.
2.0 Mediocre11 Jun 2018
Cons: We were taking a car one way, plans changed and I was told that if we returned the car to it pick-up location that it would be cheaper. Nope, still over $800.00....never use avis again.
7.6 Good28 May 2018
OverchargedPros: Car was nice and efficient.Cons: Charged for 'accepting' a waiver for additional insurance. So confusing and deceptive.
9.6 Excellent5 Sep 2017
Stayed open latePros: Our flight was delayed and the rental desk stayed open late so those that had rentals could get their cars. I realize this is usually standard practice but I really appreciated it.
10.0 Excellent31 May 2017
Pros: Really liked the upgraded car! It was fast and easy drop off and pick up also.Cons: I wish there was a USB charger in the car
6.4 Good3 Jan 2017
Smoke smellPros: The service at the counter was good.Cons: The car was relatively new and was supposed to be a non smoking vehicle. You couldn't smell it as much when the car was cold, but as it warmed up inside, the smell got stronger and by the time we realized how bad it was, it would have been very difficult to go back and change. Also, the Bluetooth connections didn't work. We guessed that they had been disabled and perhaps we were supposed to pay for an upgrade to get it to work but if that was the case, it was not made clear.
Rated no. 3
Hertz
8 Excellent (27 reviews)
1 location in Iowa City
Hertz
Locations in Iowa City
426 Hwy 1 W+1 319 337 6615
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
  • 8
  • 7.7
  • 7.9
  • 8.1
  • 8
Recent reviews
4.0 Okay1 May 2021
Pros: A car was availableCons: Cleaner car, better mechanical safety. The car was making weird noises
7.6 Good19 Oct 2020
Pros: Super easy pick up and drop off.Cons: My vehicle was clearly used by a family before us. When gathering our personal items we found old chips and toys shoved under the seats. Not to big of a deal. But thought it should be mentioned.
8.4 Excellent12 Sep 2019
Pros: Staff was very friendly and helpful
2.0 Mediocre15 Aug 2019
Cons: There was no car available when I went to pick up. No one called to let me know.
10.0 Excellent12 Jun 2019
Pros: Great Price. Good Vehicle. Great service.
10.0 Excellent22 May 2019
Pros: YesCons: Not a thing!!
10.0 Excellent26 Mar 2019
Pros: The staff at the Cedar Rapids airport was amazing, friendly, and well informed. It was very smooth. He answered all my question he was very knowledgeable when it came to his job. My pick up and drop off went well. The car was really clean and ready when I got there.Overall experience was a plus plusCons: You know there was really nothing I would want to change about my experience.
9.6 Excellent2 Jul 2018
SuccessPros: Got an upgradeCons: There was no lighter socket for my GPS
2.0 Mediocre16 Mar 2018
Rental wasn't availableCons: Rental wasn't available at site. I attribute the problem to Kayak, rather than Hertz.
6.4 Good12 Oct 2017
Hertz cars without cruise control & no working cigarette port for my gPros: Counter service, great people, the guy out front cleaning the cars was very friendly-- wonderful experience. Counter staff great!Cons: The car did not have cruise control, this is ridiculous and the fleet team at Hertz should be embarrassed. Also the cigarette lighter port did not work so I couldn't use my Garmin.
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Rated no. 4
Budget
7.9 Good (20 reviews)
2 locations in Iowa City
Budget
Locations in Iowa City
2121 Arthur Collins Pkwy Sw+1 319 366 6434
Monday07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday07:30 - 18:00
Thursday07:30 - 18:00
Friday07:30 - 18:00
Saturday09:30 - 19:30
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
265 Stevens Drive+1 319 351 4529
Monday08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday08:00 - 22:00
Thursday08:00 - 22:00
Friday08:00 - 22:00
Saturday08:00 - 22:00
  • 8.2
  • 8
  • 7.9
  • 8
  • 7.8
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent7 Jul 2020
Pros: great friendly staff, super easy pick-up and drop off.
4.8 Okay14 Jun 2019
Pros: The pick up was not easy, I had to move my trip a day later because there weren't any cars available. When I arrived, the lady had the wrong reservation and I think this because the series of issues that i had.Cons: I waited so long at pick up for the lady to find and clarify my reservation. The rental car was fine. Then when I returned the car the charge was over $100 more. The I wish I was charged the rate service, she not could not help me!!
8.8 Excellent1 Sep 2017
Pros: I liked the car (Buick Regal). It was clean. The staff answered my questions and offered advice about getting to my destination that was beyond the rental experience. There was no waiting and the car was in immediate proximity to the rental desk.
10.0 Excellent9 Apr 2017
Pros: Prompt, friendly service. Easy pickup and drop off. Very happy.
5.6 Okay4 Jan 2017
Expensive, older worn vehiclePros: Straightforward pickupCons: We reserved an SUV but they didn't have it when we went to pick it up and gave us a minivan instead. The minivan was older and not as clean as I have come to expect from most rental locations. They ended up charging us more than what I had expected.
10.0 Excellent8 Nov 2016
Easy-peasy car rentalPros: Super fast pick up and very simple drop-off. Car immaculately clean, in great condition, with full tank. Pleasant staff. I was able to make sure I received a car that fit me (I am a small person and not all drivers' seats work for me, even among compact sedans).
10.0 Excellent27 Oct 2016
EfficientPros: Very efficient to check in and out. Gas to refill the tank was 50 cents lower than at stations.
5.6 Okay29 Mar 2016
Pros: The car was good on gasCons: The front seats were low and uncomfortable.
Rated no. 5
Alamo
7.9 Good (5 reviews)
1 location in Iowa City
Alamo
Locations in Iowa City
2121 Arthur Collins Pkwy Sw#14+1 844 366 8842
Monday07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday07:00 - 22:00
Thursday07:00 - 22:00
Friday07:00 - 22:00
Saturday08:00 - 22:00
Sunday08:00 - 22:00
  • 7.2
  • 8.4
  • 8
  • 8.4
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre20 Jan 2017
Cons: I called to inquire as to what I should do if I could not make it to the scheduled return time for my rental. The woman, who spoke poor English, took it upon herself to charge my card for an additional day without my permission. This caused my acct to be overdrawn. When I tried to explain this she repeatedly told me she did not charge my card however I called my bank and they confirmed the charge. When I called Alamo back they said there was nothing they could do but refund my money which would take 3-7days and they had nothing to say about the overdraft fee. All this for what was just supposed to be an inquiry.
8.0 Excellent5 Sep 2016
Cross-Country Minivan MovePros: Moved my fiancé from Iowa to Boston. We got a brand-new Dodge Caravan with fold-flat seats, SiriusXM radio, and the flex-fuel capability which was a major money-saver. Was as smooth as you'd expect of a car under 15k miles.Cons: The van had a lot of someone else's trash inside when I picked it up. I spent a half-hour cleaning it out after picking it up. There were chip bags, pop bottles, grease streaks, and a persistient stickiness to the steering wheel that required dish soap to remove. I suppose this is the price paid for a low rate.
Rated no. 6
Dollar
5 Okay (2 reviews)
1 location in Iowa City
Dollar
Locations in Iowa City
2121 Wright Brothers Blvd West+1 866 434 2226
Monday09:00 - 12:00
Tuesday09:00 - 12:00
Wednesday09:00 - 12:00
Thursday09:00 - 12:00
Friday09:00 - 12:00
Saturday09:00 - 12:00
Sunday09:00 - 12:00
  • 6
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  • 5
  • 6
  • 6
Recent reviews
2.0 Mediocre16 Mar 2021
Pros: NothingCons: My flight was delayed due to bad weather over the Rockies, and by the time I arrived at my destination their booth was closed. I tried calling them 3 times during the day to alert them and no one answered (kept on hold every single time). They did not attempt to call me, and also did not leave the keys for my pick up. I ended up stranded at the airport trying to find transportation to my hotel. Awful experience.
Easirent
1 location in Iowa City
Easirent
Locations in Iowa City
The Eastern Iowa Airport
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Recent reviews
Sunnycars
1 location in Iowa City
Sunnycars
Locations in Iowa City
2121 Arthur Collins Pkwy
Recent reviews
102 travellers who hired a car in Iowa City gave the car agency they used an average rating of 8.2

Car hire locations in or near Iowa City

Good to know

Most popular car type

Standard

When to book a car hire in Iowa City

Average daily price per month
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Top tips for renting a car in Iowa City

  • Book your car hire in Iowa City at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

FAQs about car rentals in Iowa City

  • The average price of fuel in Iowa City is £2.42 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between £29 and £39, depending on the car size.

  • Standard (Toyota Corolla or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Iowa City.

  • Car hire companies onsite at Cedar Rapids airport include Alamo and Hertz.

  • Car hire companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Cedar Rapids airport to off-airport locations include Alamo and Hertz.

  • Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • A Standard car hire in Iowa City costs £29 per day, on average.