There is no better way to see everything Ames has to offer than by getting behind the wheel of your Enterprise rental car. Stop spending your vacation waiting on the bus, or being nickel and dimed with ride-shares or taxis. Having your own ride enables you to go to the attractions you want to see the most, when you want. Make your upcoming trip to Iowa even better with an Enterprise rental car.
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Ames is a perfect spot when you need a break from rat race of a big city. Many tourists come to take in Ames's diverse population and tons of choices to keep you entertained. Whatever you decide on first, you'll want to see as much of Ames as possible while on your stay. If you need to see what else is around Ames, then jump in the driver's seat of your Enterprise car rental and see what else is out there.
We work with several of the finest rental car companies in the world. Enterprise started back in 1957 with only seven automobiles. These days, they're recognized as world-wide leader in the rental car industry. Enterprise prides themselves on fabulous customer service and being available when you need them the most.
Frequently asked questions
How do I get an Ames Enterprise car rental at a great price?
We strive to get you the best rates, whether you book. But getting well ahead of your trip can help you save even more. Make sure to check the mileage policy and don't add an extra driver to avoid any surprise fees.
Do I need to bring anything special when I get my rental car in Ames?
Be sure to carry with you your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Ames?
Enterprise's minimum age to rent a car in Ames is 21. Some rentals, especially higher category vehicles (luxury, SUVs, etc.), may have an additional fee if you are under 25. Make sure to check Enterprise's policy to determine what the total cost is before you book.
What kind of Enterprise rental car should I get for my trip to Ames?
That all depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Ames. Economy or compact automobiles are ideal for short commutes and are easier to park. If you are traveling with coworkers, then a mid-size car or SUV will have more room and offer a more comfortable ride. If you are wanting to get the most out of your trip near Ames's coast, then go for a convertible to enjoy some top-down driving.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in the United States?
You are required to have insurance before you rent in the United States. Many of the major credit cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover) usually offer coverage. But many of them have limitations, such as not covering larger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you head to Ames. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can add on Collision Damage Coverage with CarRentals.com at checkout.
Do I need to pay a deposit when I book my Enterprise car rental?
Enterprise does require a deposit when you reserve your rental. Enterprise will block the deposit on your credit once you reserve your rental for your trip. Please be aware that the deposit will vary greatly based on the make and model of the vehicle.
Do I have to full up the tank before I take my car back to Enterprise?
We advise a full tank policy. You receive the car with full tank, and you should return it filled up. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to find a gas station before you return the car to Enterprise.
Why should I get unlimited miles?
Ames's small-town atmosphere certainly is charming, however you may want to take to the road again after you've spent a day at the beach or spent a day at the beach.
Does Enterprise offer one-way rentals in Ames?
Enterprise typically offers one-way rentals. You may find it easier to drop off your vehicle at a different location. However, there may be an additional fee when you opt for one-way.
Reserve your ride today!
With so much to do and see in Ames, having access to your own set of wheels lets you explore at your own pace. When you are ready to explore more of Iowa, you can drive wherever you want to, without having to hanging out a stop waiting for the bus or wave down a taxi.
Before you head out of town, book your Enterprise Ames car rental and visit all the items on your itinerary at your own pace. Reserve with CarRentals.com and speed along the road in Ames, Iowa.