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Guide to cheap car rentals in Czech Republic

  1. The cheapest month to rent a car is November when car rental prices in Czech Republic are up to 36% lower than in summer.
  2. Start your travel in Prague, where most car hire companies provide free pickup and return.
  3. Low cost car rentals in Czechia often have limited mileage. 38% of rental cars in Czech Republic have a limit set on how much you can drive.
  4. Rental prices can be sorted by car type. Economy car rentals in Czech Republic are at least 3 times less expensive than Premium cars.
  5. Average car age in Czech Republic is 4 years old. Older cars tend to be cheap auto rentals. New cars are normally more expensive to rent.
  6. Average car rental duration in Czech Republic is 5 days. Rent a car for 10+ days and to get the lowest rates per day.
  7. Avoid one way car rentals in Czech Republic to save on delivery. Endeavor to return at the rental company's office, it's always free of charge.
  8. Cheap cars in Czech Republic need to be booked at least 15+ days in advance. Most of economy cars will not be available if booking last minute.
  9. New car rental companies in Czech Republic tend to provide lower rates to collect real reviews from their customers.
  10. No matter how low the price, never rent cars from individuals in Czech Republic. Always sign a written contract with a car rental company.

Car rental prices in Czech Republic

How much is renting a car in Czech Republic?

Car rental prices in Czech Republic vary throughout the year depending on the season and your rental length in days. Car hire rates in Czech Republic are entered and displayed in EUR.

Average car rental prices in Czech Republic per day throughout the year, 7 days rental duration.

Czech car hire advice

Things to do: Cesky Krumlov, Karlstejn Castle, Kutna Hora. Where to drive: Karlovy Vary, Pilsen, Mariánské Lázně. Cross border: Vienna, Dresden, Munich, Budapest. Convertible / Cabrio rentals: for 1-2 people only. Take scarfs. Luxury / VIP rentals: check mileage limit. Best rental company: on which you can submit a review. Where to rent: at Prague Airport.

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Czech Republic car rental forum questions

Can I rent a car for one day in Czech Republic?

Yes, rental companies in Czech Republic allow one day car rentals, although the same cars may be less expensive to rent for a period of at least 2-3 days.

How old do I have to be to rent a car in Czech Republic?

Some rental companies in Czech Republic allow car rentals to customers aged 21+ without any additional fees.

How do you calculate car rental prices in Czech Republic?

Car rental prices in Czech Republic are based on a 24-hour time period, e.g. if you reserve and pick up your car rental at 10:00 you will have to drop it off the next day at 10:00 the latest so you don't get charged for an additional day. The number of hours that a Czech Republic car rental company will wait for a delayed return is entirely at their discretion.

Do I have to pay at the time of car booking?

Most rental companies in Czech Republic will not hold a car for a specific client unless the client has committed to renting it (i.e. prepaid it). We don't require full payment, but we do collect a small deposit as a commitment that you're willing to rent a car in Czech Republic. This way, we may guarantee that the selected vehicle will be reserved for your car hire. If you change your plans, you can cancel for free up to 24 hours before pickup in Czech Republic (subject to the rental company's Terms).

Can I get unlimited mileage for rental cars in Czech Republic?

3/4 of rental cars in Czech Republic have unlimited mileage. Those who restrict the number of kilometres usually set it at 200 km per day. The price for extra km varies. Payment for any extra mileage will have to be made on return, unless you purchased Unlimited Mileage when booking.

Am I going to get the exact car that I am booking in Czech Republic?

Rental companies do their best to supply the exact car that you booked in Czech Republic. Every effort will be made to provide the specified make and model of the vehicle. However, in an unlikely case, it may be necessary to supply you with a model from the same or a higher class of cars during your travel to Czech Republic. For instance, a Toyota Yaris may be substitued with a Toyota RAV-4 due to a late return by the previous renter.

How is mobile coverage and GPRS internet in Czech Republic?

If you get a local SIM-card, reception in all but the most remote areas will be of high quality.

Should I get a GPS navigator for my rental in Czech Republic?

Most customers use Google Maps for directions these days. Most car rental companies in Czech Republic will provide free road maps. A GPS Navigator may also be of use.

What is the cheapest car hire in Czech Republic?

Our cheapest car to rent in Czech Republic would be a Škoda Citigo 2014 manual, 1.0, Petrol.

What is the cheapest place to rent a car in Czech Republic?

Prague airport may be called the cheapest place to rent in Czech Republic. As many as 80% of the car rental companies offer free deliveries there.

Are there cars to rent without a deposit in Czech Republic?

Most car hires in Czech Republic ask for a deposit at pick up. Deposit sums in local car hires vary depending on the company and the car class. Expensive cars will ask for a higher deposit than the economy ones. All Deposits are taken to cover the costs of possible expenses. If no costs to the Rental company occur, the Deposit will be fully refunded.

Can I rent a diesel car in Czech Republic?

We clearly indicate which vehicles are diesel. In most cases, if a diesel vehicle is selected, a diesel vehicle will be provided.

Can I rent an automatic vehicle in Czech Republic?

If you wish to rent a vehicle with automatic transmission, look for the Automatic TM displayed on a car page. When searching for a car, you can also use our search filters to hide all manual cars and display cars with Automatic TM only.

Can I drive your rental car from Czech Republic to Dresden?

Yes, mostrental companies allow driving their cars to Dresden (Germany), but they may choose to charge you for cross-border travel and additional fees may apply to cover extra insurance policies, taxes, etc.

What are the car rental rules in Czech Republic?

We operate with a number of car rental companies in Czech Republic, each with their own terms, conditions, charges, and fees. Most important, the terms and conditions are displayed during booking and fixed in your rental Voucher.

Should I rent a car from a private in Czech Republic?

You should definitely NOT. If a car rental provider has no legal entity, they don't provide proper rental insurance and have no legal right for such activities. Plus, they have no corporate reputation to lose so any surprises can happen on the return of the car.

Can I rent a car in Czech Republic without a credit card?

Some rental companies in Czech Republic have no deposit rental car offerings or accept debit cards for deposit. Make sure you have enough money on your debit card to lay down a deposit.

What kind of car rental insurance do they have in Czech Republic?

Third Party Liability (TPL) – provided for free with 100% cars. Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) – provided for free for 70% of the cars. Super Collision Damage Waiver – provided for free for 15% of the cars.

Are your renting out cars with a driver in Czech Republic?

Having a driver may occasionally speed some things up, but this service comes with additional charges and limitations in a lot of ways. All of our cars are offered without a driver. It is perfectly safe to rent a car without a local driver in Czech Republic.

Can I get my rental car in Czech Republic delivered to my hotel?

Yes. Additional delivery charges may apply whether on pick-up or return. Some rental companies in Czech Republic may offer free deliveries to some hotels and locations in Czech Republic when the rental duration is over a certain amount of days.

What is the best drive route for 7 days in Czech Republic?

This popular route across Czech Republic could be easily done within a week. Prague > Karlovy Vary > Marianske Lazni > Plzen > Ceski Krumlov > Prague

How can I review my rental experience in Czech Republic?

Go to your Bookings page after your rental has ended and click "Leave a Review" to rate your experience. Should you wish to discuss any issues that occurred during your car rental in Czech Republic, please contact us and allow us to investigate the matter.

What kind of driving licence do I need to rent a car in Czech Republic?

International Driving License is not required, unless you do NOT have your name and credentials written in Latin letters in your domestic driving licence.

Can I cross national borders with a rental car rented in Czech Republic?

Yes, but you have to inform the rental company about crossing borders of Czech Republic, otherwise, your rental car insurance may become invalid. Also, it is always a good practice to ask for advice on the territories you plan to visit.

What is the best car to rent in Czech Republic?

Depends on your travel needs. In general a 2.0 mid-size car will help you make the most of your trip to Czech Republic.

Do you provide your own insurance for rental cars in Czech Republic?

The car rental insurance is always provided by the car rental company.

What is Theft Protect car rental insurance in Czech Republic?

Theft Protect limits your liability in the event that your rental car is stolen. Usually, TP sets the maximum amount of money the car rental company in Czech Republic will charge you for replacing a stolen car or repairing damages from a car theft attempt. This hardly ever happens in Czech Republic.

What is required of the additional driver in Czech Republic?

The additional driver needs to meet the same requirements as those for the main driver. Any additional driver needs to be present at pick-up, possess their documents and be registered in the rental agreement.

Is there a full insurance for rental cars in Czech Republic?

Super CDW (or Full Damage Waiver as some companies call it) cover the car parts that aren’t covered by the CDW (often, the windows, wheels or tyres are not covered by the standard CDW in Czech Republic). Full insurance may also reduce the returnable Security Deposit and/or Excess so you may be required to leave a lower deposit amount at pick-up or even not pay anything for your own fault damages.

What does TPL insurance mean in Czech Republic?

In case you injure other road users or damage someone’s property while you’re driving in Czech Republic, TPL insurance will pay these costs. TPL does not cover any damage to the driver’s own rental car. Unlike many countries in Europe, TPL insurance is NOT required by the laws of Czech Republic.

Can I rent a car in Czech Republic with no deposit?

Many car hire companies in Czech Republic have some rental car offerings without deposit required.

What does CDW rental insurance mean in Czech Republic?

CDW insurance reduces your liability to your own rental car in case you cause a collision accident in Czech Republic (that is YOUR fault). CDW sets the maximum amount of money you will have to pay for potential damages. Without CDW, you could be liable for the full cost of the rental vehicle if it were to be damaged. With CDW, you won’t have to pay the full cost of repairs, only contribute to them up to an agreed level. Note that the rental car's wheels, tyres, glass, underbody, roof, keys, locks and aerials are often not covered by the CDW in Czech Republic.

Can I drive my rental car from Czech Republic to Austria?

Most rental companies in Czech Republic offer the possibility to cross the national border with Austria. Sometimes additional fees may apply to cover extra insurance and taxes.

Is it safe to drive a car in Czech Republic?

Most tourists do not experience any dangerous situations. If you're a reasonably experienced driver, there's nothing you couldn't handle. Stay vigilant, watch of the oncoming traffic, be ready to occasionally move out of the way. Generally, there is no problem with driving in Czech Republic.

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