Prague car rental questions
What is the best car to rent in Prague?
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.
Can I rent a car in Prague without a credit card?
Some rental companies in Prague 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.
Am I going to get the exact car that I am booking in Prague?
Rental companies do their best to supply the exact car that you booked in Prague. 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 Prague.
Do I have to pay at the time of booking a car in Prague?
Most rental companies in Prague 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 Prague. 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 Prague (subject to the rental company's Terms).
What kind of car rental insurance do they have in Prague?
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.
How old do I have to be to rent a car in Prague?
Some rental companies in Prague allow car rentals to customers aged 21+ without any additional fees.
Are there cars to rent without a deposit in Prague?
Most car hires in Prague 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 get unlimited mileage for rental cars in Prague?
3/4 of rental cars in Prague 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.
Can I rent a car in Prague with no deposit?
Yes, some companies in Prague have car rental offerings without deposit required.
Should I rent a car from a private person in Prague?
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.
What are the car rental rules in Prague?
We operate with a number of car rental companies in Prague, 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.
Can I drive my rental car from Prague to Austria?
Most rental companies in Prague offer the possibility to cross the national border with Austria. Sometimes additional fees may apply to cover extra insurance and taxes.
Can I drive your rental car from Prague to Germany?
Yes, most rental companies allow driving their cars to Germany, but they may choose to charge you (see the terms while booking) for cross-border travel and additional fees may apply to cover extra insurance policies, taxes, etc. Many customers who rent a car in Prague travel to Berlin, Bratislava, Budapest, Dubrovnik, Katowice, Krakow, Milan, Munich, Paris, Salzburg, Vienna, Wroclaw, Zagreb and Zurich.
How do I rent an automatic vehicle in Prague?
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.
How do you calculate car rental prices in Prague?
Car rental prices in Prague 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 car rental company in Prague will wait for a delayed return is entirely at their discretion.
Can I rent a diesel car in Prague?
We clearly indicate which vehicles are diesel. In most cases, if a diesel vehicle is selected, a diesel vehicle will be provided.
What does TPL insurance cover in Prague?
In case you injure other road users or damage someone’s property while you’re driving in Prague, 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 Prague.
What is the best drive route for 7 days from Prague?
This popular route across Czech Republic could be easily done within a week. Prague > Karlovy Vary > Marianske Lazni > Plzen > Ceski Krumlov > Prague
What is the cheapest car hire in Prague?
Our cheapest car to rent in Prague would be a Škoda Citigo manual, 1.0, Petrol.
What does CDW rental insurance cover in Prague?
CDW insurance reduces your liability to your own rental car in case you cause a collision accident in Prague (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 Prague.
Is there a full insurance for rental cars in Prague?
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 Prague). 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.
Do you provide your own insurance for rental cars in Prague?
The car rental insurance is always provided by the car rental company.
Can I get my rental car in Prague delivered to the main railway station?
Yes. Many rental companies in Prague offer free deliveries to the main railway / bus stations in Prague.
Can I get my rental car in Prague delivered to my hotel?
Yes. Additional delivery charges may apply whether on pick-up or return. Some rental companies in Prague may offer free deliveries to some hotels and locations in Prague when the rental duration is over a certain amount of days.
How can I review my rental experience in Prague?
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 Prague, please contact us and allow us to investigate the matter.
Can I rent a car for one day in Prague?
Yes, rental companies in Prague allow one day car rentals, although the same cars may be less expensive to rent for a period of at least 2-3 days.
What kind of driving licence do I need to rent a car in Prague?
International Driving License is not required, unless you do NOT have your name and credentials written in Latin letters in your domestic driving licence.