Rent a car in the Czech Republic
To many people the Czech Republic is a Central European gem. If you’re planning a trip, renting a car can make it possible for you to experience the country at your own pace. You can look forward to experiencing beautiful landscapes, small idyllic villages and historic towns. If you are not used to renting and driving in a foreign country – here are some tips that might be helpful to you. Have a great trip.
Requirement for renting a car in the Czech Republic
If you plan to rent a car in the Czech Republic, you must have a valid driving license for starters. Most rental companies require drivers to be at least 21 years old. With addCar Rental the minimum age depends on the type of car you want to rent. And furthermore, you need to have held your driver’s license for a minimum of two years when starting your road trip in a rented car.
When you make the reservation, you need to do it with a credit card in your name to cover both the rental price and any additional charges. Debit card payments are not accepted for this. We advise you to check with your insurance company whether they cover rental cars or if you should consider buying insurance with addCar.
If you want to explore the country it could be helpful for you to have a car with a built-in GPS unless you have your own portable GPS that you can bring along on the journey. When you have made your reservation and chosen your type of car, date and time for pick up and drop off and any additional features you should go through the rental agreement. Does it contain everything you need – and do you agree with the terms and conditions. Then you are good to go.
Types of rental cars
Maybe you have some specific wishes regarding the car types you are looking for? addCar offers many different options to choose from – you can find both cheap and budget friendly cars as well as SUVs and luxury vehicles and cars with manual or automatic transmission to fit your needs and what you are used to. Make sure to book in advance to get the type you want at the best possible price.
Top tips for renting a car in Prague (Czech Republic)
Your rental car can be ready for you at the airport in Prague (Vaclav Havel Airport) if you arrive by plane. This makes it easy to start exploring right away. It takes about 30 minutes (50 in heavy traffic) to drive to the city center of Prague. You can also choose to explore the sights in the area like the medieval mining town of Kutna Hora with the UNESCO-listed St. Barbara's Cathedral and the famous Sedlec Ossuary – The Church of Bones. Or the nearby Bohemian and Saxon Switzerland National Park. Or Terezin, the well preserved concentration camp from World War II. Please feel free to ask the staff at the addCar office if you need information or inspiration regarding your stay in the Czech Republic. We would always love to help.
Car rental in Prague and the Czech Republic is easy and you can get all the service and help you need from addCar. Make your reservation for the type of car you want and set the pick-up date and time, bring your driving license and documents and you’ll be ready to explore the country in your own way.
FAQs about renting a car in Czech Republic
How much does it cost to rent a car per day?
Depending on the type of car and the rental company you can usually expect to pay around 20-40 Euros per day for a basic economy car. Factors such as peak season may affect the prices.
How much does it cost to rent a car for a week?
If you disregard price differences due to season and other types of cars than a standard economy car, you can expect to pay a weekly price around 140-300 Euros for a rental car. You could also get a better price if you book well in advance.
How much does it cost to rent a car long-term for a month?
On average you can expect to pay around 500-1200 Euros per month to rent a car long-term. This would be the price of a standard car and price fluctuations in relation to the season are not included. Since the rental period is longer than the ordinary, some companies would agree to negotiate the price or give a discount. It’s worth a try.
What do you need to rent a car in Prague?
When you rent a car in Prague, Czech Republic, you must have held your driver’s license for a minimum of two years and the license must be valid. Bring this, your passport and a credit card in your name. If you don’t have insurance already you can buy insurance with addCar to cover any injuries to you, passengers, others in traffic or damages to the car.