Car rentals in Prague: All you need to know
A Prague car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what the rest of Oklahoma has to offer. CarRentals.com has gathered the most popular questions about car rentals in Prague. Keep reading to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
Where do I find a bargain car rental in Prague?
CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book budget-friendly deals. Just type in your travel dates and go through the list of car rental suppliers, choose the top rental locations, and find the best offers in Prague. You should also:
- Read through the mileage policy to steer clear of any surprises
- Reserve your rental car as far ahead of time as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups; they commonly are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.
What rental companies have retailers in Prague?
From budget-friendly brands like Dollar and Thrifty to global names like National and Enterprise, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the online reviews to get an idea of which one is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Prague?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Prague. If you're having a bit of trouble picking the right car, make sure to go over our table below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Those looking for a little off-road excitement||Ford Explorer, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Families with bags and a need for space||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Compact Car||Great for maneuvering around busy cities||Toyota Yaris, Nissan Versa, or similar|
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Prague?
Usually, to rent a car in Prague you must be at least 21. But, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles. Read through the terms to find what the exact charge is before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Prague?
Insurance is required, wherever you rent a vehicle. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay for the rental in full using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it's needed, you can just include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will need to search for a gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you collect your automobile. You can use as much fuel as you want and top it off when you return your car. Just make sure to refill the tank before you return the car to avoid a refueling cost||You only pay for the fuel you use. Used a quarter of a tank? Then you just fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any fuel you didn't use. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only pay service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You'll receive the car with a full tank of fuel and return the car with the tank empty. Check with the rental car provider to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||You won't have to search for a gas station before you drop-off your car||You usually pay a more expensive rate for a tank upfront then you would going to a nearby gas station|
|Empty to empty||You may not have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't need to fill the tank back up when you drop it back off||You refill your tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy do you recommend?
Most suppliers give you a full tank policy. We advise returning the car filled up. If you want to keep your expenses lower, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Prague?
Unlimited mileage is a good option for those who don't want to worry about incurring any extra charges with the distance they drive. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Read the fine print before you book.
Before you drive off
Before you get started on your Prague trip, go over a few items before you leave the lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the vehicle and make certain there is no damage or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new region
Book your Prague car rental today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter who you are traveling with, CarRentals.com has a rental car that can suit your needs and not break your wallet.