Prices vary depending on what type of car you would like but for the most part it is quite cheap. If you are looking for the cheapest deals be sure to shop around as prices vary from place to place. You can find as much as 70% off the usual prices and any special offers that are available.
Hertz, Sixt and other chains have airport pickups, though you might be charged extra for this service. You can also arrange hotel delivery and there is usually no extra fee for this. If you decide to rent a car through some international brands you will pay approximately double compared to local rental companies.
It is advisable to have an international drivers license (also bring your regular drivers license) but not essential for people from the European Union. Driving is quite easy in Prague and most of the roads are well signposted. Parking your car in Prague city centre is not too difficult with most hotels offering a car park.
You can book a car over the internet, and it will be waiting for you at the airport. Just show your driver’s licence and passport or other ID at the car hire centre. The minimum hire period is usually 24 hours, and there is normally an age limit of 21. Cars hired from some international hire companies can be returned in other countries around Europe.
Typical rates for a Škoda Fabia rented from local company start at around 500 CZK to 900 CZK a day, including unlimited mileage, collision-damage waiver and VAT.
Offer short term and long term rentals, also can arrange reservations to all Hertz Locations worldwide. Address: Hotel Diplomat, Evropská 15, Dejvice. website
Popular car rental company. Address: Sixt Prague Airport and Sixt Prague Hotel Hilton, Pobřežní 1. website
A-Rent Car (Thrifty Car Rental)
A-RenT Car is the part of the worldwide Thrifty Car Rental system, a network of independent franchisees working together to provide services oriented car rental. Address: V Celnici 8, 10 – Millenium Plaza, Prague 1. website
Avis Rent A Car System, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate the world’s second largest general-use car rental business, providing business and leisure customers Address: Prague Ruzyne Airport, Prague 6 & Klimentská 46, New Town. website
Budget Car Rental
International rental car agency with branches in downtown Prague and Brno, as well as Prague and Brno airports. Featuring Opel cars and minivans. Address: Cistovicka 100/61, Prague 6. website
Address: Elišky Krásnohorské 9; Old Town website
Address: Congress Centre, 5.května 65, Vysehrad website
Address: Svatovítská 7, Dejvice website
In some of Prague’s streets there is an automated camera radar system; if you drive faster than is permitted, the radar will take a photo of your car and a fine will be sent to the car rental company or registered car owner. This car rental company will then impose an additional charge on you (via your credit card).