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Car Rental in Czech Republic

Sixt offers premium car rental deals in Czech Republic. Expect friendly customer service, affordable rates and a diverse array of vehicles to choose from when you rent a car in the Czech Republic. Book your luxury or economy rental car easily online and tack on extras for an optimal ride. You can scroll through our branch menu to find the best location to pick up your car rental in the Czech Republic. Enjoy your travels through the Czech Republic to the fullest with a hassle-free car rental experience!

Sixt Car Rental in Czech Republic

Our Service | FAQs | Driving Tips | Places of Interest | Crossing Borders

Rent a car in the Czech Republic from Sixt from our convenient locations in popular cities like Prague and at major train stations and airports. Read on for helpful information about our car rental in the Czech Republic and use our travel tips to help you plan out your itinerary. We offer suggestions for the top architectural and natural sights you might want to visit. This page is a useful resource on how to make the most of our car rental deals in the Czech Republic.


Our Service

With a wide selection of leading brand vehicles to choose from we can accommodate just about any budget or mobility needs. Our fleet features up-to-date models which are regularly maintained and held to strict international safety guidelines. Whichever model you select you can customize with our attractive rates on add-ons. Include extras like GPS, additional driver coverage, insurance protections or child seats while booking online.

Which vehicle class is right for my trip?

  • Compact car rentals are great for individual trips and for city travel.
  • Sedans are ideal for longer road trips as they provide extra comforts along with ample leg and luggage room.
  • Station wagons and SUVs can accommodate group travel of family vacations.
  • Passenger vans and small trucks are also available at some of our branches

Driver's license

The renter and the driver must be in possession of a valid driving license which will need to presented upon collection of your rental vehicle along with a valid ID card or passport.

Age restrictions

To rent a car in the Czech Republic with Sixt the driver of the vehicle must have had a license for at least 2 years. Drivers between 21-23 years of age must pay an extra fee of 1,210.00 CZK per rental. The maximum age for car rental in the Czech Republic is 60 and a medical certificate that driver is competent to drive must be presented otherwise CDW/TP protection is not valid and driver is liable for the car in full amount (excess 100%.).

Payment Methods

Credit cards from internationally recognized credit card companies such as American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard/Mastercard, and Visa are accepted. Payment via prepaid cards or debit cards (Visa Electron) is not allowed, nor are cash payments.

Accidents

In the event of an accident, please inform the police immediately and report any damage directly to Sixt during the rental period. For this purpose, an accident report form is enclosed with the vehicle documents.


FAQs

What is included in the price?

Can I rent a specific car model?

What documents do I need to rent a car?

What kind of insurance is necessary to rent a car?

Can I pick up a car and return it somewhere else?

Do I have to pay a deposit?


TIP: It is generally cheaper to rent a car at least three months before any high season. Free cancellation up to 24 hours before collection is almost always possible, but is dependent on the chosen tariff.

Driving Tips

Here are some general guidelines for driving in the Czech Republic. Be aware that speed limits will be posted in km/h and daytime running lights are mandatory even during daylight hours. Seat belts are mandatory for all occupants of the vehicle and babies, infants and small children must be seated in an appropriate safety seat.

General speed limits

  • urban roadways-50 km/h
  • non-urban roadways-90 km/h
  • Motorways-130 km/h

Traffic violations

  • The police can issue tickets on-site and require immediate payment for fines up to $202.50 USD.
  • Your driver's license may be confiscated on the spot for serious offenses.
  • You are not to have any alcohol in your system when driving.
  • Parking violations incur fines between $60.74 - $101.22 USD.

Places of Interest

Top 4 Architectural Sights

  • Historic City Center, Prague
  • Litomyšl Castle, Pardubice Region of East Bohemia
  • Villa Tugendhat, Brno
  • Hot Spring Colonnade, Karlovy Vary

The historic city center of Prague is now a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. It was built between the 11th and 18th centuries and features a plethora of amazing churches and palaces from the Middle Ages. Here you can find famous monuments such as Hradcani Castle, St Vitus Cathedral and the Charles Bridge. The UNESCO listed Litomyšl Castle was originally built in the 16th century according to Italian Renaissance arcade style to which High-Baroque features were added in the 18th century. Villa Tugendhat was built between 1928-1930 and was designed by the iconic German architect Mies van der Rohe. Its reinforced concrete structure was completely new for the era and has since become an icon of European Modernist architecture. It was significantly damaged during World War II as it was used at living quarters for members of the Soviet military. Originally built in the Pseudo Renaissance style in the late 1870s the Hot Spring Colonnade had to be refurbished in 1975. It is now a modern building of glass and concrete.

Top 4 Natural Sights

  • Adršpach-Teplice Rocks
  • Bohemian Forest
  • Punkva Caves near Brno
  • Fish-farming ponds Třeboň

The Adršpach-Teplice Rocks are a unique set of sandstone formations that are found in northeastern Bohemia. Visitors can visit them by following marked trails and the area is also popular with rock climbers. The Bohemian Forest is a low mountain range that create a natural border between the Czech Republic its neighbors, Germany and Austria. This area is prominent for glassmaking and woodworking. Punkva Caves are a popular tourist destination located north of Brno. At 138.7 meters deep, its sinkhole is the deepest of its kind in Central Europe. The 460 fish ponds of Třeboň are the largest complex of fishponds in the country and the area is now a UNESCO listed Biosphere Reserve. Most of the fishponds were built in the 16th century by the Rozmberks, an important noble family of that time.

Top Filming Locations

Barrandov Studios is a famous set of film studios in Prague. Sometimes referred to as the Hollywood of the East, they are the largest films studios in the country and one of the largest in Europe. Many famous films were shot there such as the 2004 "Alien vs. Predator" and 2002 "Blade II". The film, "The Brothers Grimm" was filmed entirely in Czech Republic and the popular horror film "Hostel" shot scenes in Český Krumlov.


Crossing Borders

When you rent a car in the Czech Republic there are certain limitations on driving into neighboring countries. These limitations are based on the type of vehicle you rented. In case of offense against crossing borders and territorial restrictions all insurance coverage will be void of validity. Our Rental Information page will provide you with exact details of where you can drive with your Sixt car rental from the Czech Republic.


 
 

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