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Find cheap car rental deals in Prague, Czech Republic
Somehow managing to be both a beautifully preserved historical gem and a non-stop party city, Prague packs a powerful punch. To see as much of it as possible, find a rental car through Orbitz then drive out to Prague’s further-flung districts, where city parks blend into the Czech countryside.
There’s no reason that renting a car in Prague needs to be stressful. Orbitz are here to make the process simpler, with price comparisons to help you find the best deals, as well as this guide to renting a car in the Czech capital.
You have to be 21 years old and to have held your license for at least a year in order to rent a car in Prague. Some companies ask for a young driver surcharge for anyone younger than 25.
Take your pick of a wide selection of car rental agencies in the Czech capital. Budget, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, National, Enterprise and more all offer deals on rental cars.
Prague Airport hosts numerous car rental agencies, making it one of the most convenient locations for pickup. However, you can also find numerous operators within the city center itself, particularly surrounding the Old Town.
Take your driving license and credit card to the desk where you fill out your rental car paperwork. If your driving license was issued in the US, you should also take an International Driving Permit.
All drivers are required to have their driving lights or dipped headlights on at all times. The Czech Republic also enforces strict drink-driving laws, requiring a blood-alcohol level of zero before getting behind the wheel.
Prague is an architectural marvel, containing a wealth of stunning buildings and iconic landmarks. Use your rental car to explore the city, visiting both its gorgeous center and the lesser-known suburbs. We’ve highlighted three of the most exciting neighborhoods here.
The atmospheric center of Prague is where you can experience both sides of the city. By day you can hop between sights such as the sprawling complex of Prague Castle and the iconic walkway of Charles Bridge. By night, head back to Prague 1 for parties in legendary dance clubs throughout the district.
This stylish residential area is just a short drive from the city center and is covered in pockets of parkland. Relax in the acres of green space or in one of the countless beer gardens for an authentic Prague experience. Remember to bring your camera for shots of the gorgeous buildings.
Prague 7, ensconced by the bend of the Vlatva River, is all edgy industrial cool and spacious green parks. Come here for trendy art galleries showcasing contemporary paintings and sculptures, or to visit atmospheric bars frequented by Prague’s friendly locals. A short hop back over the river will take you to the celebrated Prague Zoo.