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Essential Tips for Renting a Car in Prague

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While travelling in Prague, there are a variety of transport alternatives which can be used to move in and out of the city. If you choose to hire a car in Prague, then there are some things which need to be noted.

Here we have listed some tips for renting a car in Prague.

  • In Prague, there are various companies from where one can get a car on rent for travelling in and around the city
  • However, before renting the car, check the reliability and reputation of the company and also note that sometimes the international rental car travel can require some additional fees.
  • Ensure that if you have a GPS, then you also need to have updated local maps.
  • Make sure that you get a proof that the car is in good condition.
  • Take pictures of the clock along with the date so that you can calculate actual time and cost that is to be paid.
  • Remember that in the Czech Republic one has to drive on the right-hand side of the road. 
  • The one who drives should be above 18 years of age and should have a driving license.
  • All the passengers in the car have to use seat belts.
  • A child can only sit on the front seat with a suitable child restraint system.
  • Drink and Drive sternly prohibited in Prague. In case alcohol content is found in the driver’s blood, then a heavy fine can be levied and the licenses are taken away for about two years.
  • Headlights should be used in dark and bad weather conditions. 
  • One needs Third-party insurance to drive in Prague.
  • Also, the driver cannot use a cell phone while driving the car.

Remember these tips and have a safe drive around the city while travelling in Prague.

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