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Czech Republic - Passenger vehicle

General Rental Information

Important documents

The renter and all approved drivers must be in possession of a full, valid driving licence. Furthermore, the following conditions apply depending on the issuing country of the driving licence.

EU Driving Licences
Valid driving licences of all EU countries are accepted.

All Other Licences
Driving Licences printed with non-Roman Alphabet (Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Cyrillic) must be accompanied by a valid International Driving Permit.

Please show a valid driver's license and identity card/ passport at time of pick up!

Customer acknowledges that cars are equipped with monitoring and communication safety units.

Age restrictions

In Czech Republic, the following rules apply for the minimum age and possession of a driver's license:

Minimum age License Requirements Car category
18 MCMN
20 License held for 2 years CFAR, CFMR, CLAR, CLMR, CWMR, EDMR, EWMR, ILAR, ILMR, IWAR, IWMR
21 License held for 2 years CCCC, FDAR, FDMR, FFAR, FVAR, FVMR, FWAR, FWMR, IVAR, IVMR, PDAR, PDMR, SDAR, SDMR, SFAR, SFMR, SVAR, SVMR
23 License held for 2 years CWAR
25 License held for 2 years LDAR, PFAR, XDAR, XTMR

Drivers aged 65 years or above must show medical certificate that driver is competent to drive. Otherwise CDW/TP protection is not valid and driver is liable for the car in full amount (excess 100%).

A surcharge applies for young drivers under 23 years.

Tariff information

General

The following credit cards are accepted: all credit cards from internationally recognised credit card companies - such as American Express, Eurocard/Mastercard, Diners Club and Visa. We do not accept any prepaid cards or debit cards (Visa Electron). The renter must be the owner of the indicated credit card.

Sixt CarExpress Servicecard (Advantage Circle) is only accepted in combination with a valid Credit Card.

Cash Payment is not accepted.

Please note, that payments with credit card may require the PIN of the credit card.

An advance charge approval is obtained for the chosen means of payment as a security. The exact deposit is determined on collection since the amount is dependent on the vehicle.

Car Group Deposit in CZK Deposit converted into EUR (subject to fluctuations in exchange rate)
CZK EUR
EDMR, EWMR, MCMN, MTMR, CFAR, CFMR, CLAR, CLMR, CWMR 25.000,00 ca. 1.000,00
ILAR, ILMR, CCCC, ITMR, IWAR, IWMR, SDAR, SDMR, SFAR, SFMR 37.500,00 ca. 1.500,00
FDAR, FDMR, FFAR, FVAR, FVMR, IVAR, IVMR, PDAR, PDMR, SVAR, SVMR, FWAR, FWMR, LDAR, PFAR, XDAR, XTMR 50.000,00 ca. 2.000,00

Special rental information by booking of Prepaid rates

Prepaid tariff - Pay now

When booking at a prepaid rate, the payment will be charged along with the total rental price (incl. booked extras and charges) prior to the rental. The driver and mode of payment shall be finalised at the time of reservation and cannot be changed. The confirmed credit card should be valid and available for presentation on collection of the vehicle. All extra costs that occur during the car rental will be charged to this credit card.
A refund shall not be issued for non-collection, vehicle being collected late or returned early.

Changing booking
A booking can be changed up to 48 hours before the start of the rental (on availability) in return for an alteration charge of 509.50 CZK. Any payment already made towards the rentalwill not be refunded; nor shall any differential amount be refunded if this alteration leads to a lesser rental cost.

Cancellation

A booking can be cancelled before the rental begins. In the event of cancellation, the payment in advance already made towards the rental shall be paid back subject to a cancellation charge, which will be withheld and shall be in the amount of the rental charge ( including any extras and charges) for a maximum of 3 rental days. Cancellations can be made online or in writing and must be addressedto: Sixt Czech Republic Headquarters, SPEED LEASE a.s., Lighthouse Towers, Jankovcova 2 C, CZ - 170 00, Praha 7, Fax: 420 266 007 013, Email: reservation@sixt.cz.

No-show
In the event that the booked vehicle is not collected or not collected at the agreed time the rental charge already paid shall be withheld in full.

Protection conditions

Third Party Insurance (TI)

Protection coverage for the vehicle rented includes Third Party Liability with a maximum cover of CZK 100 Mill for personal injuries and material damages.

Excluded from the protection is the use of the vehicle for the transport of dangerous goods. All protection as part of the rental contract will become void, in particular, if an unauthorized driver has used the vehicle or if the driver of the vehicle does not possess the required driver's license at the time of the event giving rise to claim.

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)

Collision Damage Waiver removes the drivers responsibility to a part of the vehicle in case of damage.

Damages to the vehicle's driver set, key, wheel hubs, tyres and wheel damages are not covered by any protection and will be charged to the renter.

If CDW is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts:

20,000.00 CZK (MCMN, EDMR, EWMR, MTMR)
25,000.00 CZK (CLMR, ILMR, CLAR, ILAR, CWMR, CFMR, CFAR)
30,000.00 CZK (CCCC, SDMR, SDAR, IWMR, IWAR, ITMR)
35,000.00 CZK (SFMR, SFAR)
40,000.00 CZK (FDMR, PDMR, FDAR, PDAR, IVMR, SVMR, FVMR, IVAR, SVAR, FVAR, FFAR)
45,000.00 CZK (LDAR, XDAR, FWMR, FWAR, PFAR, XTMR)

If CDW is not accepted the customer will be held liable for the full value of the car.

Top Cover CDW

If CDW is already included in the rates, the renter can choose Top Cover CDW to reduce the Non-Waiverable Responsibility.

If Top Cover CDW is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts:
6,000.00 CZK (MCMN, EDMR, CLMR, ILMR, SDMR, CLAR, ILAR, SDAR, EWMR, CWMR, IWMR, IWAR, CFMR, CFAR, MTMR, ITMR)
10,000.00 CZK (CCCC, FDMR, PDMR, FDAR, PDAR, LDAR, XDAR, FWMR, FWAR, IVMR, SVMR, FVMR, IVAR, SVAR, FVAR, SFMR, SFAR, FFAR, PFAR, XTMR).

Super Top Cover CDW

If CDW is already included in the rates, the renter can choose Super Top Cover CDW to eliminate the Non-Waiverable Responsibility.

If Super Top Cover CDW is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts: CZK 0.00

Theft Protection (TP)

Theft Protection removes the drivers responsibility to a part of the vehicle in case of theft.

If TP is accepted, customer is only responsible for the following amounts:
20,000.00 CZK (MCMN, EDMR, EWMR, MTMR)
25,000.00 CZK (CLMR, ILMR, CLAR, ILAR, CWMR, CFMR, CFAR)
30,000.00 CZK (CCCC, SDMR, SDAR, IWMR, IWAR, ITMR)
35,000.00 CZK (SFMR, SFAR)
40,000.00 CZK (FDMR, PDMR, FDAR, PDAR, IVMR, SVMR, FVMR, IVAR, SVAR, FVAR, FFAR)
45,000.00 CZK (LDAR, XDAR, FWMR, FWAR, PFAR, XTMR)

If TP is not accepted the customer will be held liable for the full value of the car.

Personal Accident Protection (PAP)

By taking out personal accident protection can also be extended to cover the consequences of an accident.

By taking out PAP the limit of liability is:
179,550.00 CZK for invalidity,
88,200.00 CZK for decease.
No cover for medical costs.

Tyre and Windscreen Coverage (GT)

The tire and glass coverage provides protection for damages on tires, windscreen, side windows and the rear window with a deductible of CZK 0.00.

If the protection is not accepted, the customer will be held liable for the full extent of the damage.

Roadside Protection (BC)

Our Roadside Protection is your extended breakdown protection during your rental and protects you at home and abroad against high service and repair costs for the following incidents caused by you:

1) Key locked in vehicle: In the event of the key being locked inside the vehicle, Sixt shall assume the costs for the vehicle to be opened by the vehicle manufacturer or one of its partners, for the vehicle to be towed away and for a replacement vehicle.

2) Breaking caused by lack of fuel: In the event of a breakdown due to having run out of fuel, Sixt shall assume the costs for breakdown assistance and fuel required for the onward journey.

3) Assistance with starting necessitated by flat battery: In in the event of assistance with starting being needed, Sixt shall assume the costs for assistance by the vehicle manufacturer or one of its partners.

4) Loss of key: In the event of a lost key, Sixt shall assume the costs for providing a spare key, the transport/shipping of the spare key, for the vehicle to be towed away and for a replacement vehicle.

5) Vehicle stuck: In the event that it is not possible to move the vehicle (eg due to wintery road conditions) Sixt shall assume the costs for the vehicle to be towed away and for a replacement vehicle.

All services may only be ordered by a direct claim with Sixt 24-hour Roadside Assistance. They shall also determine the type and extent of service required to ensure the renter stays mobile. If any damage to the rental vehicle occurs which is not covered by Sixt within the scope of the Roadside Protection, the renter is liable for such damage.

Roadside protection is provided 24/7 (365 days).

Cross Border Rentals & Territorial Restrictions

Cross Border Rentals are allowed to the following countries:
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, San Marino, Slovakia Switzerland.

It is not allowed to ship the rental car by ferry.
Except from: Great Britain and Ireland.

Cross Border Rentals to:
Croatia, Estonia, Great Britain, Ireland, Lithuania, Latvia, Norway, Sweden and Slovenia
are allowed with the exception of the following vehicle group:
ILMR, ILAR, IVMR, IVAR, SDMR, SFMR, SFAR, SVMR, SVAR, FDMR, FDAR, FFAR, FVMR, FVAR, FWMR, FWAR, PDMR, PDAR, PFAR, LDAR, XDAR, XTMR.
Poland you can enter with the exception of the following vehicle group: IVMR, SFMR, SFAR, SVMR, SVAR, FFAR, FVMR, FVAR, PDMR, PDAR, PFAR, LDAR, XDAR, XTMR, Mercedes (SVMR, SVAR).

In case of offence against Cross Border & Territorial Restrictions all protections lose their validity.

Foreign Use Charge

For travels abroad, additional charges may apply and are governed by the respective country of entry and must be requested at the local rental station.

Extras

Accessories are bookable without obligation and subject to availability.
During the period of November 1st until March 31 snow tyres are mandatory in the Czech Republic and will be charged.

One-Way Rentals

One-way rentals within Sixt locations in Czech Republic are allowed under conditions depending on tarif.

All international One-Way Rentals are on request. Please contact the local rental station.

Please contact your Sixt local rental station or our hotline.

Navigation system

Navigation systems are available subject to a fee.

Additional Driver

A charge is levied for the additional driver, whose details are noted in the lease only if the additional driver presents a valid driver's license.

Baby and child seats

Baby seats, child seats and booster seats are available subject to a fee.

Vehicle refueling

All vehicles are supplied with a full tank of fuel and should be refilled prior to return to Sixt, otherwise the current prices per litre of petrol or diesel will be charged in addition to a refuelling fee.

If desired, the vehicle will be refuled according to currently available conditions after returning it to the station.

Alternatively, you may purchase a tankful of fuel at the time of rental at a price that is competitive with local fuel stations and return the tank empty. No refunds will be given for unused fuel.

Delivery & Collection

Deliveries and collections are available at the local rental station subject to a fee.

For delivery to the city centre an additional tourism tax may apply.

Delivery/Collection Service is on request. Please contact the local reservation centre - +420 222 324 995.

An out of opening hours charge for Delivery/Collection Service may apply.

Winter equipment

Winter tires, snow chains and ski racks are available subject to a fee.

Diesel guaranteed

Upon request, we will guarantee a vehicle with a diesel engine for a fee.

Other Fees and Taxes

When the renter gets a CD with navigation and the remote keyboard from the lessor, he is responsible for returning the CD and the keyboard upon the car return. The return of the CD and keyboard will be annotated on the contract or on the check-in list. If such a written note is missing, the renter takes the full responsibility for the CD and the keyboard and the lessor may charge him its full price.

Premium Location Fee

A premium location fee occurs for rentals at airport and train stations.

Out Of Hours

Out of opening hours service is available at selected stations. In this case, an additional charge applies for the provision of the service.

Lost Of Key

A Lost Of Key Fee applies depending on the vehicle group.

Accident Handling Fee

An Accident Handling Fee applies if a vehicle is damaged.

Vehicle License Fee

A Vehicle License Fee occurs.

Registration Fee/Road Tax

A Road Tax occurs.

Vehicle Cleaning

In case the car requires a special cleaning procedure (i.e. smell removal, animal pollution, spill of liquids etc.) after returning, a cleaning charge will apply.

All rates are inclusive of VAT (if VAT incurs).
For corporate customers with individual agreements alternative prices and regulations can apply.
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