When renting a vehicle in the Czech Republic with Auto Europe your rental rate will automatically include all necessary insurances. Below we have gone into detail what insurance is required to be on your vehicle rental and what other options are available to your through Auto Europe and the local suppliers.
If beginning your rental in the Czech Republic the insurance guidelines of the Czech Republic will be in effect for the entire duration of the rental even in the event it is returned to a different country. Specific insurance information can be found in the terms and conditions area of your rental voucher.
There are two forms of insurance that are mandatory for rentals commencing in the Czech Republic they are third party liability and fire insurance. All rentals rates in the Czech Republic will include these insurances. Fire insurance provides unlimited coverage of the rental vehicle in the event that is it damaged due to a fire. Third party liability provides $1,500,900 CAD up to an unlimited amount of coverage to people and property that are outside of the rental vehicle.
In the Czech Republic there are a few forms of optional insurance coverage, which includes collision damage waiver (CDW), theft protection, personal accident insurance and super CDW. CDW and theft are optional and will be included (at an advance purchase discount) if the inclusive rate it selected. CDW and theft can be purchased locally for a cost ranging from $15-$33 CAD per day for theft and $30-$56 CAD per day for CDW. CDW and theft in most cases will have a deductible that you are still responsible for in the event of an accident or theft. The amount of the deductibles for CDW and theft can range from $585 CAD up to $1500 CAD and is dependent on the vehicle category and rental supplier. Many suppliers offer a supplementary insurance which is called super CDW which will help reduce the amount of the deductible that you are responsible for. The cost for super CDW is approximately $25 CAD per day and is available through select suppliers only. Personal accident insurance is offered locally and will provide death and disability coverage to the driver and passengers of the rental vehicle. The cost of personal accident insurance is between $16-$17 CAD per day.
With Auto Europe most vehicles rented in the Czech Republic have the ability to travel throughout Western Europe without any restrictions. Some specific vehicle categories including luxury vehicles, vans and automatics may have travel restrictions due to insurance regulations. Here at Auto Europe we have worked hard to build strong relationships with all of our suppliers that has allowed for the creation of a special rental program, which will allow certain vehicles to travel into Eastern Europe. Additional surcharges may apply to rentals being taken into Eastern Europe. Some suppliers may also restrict some vehicles from traveling into Italy, if you have plans to travel into Italy please advise Auto Europe at time of booking to make sure your rental is permitted to travel there. At this time we would like to ask for you to take a moment and make sure the vehicle you intend to rent will be suitable for your travel needs.
Rentals that originate in the Czech Republic cannot travel through the following countries without prior notice to and approval of Auto Europe and the suppliers that we work with: Albania, Bosnia, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey and the Ukraine.
Note: If you have plans to travel into any of the countries above please advise Auto Europe as travel into most of these countries can possibly be arrange with advanced notice. Additional surcharges may apply to some rentals being taken into Eastern Europe.
International one-ways are offered in and will always incur an additional surcharge. Domestic one-way rentals are also available free of charge with most of our rental suppliers. Minimum rental lengths may apply and not all vehicles are permitted.