I will go to Prague. I am looking, just in case I may need that, for a car sharing service like car2go, the same you find in Berlin, Wien and Rome.

I have tried to google for some, but didn't get satisfying info. Since I will be on vacation for a few days I require my car sharing service:

  • To run entirely from phone. I can subscribe with my cc and even send them a photo of my European driver's license, but I won't be likely interested in getting a pay-once member card at a fixed place
  • To be free floating. It will be an alternative to taxi, so I want to search for a car from wherever I am
  • To speak English. Car4way looks like speaking Czech only
  • To allow foreigners. It actually took a lot of time for some of my local car sharing services to allow foreign drivers, but eventually now they do

What are car sharing options in Prague?

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    Why do you think you might need a car? Why isn't public transport sufficient?
    – svick
    Nov 18 '17 at 23:59
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    I'll second that. If you go only to Prague, you certainly don't want or need a car. I drove there a month ago, the experience is disappointing - traffic jams, difficult navigation and expensive parking. Public transport and Uber is way better.
    – George Y.
    Nov 19 '17 at 4:40
  • @GeorgeY depends a lot on what OP wants to visit and at what time of the day/week. Driving on the weekend to sights outside the city (e.g. Kutna Hora) is much more pleasant than public transport.
    – JonathanReez
    Nov 19 '17 at 6:33
  • Yeah, if you go outside Prague and want to see Karlovy Vary and Ceske Krumlov the same day, then the car is a must. But inside Prague? No way.
    – George Y.
    Nov 19 '17 at 7:17
  • Or if you get lost in the city at 3am and won't dare ever call a taxi for political believings.......... :) I asked the entire question as an additional mobility option Nov 19 '17 at 10:54

I'm an active Car4Way user and I can tell you with 100% confidence the service you're interested in does not exist as of 2017. Car4Way comes closest to what you need - the cars are free floating, they speak English and they allow foreigners. However registration can only be done with a visit to their office and being a foreigner you would have to leave a 5000CZK deposit.

Use Uber, Liftago (the local Uber competitor) or public transportation instead. Another option is to rent a car from a traditional car rental agency, which should also be cheaper than Car4Way if you need it for at least one day.

  • Or hire a car for the day. If you go from place to place cross-country it will be much cheaper than a taxi (no matter if Liftago, Uber or traditional).
    – Vladimir F
    Nov 19 '17 at 10:40

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