Car Hire in China

Are you looking for cheap car hire deals in China? Search right here!

Shanghai, Shanghai, China
8 Jul — 15 Jul
Same drop-off
Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Fri 8/7
Noon
Fri 15/7
Noon
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Find popular attractions close to your car hire pick-up

Visit these must-see attractions near popular car hire locations in China

Nearby attractions:

People's Square1186.2 km
Yashow Market1861.7 km

Nearby attractions:

People's Square13.8 km
Yashow Market1066.0 km

Nearby attractions:

People's Square32.7 km
Yashow Market1089.6 km

Hire a car near one of these popular hotels in China

Below are the most popular hotels in China

Car hire in China

Learn everything there is to know about hiring a car in China so you can be properly prepared for your next trip

With 103 locations across China, Avis has the most car hire centers out of any other rental agency. Shanghai is one of the most popular cities to visit in China, and you should have no trouble hiring a car from one of Avis’s 9 locations around the city.

You are required by law to drive on the left when you visit China. Not abiding by this law can result in traffic tickets, car accidents, or both.

China has a road quality score of 4.7 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 is the lowest rated score. This puts China at 42 out of 137 countries for road conditions. You may find that depending on where you travel within China that the road quality will vary.

The drinking and driving limit in China is 0.02%. Regions and cities within China might have their own local drinking and driving laws on top of the country-wide mandated law, so be sure to check before booking your car hire. Keep in mind that you must also be at least 18 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages, and it is not recommended to operate a motor vehicle under the influence.

There are plenty of different types of cars to choose from, but when it comes to visiting China, the most popular type to hire is a Compact. An estimated 57% of our users chose a Compact in the past 30 days and paid on average $85 per day for their rental. Keep in mind that you are more than welcome to select a different type of car based on your budget, your planned activities, and the weather.

On average, the price of petrol last week in China was $2.40 per litre. In contrast, Algeria currently has the lowest average petrol prices at $0.52 per litre. You should also consider visiting Hong Kong, though here you will find the most expensive average petrol prices at $4.82 per litre.


Car hire in popular regions in China

Find the perfect car hire for your trip to any of these must-visit regions in China

Car hire in popular cities in China

Compare car hire prices in the most popular cities in China

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Why use momondo?

Booking a car hire in China via momondo could save you time and money. momondo provides you with a wide selection of options and cars as we search thousands of car hire websites and locations to enable you to make the best choice for your trip.

Once you have performed a search for a car hire in China, momondo will show the results and enable you to find the best deal by using our filters; here you can narrow your search down by vehicle type, price, agencies and a multitude of policies that can apply.

Yes you can filter specifically for car hire companies in China offering free cancellation on momondo.

Yes, momondo has a filter for fair fuel policies on car hire in China.

Yes, momondo shows deals with enhanced cleaning services for hire cars in China.

Absolutely. You can specifically filter for car hire deals in China with unlimited mileage on momondo.


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