Shanghai Car Rentals

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Size Toyota camry

or equivalent Full-Size

passengers

5

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$52 /day

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Volkswagen Tiguan

or equivalent Suv and Crossover

passengers

5

luggage

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$75 /day

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Size Toyota camry

or equivalent Full-Size

passengers

5

luggage

5

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automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$52 /day

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Size Toyota camry

or equivalent Full-Size

passengers

5

luggage

5

image/svg+xml

automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$52 /day

test location shanghai test loc

Size Toyota camry

or equivalent Full-Size

passengers

5

luggage

5

image/svg+xml

automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$52 /day

test location shanghai test loc

Size Toyota camry

or equivalent Full-Size

passengers

5

luggage

5

image/svg+xml

automatic

A/C

Yes

from

$65 /day

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Prices are based on searches made during the previous 7 days. Price is dynamic and varies based on the date of the booking, length of rental and car class.
There is no guarantee this price will be in effect at the time of your search.

Car rentals in Shanghai: All you need to know

A Shanghai car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You'll be able to check out all the sights, and even find out what else the rest of the region has to offer. CarRentals.com has answered the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Shanghai. Keep reading to discover the dos and don'ts of booking a rental car.

Where do I get a great deal on a rental car in Shanghai?

You are on your way to finding the best price on your car rental by reserving it through CarRentals.com. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. Make sure to:

  • Compare vehicle pricing before you book
  • Avoid pick-ups or drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
  • Know ahead of time how much mileage/fuel you may use
  • Search and reserve as far in advance as you can

Even a little rental car know-how can go a long way to getting you the most savings.

What rental suppliers have agencies in Shanghai?

We have around six rental providers to pick from in Shanghai. You'll find some of the best providers, like Hertz. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.

What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Shanghai?

Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this city means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Shanghai?

Usually, to rent a car in Shanghai you must be at least 21. However, you may find that there is an additional fee if you are under 25 or for larger or higher category vehicles in particular. Read over the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges is before you reserve your rental.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Shanghai?

Insurance is required, no matter where you're renting a car. That said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, these policies may not provide total coverage, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Look into it before you book and, if it is necessary, you can easily include it at checkout.

What is the difference between all the fuel policies?

Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.

What fuel policy should I get?

Many rental car suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, full-to-full is our stand-out winner. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Shanghai.

Is it worth getting unlimited miles?

Unlimited miles is a good option if you plan to do some sightseeing or visit a lot of clients all over Shanghai. You can cruise wherever you like without incurring additional charges. Review your rental agreement to see if there are any restrictions.

What are some things to do in Shanghai?

There is tons to see and do in this city. Shanghai has around 12 attractions that it is known for. Some of the most popular are:

  • The Bund
  • Zhujiajiao
  • Jade Buddha Temple
  • Shanghai Maglev

Lucky for you, you can cruise to whichever one you want or see them all.

Before you drive off

Be sure you check out a few items before you leave the lot on your Shanghai adventure. It's worth the time to:

  • Look over the car and be sure there is no dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Check the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
  • Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city

Book your Shanghai car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Shanghai has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the terrific sites in Shanghai.

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