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What are the car rental prices for popular cities in China?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in China

Price

$37 - $61

Out of all the popular cities in China, Nanjing is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $37/day. Renting a car in Nanjing is 39% cheaper than renting one in Zhengzhou where the per day rate is around $61. Other fairly inexpensive cities in China to get a rental car in are: Kunming ($40/day), Chengdu ($40/day), and Shanghai ($41/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Guangzhou should expect to spend around $60/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in China is Guangzhou.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in China?

January

$59

February

$53

March

$63

April

$48

May

$45

June

$48

July

$70

August

$61

September

$78

October

$64

November

$48

December

$45

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in China is May. The most expensive time to rent a car is September. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular Car Types in China

There are currently 394 rental locations operating in China spread across 7 car rental agencies. In the past week, the cheapest car type to rent in China is Medium at $39 a day. Below are all the 5 car types available for renting in the area, along with estimated starting prices:

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Small Cars

$40 - $62

All Car Types

$47 - $93

To rent a Small car in China, you would pay an average price of $48/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in China (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$62/day). In fact, November is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for China. When comparing with other car types available for rental in China, renting a Small car saves you 27% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best China Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in China, you would pay an average price of $61/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in China (~$20/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$111/day). In fact, June is about 68% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for China. When comparing with other car types available for rental in China, renting a Medium car saves you 8% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best China Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in China, you would pay an average price of $77/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in China (~$44/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$134/day). In fact, October is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for China. When comparing with other car types available for rental in China, renting a Large car is 15% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best China Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in China, you would pay an average price of $71/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in China (~$32/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$106/day). In fact, May is about 55% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for China. When comparing with other car types available for rental in China, renting a SUV car is 6% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best China SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the most popular car rental provider in China?

When renting a car in China, the most popular provider of rental cars among Cheapflights users is Hertz, and with prices around $48/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Hertz is COMPACT, which starts as low as $33/day.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in China?

When visiting China, it is typically cheapest to rent your car in Nanjing where rental cars typically will cost around $40/day (28% less than the country average). The absolute cheapest rental car price in China was found in Nanjing for just $27/day.

What side of the road do you drive on in China?

In China, drivers are expected to maintain the lane(s) on the left side of the road.

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