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Cheap Car Rentals in Shanghai, China from $38

Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Shanghai, China. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on abril 11, 2024.

Most popular company

HERTZ

Price of gas per gallon

$4.39

Average price per day

$39

Cheapest price per day

$38

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Shanghai, China and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on abril 11, 2024.

January

$39

February

$39

March

$39

April

$40

May

$40

June

$40

July

$40

August

$40

September

$40

October

$40

November

$38

December

$39

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Shanghai is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is April. 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.

Compare available car types for rental in Shanghai, China

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Shanghai, China to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on abril 11, 2024.

Small cars

$38 - $65

All Car Types

$50 - $86

To rent a small car in Shanghai, China, you would pay an average price of $43/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Shanghai, China (~$38/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$65/day). In fact, April is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Shanghai. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Shanghai, renting a small car saves you 33% 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 Shanghai small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Shanghai, China, you would pay an average price of $69/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Shanghai, China (~$81/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$84/day). In fact, November is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Shanghai. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Shanghai, renting a medium 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 Shanghai medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Shanghai, China, you would pay an average price of $82/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Shanghai, China (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$113/day). In fact, August is about 11% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Shanghai. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Shanghai, renting a large car is 21% 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 Shanghai large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Shanghai, China, you would pay an average price of $79/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Shanghai, China (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$128/day). In fact, October is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Shanghai. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Shanghai, renting a SUV is 19% 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 Shanghai SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Kia Rio$38/day
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Top rental agencies in Shanghai, China

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Shanghai, China known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 5 car rental companies in Shanghai, China. Reviews were last updated on abril 11, 2024.
Have a look at the top rental car agencies available in Shanghai, including Europcar, Hertz and Avis. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Europcar

2 locations

Hertz

2.0
Poor
3 reviews13 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

2.0

Value

2.0

Avis

9 locations

Ehi

9 locations

keddy by Europcar

1 location

Best Shanghai, China car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Shanghai, China. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 5 rental car agencies in Shanghai, China with an average daily rate of $67. Data was last updated on abril 11, 2024.
The best offers we've found on car rentals in the Shanghai area. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Kia Rio$38/day
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Toyota Corolla$38/day
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Chevrolet Malibu$57/day
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Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Shanghai, China, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on abril 11, 2024.
  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Shanghai?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $39/day when booking a rental car in Shanghai. The best deal a user found was for $38/day from Hertz, booked on Apr. 9.

  • What are gas prices like in Shanghai?

    The average gas price in Shanghai is $4.39/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $52 and $75 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Shanghai for a week from Hertz?

    Hertz offers rental cars in Shanghai for about $275 per week on average.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Shanghai for the best price?

    Booking your car rental early can save you up to 57% on your rental. Aim to book your car rental at least 85 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Shanghai.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Shanghai?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Shanghai for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Shanghai for a month?

    Our recent data shows that Hertz can potentially be 3% below the average car rental price in Shanghai. Check prices and availability for Hertz and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Shanghai is on average $1,177 a month or $39 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Shanghai car rental.

  • How much is a car rental in Shanghai for a weekend?

    The average price for a weekend car rental in Shanghai is $0. Renting a Compact is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Shanghai. For the month of May, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Shanghai for as low as $56/day.

  • What car do most people rent in Shanghai?

    The most popular car to rent while in Shanghai is the Class Compact SUV, which is a Compact vehicle.

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