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Shanghai, China Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyHERTZ
Price of gas per gallon$4.50
Average price per day$41
Cheapest price per day$40

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

January

$74

February

$47

March

$47

April

$47

May

$43

June

$43

July

$58

August

$57

September

$81

October

$44

November

$43

December

$44

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Shanghai, 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 Shanghai, China

At $40/day, Medium is the cheapest car type available for rental in Shanghai, China in the past week. Out of 5 car rental agencies operating in Shanghai, China, there are, in total, 35 rental locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Compare available car types for rental in Shanghai, China

Small Cars

$36 - $69

All Car Types

$58 - $96

To rent a Small car in Shanghai, China, you would pay an average price of $47/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Shanghai, China (~$36/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$69/day). In fact, November is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Shanghai. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Shanghai, renting a Small car saves you 36% 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 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 $76/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Shanghai, China (~$43/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$117/day). In fact, March is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Shanghai. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Shanghai, renting a Medium car is 4% 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 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 $87/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Shanghai, China (~$55/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$139/day). In fact, October is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Shanghai. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Shanghai, renting a Large car is 18% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Shanghai, China, you would pay an average price of $75/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Shanghai, China (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is September (~$96/day). In fact, August is about 18% 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 car is 3% 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:

To rent a Van car in Shanghai, China, you would pay an average price of $49/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Shanghai, China (~$46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$114/day). In fact, June is about 8% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Shanghai. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Shanghai, renting a Van car saves you 32% 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 Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

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Top rental agencies in Shanghai, China

All major car rental suppliers in Shanghai, China

Hertz

3 reviews13 locations

Avis

9 locations

Ehi

9 locations

Europcar

2 locations

keddy by Europcar

1 location

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Car Rental FAQs

What is the cheapest rental car found in Shanghai, China?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $41/day when booking a rental car in Shanghai, China. The best deal a user found was for $40/day from Hertz, booked on Feb. 5.

What are gas prices like in Shanghai, China?

The average gas price in Shanghai, China is $4.50/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $54 and $77 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

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

Hertz offers rental cars in Shanghai, China for about $289 per week on average.

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

Booking your car rental early can save you up to 16% on your rental. Aim to book your car rental at least 90 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Shanghai, China.

Can I rent a car for a month in Shanghai, China?

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

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

Our recent data shows that Hertz can potentially be 3% below the average car rental price in Shanghai, China. Check prices and availability for Hertz and save on this extended rental. The cost of renting a vehicle in Shanghai, China is on average $1,237 a month or $41 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Shanghai, China car rental.

How much is a car rental in Shanghai, China for a weekend?

The average price for a weekend car rental in Shanghai, China is $62. Renting a Compact is your cheapest option if you’ve looking to save money on your weekend car rental in Shanghai, China. For the month of March, Cheapflights users have found rental cars in Shanghai, China for as low as $47/day.

What car do most people rent in Shanghai, China?

The most popular car to rent while in Shanghai, China is the Volkswagen Tiguan, which is a Intermediate vehicle.

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