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Shanghai Vacation Deal FAQ's

Where to find Shanghai package deals?

On CheapTickets, you can find package deals in Shanghai as low as !

When is peak season in Shanghai?

April, May, June are very popular times to visit Shanghai.

When is the best time to visit Shanghai?

If you're looking for cheap vacations to Shanghai, December is the best time to visit Shanghai.

When is the worst time time to visit Shanghai?

Prices for Shanghai vacations can peak during November.

When is low season in Shanghai?

We have found October, November, February to be the least-crowded time of the year to visit Shanghai.

Your Shanghai Vacation Guide

Where is Shanghai?

Been squirreling away your wages for your next epic adventure but unsure where to go? Shanghai beckons!

There are approximately 22,315,500 friendly locals that live in this part of China.

Cheap Things to do in Shanghai

Ever heard someone say, "the best things in life are free"? Well, that's something we can certainly agree with (and we know you can too!) Here are some fabulous free things to do in or near Shanghai:

  • The Shanghai Himalayas Museum, the Tousewe Museum, the Liu Haisu Art Gallery and the C. Y. Tung Maritime Museum are great for travelers with curious minds and limited budgets. The wonderful part about spending a couple of hours there is that they won't charge you a penny!
  • Taking in arts and cultural events is an ideal way to get a feel for the local area. Check out the upcoming programs at the Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre, the Shanghai Sculpture Space, the Hong Merchant Gallery and the James Cohan to discover some awesome free shows.
  • Find out a little about the local history without having to fork out for pricy entrance fees at Former Residence of Lu Xun, Ba Jin’s Former Residence, Shanghai Children's Palace and Former Residence of Zhou Enlai. These free sites offer an intriguing glimpse into the area's story.
  • Why fork out for budget-blowing tours when you can do it yourself for small change? Head to your choice of Former French Concession, Old Chinese City and Shanghai Times Square, chat to the local people and discover what these well-known areas have to offer.

Cheap Shanghai Vacation Package Deals

Don't worry about securing the cheapest prices on hotels, flights and incredible experiences. CheapTickets has worked it all out for you, and we definitely haven't made compromises on quality.

Customize your penny-pinching trip by choosing from more than 500 partner airlines and 500,000 worldwide properties. If you want to save up to $290^, just combine your booking with a hotel and flight package.

Your inner cheapster can breathe easy with our Price Guarantee. Here's all you need to know — if within 48 hours you've found your vacation deal for a better rate, we will meet it and refund the difference. Thrifty is our middle name!

Get CheapCash

We know it's not easy to part with your pennies; that's why we started our simple rewards program. Just for booking a flight, you'll have real savings to put toward your next eligible CheapTickets hotel booking.

You're so close to experiencing the benefits. You'll save on eligible bookings, not to mention fantastically scrimpy perks and bonus offers that are guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Simply log in or sign up for free, join CheapCash and you're good to go!

Cheap Car Rentals in Shanghai

Hey there, fellow cheapskate. We know you're eager to squeeze the most out of your travels for the smallest amount of money, so why not look into car rentals while you're in Shanghai? It's a fabulous way to avoid wasting money on pricey taxis if you're planning to cross off a lot of sights.

Cheap Hotels in Shanghai

With as many as 848 hotels in Shanghai, you shouldn't have any issues finding a reasonably priced place to sleep. Secure a comfy room and start arranging the more fun stuff!

The Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World and the Home Inn Shanghai Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street Huanghe Road Branch are the pick of the bunch. Decide on your favorite and start looking forward to your island vacation!

Cheap Hotels for your vacation in Shanghai

InterContinental Shanghai Expo

InterContinental Shanghai Expo

1188 Xueye Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
    4.5 out of 5.0

    Located in Pudong, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nanpu Bridge and Mercedes Benz Arena. Shanghai Tower is 3 mi (4.8 km) away. Linyi Xincun Station ...


    Sofitel Shanghai Hyland

    Sofitel Shanghai Hyland

    505 Nanjing Road East, Shanghai, Shanghai
      4.0 out of 5.0
      5.0 out of 5 (6 reviews)

      Located in Downtown Shanghai, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nanjing Road Shopping District, People's Square, and Yu Garden. Former French Concession ...


      ^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. 

      *Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.