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Holidays in China

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China Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most China hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

For more information about the impact of COVID-19 on your China trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.

Top hotels in China

Four Seasons Guangzhou
Four Seasons Guangzhou
5 out of 5
5 Zhujiang West Road, Pearl River New City Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$334 per night from 23 Oct. to 24 Oct.
4.6/5Wonderful! (300 reviews)

"It is nice hotel,good service! Just the mattress is a little bit too soft for me."…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan. 2020

Four Seasons Guangzhou
InterContinental Shanghai Jing’ An
InterContinental Shanghai Jing’ An
5 out of 5
500 Heng Feng Rd, Jing'an District, Shanghai, Shanghai
Free cancellation
The price is AU$230 per night from 25 Oct. to 26 Oct.
4.4/5Excellent! (305 reviews)

"New and clean hotel with friendly staff. But the restaurant is expensive and not so tasty."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan. 2020

InterContinental Shanghai Jing’ An
Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqiao CBD
Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqiao CBD
5 out of 5
9 Shenhong Road, Hongqiao CBD, Shanghai, Shanghai
Free cancellation
The price is AU$170 per night from 23 Oct. to 24 Oct.
4.4/5Wonderful! (300 reviews)

"Very nice hotel. Service was only ok though as they seem"…"

Reviewed on 29 Jan. 2020

Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqiao CBD
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

China Holiday

Be dazzled by the gold-and-red heart of Asia, featuring rugged mountain landscapes, huge fast-paced cities and breathtaking monuments to ancient culture. China’s vast and varied countryside ranges from the lush basin of the Yellow River to the spectacular peaks of the Himalayas. The quiet charm of rural villages makes for a stark contrast with Beijing’s frenetic pace. Explore busy urban centers of Shanghai, Hong Kong and Xi’an. Discover China’s ancient heartland in the Henan province and see awe-inspiring natural beauty on the Yangtze River and in beautiful Yunnan.

Marvel at the vitality and diversity of China’s major cities. Shanghai, the biggest city in the most populous country in the world, is famous for its fusion of Eastern and Western culture. Beijing, China’s capital, is steeped in fascinating history and features interesting architecture, museums, palaces, temples and parks. See historic Tiananmen Square, the Ming and Qing Dynasties’ Forbidden City and the iconic Temple of Heaven.

Visit the ancient city of Xi’an to find the beginning of the historic Silk Road and an army of terracotta warriors. Explore each city’s downtown area and find dazzling strips of restaurants, clubs and karaoke bars.

See the spectacular Great Wall of China from one of the many provinces this monument winds through. In southwest China, explore Tibet ’s breathtaking landscapes and ancient cultures. Admire the towering Himalayan mountain ranges and the beautiful scenery of the forested Guizhou and Sichuan provinces. Head southeast to reach the South China Sea coast. Visit Hainan, an island paradise that features a tropical climate and fantastic beaches.

Much of China’s fascinating cultural heritage is connected to three major religions: Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. See magnificent sacred mountains, temples and pilgrimage sites. Discover China’s beautiful traditional arts, such as calligraphy and tai chi. Sample fragrant Chinese teas and feast on dim sum, Peking duck, Szechuan hot pots and sweet cakes.

Reach China by air or train to major cities. Explore this huge country with convenient domestic flights or by bus, rail, charter tour or car. China’s climate varies drastically from province to province, with long winters in the north and tropical weather in the south. Visit China in spring for fun-filled Chinese New Year festivities and the multicolored hues of the Lantern Festival lights.

Frequently asked questions

Q: Should I book a car while on holiday in China?
A: If you’re limiting yourself to the energetic cities of Shanghai or Beijing, it might be a good idea to use ride-share services or public transportation. But if you’re hoping to hit the open road in the region of China or elsewhere, you may like to book a set of wheels in advance. If you’re after Cheap Car Hire in China, we can steer you in the right direction.
Q: Which airports can I fly in to for a holiday to China?
A: Incoming and outgoing flights to China usually operate from one of these major airports:
  • Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.): 7,732 international flights per month.
  • Beijing (PEK-Capital Intl.): 4,619 international flights per month.
  • Guangzhou (CAN-Baiyun Intl.): 4,106 international flights per month.
Q: What are the most popular types of hotels for a holiday to China?
A: From high-end options to those with fewer frills, you’re not short on choice. Many visitors choose to spend their days in hotels. Other popular types of accommodation in China are apartments, guest houses and apart-hotels.
Q: What does a China holiday booking with Expedia include?
A: Activities and experiences nearby? Check. Airfares? Yep. A snazzy vehicle? You bet. After a long day of travelling, you’ll be looking for a cosy hotel to rest up. We have them all covered. Book what you want and get ready for a fabulous China getaway.
Q: What is the best way to save money on my holiday to China?
A: Our package deals are an excellent way to save loads of dollars on your adventure. Discover someplace new for less when you bundle your Hotels, Flights and Activities via Expedia. It’s time to say yes to new adventures.
Q: What are the best things to do in China?
A: The Bund, Jing’an Temple and Nanjing Road Shopping District — check out these well-liked attractions if you’re stopping in Shanghai. If Beijing is your next checkpoint, you’ll also want to stop by Great Wall of China, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square. Lastly, if Tianjin is the only place you’re stopping, we recommend you pay a visit to Tianjin Eye, Ancient Culture Street and Nankai University.