Shanghai Vacation: Coronavirus Information
Most Shanghai 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 Shanghai trip, please visit our Coronavirus Information page.
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Save Time and Money with Shanghai Holiday Packages
Expedia can help you save heaps with a Shanghai travel package. With all that extra cash in the bank, you might even like to book a few extra nights. Savvy jetsetters can gain savings of up to $583* by purchasing a combined package deal on Expedia. With more than 550 airline partners and 1,000,000 worldwide properties, our exhaustive database can get you to where you want to be. If you have to postpone your travel itinerary, we will honour your cancellation request on nearly all bookings with no extra fee.
Places to Visit in Shanghai
We have all the sightseeing info you need for your forthcoming trip to Shanghai. Grab your planner and get ready to start topping up your itinerary. Do yourself a favor. Don't head home without seeing the Bund and the Jing'an Temple. You're bound to have a fantastic time wandering around these renowned attractions. You'll never have to worry about being bored in this metropolis. Jin Mao Tower and Xintiandi Style Shoppping Centre will keep you on the go. Former Shanghai French Concession and Nanjing Road Shopping District are just a few more fascinating sights that are worth an outing. Nothing compares to admiring top-notch art when your mind needs to be nourished. As you marvel at the fabulous works at Shanghai Museum, try to find the deeper meaning. There's a fabulous range of things to do in this destination. Whether you're a professional plant collector or you're just fond of pottering around in the backyard, you can't do better than Yu Garden if you want horticultural inspiration. This private paradise is simply alive with beautiful blooms and unique ideas. Still have some time on your hands? Built to worship the gods, temples offer travellers a captivating look into another religion and culture. Learn about local beliefs as you walk around the sacred sanctuary that is Jade Buddha Temple.
The world is brimming with adventure, and there are endless incredible experiences to be had when we dig out our passports and go on holiday. Your trip to Shanghai is just about to get a whole lot more exciting. There are loads of things to do, including:
- Shanghai Jewish Walking Tour
- Private Shanghai Afternoon Tour
- Full-Day Suzhou & Zhouzhuang Water Village Excursion
- Early Bird Shanghai Street Breakfast &Visit Fabric Market
- Shanghai French Concession Morning Walk Private tour
- Private Xi'an & Terracotta Army Day Trip with Flight
Have some time up your sleeve? Head to our Shanghai things to do page for a full range of options.
Finish up your day of exciting adventures with a nice comfy bed and a soft pillow. Study the 471 properties in Shanghai on offer via Expedia and choose one for your luxury getaway or cheap holiday. Visitors who delight in life's finer things are sure to enjoy The Peninsula Shanghai (32 Zhongshan Dong Yi Road) and The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong (Shanghai ifc No.8 Century Avenue). If your holiday nest egg isn't as healthy as you imagined it would be, the Renaissance Shanghai Yangtze Hotel (2099 Yan An Xi Road) and the Four Points by Sheraton Shanghai, Pudong (No 2111 Pudong Nan Road) are a couple of low-cost options. Shanghai is the home of the Bund. If you want to stay within close range of this iconic attraction, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund is just 0.4 miles away. Another popular choice is the Pudong Shangri-La East Shanghai, which is a mere 0.3 miles away.
Nearest Airports to Shanghai
There's nothing as satisfying as coming in to land at Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) after a lengthy flight. After you've grabbed your bags from the carousel and had a good stretch, you'll find yourself about 8 miles from downtown Shanghai.