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Holidays in Shanghai

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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.

Top hotels in Shanghai

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$215 per night from 8 Oct. to 9 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$146 per night from 16 Oct. to 17 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
The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi
The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi
5 out of 5
No.99 Madang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai, Shanghai
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$287 per night from 31 Oct. to 1 Nov.
4.7/5Exceptional! (592 reviews)

"The location is good. The hotel facilities are getting old though. The Tang Court restaurant is not as good as before."…"

Reviewed on 5 Jun. 2020

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi
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.

Top activities in Shanghai

Best of Shanghai Day Tour
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Best of Shanghai Day Tour

AU$111
Per adult
76% of travellers recommend
Suzhou & Zhouzhuang Water Village Full Day Coach Tour
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Suzhou & Zhouzhuang Water Village Full Day Coach Tour

AU$189
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Best of Shanghai Full Day Coach Tour
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Best of Shanghai Full Day Coach Tour

AU$112
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend

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:

Have some time up your sleeve? Head to our Shanghai things to do page for a full range of options.

Shanghai Accommodation

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.