We can offer car rental where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations or amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. An easy and safe booking of rental cars online. Autoprio.com can offer rental cars in the most cities, train stations and communities as well as airports in China.
We compare rental car prices and car rental from several companies in all popular destinations in China, and find the best prices on rental cars. Search for and book in cities and communities such as, Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Dongguan, Chongqing, Chengdu, Nanjing. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.
More about China
China (People’s Republic of China, People’s Republic of China) is a country with approximately 1,330,044,000 inhabitants and is located in Asia. The capital is Beijing which has 11,716,600 inhabitants. Total surface/area 9,596,960 km² / 3,705,407 mi². It is the 1th largest country on Asia when it comes to inhabitants and the 1th largest regarding the surface. Other names for this country is People’s Republic of China, Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo, 中华人民共和国, People’s Republic of China, Zhongguo, 中国, 中華人民共和國, Chung-hua Jen-min-kung-ho-kuo. It consists of 31 regions/states/counties and the largest are Guangdong, Henan, Shandong, Sichuan, Jiangsu, Hebei, Hunan, Anhui, Hubei, Zhejiang, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Yunnan, Jiangxi, Liaoning, Heilongjiang, Guizhou, Shaanxi, Fujian, Shanxi, Chongqing Municipality, Jilin, Gansu, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Shanghai Municipality, Beijing Municipality, Tianjin Municipality, Hainan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Qinghai and Tibet. China is the 1th largest country in the world when it comes to inhabitants and the 5th largest regarding its surface area. Shanghai (c. 22315500 pop), Beijing (c. 11716600 pop), Tianjin (c. 11090300 pop), Guangzhou (c. 11071400 pop), Shenzhen (c. 10358400 pop) are the five largest communities. Chinese, Yue Chinese, Wu Chinese, Daur, Uighur, Zhuang are languages used in the country. +86 is the country code to use to make a call to the country. Suggestions on places, attractions, museums that could be worth a visit during your trip to China. Weather and maps of the country, cities etc. Sites on internet often have the domain ending .cn. The five highest mountains are Cho Oyu (8188 m / 26,864 ft), Shishapangma (8027 m / 26,335 ft), Gyachung Kang (7952 m / 26,089 ft), Chomo Lonzo (7818 m / 25,650 ft) and Namcha Barwa (7782 m / 25,531 ft). Countries with close borders are Laos, Bhutan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Afghanistan, Nepal, Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, North Korea, Russia, Vietnam, India. Is it included in the price to cross national borders? Usually not, the car rental company may charge a fee to cross national borders to Laos, Bhutan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Afghanistan, Nepal, Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, North Korea, Russia, Vietnam, India. All additional costs are paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency, Yuan Renminbi (CNY). It is stated in the rental terms and during the booking whether it is allowed to cross national borders and to which countries. To buy and make purchases, the currency Yuan Renminbi (CNY) is used.
Activities & tourist attractions in China
Looking at exotic animals? Zoos, aquarium, tropicarium, terrarium, tropical house and animal parks located in China are Tianshan Yesheng Dongwu Gongyuan, Chengdu Dongwuyuan, Beijing Dongwuyuan and Taizhou Shi Dongwuyuan.
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in China
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in China: Economy elite, 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Compact cars (Compact), Intermediate, Hybrid cars, Medium SUV, Electric cars, Intermediate elite, Premium cars (Premium), Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Minivan, Convertible, Fullsize elite, Luxury elite, Standard cars (Standard), Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Exotic cars (Exotic), Mini elite, 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Mini cars (Mini), Special cars (Special), Compact elite, Moped, Economy cars (Economy), Estate, Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Small SUV, Cargo van, 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), Luxury cars (Luxury), SUV / Jeep (SUV). Big cities and popular destinations have more car types to choose from. If you want to rent a luxury car then search at the major airports and the most popular destinations in the major regions such as Guangdong, Henan, Shandong, Sichuan, Jiangsu, Hebei, Hunan, Anhui, Hubei, Zhejiang, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Yunnan, Jiangxi, Liaoning, Heilongjiang, Guizhou, Shaanxi, Fujian, Shanxi, Chongqing Municipality, Jilin, Gansu, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Shanghai Municipality, Beijing Municipality, Tianjin Municipality, Hainan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Qinghai and Tibet etc. It can also be harder to find and book special cars during peak season, if you do not search well in advance, before you need your rental car.
Cars you can rent in China are e.g. 5 seater minivan: e.g. Renault Scenic, BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, etc. Mini cars: e.g. Mini Cooper, Roewe E50, etc. Luxury cars: e.g. Audi A6L, etc. Standard cars: e.g. Peugeot 508, Mazda 6, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Chevrolet Springo, Nissan March, Volkswagen Polo Sedan, Ford Fiesta, Peugeot 2008, Fullsize elite, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Volkswagen Jetta, Renault Fluence, Toyota Altis, etc. Medium SUV: e.g. BMW Zinoro 1E, Economy elite, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Hyundai H1, Mercedes Vito, Cargo van, etc. Estate: e.g. Ford Focus Estate, Small-medium truck-lorry, Luxury elite, Electric cars, Intermediate elite, Mini elite, Large truck-lorry, etc. Exotic cars: e.g. Mercedes S Class, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Opel Zafira, Toyota Previa, Small SUV, Special cars, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Nissan Leaf Electric, Hyundai i20, Volkswagen GranLavida, Ford Focus, Toyota Axio Hybrid, Hybrid cars, etc. Minivan: e.g. Mercedes MB 100, Mazda Biante 2.0, Toyota Grandia, Toyota Hiace, Convertible, Moped, etc. Premium cars: e.g. BMW 5 Series, Audi A6, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. Dodge Charger, Chevrolet Malibu, Tesla S P85D, Compact elite, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Mazda CX-5, Kia Sportage, Daihatsu Terios, Toyota Land Cruiser, Jeep Grand Cherokee, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Donghai Dao, Niao Dao, Zuidong, Damadeng Dao, Zhuzhu Shan, Zhu Yu, Zhuyao Yu, Zhujiajian Dao, Zhu Dao, Zhu Dao, Zhu Dao, Zhucha Dao, Zhuangyuan’ao Dao, Zhouzai, Zhoushan Dao, Zhongzhu Shan, Zhong Yu, Zhong Yu, Zhongyangtu, Zhongxin Zhou, Zhongshu Shan, East Lamock Island, Zhongmentang Dao, Lukon Island, Zhonghuangfen, Pun Tin, Chefoo Bluff, Zhenxiang Dao, Zheng Yu, Zhangzi Dao, Zhang Dao, Dazhaizi Shan, Zhaitang Dao, Zhairuo Shan, Zhai Dao, Yuxingnao Dao, Yutou Dao, Yulong Shan, Yulin Dao, Yuhuan Dao and Yuetuo etc, the range is smaller.
Parking and traffic regulations
Renting and driving a car is usually easy and effortless, but as in all countries there are many traffic regulations in China you must follow. If you are going to visit and drive in large cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Dongguan, Chongqing, Chengdu, Nanjing, prepare yourself for a lot of traffic, especially in rush hour and that it is sometimes difficult to find parking. Try to memorize the most common parking and traffic regulations before you leave to ensure that your car trip is safe, and to avoid trouble with the police.
What to consider when looking for rental cars in China?
If you already have decided to rent a car in China before you leave and want to part as little as possible, you ought to book a car before you leave. First of all, you should try booking your car online. It is often the cheapest, easiest way to look for and compare, and it saves you time. If your car is supposed to be collected at an airport such as Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, Beijing Nanyuan Airport, Beijing Capital International Airport, Tianjin Binhai International Airport, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, Shenzhen Baoan International Airport, Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport and Nanjing Lukou International Airport, you should book before you leave. One search shows many options. National, Reocar, Tongye, Europcar, Enterprise, Avis, Hertz, eHi are the companies that autoprio.com compares in China.
Destinations in China
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Frequently asked questions about car rental & renting a car in China
What are the most popular car rental locations in China?
Based on searches on autoprio.com, the most popular cities to rent a car in China are .
How old do you have to be to rent a car in China?
Most car rental agents have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination country. Please note that there may be additional charges if the main driver is under 25 or over 75 years old to cover the extra insurance cost. Any additional fee will be mentioned at the time of booking under summary of charges before you confirm the reservation.
How can I find car rentals near me in in China?
Do a search for the city, island or airport closest to you in China. A search for country or e.g. island in China lists the largest airports. Then take a look at our map of car rental companies to find the best rental cars near you.
What are the best rental car companies in China?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in China are Avis, Hertz, Europcar, National and Enterprise.
What is the cheapest car rental company in China?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars were found on Autoprio.com at Tongye, eHi, Reocar, Enterprise, National, Europcar, Hertz and Avis.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in China?
Yes, in most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. We will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
Where can I purchase car rental insurance in China?
We recommend purchasing the damage refund insurance at the time of booking. Our insurance partners offer a complete damage refund insurance package which is up to 50% cheaper than what you would pay at the rental supplier’s desk. The insurance cost and conditions will be displayed at the time of booking.
Which costs are included in the rental price?
In the majority of cases the rental price includes collision damage waiver, third party liability protection, tax, airport fee, unlimited mileage and breakdown assistance. Please note that the costs included may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination. The car rental agent may also choose to ask you for a deposit or excess at the rental desk in China. Make sure to check the rental conditions at the time of booking.
Which documents do I need to bring to the rental desk in China?
The rental voucher we will send you as part of the booking confirmation contains all documents required at the time of pick-up in China. In most cases, in order to release the reserved vehicle, you need to bring: Credit card in the name of the driver. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases, American Express. Please consult your Booking Confirmation for list of accepted Credit Cards. Driving licence. Please note that only a full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements will be accepted. Read more about requirements for driving licence. Booking voucher. This will be sent to you within 48 hours after booking and must be printed out. Any other forms of identification requested by the car rental agent in their terms and conditions. Details can be found on your rental voucher.
How much do you charge for excess in China?
The excess amount depends on the car rental agent and the rented vehicle and it will be refunded within 10-28 days after the rental if there has been no damage. Cartrawler offer damage refund insurance in association with our insurance partners, which will allow you to claim for reimbursement in the event that you have been charged for collision damage or theft. This damage refund insurance can be purchased at the time of booking.
Can I book without a credit card in China?
Yes. You can make a booking without a credit card. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
Which optional extras are available in China?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked online: Additional driver, Booster seat, Child toddler seat, Infant child seat, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Ski Rack, Snow Chain Set, Snow Tyres, Wi-Fi Access, Luggage / Roof Rack. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk in China. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Which additional charges could apply?
Please note that each car rental agent in China has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours pick-up/drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers or senior drivers and winter tyres. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency.
Car rental companies we compare in China
To find the best price for a car, autoprio.com compares, among others, the following companies; Reocar, eHi, Enterprise, Avis, National, Hertz, Tongye and Europcar in China.