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Car hire companies in China

Below is a list of every nation-wide car hire agency, how many locations they have across the country, and what popular cities you can find them in
Hertz
89 locations
Shanghai £47/day
Beijing £46/day

Most popular car hire types

Below are the most popular car hire types in China and the cheapest cities in which to rent them
Small
Small

Best value

Sanya

£13/day
Small

No. 1 most popular

Guangzhou

£31/day
Small

No. 2 most popular

Chengdu

£20/day
Large
Large

Best value

Guangzhou

£29/day
Large

No. 1 most popular

Shanghai

£60/day
Large

No. 2 most popular

Chengdu

£143/day
Medium
Medium

Best value

Chengdu

£26/day
Medium

No. 1 most popular

Shanghai

£60/day
SUV
SUV

Best value

Chengdu

£29/day
SUV

No. 1 most popular

Guangzhou

£37/day
SUV

No. 2 most popular

Shanghai

£65/day
Van
Van

Best value

Guangzhou

£77/day
Van

No. 1 most popular

Chengdu

£143/day

Hiring a car in China

Before you book your car hire, here are a few tips and rules you should know about driving in China

What is the cheapest car hire agency in China?

The cheapest rental cars in China are generally found through Ehi. When booking with Ehi, you may be able to find car hire prices for as low as £20/day, depending on the city you intend to visit. In comparison, the average price to hire a car in China is £37/day.

What car hire company in China has the most locations?

If you plan on travelling to China and hiring a car, then keep in mind that Avis is the car rental agency with the most locations. You are likely to find one of their 99 country-wide locations either at your destination airport or somewhere in the city centre. Avis tends to have locations in the top must-see cities across China. Shanghai, for example, has 8 Avis locations.

What side of the road do people in China drive on?

People drive on the left in China. If you are travelling to China from a country that drives on the opposite side of the road, then this may take some getting used to, especially if you intend to hire a car during your stay.

How good are the roads in China?

According to 2019 data, China ranks 42 in the world for road quality. The country has a road quality score of 4.7 out of 7, where 7 is the highest possible score. Keep in mind that weather and construction can also affect road conditions during your visit.

What is the drink driving limit in China?

The drinking and driving limit in China is 0.95 mg/l. Regions and cities within China might have their own local drinking and driving laws on top of the country-wide mandated law, so be sure to check before booking your car hire. Note that the legal drinking age in China is 18. Steeper penalties will be given to those driving a vehicle who are under the legal drinking age.

What is the most popular type of car to hire in China?

The most popular type of car to hire in China is a Compact. 40% of our users also chose this type of car for their travels to China. If a Compact fits your needs during your stay, then you can expect to pay around £20 per day for your rental. Keep in mind that prices may vary depending on what city you visit and what car hire company you choose.

How much does petrol cost in China?

Petrol in China costs £0.69 per litre as of last week. If you plan on hiring a car in China, then set aside a budget for the cost of petrol based on how much driving you imagine doing. In contrast, Kuwait currently has the lowest average petrol prices at £0.26 per litre. You should also consider visiting Hong Kong, though here you will find the most expensive average petrol prices at £1.70 per litre.


Car hire in other cities in China

Need more destination ideas for your trip to China? Find a car hire in these popular cities across the country

Car hire in other regions in Asia

Find the perfect car hire for your trip to any of these must-visit regions throughout the country

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