Beginning of main content

Shanghai Vacations

Search Flights

Trip Type
Flight 1
Flight 2
Flight 3
Flight 4
Flight 5

Shanghai Hotels

Search Flight + Hotel

Advanced options

Shanghai Flight + Hotel packages


Experience Your Best Shanghai Vacation

Shanghai is a modern city with old-world charm. Located on the Huangpu River, Shanghai has grown from a humble fishing town into the economic heart of China and is one of the country's most exciting tourist destinations. The Bund is a captivating waterfront area that is dotted with traditional Chinese buildings, majestic skyscrapers and Baroque mansions.

Western influences and local traditions combine to create a unique experience that appeals to travelers and adventures from all over the world. Huangpu River cruises are a wonderful way to take in all of the sites, and night tours are a fantastic way to see the colorful lights along the river. Bars, restaurants, hotels, art galleries and shops await the many visitors who trek to this coastal city. can help you find deals and low prices on flights and hotels in the area, as well as information on local attractions.

Best time to take a vacation to Shanghai

Early May is one of the busiest seasons in Shanghai. International Labor Day falls on the first day of May, and locals have the day off. Twenty-three million people call Shanghai home, and the city can get quite congested during this time. Late March and April are better times to visit. The weather is pleasant, and prices are more reasonable than during peak tourist season. The Duanwu Festival is held in June and is one of the more popular attractions in Shanghai. Festivities include dragon boat races, eating traditional sticky rice wrapped in leaves, contests and performances.

Insider tips for Shanghai travel

Japanese Food in China

The Miyabi Restaurant in Hongkou offers something a little different. Here you will find Japanese food, including sushi, sashimi and tenpanyaki.

A Glimpse into the Past

During the Holocaust, the citizens of Shanghai took in thousands of Jewish refugees. Knowledgeable guides from Tours of Jewish Shanghai recount this amazing tale.

A Good Deal on Dumplings

Nan Xiang Xiaolong Mantou in the Yuyuan Bazaar is known for its dumplings. During September and October, delightful crab dishes are also served.

The Pub Crawl

The Drunken Dragon is a fun way to meet people and tour the city. Crawlers get an hour of open bar, free snacks, discounts on drinks and transportation.


Nanjing Road is the place to go for name brand fashions, fast food, jewelry, local silk goods, jade and embroidery.

* Prices reflect the lowest "base rate" found over the next 30 days. Rates are subject to change and may not include taxes and fees, hotel service charges, extra person charges, or incidentals, such as room service. All rates are displayed in USD unless otherwise noted. Converted rates are provided for your convenience. They are based on today's exchange rate, but the hotel will charge you in the local currency.