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Shanghai is bright and shiny, with glimmering temples, modern museums and skyscrapers reaching for the heavens…right? Well, yes, but there’s more. Like a mobster nicknamed ‘Big-Eared’ Du, buddhas with more gems than Bey at the Grammys, and a delicacycalled the “hairy crab”.
Bring your walking shoes, eating pants and sense of adventure, and lastminute.com.au will bring the cheap flights to Shanghai.
Flights to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) will put you about 45km east of downtown. Don’t worry about getting around—the city’s train system has you covered, with signs and maps in English and Chinese.
Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise! At least, that’s what the folks doing sunrise tai chi at the Bund believe. If you’re flyingin early, grab a tea and watch the show, then walk over the Waibaidu Bridge for great city views.
Got an afternoon flight to Shanghai? The Jing'an district is on the same subway line as the airport, so catching a glimpse of places like the Jade Buddha Temple are a breeze. Blinging buddhas and incense ceremonies are the perfect intro to your holiday, don’t you think?
Nighttime arrivals have it easy: It’s all about the shows. Book your Shanghai accommodation near downtown and you could spend every night at the Centre Theatre, watching the city’s famous Acrobatic Troupe, jazz recitals and more.
In a place where “Have you eaten?” is used as a greeting, you can guess what’s next. Channel the residents in the Xuhui neighbourhood while you stuff your face with awesomely named foods like drunken chicken, hairy crab and lion’s head meatballs.
Shanghainese are thrifty, too—after all, wouldn’t you rather spend your cash on hairy crab? Think like a local when you bundle your airfares and hotel with lastminute.com.au’s Shanghai packages. You don’t have to spend that dough you save on hairy crab, by the way. Deep-fried honeybees are also an option.
We offer plenty of flight options to Shanghai starting at AU$2,345. Sounds like it’s time to book one of the best deals on cheap Shanghai flights on lastminute.com.au.
Each week we have flight options to Shanghai. These are some of the most popular airlines with flights to Shanghai airports: Jetstar Asia.
At lastminute.com.au, we make it easy to compare cheap flights to Shanghai from loads of different airlines. Once you find an itinerary that works for you, booking the flight is as easy as forgetting the bartender’s name after your last drink. There’s no reason to wait—start booking your tickets now, and you’ll be sitting on your suitcase to force it shut in no time.
Looking at lastminute.com.au travel demand in 2020, Friday is often the best day to book flights, when prices are generally at their cheapest. You may be tempted to wait to finalise your booking early into the week, but our data tells us ticket prices can creep up earlier in the week, especially on Tuesdays. Something to consider when planning your next holiday!
Here’s the lowdown on the lowest airfares: March is the cheapest month to fly. When looking at 2020 flight demand on lastminute.com.au, flights departing in March generally have the lowest ticket prices. As for the most expensive month to fly, our demand data found that on average, airfares are highest in June.
Get a little creative when booking your next trip to save big time! You don’t have to stick to the one airline or fare type for your return trip, so consider mixing and matching to get the most savings. Is it worth it? Well in 2020, savvy shoppers on lastminute.com.au saved over 45% when they booked return flights with two different airlines or fare types. The good news is we can help you mix and match to find the best deal… just start shopping!
Itching to book your dream trip? We totally get it. You can start looking at flights on lastminute.com.au as early as 12 months in advance, but just keep in mind some airlines may not release all their available fares that early. But good news for last minute travellers, with 2020 lastminute.com.au data proving spontaneous travellers can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 2-4 weeks prior to travel.
*According to flight demand on lastminute.com.au from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
Make sure your trip to Shanghai (SHA) goes smoothly by checking out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the lowdown on the current situation.