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Shanghai Travel Tips

Ensuring the convenience of your business or leisure travel in Shanghai, here is an array of valuable travel tips, making your trip an unforgettable one where a unique glamour blends with a multicultural flair.


The city of Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate and experiences monsoons at certain times of the year. Whilst the city’s temperature ranges from 18.6°C to 23.5°C during the months of May, June, September and October, it is quite warm during July and August.


Providing convenience in getting around, the extensive public transport system in Shanghai includes networks of buses and an efficient railway system. For travellers looking to experience sightseeing excursions, taxis present an easy transport option allowing you to visit the attractions of your choice.

Shopping & Business Hours

In general, business hours in Shanghai are from 9am to 6pm from Mondays to Fridays and shops are open daily from 10am to 10pm.


The official currency used in Shanghai is Renminbi (RMB) or Chinese Yuan (CNY).

Most credit cards are accepted in China including American Express, Dynasty, JCB, Visa and MasterCard.

Time Zone

GMT + 8.