China is a huge country so you’ll only be doing a very small part of it on your holiday and to do that you’ll need a hire car. Chinese roads are often poorly maintained, especially outside of the cities, and so a good solid hire car in China with four wheeled drive is recommended.
With many car hire companies this can be an expensive option but at Rhinocarhire.com we believe we offer the lowest possible rates on these and many other rental cars in China. To get the best price it’s essential you book your vehicle online and this is easily done with us, simply use our search facility to find the best deals on car hire China has to offer.
China Car Hire - Did You Know?
- China is properly known as the People’s Republic of China
- It is the world’s most populous countries with over 1.4 billion people
- The country is the world’s second largest by land area
- China lays partial claim to the world’s highest point with Everest on its border with Nepal and the world’s third lowest point, Lake Ayding
- The country has a wide range of climates and geography
- Air China are based at Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 flying direct from London to Beijing
China Mini Guide
How do I get to China?
There are several international airports around the country making access to the country relatively easy. Beijing’s Capital Airport is one of the world’s busiest serving nearly 80m passengers last year. Guangdong and Shanghai regions each have two airports which served over 30m passengers last year. Whilst many of those passengers were domestic travellers, you can fly from most parts of Europe, some parts of Africa and from the USA
to China, such is its importance on the world stage. You won’t find budget flights to China but internal flights are reasonably priced.
What is There to See and Do in China?
There is enough to keep you busy for a lifetime but if you need to be selective, the highlights are the Great Wall of China, reputedly humanity’s greatest civil engineering project and falsely claimed to be the only man-made object visible from space. There’s also the Terracotta Army, one of the most exciting archaeological finds since the discovery of Tutankhamen. Shanghai has a fascinating history from its time as an important trade centre with the west at the start of the 20th century and Beijing has many monuments from the height of communism together with the Forbidden City, the palace complex of the Ming and Qing dynasties.
What Should I eat in China?
Chinese food is the obvious answer but depending on where you are in the country, the food varies widely. You’ll have the hot and spicy food of Szechuan or the creamy fruity Malaysian style from the southern region and the dry, aromatic tastes from the region bordering Mongolia.