Arriving in Shanghai

Book your flights to Shanghai with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a bustling modern city of contrast, culture and commerce.

Plan Your Shanghai Holiday

There are numerous reasons to travel to Shanghai. The diversity of choice covers theatre, shopping, sightseeing and cultural pursuits; Shanghai wants you to discover what it has to show. A heady mix of towering skyscrapers, an iconic harbour, and an energetic fusion of east and west, longstanding, and contemporary with a dash of modernity, is Shanghai.

The peak seasons in Shanghai cover April to May and September to October. The city can get very crowded, especially for the main attractions. We advise that you reserve your tickets to Shanghai several months in advance for either of these two periods. During the off-peak season temperatures can reach 35 degrees Celsius and the humidity can sometimes become a little over-powering. In the winter temperatures rarely exceed 10 degrees. Not surprisingly, these are the best times to find cheap hotels in Shanghai. The city is also significantly less crowded with no loss of spark or allure. Visit our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Shanghai for whenever you choose to travel.

Flying from United Arab Emirates

Book your flights from the United Arab Emirates and enjoy the perfect trip wherever you’re going. Etihad Airways is sure to exceed the expectations of even the most demanding of passengers, especially inside a luxurious Diamond First Class Suite.

Major Airports in the United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has been awarded the honour of ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ on numerous occasions, thanks to the friendly staff, gorgeous environment and luxurious services.

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is another impressive airport. The facility has four terminals, one of which being the longest in the world and it has the largest duty free in the world.

Airport Transportation in the United Arab Emirates

The bus to Abu Dhabi International Airport is number 901, has stops at all three terminals, and takes about 45 minutes. There are no trains to Abu Dhabi International Airport, but you can always take a taxi to Abu Dhabi Airport.

You can take a bus to Dubai International Airport, but the fastest and most economical option is to take a train to Dubai International Airport. Two train lines operate until 22:00. If you must travel last minute, simply take a taxi to Dubai International Airport.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider Lisbon

Book your flights to Lisbon with Etihad Airways and experience the unique intermingling of the old and the new in this astonishingly beautiful city.

Plan Your Lisbon Holiday

Travel to Lisbon is an opportunity to see renaissance history walks side by side with a handsome modern city. As you walk through the beautiful old parts of town with their cobblestone streets that serpentine through the narrow alleyways, you are transported back to a simpler time. Once you have found yourself to be lost in the past, around the next corner lies the modern day shimmering beauty of Parque Das Nações. This park was built for the European Expo in 1998 and is a visually stunning area. Be sure to visit its world class aquarium as well.

The summer months are the peak tourist season and Lisbon can get fairly crowded at this time. Be sure to buy your tickets to Lisbon as early as possible if you’re planning on visiting between March and October. Cheap hotels in Lisbon are getting tough to find but the winter months may be a good time to look. Flight deals to Lisbon are available with the Deals section on the Etihad website.

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