Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located in the eponymous district of Shanghai in China. This modern airport was built in 1999. It comprises three runways and two passenger terminals. Shuttles run between the terminals. They stop near Gates 1, 8, 23, and 27. It is one of the three busiest airports of China. After the airport was put into operation, international flights from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport were transferred to it. The airport services more than 42 million people every year.
Maglev Train (a magnetic levitation train) or Transrapid operates at the airport, transporting passengers to Longyang Road Metro station. Shanghai Pudong International Airport is linked to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport by the Green Metro Line. Moreover, public buses depart from the airport, and rail services are available. The railway station is positioned between the terminals. Taxis go to various districts of Shanghai. Bus stops and taxi stands are found next to each terminal.
The regional car rental company eHi Car Services operates at Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The office of the company is placed next to the airport terminal. Rental cars of the company are collected from the parking lot next to the terminals. The rental cost includes not only taxes and insurances, but also an airport surcharge. The company provides technical support in case of car accidents and vehicle breakdowns.
Furthermore, the passengers of Shanghai Pudong International Airport may take advantage of the services of the international company Avis. The representatives of the company meet its customers in the terminal and take them to the location where they may hire and collect a vehicle. The company provides a wide range of models, as well as insurances in case of theft and car accidents. The company offers unlimited daily mileage to its clients and operates a full tank policy, according to which customers pick up and return rental vehicles with a full tank.
To hire a car, drivers must meet the following requirements: they must be aged between 23 and 50 years old; the driving experience must be at least 5 years; the driver's license must contain a photo and no offence entries. Only credit cards are accepted for payment. A deposit will be retained while the car is used.