Shanghai F1 2024 revs up excitement as the Globally Loved Sport Returns to Shanghai

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Shanghai Express 2024

13 April, 2024

After a long-awaited hiatus, the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix 2024 is set to delight motorsport enthusiasts worldwide as it returns to the vibrant city of Shanghai on April 21st.

The cosmopolitan city of Shanghai is once again poised to host the prestigious race for the 2024 season, and numbers indicate a significant uptick in inbound tourists booking hotels and flights for the Shanghai Formula One (F1) weekend, reflecting the growing allure of the event on an international scale.

The relaxation of visa restrictions has increased demand, and bookings from countries under the visa-free policy have doubled compared to last year, with strong demand from F1 fans from Malaysia, Singapore, The Netherlands and Italy. These fans aren’t just visiting Shanghai for the race weekend; top attractions include Shanghai Tower, Yu Gardens, and Shanghai Auto Museum.

The excitement surrounding Shanghai F1 2024 is further amplified by the debut of China's first Formula 1 driver, Zhou Guanyu, who is set to make his mark on the iconic Shanghai International Circuit. Born in Shanghai and known for his love of Chinese hotpot, Zhou will be a fan favourite over the race weekend.

With race momentum ramping up, domestic travellers are also making their way to Shanghai, with major Chinese cities such as Guangzhou, and Beijing, leading the pack for F1 ticket purchases after Shanghai. Neighbouring provinces, including Zhejiang and Jiangsu, are also emerging as hotspots for F1 ticket sales.

These visitors are also taking the opportunity to go on tours and visit theme parks, with Shanghai Auto Museum, Shanghai Disney Resort and Shanghai Ocean Park gaining popular among domestic travellers over the same weekend.

As anticipation mounts for the exhilarating Shanghai F1 2024 race weekend, is committed to delivering an unforgettable experience that celebrates the thrill of Formula 1 while showcasing China's vibrant culture and hospitality to the world.

Among the various initiatives recently launched ‘Beyond Shanghai: Experience China’. Customers who book a return flight to Shanghai with China Eastern Airlines through the App will be provided with a complimentary domestic flight within mainland China. This campaign set out to encourage tourists to venture beyond the traditional hotspots, delving into the rich cultural tapestry and diverse regions beyond Shanghai.

For more details of this limited-time offer, visit's dedicated Beyond Shanghai: Experience China page.

Travellers and Formula 1 enthusiasts from all over the world also have the opportunity to experience the best of Shanghai like a local.'s Best list for Shanghai based is a compilation of user reviews and expert curation, which helps customers quickly discover top-rated attractions, restaurants, bars, and nightlife options.

Whether you are heading to Shanghai for the F1 weekend or curious about what to see and do in China, check out’s China Travel Guide 2024 to plan your next trip.

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