China is an interesting and thrilling tourist destination. There are a few key things you need to pack when traveling China. And some tips below is for your reference.
Check the weather of your destination a week before your trip and get a sense of the clothes you’ll need to pack. Determine the purpose of your trip and decide what to pack. Make a packing list and mark the number according to the importance. Leave keys, your contact information and a copy of your travel itinerary to family or friends.
China Picking List
We suggest travelers to pack slightly as possible. Pack light! Leave more space to make your tour comfortable and pleasant.
Passport, Visa, and other necessary travel documents. Airlines, cruise or train tickets. A guide book or phrasebook with English. Map of places you are going to visit. Emergency card with your detailed contact information including full name, address, phone number. Money, credit card, Traveler’s checks, and cash. First-aid kit. Your medical record and medicines like vitamins, Pepto Bismol and Imodium chewable’s.Toiletries. Alarm clock or watch with an alarm. Pocket tissues. As most pubic bathrooms in China do not offer toilet paper, and you’ll be glad that you have some when you need it.
The casual outdoor clothes are highly recommended. A pair of comfortable walking shoes. Socks, pants, and underwear. an umbrella and waterproof. Hat, Sunscreen, and sunglasses depending on the season and your destination. Laundry bag.Bring clothes according to what season you are traveling.
Spring (Mar – May): Western suites, sports coats, jackets, sweater, long sleeve shirts. Summer (Jun – Aug): T-shirts, short sleeve shirts, skirts, sandals, caps, rain wear. Autumn (Sep – Nov): Western suits, jackets, sports coats, light woolen sweaters, rain wear. Winter (Dec – Feb): Down garment, overcoat, thick woolen sweaters, lined coats, cap, gloves and cotton-padded shoes.
Carry-on luggage for flights within China must be no more than 11 pounds (7kg). Checked luggage should be no more than 44 pounds (20kg). Maximum dimensions for “Carry On” luggage are 56x36x23cm, 22x14x9 in.
Camera, films, and batteries. Camcorder. Mobile phone. Chargers for your mobile phone, digital camera etc. A converter and adapter plug could be useful as electricity in China are 220 Volts. Stationery like pen, notebook. Calculator of money exchange. Small daypack. Mosquito repellent.
China Packing Tips
Make copies for all your important materials and keep the copied items separately to the original one. Store a backup of your information in your email account or on a USB thumb drive. Do not put too much money in the same place, spread it around your pockets. Do not carry expensive jewelry and watches. Do not keep your credit card and identification card together. Do not pack excessive quantities of drugs as you may have problems at China Customs. Rolling your clothes together instead of folding them one by one to save space. Put the items you uses regularly at the top of your carry on. Leave some room in your bags for gifts and souvenirs.