China Travel Checklist

Home Checklist
  • Arrange for pet and plant care
  • Stop routine deliveries
  • Make your home seem lived-in while away by putting lights and a radio on timers
  • Turn down thermostat
  • Leave keys and itinerary with a friend
  • Lock windows, garage, and doors
Before Leaving
  • Guide books and maps
  • Passport and visa(s)
  • Foreign currency of your destination country
  • Credit cards
  • Travelers checks or ATM card
  • Insurance: Trip Cancellation/Medical
  • Personal Identification
  • Photocopies of documentation
  • Birth Certificate (if necessary)
  • Marriage License (if necessary)
Basic Essentials
  • Appropriate Luggage
  • Luggage Locks & ID Tags (Do NOT Lock checked baggage)
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Comfortable Footwear
  • Rain Protection
  • Camera and Film (Place film in carry-on baggage)
  • Telephone Plugs for Modem
  • Small Flashlight
  • Travel Alarm Clock
  • Small Binoculars
  • Brimmed Hat or Visor
  • Reading Materials
  • Playing Cards/Games
  • Address Book
Maintenance Items
  • Batteries for camera and flashlight
  • Mini Sewing Kit (place in checked baggage)
  • Travel Iron or Steamer
  • Sink Stopper
  • Folding Scissors (place in checked baggage)
  • Laundry Soap Packets
  • Laundry Bag
  • Ziplock Plastic Bags
Medication
  • First Aid Kit
  • Aspirin/Pain Reliever
  • Cold/Sinus Medication
  • Diarrhea Medicine
  • Laxative
  • Insect Repellent
  • Contact Lens Preparations
  • Antibiotic Ointment
  • Alcohol Wipes
  • Sunscreen
  • Motion Sickness Medicine
  • Personal Hygiene Items
  • Personal Prescriptions
Toiletries
  • Comb/Brush
  • Toothbrush/Paste
  • Dental Floss
  • Shampoo
  • Blow Dryer
  • Deodorant
  • Lotions/Creams
  • Cologne
  • Lipbalm
  • Towelettes
  • Shaving Cream
  • Towel/Washcloth
  • Earplugs

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