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What to Pack

Last updated by fabiowzgogo at 2016/1/18

What should you take when travelling in China? Here are some suggestions for you.

Basics

These basic items are important things for you and you should make sure you bring them:

passport

  • Cash

money type

  • Credit Cards
  • Airline Ticket Confirmation
  • Travel Guide Book

travel guide book

  • Health/Travel Insurance Documents
  • Copies of Important Documents
  • Doctor’s Notes of Medication
  • Contact information list including your travel adviser, guide, embassy, family and your friends.

Some useful links you may like: Currency Exchange, Embassies Stationed in China,

Personal Items

Medical items

  • First-aid kit
  • Aspirin
  • Painkiller
  • Diarrhea medicine
  • Sleep medication
  • Medical record(if necessary)
  • Contact information of doctor or medical adviser

Clothes and Shoes

In summer:

  • T-shirts and pants
  • Sunglasses and hats
  • Slippers (if necessary)

In winter:

  • Warm and comfortable clothes
  • Warm, waterproof shoes
  • Scarf

Some useful links you may like:Beijing Weather, Shanghai Weather, Xian Weather, Guilin Weather, Hong Kong Weather, Chengdu Weather

Daily-use Items

Most of these things can be bought in China, but you may want to bring your own for your convenience.

  • Brush/comb
  • Toothpaste, toothbrush, dental floss
  • Shampoo, soap, towel
  • Deodorant
  • Creams, lotions
  • Sunscreen
  • Towelettes
  • Razor/shaving cream
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Insecticide

Electronics

  • Camera with charger and batteries

camera

  • Extra memory cards
  • Laptop
  • Mobile phone and charger

Home checklist

Before you start your journey, you should take care of some things at home as well:

  • Find someone to take care of your pets or plants.
  • Lock windows and doors.
  • Leave keys, contact and destination information with your friends and family members.

Other Suggestions

  • Reading materials
  • Games (PSV/3DS)
  • Walkman or iPod
  • Sneakers and water bottle
  • Umbrella
  • Small flashlight

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