Tips for Traveling to China


What to Pack
Travel light! Whenever you travel, remember that quality, not quantity is the order of the day. Hereafter are some useful tips for packing. Please read it carefully as it will surely help you.

• Take you passport, visas, tickets, money, credit card and other important documents needed during a visit

• Make a card on which are your personal details in case of emergency

• Make copies of your important materials. It is good practice to store a backup of your information in your email account or other online storage.
• Bring guide and phrase books related your destination.
• Do not pack important items unprotected; put them into a waterproof bag to prevent damage.
• Do not carry too much money all in one place; spread it around your pockets.
• Do not keep your credit card and identification card together.

☆ Clothes:

• Check the climate of your destination, and pack lightly.
• Take a waterproof and umbrella.
• Do not forget to bring sunhat, sunglasses and sun block in summer
• Do not forget to take your personal items such as toothbrush and so on.
•Do not wear military-styled clothing in case of unnecessary misunderstandings.

 Clothing suggestion: 

Season 

Month 

Temperature

 Suggesting Clothing

Spring

Mar - May

50 - 71.6 ℉

Western suits, jackets, sports coats, woolen jackets, long sleeve shirts and comfortable shoes 

Summer

Jun - Aug

Above 71.6 

T-shirts, short sleeve shirts, skirts, sandals, caps, rain wear

Autumn

Sep - Nov  

50- 71.6 

Western suits, jackets, sports coats, light woolen sweaters, rain wear and comfortable shoes

Winter

Dec - Feb

Below 50

Overcoat, thick woolen sweaters, lined coats; In northern China, cap, gloves and cotton-padded shoes are required


 Electronic products:

Most middle or upscale level hotels have US electricity outlet. You don’t need bring any power adapter for your phone, computer and devices that can automatically switch between 110v and 120v. but:

• Remember to take a power convert and adapter plugs. China's electrical system operates at 220 volts
• Do remember to take razor, camera, extra batteries, and chargers of all your electronic products.
• Do not take those can be bought anywhere or are provided by hotels, hair dryers, for example. It will be a burden for you.


First-aid Kit

• Remember prescribed medications.
• Remember to prepare some drugs for emergency use, including Aspirin, vitamins, anti-inflammatory, anti-histamines, remedy for diarrhea and antacid.
• Take along your medical history (Blood Group, Allergies, and Known Medical Conditions) and keep in your first-aid kit. This may be helpful if you need to see a doctor or become incapacitated.
•  Do not carry excessive quantities of drugs; you may encounter problems at China Customs.
•  Do not bring a pharmacy, just bring the essentials.

Packing tips

• Put the items your will use regularly at the top.
• Bring several plastic bags with you. You will find many uses for them during your trip.
• Remember the rules on carrying liquids; you may have to remove them at the point of departure!



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