a). Make a packing list and number them in order of importance.
b). Reread you list. Think over to make sure everything essential is listed
c). Try to make the list as short as possible to make your tour free and comfortable
d). Find related information about your destination and amend your list accordingly.
2. What to pack
Travel light! Wherever you travel, never make yourself weary for carrying the luggage. The followings are some tips for packing.
a). Do remember to take you passport, visas, related health certificates, tickets, ID, money, credit card, map, itinerary and other important documents needed during traveling
b). Do remember to make copies for your important materials. It is strongly recommended that you additionally store a backup of your information in your email account or other on-line storage.
c). Do not pack important items unprotected; put them into a waterproof bag to prevent damage.
d). Do remember to make a card upon which are your personal details in case of emergency
e). Do not carry too much money all in one place, spread it around your pockets.
f). Do remember to bring guide and phrase books related your destination.
g). Do not keep your credit card and identification card together.
h). Do not take too many reading materials, 1-3 copies is ok.
a). Do remember to take clothes that dry easily.
b). Do remember to take a waterproof and umbrella.
c). Do not take too many formal clothes, one or two is enough.
d). Do not forget to bring sunhat, sunglasses and sun block in summer
e). Do not wear military-styled clothing in case of unnecessary misunderstandings.
f). Do remember to take leisurewear which will keep you relaxed and comfortable.
g). Do not bring natural fibred clothing as it is hard to dry and are heavier than synthetics.
h). Do check the climate of your destination, and then see what kind of clothes you require.
i). Do not forget to take you toiletries and your personal items such as toothbrush, towel and so on.
(C). Clothing Suggestion
|Season||Month||Temperature (F)||Suggesting Clothes|
|Spring||Mar. -- May||50 - 71.6||Western suits, jackets, sports coats, woolen jackets, long sleeve shirts and travel 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 travel shoes|
|Winter||Dec. -- Feb.||Below 50||Overcoat, thick woolen sweaters, lined coats; In northern China, cap, gloves and cotton-padded shoes are required|
(D). Electronic products
a). Do remember to take a power convert and adapter plugs. China's electrical system operates at 220 volts
b). Do remember to take razor, alarm clock, camera and enough film as well as extra batteries
c). Do not take too many electrical products that can be bought anywhere or are provided by hotels, hair dryers for example. It will be a burden for you.
(E). First-aid Kit
a). Do remember prescribed medications!
b). Do remember to prepare some drugs for emergency use, including Aspirin, vitamins, anti-inflammatory, anti-histamines, remedy for diarrhea and antacid.
c). Do not bring a pharmacy, just bring the essentials.
d). Do 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.
e). Do not carry excessive quantities of drugs; you may encounter problems at China Customs..
3. Packing Tips
a). Roll your clothes instead of folding them or use vacuum bags. In this way you will save a lot of space and provide extra protection for your clothing.
b). Put the items your will use regularly at the top
c). Bring several plastic bags with you. You will find many uses for them during your trip.
e). Remember the rules on carrying liquids; you may have to remove them at your point of departure