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China Travel Checklist

What to bring with you while traveling to China? Take a look at our China Travel Checklist which could give you the guidance.

Read senior travelers, women travelers, students travelers, and traveling with kids for more helpful tips.

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, a copytravel itinerary and your
    contact information to family or friends
  • Lock windows, garage, and doors

Before you Leave

  • 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 (Locks are needed for checked baggage when flying inside China)
  • Appropriate Clothing
  • Comfortable Footwear
  • Rain Gear
  • Camera or Video, with batteries and charger
  • Small Flashlight
  • Small Binoculars
  • Sun Protection (Hats, Sunscreen and Sunglasses)
  • Reading Materials
  • Leisure facilities (PSP, Media Player)
  • Ziplock Plastic Bags
  • Contact List with information of your travel advisor, tour guide, embassy, as well as your family and friends.


  • Comb/Brush
  • Toothbrush/Paste
  • Dental Floss
  • Shampoo
  • Blow Dryer
  • Deodorant
  • Lotions/Creams
  • Cologne Water
  • Lipbalm
  • Towelettes
  • Shaver and Shaving Cream
  • Towel/Washcloth


First Aid Kit
  • First Aid Kit
  • Aspirin/Pain Reliever
  • Diarrhea Medicine
  • Laxative
  • Insect Repellent
  • Contact Lens Preparations
  • Antibiotic Ointment
  • Alcohol Wipes
  • Motion Sickness Medicine
  • Personal Hygiene Items
  • Personal Prescriptions
  • Medical Record (If necessary)
  • Contact Information of Doctor or Medical Advisor