• The passport with all necessary visas and travel authorities, for identification purposes and the visa.

• The Dress standard for most places in China would best be described as "smart casual"

• "Carry On" luggage for air travel in China is limited to 2 pieces for first class travelers and one piece for business and economy class travelers. The dimensions of each shall not exceed 20X40 X 55cm and the total weight of the above two pieces shall not exceed 5 kg . The carry-on items in excess of the above two pieces shall not exceed 5 kg. The carry on items in excess of the above mentioned pieces, weight or dimension shall be checked-in as checked baggage according to regulations.

• Wallet.

• Credit cards.

• Traveler's checks.

• Airline, Cruise or Train tickets

• First-aid kit.

• Medicine and vitamins.

• Hat, Sunscreen and sunglasses, depending on the season and your destination.

• Rainwear.

• Address and telephone number list. A list of e-mail addresses, mailing addresses and telephone numbers will help keep you in touch. Type them onto a sheet instead of taking a your whole address book. It will save weight.

• Itinerary with confirmation numbers and addresses and phone numbers of the places you'll be staying.

• Insect repellent. Especially for summer months and for travelers who are visiting rural areas.

• Do not bring expensive jewelry and watches.

•  Medical records

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