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Luggage allowanceY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

The following  tips on baggage, luggage allowance for travelers on China domestic flights and international flights, can help you to avoid paying the over-weight penalties and travel smoothly.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Free Baggage Allowance in WeightY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

On international and regional flights, the free baggage allowance for each published adult-fare or half-fare passenger is as follows:Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

First class ticket: 40 kilogram (88 pounds) Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours
Business class ticket: 30 kilogram (66 pounds)Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours
Economy class fare ticket: 20 kilogram (44 pounds) Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours
No free baggage allowance is granted to infants paying 10% of the adult fare.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Free Baggage Allowance by piecesY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

The free baggage allowance by pieces is applicable only on China-USA and China-Canada international flights. According to the class of tickets, the free baggage allowance for each full-fare of half-fare first-class and business-class passenger is two pieces, and the sum of the length, width and height of each piece must not exceed 62 in. (158cm). The free baggage allowance for each economy-class and discounted tourist-class passenger is two pieces, and the sum of the length, width and height of each piece must not exceed 62 in. (158cm). The sum of the length, width and height of the two pieces of baggage must not exceed 107 in. (273cm); the weight of each piece must not exceed 32 kg. An infant paying 10% of the adult fare is allowed one piece of free baggage, and the sum of its length, width and height must not exceed 45 in. (115cm). In addition, a collapsible infant carriage or stroller is allowed to be carried free. If baggage exceeds the free baggage allowance in pieces, or the sum of the length, width and height of each piece exceeds the prescribed limits, an excess baggage charge must be paid.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Hand Baggage or carry-on baggage Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

In addition to the free baggage allowance in weight, each passenger holding a full-fare or half-fare ticket may carry the following articles: a lady's handbag, an overcoat, a raincoat or a traveling blanket, a walking stick or an umbrella, a small amount of reading material for the trip, a small camera, a pair of small binoculars, infant's food for consumption in flight, an infant's carrying basket, a fully collapsible wheelchair, a pair of braces or artificial limbs. In addition to the free baggage allowance in pieces, regardless of the fare class of the ticket, the passenger may also carry hand baggage that can be placed under the passenger seat, and the sum of the length, width and height of all the pieces must not exceed 45 in. (115cm).Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Packing of BaggageY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

The checked baggage should be able to withstand a certain amount of pressure, be completely sealed, well locked and firmly tied up. If baggage is not packed in accordance with these requirements, the carrier can refuse to accept it, and if they do will not be liable for any damage or breakage.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Tips to keep items neatY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

1. Bring along a plastic trash bag to keep dirty items separate from other clothes.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

2. Pack shoes in shoe bags or old socks to keep dirty soles from touching clean clothes.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

3. Pack carefully to avoid wrinkles.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Selecting Luggage tipsY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Having appropriate luggage can make a world of difference. Watch for luggage with the following features:Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Retractable rollers: rollers will make it easier to pull your luggage through the airport. Retractable rollers prevent the rollers from catching and being pulled off.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Removable straps: Straps make luggage easier to carry, but they can get caught on conveyor belts and either break or damage your luggage. Be sure they can be removed.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

A proper-sized carry-on will help you avoid exceeding the recent more restrictive carry-on size limits.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Tips on carrying medicationsY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

1. Carry them in your carry-on to avoid losing them.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

2. Carry your medication in their original bottles to avoid security questions.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

3. Bring along the generic names of your medications since brand names can vary.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

4. For any questionable drugs or particularly large amounts, bring a letter from your doctor stating you have a legal right to use these drugs.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Carry-on luggage packing listY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

It is always essential in China  for traveler to pack mutual valuables in the carry-on luggage. By drawing up the following packing list, you can prepare ahead of time and have nothing left behind. Then you will stay organized and hopefully avoid bringing items you do not need to carry on.Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours
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Packing List Y8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

1. PassportY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

2. Driver's license if you plan to rent a carY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

3. Insurance cardsY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

4. Credit cardsY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

5. Traveler's checksY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

6. Travel vouchersY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

7. Airline, cruise or train ticketsY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

8. Itinerary with confirmation numbers addresses and phone numbers of where you will be travelingY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

9. Guidebooks and mapsY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

10. Plenty of one-dollar bills for all those tipping opportunitiesY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

11. A small amount of cash for immediate useY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

12. Valuable itemsY8bSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

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