For your convenience, we suggest you bring one large suitcase and one carry-on bag.
Flight Luggage Allowance
Free Baggage Allowance in Weight on international and regional flights, the free baggage allowance for each published adult-fare or half-fare passenger is as follows:
First class fare ticket: 40 kilogram (88 pounds);
Business class fare ticket: 30 kilogram (66 pounds);
Economy class fare ticket: 20 kilogram (44 pounds).
No free baggage allowance is granted to infants paying 10% of the adult fare.
Groups travelling together are able to combine their baggage allowance if they check in together.
Free Baggage Allowance in Piece
Free baggage allowance in piece is applicable only on China-USA and China-Canada international flight. 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), but 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 cart or infant handcart is allowed to be carried free. For baggage in excess of the free baggage allowance in piece, or the sum of the length, width and height of each piece exceeding the prescribed limits, an excess baggage charge should be paid.
In addition to free baggage allowance in weight, each passenger holding a full-fare or half-fare ticket may carry in his own custody the following articles free of charge: 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 invalid chair or a pair of braces or artificial limbs. In addition to the free baggage allowance in piece, regardless of the fare class of the ticket, the passenger may also carry unlimited number of pieces of hand baggage that can only 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).
Packing of Baggage
The checked baggage should be able to withstand a certain extent of pressure, completely sealed, well locked and firmly tied up. For those baggages not packed in accordance with the requirements, the carrier can refuse to accept for carriage and will not be liable for any damage or breakage thereof.Prohibited Items: The following items are prohibited and cannot be carried in checked or carry-on luggage: Flammable, explosive, corrosive, poisonous, radioactive, polymerizable and magnetized materials. Passengers are forbidden to carry arms, sharp or lethal weapons.
Train Luggage Allowance
Carry-on baggage allowance
Each passenger is allowed to take a certain amount of carry-on baggage for free.
-Children (children with free ticket included): 10 kg (22 pounds)
-Diplomat: 35 kg (77 pounds)
-Other passengers: 20 kg (44 pounds)
-The total length of each item cannot exceed 160 cm.
-Rod-shaped baggage should not exceed 200 cm in length and 20 kg (44 pounds) in weight.
Note: The above limitation is not applicable to wheelchair, which can be brought onto the train for free.
If the baggage exceeds the allowed amount (either by weight or size), please use the baggage transportation service.
The following items are prohibited on board the train:
1. Items whose transportation is prohibited or limited by the government.
2. Dangerous goods, ammunition.
3. Animals and goods (goods with revolting smell included) which will affect public hygiene.
4. Items which may harm other passengers in the train, such as knives (fruit knife included).
5. Baggage that exceeds the limitation of the regulation.
Regulation on the amount of the followings that can be brought onto train:
1.Less than 5 gas lighters.
2.Less than 20 boxes of matches.
3.Items like enamel and hair dye, less than 20 ml.
4.Items like alcohol less than 100 ml.
5.Items like styling mouse, insecticide and air-refresher, less than 600 ml.
6.Less than 20 newborn poultries.
Checked Baggage Transportation
Checked baggage refers to the bedding, clothing and books which are for personal use and other necessities for traveling. Wheelchairs for the disabled are also included. Currency, securities, cultural relics, jewellery, important documents and other valuables are not allowed in checked baggage. The weight limitations for checked baggage are 50 kilograms per piece. The minimum volume should be more than 0.01 cubic meters. Passengers can choose to transport checked baggage in the same train they are traveling on or it may be transported in advance. If it is transported in the same train, it can be collected as soon as you reach your destination. If it is transported in advance, the baggage will arrive on a later train. Staff will notify you to come and pick it up after it has arrived. Remember to collect it as soon as possible after being informed, as the station will only keep it for free for three days. Storage fees apply after that time.
Parcel refers to small loads which are suitable to transport in a cart.
Certain certificates should be presented when you want to transport the items listed below:
1. Jewellery, cultural relics, currency, securities, firearms.
2. Police dogs as well as other protected animals.
3.Items requiring inspection according to the government regulations.
4. Items which are restricted to transport by People's Republic of China.
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