Check-in luggage :
Free baggage allowance for first class : Weight - 40kg (88 pounds)
Free baggage allowance for business class : Weight - 30kg (66pounds)
Free baggage allowance for economy class : Weight - 20kg (44 pounds)
You will need to pay for the excess weight, If your luggage is over the limitation and some of the airports in China are quite strict with this.
Checked luggage Limits:
Cabin Class Maximum Total Weight Maximum number of items
First Class (F) 40 kilograms (88 pounds) Two pieces
Business Class (C) 30 kilograms (66 pounds) One piece
Economy Class (Y) 20 kilograms (44 pounds) One piece
Carry-on luggage :
-> The Total weight of carry-on baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg (11 pounds).
-> First class passengers may carry up to 2 pieces and other passengers may carry on only 1 piece.
-> The size may not exceed 20x40x55cm.
-> Carry- on baggage in excess of the limit is subject to an excess baggage fee and must be carried as checked baggage.
Prohibited Items : Following items are prohibited and cannot be carried in checked or carry on luggage : lammable, corrosive, poisonous, explosive, radioactive, polymerizable and magnetized materials. Arms, sharp or lethal weapons are also prohibited during flight.
Hand luggage : Hand luggage must not exceed 20×40×55 centimeters (8×16×22 inches) and should be less than five kilograms (about 11 pounds) in total.
Overnight bags : These are the small backpack-sized bags. You pack the clothes, toiletries and anything you think you may need for the next day, in these bags.This can often make your travel experience easier and comfortable as compare to carrying a large bag or suitcase. You can carry thses Overnight bags any where. Overnight bags are a good idea on some one night stops or for other overnight stops on tour where it is more practical to have a small bag rather than a large piece of luggage.
Important Things keep in Mind:
-> Label your suitcase inside and out with your name, your home address and attached a unique identifier to your luggage to make it easier to spot.
-> For domestic travel by air and rail within China, all check-in suitcases must be locked
-> You also place an identification label inside your baggage, in case your tags are lost in transit