I'll post the airport info later so you can can see the requirements are for safe passage thru security.
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Sorry, I had poor wording.
It is power banks that are not allowed. These are devices that are basically batteries you have charged and then can be used to send power to or recharge other devices such as cell phones.
Regular camera batter chargers that you plug into a USB port or a wall outlet are 100% allowed.
Also no problem for the cords you use to get your devices recharged.
We had no issues with our power bank, others had power banks as well.Glad your group had no problem with the power banks.
Glad your group had no problem with the power banks.
Our group that traveled through the Beijing Airport had a big problem with their power banks as everyone of them was confiscated, no matter how small.
Protesting that they were allowed under the rules posted in English meant nothing to security personnel who spoke very little English.
My digital camera battery might only last one day if not re-charged. How can one survive without a camera battery charger?Since there is no way to charge batteries while touring, I have two batteries for each camera and make sure that all are fully charged each night. There were a number of times on the China trip that I went through both batteries--and multiple SD cards.
In a review of our Viking Cruise documents, I notice that the Intra-China flights allow a carry-on of ONLY 8 x 16 x 22 and ONLY 11 lbs.... by way of comparison the size limit on most US airlines is 9x14x22 so the Chinese limits don't really warranty the 'ONLY'.