Mozambique adapters - What power adapter do I need for Mozambique?

Power adapters for Mozambique

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Mozambique. This page has links to useful instructions which shows how to charge your devices when travelling to Mozambique by using the standard types F, C or M Mozambican 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power sockets will vary from region to region so we recommend reading the travel power adapters page for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Mozambique?

The best power adapter for Mozambique will be a Type F plug adapter which allows you to use any 220 volt device or appliance. [2] [AD]

What is the best power adapter for Mozambique?

What is a power adapter for a Mozambican power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter which permits a Mozambican power outlet to accept a different shaped power plug from an appliance from another region.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor[3]

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Mozambique?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Mozambican power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device you also need to bring a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

Do I need a plug adapter for Mozambique?

If the type of Mozambican power outlet isn't the same as the type of Mozambican power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

What does a power adapter for Mozambique do?

A power adapter allows visitors from a different country to use electrical appliances in Mozambique simply by adapting the shape of the power plug from one shape to another.

Where to buy a power adapter for Mozambique in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Mozambique in the UK

Mozambique to UK power adapters will most likely be available to buy in the UK from airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Stansted, Luton, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Birmingham prior to departure, however the range of adapters might be limited to popular destinations. It is recommended to research the exact type of adapter required prior to shopping at the airport. Look in the travel accessories section of airport newsagents, electronic stores and pharmacists such as WH Smith, Dixons or Boots but expect to pay 50% more than regular prices.

It will be more convenient and cheaper to buy the correct power adapter in advance of your trip. UK high street electrical shops, newsagents and chemists such as Currys PC World, WH Smith or Boots normally typically only sell popular types of travel adapters covering a limited number of countries however for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online. In January 2019 we checked 2 high street branches of WH Smiths without seeing any power adapters available to purchase and 1 branch of Boots only had a pack of European adapters available.

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  1. Wikipedia - Mozambique country page on wikipedia.org.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Schuko Type F plug adapters are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, under £10
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor