Power adapter for Bangladesh - What plug adapter do I need for Bangladesh?

Power adapters for Bangladesh

Complicated voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to stay in another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Bangladesh. This page contains links to step by step instructions telling you exactly how to charge your devices when you're travelling to Bangladesh using their standard types G, C, D or K Bangladeshi 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets vary depending on which country you are in therefore we recommend reading the power adapters for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Bangladesh?

The best power adapter for Bangladesh will be a Type G plug adapter which will allow you to use any 220 volt appliance or device. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Bangladesh?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Bangladesh is a small and cheap plastic adapter which permits a Bangladeshi power outlet to accept a different type of 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]

Do I need a plug adapter for Bangladesh?

This depends on the location you are travelling from and the shape of plug you want to use in Bangladesh.

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Does a power adapter change the voltage from a Bangladeshi power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Bangladeshi power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance you will also need a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

What does a power adapter for Bangladesh do?

A power adapter allows a visitor travelling from another location to use their own electronic and electrical devices in Bangladesh by adapting the shape of the power plug to fit the power outlet.

Where to buy a power adapter for Bangladesh in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Bangladesh in the UK

Bangladesh 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.

  1. Wikipedia - Bangladesh country Wiki page.
  2. Type G plug adapter - A Type G power adapter has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, costing £15-£20.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor