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

Power adapters for Bangladesh

Complicated voltages and plug types can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Bangladesh. This page has links to instructions which shows exactly how to power your devices when travelling to Bangladesh by using their G, C, D or K type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You'll discover power adapters vary from region to region so please read the power adapters page for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Bangladesh?

The best power adapter for Bangladesh will be a Type G power adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 220 volt appliance or device.

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?

If the power plug that you want to use is different to the type of Bangladeshi power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

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. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh - Bangladesh country Wiki page.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage, estimated price £5-£10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor