Adapter for Brunei - What plug adapter do I need for Brunei?

Power adapters for Brunei

Various combinations of voltages and sockets can often be daunting when planning to visit a new country, especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Brunei. This page has links to step by step instructions which shows exactly how to supply power to your devices when staying in Brunei using the 240 volt 50Hz G Type Bruneian power outlet, with the Bruneians using 13 amp plugs for power outlets. You'll discover power sockets vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the list of World power adapters for a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Brunei?

The best power adapter for Brunei will be a Type G power adapter which allows you to use any 240 volt appliance or device. [2] [AD]

What is the best power adapter for Brunei?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are compact and lightweight plastic adapters which allow a Bruneian power outlet to accept a power plug from an appliance from a foreign country.

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

Do I need a power adapter for Brunei?

It will depend on where you are travelling from and the shape of plug you are using.

Does a power adapter change the voltage in Brunei?

Power adapters can only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 240 volt Bruneian power outlet and can't convert to a different voltage. Should you wish to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device then you also need to bring a more expensive step down power converter for Brunei.

What does a power adapter for a Bruneian power outlet do?

A power adapter enables visitors from another country to use their electronic and electrical appliances in Brunei simply by altering the shape of the power plug to fit the power socket.

Where to buy a power adapter for Brunei in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Brunei in the UK

Brunei 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 - Brunei Wikipedia 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.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor