Adapters for Kuwait - What power adapter do I need for Kuwait?

Power adapters for Kuwait

Different voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning on travelling to a new country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Kuwait. This page has links to step-by-step instructions demonstrating which power adapters you'll need to power your devices when visiting Kuwait using their standard types G or C 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find power sockets differ depending on which region you are travelling to therefore we suggest reading the World power adapters page for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Kuwait?

The best power adapter for Kuwait is a Type G power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 240 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Kuwait?

What is a power adapter for a Kuwaiti power outlet?

Power adapters are small and lightweight plastic adapters which permit a Kuwaiti power outlet to accept a power plug from a different country.

Will a power adapter change the voltage from a Kuwaiti power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 240 volt Kuwaiti power outlet and can't convert to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt device then you also need a step down power converter for Kuwait.

Do I need a plug adapter in Kuwait?

If the shape of the Kuwaiti power outlet is different to the power plug that you are using then you will need a power adapter.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter enables a visitor from a different location to use their electrical devices in Kuwait simply by changing the shape of the plug.

Where to buy a power adapter for Kuwait in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Kuwait in the UK

Kuwait 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/Kuwait - wikipedia.org entry about Kuwait.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage, priced £5-£10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor