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

Power adapters for Kyrgyzstan

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Kyrgyzstan. This page contains links to simple instructions which shows which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices in Kyrgyzstan by using the standard Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll find that most power adapters are different regionally so we recommend that you read our Wiki Connections travel power adapters guide where you'll find a full list showing countries.

What is the best power adapter for Kyrgyzstan?

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

What is the best power adapter for Kyrgyzstan?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Kyrgyzstan is a small and cheap plastic adapter which permits a Kyrgyzstani 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].

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

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Kyrgyzstani 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.

Do I need a plug adapter for Kyrgyzstan?

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

What does a power adapter for Kyrgyzstan do?

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

Where to buy a power adapter for Kyrgyzstan in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Kyrgyzstan in the UK

Kyrgyzstan 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/Kyrgyzstan - Kyrgyzstan country Wiki page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, £10-£15.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor