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

Power adapters for Kyrgyzstan

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 Kyrgyzstan. This page has links to instructions which shows exactly how to power your devices when travelling to Kyrgyzstan by using their F or C 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 Kyrgyzstan?

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

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?

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

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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. Wikipedia - Kyrgyzstan country Wiki page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Schuko Type F plug adapters are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, £10-£15.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor