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

Power adapters for Myanmar

Varying different standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country to the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Myanmar. This page has links to simple instructions telling you exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when staying in Myanmar using their standard types G, C, D or F 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will discover power sockets will vary depending on which country you are in therefore we suggest reading the power adapters list for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Myanmar?

The best power adapter for Myanmar is a Type G plug adapter which will allow you to use any 230 volt appliance or device. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Myanmar?

What is a power adapter for a Myanmar power outlet?

Power adapters are small and lightweight plastic adapters which permit a Myanmar power outlet to accept a power plug from a different country. [3]

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

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Myanmar 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 Myanmar.

Do I need a plug adapter in Myanmar?

If the shape of the Myanmar power outlet isn't the same as the type of plug outlet in Myanmar then you will need a power adapter.

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What does a power adapter do?

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

Where to buy a power adapter for Myanmar in the UK

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Where to buy a power adapter for Myanmar in the UK

Myanmar 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 - wikipedia.org entry about Myanmar.
  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, £15-£20.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor