Syria adapters - What plug adapter do I need for Syria?

Power adapters for Syria

Various voltages and sockets can all be confusing 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 in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Syria. This page has links to instructions showing which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when visiting Syria by using the standard Type E, C or L 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power sockets will vary regionally so we recommend reading the power adapters list for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Syria?

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

What is the best power adapter for Syria?

What is a power adapter for a Syrian power outlet?

Power adapters are small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapters which permit a power outlet in Syria to accept a power plug from a foreign region. [3]

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Syria?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Syrian power outlet and is unable to convert to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device then you will also need to bring a step down power converter.

Do I need a plug adapter for Syria?

If the type of electric outlet in Syria outlet in your home country then you will need a power adapter.

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What does a power adapter for Syria do?

A power adapter allows a visitor travelling from another location to use their electrical devices in Syria by altering the shape of the plug from one type to another.

Where to buy a power adapter for Syria in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Syria in the UK

Syria 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 - Syrian Wiki page.
  2. Type E plug adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on the Type E plug adapter which are placed 19mm apart and includes a hole in the top for an earthing pin, £4-£5.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor