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

Power adapters for Turkmenistan

Various standards and sockets can all be daunting when planning on staying in a foreign country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Turkmenistan. This page contains links to step by step instructions which shows how to power your devices when you're in Turkmenistan using the standard C, B or F type 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power adapters will vary depending on which country you travelling to therefore we recommend reading the Wiki Connections global power adapters page where you'll find a full list showing powering devices in different countries.

What is the best power adapter for Turkmenistan?

The best power adapter for Turkmenistan will be a Type C power adapter which is suitable for powering any 220 volt device or appliance. [2] [AD]

What is the best power adapter for Turkmenistan?

What is a power adapter for a Turkmen power outlet?

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

What does a power adapter do?

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

Do I need a plug adapter in Turkmenistan?

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

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

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

Where to buy a power adapter for Turkmenistan in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Turkmenistan in the UK

Turkmenistan 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.

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  1. Wikipedia - entry about Turkmenistan.
  2. Type C plug adapter - European Europlug Type C plug adapters are unearthed and comprise of two 4mm rounded pins placed 19mm apart, priced at around £5
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor