Uzbekistan adapters - What power adapter do I need for Uzbekistan?

Power adapters for Uzbekistan

Differing standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Uzbekistan. This page has links to step-by-step instructions demonstrating exactly how to power your devices when staying in Uzbekistan by using the standard Type I or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll find power adapters vary depending on which country you are visiting therefore we recommend reading the power adapters page for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Uzbekistan?

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

What is the best power adapter for Uzbekistan?

What is a power adapter for an Uzbekistani power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter which permits an Uzbekistani power outlet to accept a different shaped 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].

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Uzbekistan?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Uzbekistani power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device you also need to bring a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

What does a power adapter for Uzbekistan do?

A power adapter allows visitors from a different country to use electrical appliances in Uzbekistan simply by adapting the shape of the power plug from one shape to another.

Do I need a plug adapter for Uzbekistan?

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

Where to buy a power adapter for Uzbekistan in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Uzbekistan in the UK

Uzbekistan 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/Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan country page on wikipedia.org.
  2. Type I plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type I power outlets without converting voltage, costing £5-£10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor