European power adapters - What plug adapter do I need for Georgia?

Power adapters for Georgia

Varying different combinations of standards and voltages can often be daunting 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 being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Georgia. This page has links to step by step instructions demonstrating which power adapters you'll need to power your devices when you are in Georgia using the standard Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power adapters differ regionally therefore please read the power adapters for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Georgia?

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

What is the best power adapter for Georgia?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a compact and cheap plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug on an appliance from a foreign region to correctly fit into a Georgian power outlet.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor [3].

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter enables a visitor from a different location to use their own electronic and electrical appliances in Georgia simply by adapting the shape of the plug.

Do I need a power adapter in Georgia?

This will depend on where you are travelling from and the shape of plug you are using.

Do European plugs work in Georgia?

There is a chance that a power adapter that works in another country in Europe won't fit in a Georgian power outlet because there are eight different types of power outlets in Europe.

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Georgia?

Power adapters can only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Georgian power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. If you wish to safely use any 100-120 volt appliance then you will also need to bring a step down power converter for Georgia along with the correct power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Georgia in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Georgia in the UK

Georgia 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/Georgia_(country) - wikipedia.org entry about Georgia.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, estimated cost £10-£15.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor