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Power adapters for Liechtenstein

Different standards and plug types can often be confusing when planning on staying in another country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Liechtenstein. This page contains links to instructions demonstrating how to charge your devices when you are in Liechtenstein by using their standard J or C type Liechtenstein 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. Power adapters change from region to region therefore please read the Wikiconnections global power adapters list where you'll find a full list of charging devices in different regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Liechtenstein?

The best power adapter for Liechtenstein will be a Type J power adapter [2] which allows you to use any 230 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Liechtenstein?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Liechtenstein is a compact and lightweight plastic adapter which allows a Liechtenstein power outlet to accept a power plug from an appliance from a foreign country.

Can a power adapter convert the voltage from a Liechtenstein power outlet?

Power adapters can only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Liechtenstein power outlet and can't convert to a higher voltage. If you wish to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device you will also need to bring a step down power converter along with the correct type of adapter.

What does a power adapter for a Liechtenstein power outlet do?

A power adapter for a Liechtenstein power outlet allows a visitor travelling from a different location to use electronic devices in Liechtenstein simply by altering the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Do I need a power adapter for Liechtenstein?

This will depend on the shape of plug you are attempting to use in Liechtenstein and the location you are travelling from.

Do European plug adapters work in Liechtenstein?

As there are so many different types of power outlets in Europe there is a possibility that a power adapter that works in another location in Europe doesn't fit in a Liechtenstein power outlet.

Where to buy a power adapter for Liechtenstein in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Liechtenstein in the UK

Liechtenstein 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/Liechtenstein - Liechtenstein Wikipedia page.
  2. Type J plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type J power outlets without converting voltage, estimated cost £5-£10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor