Adapters for Europe - What kind of adapter do I need for Montenegro?

Power adapters for Montenegro

Various combinations of standards and sockets can all be confusing when planning to stay in another country to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Montenegro. This page has links to step by step instructions demonstrating which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when staying in Montenegro by using their Type F or C Montenegrin 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will discover that power sockets will vary depending on which country you are in therefore we suggest reading the power adapters page for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Montenegro?

The best power adapter for Montenegro is a Type F power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 230 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Montenegro?

What is a power adapter for a Montenegrin power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different shaped power plug on an appliance from another region to fit into a power socket in Montenegro.

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 allows visitors travelling from another country to use electrical appliances and devices in Montenegro simply by altering the shape of the plug.

Do I need a plug adapter in Montenegro?

If the power outlet in your home country isn't the same as the shape of the Montenegrin power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

Can you use a European power adapter in Montenegro?

There is a chance that a power adapter that works in another country in Europe won't fit in a Montenegrin power outlet because there are 8 different types of power outlets used throughout Europe.

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

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Montenegrin power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. If you wish to safely use a 100-120 volt device you also need to bring a step down power converter for Montenegro along with the correct power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Montenegro in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Montenegro in the UK

Montenegro 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/Montenegro - wikipedia web page about Montenegro.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, under £5.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor