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Power adapters for Armenia

Various voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Armenia. This page has links to step-by-step instructions telling you exactly how to charge your devices when you're visiting Armenia using their Type F or C Armenian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets will vary from country to country therefore please read the power adapters page for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Armenia?

The best power adapter for Armenia is a Type F plug adapter [2] which allows you to use any 230 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Armenia?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Armenia is a small and cheap plastic adapter which permits an Armenian power outlet to accept a different type of 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].

Do I need a plug adapter for Armenia?

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

Does a power adapter change the voltage from an Armenian power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Armenian power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance you will also need a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

Can you use a European plug adapter in Armenia?

There is a chance that a plug adapter that works in another location in Europe doesn't work in Armenia because there are eight different types of power outlets in Europe.

What does a power adapter for Armenia do?

A power adapter allows a visitor travelling from another location to use their own electronic and electrical devices in Armenia by adapting the shape of the power plug to fit the power outlet.

Where to buy a power adapter for Armenia in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Armenia in the UK

Armenia 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/Armenia - Armenia country Wiki page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, estimated cost around £10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor