European power adapters - What adapter do I need for Azerbaijan?

Power adapters for Azerbaijan

Varying complicated combinations of voltages and plugs can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Azerbaijan. This page has links to step by step instructions showing you how to supply power to your devices when you are in Azerbaijan by using their standard Type F or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power adapters will vary regionally therefore we recommend that you read our Wiki Connections world power adapters list for a complete list showing charging devices in different regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Azerbaijan?

The best power adapter for Azerbaijan is a Type F plug adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 230 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Azerbaijan?

What is a power adapter for an Azerbaijani power outlet?

A power adapter for Azerbaijan is a small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug from another country to fit into an Azerbaijani 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 for an Azerbaijani power outlet do?

A power adapter for Azerbaijan allows a visitor from a different location to use electrical appliances in Azerbaijan by changing the shape of the plug to fit the power socket.

Do I need a power adapter in Azerbaijan?

This will depend on which location you are travelling from and the type of plug you are attempting to use in Azerbaijan.

Do European plugs work in Azerbaijan?

There is a possibility that a power adapter that works in another territory in Europe doesn't fit in an Azerbaijani power outlet because there are so many different types of power outlets in Europe.

Does a power adapter change the voltage in Azerbaijan?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Azerbaijani power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device you also need to bring a step down power converter for Azerbaijan along with the right power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Azerbaijan in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Azerbaijan in the UK

Azerbaijan 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/Azerbaijan - Azerbaijani Wikipedia page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, priced at £10-£15.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor