Belize power adapters - What power adapter do I need for Belize?

Power adapters for Belize

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Belize. This page has links to useful instructions showing you exactly how to charge your devices when you're visiting Belize using their standard types G, A or B Belizean 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets. Most power adapters will change depending on which area you visiting therefore please read our Wikiconnections travel power adapters guide for a full list showing powering devices in different regions.

What is the best power adapter for Belize?

The best power adapter for Belize will be a Type G power adapter which is suitable for powering any 110 volt appliance or device. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Belize?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are small and lightweight plastic adapters that allow a Belizean power outlet to accept a different type of power plug from a foreign region. [3]

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Belize enables a visitor from a different country to use their own electronic appliances and devices in Belize by altering the shape of the plug to fit the power outlet.

Do I need a plug adapter in Belize?

If the shape of the plug outlet in Belize is different to the shape of the Belizean power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Belize?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 110 volt Belizean power outlet and can't convert to a different voltage. If you wish to safely use any 220-240 volt device you also need to bring a step up power converter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Belize in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Belize in the UK

Belize 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. Wikipedia - Belize entry on wikipedia.org.
  2. Type G plug adapter - A Type G power adapter has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, priced under £10.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor