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

Power adapters for Honduras

If you are packing for a holiday it can often be helpful to know if you'll be able to charge any vital gadgets such as cell phones or laptop computers when you get there. But, by not knowing which power socket is being used in Honduras you are likely to bring the wrong power charger, leaving you needing to buy or borrow a suitable power adaptor on arrival that might not be compatible. Various standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Honduras. This page contains links to step-by-step instructions which shows which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when staying in Honduras by using their B or A type 110 volt 60Hz wall outlets, a majority of Catrachos will typically use the Type B sockets in their power outlets. Power is different depending on which area you are in so please read the power adapters page for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Honduras?

The best power adapter for Honduras is a Type B plug adapter which allows you to use any 110 volt device or appliance. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Honduras?

What is a power adapter?

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

Do I need a plug adapter in Honduras?

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

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Honduras?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 110 volt Honduran 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.

What does a power adapter do?

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

Where to buy a power adapter in Honduras

Arriving at an airport

Where to buy a power adapter in Honduras

On arrival power adapters could be found in local electrical high street shops and drug stores, but always check the build quality first as safety standards might be different in a foreign country as this is important when dealing with electrical goods. Keep in mind that a shopping trip searching for power adapters in an unknown location might be impractical, especially as this needs to happen quickly before batteries run out.

Hotel receptions could have a power adapter for sale, hire or as a complimentary extra for guests; however, availability is normally limited and a hotel might not have the exact type required for your country. If in doubt, call ahead to the hotel first and request a reservation as it is unlikely that an adapter will be found in your room on arrival.

Where to buy a power adapter for Honduras in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Honduras in the UK

Honduras 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 - Honduras entry on wikipedia.org.
  2. Type B plug adapter - US and Japanese 3 pinned Type B plug adapters have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades containing holes in each blade, costing £5-£10.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor