Adapters for Nicaragua - What adapter do I need for Nicaragua?

Power adapters for Nicaragua

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Nicaragua. This page contains links to step by step instructions telling you which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you are in Nicaragua by using the B or A type 120 volt 60Hz plug outlets. Most power adapters will vary regionally so we suggest that you read the Wiki Connections global power adapters guide where you'll find a full list showing charging devices in different destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Nicaragua?

The best power adapter for Nicaragua is a Type B plug adapter which allows you to use any 120 volt device or appliance. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Nicaragua?

What is a power adapter for a Nicaraguan power outlet?

Power adapters are compact and cheap plastic adapters that allow a different type of power plug from a foreign region to easily fit into a power socket in Nicaragua. [3]

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Nicaragua?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 120 volt Nicaraguan power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 220, 230 or 240 volt device then you will also need to bring a more expensive step up power converter for Nicaragua along with the correct type of power adapter.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Nicaragua enables visitors from a different location to use their electronic appliances in Nicaragua by altering the shape of the power plug.

Do I need a plug adapter in Nicaragua?

It will depend on where you are travelling from and the type of plug you wish to use in Nicaragua.

Where to buy a power adapter for Nicaragua in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Nicaragua in the UK

Nicaragua 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 - Nicaragua Wikipedia web page.
  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, £5-£10.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor