Power adapter for Guam - What plug adapter do I need for Guam?

Power adapters for Guam

Different combinations of standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Guam. This page contains links to step by step instructions demonstrating exactly which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you're travelling to Guam using the standard types B or A Guamanian 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets. You'll discover most power adapters will vary from region to region so please read our Wikiconnections world power adapters list where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Guam?

The best power adapter for Guam is a Type B power adapter which will allow you to use any 110 volt device or appliance. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Guam?
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What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Guam is a small and cheap plastic adapter which permits a Guamanian 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 Guam?

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

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What does a power adapter for Guam do?

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

Can a power adapter change the voltage from a Guamanian power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 110 volt Guamanian power outlet and is unable to convert to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use any 220-240 volt device you also need to bring a more expensive step up power converter for Guam.

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Where to buy a power adapter for Guam in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Guam in the UK

Guam 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 - Guam country Wiki page.
  2. Type B plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type B power outlets without converting voltage, £5-£10.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor -