Adapters for Micronesia - What plug adapter do I need for Micronesia?

Power adapters for Micronesia

Various frequencies and standards can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveller. 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 charge your device in Micronesia. This page has links to simple instructions telling you exactly which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when going to Micronesia by using the B or A type Micronesian 120 volt 60Hz wall outlets. Most power adapters are different regionally so please read our Wikiconnections global power adapters page where you'll find a complete list showing destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Micronesia?

The best power adapter for Micronesia will be a Type B plug adapter which is suitable for powering any 120 volt appliance or device. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Micronesia?
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What is a power adapter for a Micronesian power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different shaped power plug on an appliance from another region to fit into a power socket in Micronesia.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor[3]

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter allows visitors travelling from another country to use electrical appliances and devices in Micronesia simply by altering the shape of the plug.

Do I need a plug adapter in Micronesia?

If the power outlet in your home country isn't the same as the shape of the Micronesian power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

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Will a power adapter convert the voltage from a Micronesian power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 120 volt Micronesian power outlet and doesn't convert to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use a 220, 230 or 240 volt device then you will also need to bring a step up power converter for Micronesia.

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Where to buy a power adapter for Micronesia in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Micronesia in the UK

Micronesia 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 - wikipedia web page about Micronesia.
  2. Type B plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type B power outlets without converting voltage, costing £5-£10.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor -