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

Power adapters for Guyana

Varying complicated voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Guyana. This page has links to simple instructions telling you exactly how to supply power to your devices when you're travelling to Guyana using the standard types G, A, B or D 220 volt 60Hz power outlets. Power adapters change depending on which area you're taking a trip to therefore please read our Wiki Connections travel power adapters list for a full list of powering devices in different countries.

What is the best power adapter for Guyana?

The best power adapter for Guyana will be a Type G plug adapter which will allow you to use any 220 volt appliance or device. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Guyana?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are small and lightweight plastic adapters that allow a Guyanese 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 Guyana enables a visitor from a different country to use their own electronic appliances and devices in Guyana by altering the shape of the plug to fit the power outlet.

Do I need a plug adapter in Guyana?

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

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Does a power adapter change the voltage from a Guyanese power outlet?

No - a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Guyanese power outlet and is unable to convert to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance you also need to bring a more expensive step down power converter for Guyana.

Where to buy a power adapter for Guyana in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Guyana in the UK

Guyana 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 - Guyana 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, around £15.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor