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

Power adapters for Paraguay

Varying different voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to stay in 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 Paraguay. This page contains links to step by step instructions demonstrating which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when visiting Paraguay by using a 220 volt 50Hz C Type wall outlet, with the Paraguayans using a Europlug for wall outlets. You'll discover that power changes depending on which country you are travelling to so we suggest reading the power adapters page for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Paraguay?

The best power adapter for Paraguay will be a Type C power adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 220 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Paraguay?

What is a power adapter for a Paraguayan 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 Paraguay.

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

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Paraguayan power outlet and can't convert to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100-120 volt appliance you also need to bring a more expensive step down power converter for Paraguay.

Do I need a plug adapter in Paraguay?

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

What does a power adapter do?

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

Where to buy a power adapter for Paraguay in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Paraguay in the UK

Paraguay 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. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paraguay - Paraguay Wikipedia web page.
  2. Type C plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type C power outlets without converting voltage, around £10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor