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

Power adapters for Suriname

Complicated combinations of standards and plugs can all cause confusion when planning to visit a different country especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Suriname. This page has links to instructions showing you exactly how to charge your devices when you're visiting Suriname using the standard types F or C Surinamese 127 volt 60Hz power outlets. You'll discover power will change depending on which area you are visiting so we recommend reading the power adapters page for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Suriname?

The best power adapter for Suriname is a Type F power adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 127 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Suriname?

What is a power adapter for a Surinamese 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 Suriname.

What does a power adapter do?

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

Do I need a plug adapter in Suriname?

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

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Suriname?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 127 volt Surinamese power outlet and can't convert the power to a different voltage. If you wish to safely use any 220-240 volt device you also need to bring a step up power converter for Suriname.

Where to buy a power adapter for Suriname in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Suriname in the UK

Suriname 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/Suriname - Suriname Wikipedia web page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, priced at £10-£15.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor