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

Power adapters for Suriname

Varying complicated voltages and plug types can often be confusing when planning on travelling to another country especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Suriname. This page contains links to step by step instructions showing you which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when travelling to Suriname by using the F or C type 127 volt 60Hz wall outlets. You will discover power adapters differ from country to country therefore please read the Wikiconnections travel power adapters guide for a full list showing powering devices in different regions.

What is the best power adapter for Suriname?

The best power adapter for Suriname is a Type F power adapter [2] which will allow you to use 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?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 127 volt Surinamese power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 220, 230 or 240 volt device then you will also need to bring a more expensive step up power converter for Suriname along with the correct type of power adapter.

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, £10-£15.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor