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

Power adapters for Venezuela

Different voltages and standards can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country 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 Venezuela. This page contains links to step-by-step instructions which shows which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when staying in Venezuela by using their B or A type Venezuelan 120 volt 60Hz wall outlets. You will discover most power adapters are different from country to country therefore please read our Wikiconnections travel power adapters guide for a full list showing powering devices in different regions.

What is the best power adapter for Venezuela?

The best power adapter for Venezuela is a Type B plug adapter [2] which allows you to use any 120 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Venezuela?

What is a power adapter for a Venezuelan 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 Venezuela.

What does a power adapter do?

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

Do I need a plug adapter in Venezuela?

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

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Venezuela?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 120 volt Venezuelan 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 Venezuela along with the correct type of power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Venezuela in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Venezuela in the UK

Venezuela 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/Venezuela - Venezuela Wikipedia web page.
  2. Type B plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type B power outlets without converting voltage, £5-£10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor