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Power adapters for Anguilla

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to visit 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 Anguilla. This page contains links to step by step instructions demonstrating which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices in Anguilla by using the 110 volt 60Hz A Type plug outlet, with the Anguillans using a NEMA 1-15 ungrounded plug for power outlets. You'll find power is different depending on which area you are travelling to therefore please read the World power adapters page for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Anguilla?

The best power adapter for Anguilla will be a Type A power adapter which is suitable for powering any 110 volt appliance or device. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Anguilla?

What is a power adapter for an Anguillan 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 Anguilla. [3]

What does a power adapter do?

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

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Anguilla?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 110 volt Anguillan 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 Anguilla along with the correct type of power adapter.

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Do I need a plug adapter in Anguilla?

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

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Where to buy a power adapter for Anguilla in the UK

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Anguilla in the UK

Anguilla 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 - Anguilla Wikipedia web page.
  2. Type A plug adapter - There are 2 parallel rectangular flat blades on an unearthed Type A plug adapter with small holes in each blade, estimated price £3-£4.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor