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Power adapters for Anguilla

Various standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on visiting a different country especially for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Anguilla. This page has links to instructions which shows exactly how to power your devices when you are travelling to Anguilla using their standard 110 volt 60Hz Type A Anguillan plug outlet, the Anguillans will use NEMA 1-15 ungrounded plugs for power outlets. Most power adapters will vary regionally therefore we suggest that you read the Wiki Connections global power adapters guide where you'll find a full list showing charging devices in different destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Anguilla?

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

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.

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?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 110 volt Anguillan 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 Anguilla.

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.

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. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anguilla - Anguilla Wikipedia web page.
  2. Type A plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type A power outlets without converting voltage, costs £4-£5.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor