Djibouti adapters - What power adapter do I need for Djibouti?

Power adapters for Djibouti

Various frequencies and standards can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country, especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Djibouti. This page contains links to step by step instructions telling you exactly how to power your devices when going to Djibouti by using their E or C type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will discover power will differ depending on which area you are travelling to therefore we suggest reading the power adapters for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Djibouti?

The best power adapter for Djibouti is a Type E power adapter which will allow you to use any 220 volt device or appliance. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Djibouti?

What is a power adapter for a Djiboutian power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter which permits a Djiboutian power outlet to accept a different shaped power plug from an appliance from another region.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor[3]

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Djibouti?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Djiboutian power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device you also need to bring a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

What does a power adapter for Djibouti do?

A power adapter allows visitors from a different country to use electrical appliances in Djibouti simply by adapting the shape of the power plug from one shape to another.

Do I need a plug adapter for Djibouti?

If the type of Djiboutian power outlet isn't the same as the type of Djiboutian power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

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Do I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Djibouti from Canada?

If you are visiting from Canada then you will need to use a power adapter for Djibouti as Canadian plugs won't fit into a Djiboutian power outlet, and as the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Djibouti if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

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Where to buy a power adapter for Djibouti in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Djibouti in Canada

Djibouti to Canadian power adapters will most likely be available in most major Canadian International airports 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 Relay, The Source or 6&Sundry, but expect to pay more than regular prices. Airports will be your last chance to buy a power adapter before departure, always check the returns policy to ensure you can easily exchange or refund a faulty or unsuitable product in an airside shop.

It will be more convenient and cheaper to buy the correct power adapter in advance of your trip. Best Buy, Costco, Home Depot and other high street electrical stores normally sell a limited range of travel adapters to popular locations however for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online.

  1. Wikipedia - Djibouti country page on wikipedia.org.
  2. Type E plug adapter - There are two 4.8mm pins on the Type E plug adapter which are placed 19mm apart and includes a hole in the top for an earthing pin, estimated price under C$5.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor