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

Power adapters for Guinea

Various combinations of voltages and plugs can often be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country, especially if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Guinea. This page contains links to useful instructions demonstrating exactly which power adapters you'll need to power your devices when you're travelling to Guinea by using their standard Type F, C or K 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Power sockets are different depending on which country you are visiting therefore please read the World power adapters page for a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Guinea?

The best power adapter for Guinea is a Type F power adapter [2] which allows you to use any 220 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Guinea?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug from a different region to easily slot into an electrical outlet in Guinea.

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

Can a power adapter convert the voltage from a Guinean power outlet?

No, a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Guinean power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. If you need to safely use a 100-120 volt appliance then you will also need to bring a step down power converter for Guinea.

Do I need a power adapter for Guinea?

It depends on the type of plug you wish to use in Guinea and the location you are travelling from.

Will I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Guinea from Canada?

Canadian plugs won't physically fit into a Guinean power outlet therefore you will need to bring a power adapter for Guinea, and as the voltage is different you will also need to bring a power converter for Guinea to prevent overheating or damage to your device or appliance if it isn't dual voltage.

What does a power adapter for a Guinean power outlet do?

A power adapter enables visitors travelling from a different country to use their electronic and electrical appliances and devices in Guinea by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Where to buy a power adapter for Guinea in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Guinea in Canada

Guinea 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. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea - Guinea Wikipedia page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, costs C$15-C$20.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor