Adapters for Myanmar - What power adapter do I need for Myanmar?

Power adapters for Myanmar

Varying different standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to travel to another country to the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Myanmar. This page has links to simple instructions telling you exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when staying in Myanmar using their standard types G, C, D or F 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will discover power sockets will vary depending on which country you are in therefore we suggest reading the power adapters list for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Myanmar?

The best power adapter for Myanmar is a Type G plug adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 230 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Myanmar?

What is a power adapter for a Myanmar power outlet?

Power adapters are small and lightweight plastic adapters which permit a Myanmar power outlet to accept a power plug from a different country.

Will a power adapter change the voltage from a Myanmar power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Myanmar power outlet and can't convert to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt device then you also need a step down power converter for Myanmar.

Do I need a plug adapter in Myanmar?

If the shape of the Myanmar power outlet is different to the power plug that you are using then you will need a power adapter.

Do I need a plug adapter if I'm visiting Myanmar from Canada?

A Canadian plug won't physically fit into a Myanmar power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for Myanmar, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Myanmar if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage to prevent damage or overheating.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter enables a visitor from a different location to use their electrical devices in Myanmar simply by changing the shape of the plug.

Where to buy a power adapter for Myanmar in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Myanmar in Canada

Myanmar 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/Myanmar - wikipedia.org entry about Myanmar.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage, C$10-C$15.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor