Yemen adapters - What plug adapter do I need for Yemen?

Power adapters for Yemen

Various voltages and sockets can all be daunting when planning to visit a different country to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used in the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Yemen. This page contains links to simple instructions which shows which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you are in Yemen by using the standard types G, A or D Yemeni 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will discover that power sockets differ regionally so please read the World power adapters page for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Yemen?

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

What is the best power adapter for Yemen?

What is a power adapter for a Yemeni power outlet?

Power adapters are small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapters which permit a power outlet in Yemen to accept a power plug from a foreign region. [3]

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Yemen?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Yemeni power outlet and is unable to convert to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device then you will also need to bring a step down power converter.

Do I need a plug adapter for Yemen?

If the type of electric outlet in Yemen outlet in your home country then you will need a power adapter.

Will I need a plug adapter for Yemen if I'm visiting from Canada?

Canadian Type A or B outlets might not commonly be found in Yemen so it is advisable to bring a suitable power adapter for Yemen, however as the voltage is 230 volts you will definitely need to use a power converter for Yemen if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

What does a power adapter for Yemen do?

A power adapter allows a visitor travelling from another location to use their electrical devices in Yemen by altering the shape of the plug from one type to another.

Where to buy a power adapter for Yemen in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Yemen in Canada

Yemen 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 - Yemeni Wiki page.
  2. Type G plug adapter - A Type G power adapter has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor