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

Power adapters for Uzbekistan

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 Uzbekistan. This page contains links to step by step instructions telling you exactly how to power your devices when going to Uzbekistan using their I or C type 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will discover power is different 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 Uzbekistan?

The best power adapter for Uzbekistan is a Type I power adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 220 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Uzbekistan?

What is a power adapter for an Uzbekistani power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter which permits an Uzbekistani 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 Uzbekistan?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Uzbekistani 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 Uzbekistan do?

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

Do I need a plug adapter for Uzbekistan?

If the power plug that you want to use is different to the type of Uzbekistani power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

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

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

Where to buy a power adapter for Uzbekistan in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Uzbekistan in Canada

Uzbekistan 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/Uzbekistan - Uzbekistan country page on wikipedia.org.
  2. Type I plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type I power outlets without converting voltage, under C$20.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor