Power adapters for Europe - What plug adapter do I need for Belarus?

Power adapters for Belarus

Various combinations of voltages and sockets can often be daunting when planning to stay in a new country, especially if you've never been there before. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Belarus. This page contains links to simple instructions which shows exactly which power adapters you'll need to power your devices when you're in Belarus by using the types F or C 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets. You will discover power adapters change from country to country therefore we suggest reading the power adapters page for a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Belarus?

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

What is the best power adapter for Belarus?

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 Belarus.

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

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

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

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

No, a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Belarus 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 Belarus.

Do I need a power adapter for Belarus?

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

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

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

Can I use a European plug in Belarus?

As there are 8 different power outlet types used throughout Europe there is a chance that a power adapter that works in another territory in Europe doesn't fit in a Belarus power outlet.

Where to buy a power adapter for Belarus in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Belarus in Canada

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