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Power adapters for Bosnia

Complicated standards and plug types can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Bosnia. This page has links to step-by-step instructions showing exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when you are in Bosnia using the types F or C 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Power adapters differ from country to country so we suggest reading our Wiki Connections travel power adapters list where you'll find a full list of charging devices in different regions.

What is the best power adapter for Bosnia?

The best power adapter for Bosnia is a Type F plug adapter which is suitable for powering any 230 volt device or appliance. [2] [AD]

What is the best power adapter for Bosnia?

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 Bosnia.

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 Bosnian power outlet do?

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

Do I need a power adapter for Bosnia?

If the shape of the Bosnian power outlet isn't the same as the power outlet in your home country then you will need a power adapter.

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

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

Can I use a European plug in Bosnia?

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 Bosnian power outlet.

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

No, a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Bosnian 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 Bosnia.

Where to buy a power adapter for Bosnia in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Bosnia in Canada

Bosnia 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.

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  1. Wikipedia - Bosnia Wikipedia page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Schuko Type F plug adapters are earthed using two clips at the top and bottom with two rounded 4.8mm pins set 19mm apart, estimated price under C$20
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor