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Power adapters for Georgia

Complicated combinations of frequencies and standards can often cause confusion when planning to visit another country, especially to the first time traveller. However this isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Georgia. This page has links to useful instructions telling you exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when staying in Georgia using their standard types F or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power adapters differ depending on which region you in therefore we recommend reading the Wiki Connections world power adapters page where you'll find a full list showing powering devices in different regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Georgia?

The best power adapter for Georgia will be a Type F power adapter which will allow you to use any 220 volt device or appliance. [2] [AD]

What is the best power adapter for Georgia?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a compact and cheap plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug on an appliance from a foreign region to correctly fit into a Georgian power outlet.

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

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter enables a visitor from a different location to use their own electronic and electrical appliances in Georgia simply by adapting the shape of the plug.

Do I need a power adapter in Georgia?

This will depend on where you are travelling from and the shape of plug you are using.

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

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

Do European plugs work in Georgia?

There is a chance that a power adapter that works in another country in Europe won't fit in a Georgian power outlet because there are eight different types of power outlets in Europe.

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Georgia?

Power adapters can only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Georgian power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. If you wish to safely use any 100-120 volt appliance then you will also need to bring a step down power converter for Georgia along with the correct power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Georgia in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Georgia in Canada

Georgia 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 - entry about Georgia.
  2. Type F plug adapter - A versatile Type F adapter, also known as Schuko, compatible with Europlugs and CEE 7/17 plugs. Ideal for use in countries using the Germany outlet type like Peru, Chile, and Uruguay..
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor