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Power adapters for Kosovo

Varying different standards and voltages can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Kosovo. This page has links to useful instructions demonstrating how to supply power to your devices when visiting Kosovo using their standard F or C type Kosovan 230 volt 50Hz power outlets. You will discover that power sockets will change depending on which country you are travelling to so please read the power adapters for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Kosovo?

The best power adapter for Kosovo will be a Type F power adapter which allows you to use any 230 volt appliance or device. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Kosovo?

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 Kosovo.

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

Do I need a power adapter for Kosovo?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Can I use a European plug in Kosovo?

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 Kosovan power outlet.

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Where to buy a power adapter for Kosovo in Canada

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Where to buy a power adapter for Kosovo in Canada

Kosovo 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 - Kosovo 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, under C$5.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor