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Power adapters for Liechtenstein

Complicated combinations of standards and voltages can all 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 common standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Liechtenstein. This page has links to step-by-step instructions showing you how to charge your devices when visiting Liechtenstein using the types J or C 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power will change regionally therefore we suggest reading the World power adapters page for a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Liechtenstein?

The best power adapter for Liechtenstein will be a Type J power adapter which will allow you to use any 230 volt appliance or device. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Liechtenstein?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Liechtenstein is a compact and lightweight plastic adapter which allows a Liechtenstein power outlet to accept a power plug from an appliance from a foreign country. [3]

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

Power adapters can only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Liechtenstein power outlet and can't convert to a higher voltage. If you wish to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device you will also need to bring a step down power converter along with the correct type of adapter.

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

A power adapter for a Liechtenstein power outlet allows a visitor travelling from a different location to use electronic devices in Liechtenstein simply by altering the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Do I need a power adapter for Liechtenstein?

If the shape of the wall outlet in Liechtenstein is different to 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 Liechtenstein from Canada?

A Canadian plug won't fit in a Liechtenstein power outlet so you will need to use a plug adapter for Liechtenstein, and as the voltage is much higher you will also need to use a power converter for Liechtenstein if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage which prevents damage or overheating.

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Do European plug adapters work in Liechtenstein?

As there are so many different types of power outlets in Europe there is a possibility that a power adapter that works in another location in Europe doesn't fit in a Liechtenstein power outlet.

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Where to buy a power adapter for Liechtenstein in Canada

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Where to buy a power adapter for Liechtenstein in Canada

Liechtenstein 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 - Liechtenstein Wikipedia page.
  2. Type J plug adapter - Swiss Type J plug adapters have three rounded pins placed in a flattened triangular pattern with the top pin acting as an earth, costing C$4-C$5.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor