European adapters - What power adapter do I need for Lithuania?

Power adapters for Lithuania

Various voltages and sockets can all cause confusion when planning on staying in another country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Lithuania. This page contains links to step-by-step instructions demonstrating exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when you're visiting Lithuania using their F or C type 230 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find that most power adapters will vary depending on which country you're taking a trip to therefore we suggest that you read our Wiki Connections world power adapters page for a complete list of powering devices in different destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Lithuania?

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

What is the best power adapter for Lithuania?

What is a power adapter for a Lithuanian power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter which permits a Lithuanian power outlet to accept a different shaped power plug from an appliance from another region.

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 Lithuania do?

A power adapter allows visitors from a different country to use electrical appliances in Lithuania simply by adapting the shape of the power plug from one shape to another.

Do I need a plug adapter for Lithuania?

If the power plug that you want to use is different to the type of Lithuanian power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

Do I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Lithuania from Canada?

If you are visiting from Canada then you will need to use a power adapter for Lithuania as Canadian plugs won't fit into a Lithuanian power outlet, and as the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Lithuania if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

Does a power adapter for Europe work in Lithuania?

As there are 8 different types of power outlets in Europe there is a chance that a plug adapter that works in another territory in Europe won't fit in a Lithuanian power outlet.

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Lithuania?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Lithuanian power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device you also need to bring a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Lithuania in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Lithuania in Canada

Lithuania 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/Lithuania - Lithuania country page on wikipedia.org.
  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