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

Power adapters for Luxembourg

Different combinations of standards and plugs can all be daunting when planning to stay in a foreign country if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Luxembourg. This page contains links to simple instructions which shows which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you're travelling to Luxembourg using their Type F or C Luxembourg 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. When travelling anywhere you'll find that most power adapters differ depending on which region you're taking a trip to therefore please read the WikiConnections global power adapters list where you'll find a complete list of powering devices in different destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Luxembourg?

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

What is the best power adapter for Luxembourg?

What is a power adapter for a Luxembourg power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter which permits a Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg do?

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

Do I need a plug adapter for Luxembourg?

If the type of Luxembourg power outlet isn't the same as the type of Luxembourg power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

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

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

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Does a power adapter for Europe work in Luxembourg?

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 Luxembourg power outlet.

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Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Luxembourg?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Luxembourg in Canada

Luxembourg 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 - Luxembourg country page on wikipedia.org.
  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, C$4-C$5.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor