Adapters for Europe - What adapter do I need for Albania?

Power adapters for Albania

Differing combinations of standards and voltages can often be daunting when planning on travelling to another country, especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Albania. This page contains links to step by step instructions telling you exactly which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you're travelling to Albania using their standard types F or C Albanian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power adapters will vary depending on which region you're taking a trip to so please read our Wikiconnections world power adapters list where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Albania?

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

What is the best power adapter for Albania?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Albania is a small and cheap plastic adapter which permits an Albanian power outlet to accept a different type of 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 Albania do?

A power adapter allows a visitor travelling from another location to use their own electronic and electrical devices in Albania by adapting the shape of the power plug to fit the power outlet.

Do I need a plug adapter for Albania?

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

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

If you are travelling from Canada you will need to bring a plug adapter for Albania because Canadian plugs won't fit into an Albanian power outlet, and as the voltage is different you will also need to bring a power converter for Albania to prevent damage or overheating to your device or appliance if it isn't dual voltage.

Can you use a European plug adapter in Albania?

There is a chance that a plug adapter that works in another location in Europe doesn't work in Albania because there are eight different types of power outlets in Europe.

Does a power adapter change the voltage from an Albanian power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Albanian power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance you will also need a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Albania in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Albania in Canada

Albania 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/Albania - Albania country Wiki page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, C$15-C$20.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor