Charging the iPhone from a power outlet in Saint Lucia

A page showing how to charge your iPhone with a St Lucian power outlet using a 30-pin Apple cable with a Type G USB charger.

St Lucian power outlet

Different voltages and region codes can all lead to confusion when planning to travel to a new country, especially to the first time traveller. If travelling to Saint Lucia this page has useful instructions showing charging the iPhone by using a 240 volt 50Hz Type G wall outlet, the St Lucians will use a 13 amp plug for power outlets. When travelling to Saint Lucia from a different country please check the iPhone can accept a 240v supply. If it originated in a country which uses a lower voltage (for example 110v) ensure that your iPhone is dual-voltage (marked with 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional converter to prevent the device from overheating during charging.

This page details the iPhone first generation, the original iPhone is missing some features which have since been introduced to more recent iPhones. Visit the Apple category page for the full range of Apple iPhones. These instructions assume you are running Apple iOS 3 or greater on the iPhone.

Charging the iPhone in Saint Lucia

Can the iPhone be used in Saint Lucia?

Yes, you can connect the iPhone to a St Lucian power outlet.

What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone in Saint Lucia?

When travelling with more than just your iPhone the best international travel adapter for Saint Lucia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes swappable plugs such as a 4 port USB travel charger. As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 to 240 volts will mean you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the heads. If your iPhone supports Fast Charge (please note not all USB devices can) then you'll benefit from faster charging times by using one of these types of travel chargers, plus additional support for more power hungry devices.

Unlike other adapters having a four port adapter will allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to buy individual power adapters for your St Lucian trip. By only bringing a single international travel charger will keep the overall weight down, making it ideal to fold up and store in hand baggage and convenient for charging your iPhone at the airport or on your flight. Due to their space saving versatility these types of chargers can be used when back at home so when you're not travelling they can sit under your bedside table charging multiple phones, tablets and e-readers with just a single power outlet.

For those travelling to different destinations we recommend buying this type of versatile power adapter online; the travel charger illustrated here is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger which has been tested successfully with multiple USB devices in numerous foreign countries with good reliably.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Lucia

The 4 port USB travel charger is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, however for visitors also wishing to use their domestic plugs these power converters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All 3 power strips offer surge protection which can be crucial when visiting regions with unreliable or unstable power grids. These power converters come with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel adaptor has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the most popular portable power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Saint Lucia using 3 pin type B plug sockets.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Also having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers originating from the US using type B plugs. This gives almost the same functionality as the BESTEK with only one less AC outlet at almost half price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has 2 AC outlets but offers 5 USB charging ports. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, D,E/F, G, H, I, L and N making it ideal for most travellers from around the world visiting Saint Lucia. [6] [AD]
What is the best travel adapter for the iPhone in Saint Lucia?

Charging the iPhone from a St Lucian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

A page showing how to charge your iPhone with a St Lucian power outlet using a 30-pin Apple cable with a Type G USB charger.

  1. If you want to power the iPhone using the St Lucian power outlet you will need to use a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple 30 pin cable [5], this USB cable is normally already included with the device by Apple.
  2. Start by taking the Type G USB power adapter and plugging it in the wall supply. The power outlet, technically called the Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by the 3 vertical rectangular slots with plastic shutters in a triangular shape.
  3. Then connect one end of the USB cable into the bottom of the USB power adapter and the other end into the dock connector on the iPhone. The iPhone dock connector is found at bottom of the iPhone.
  4. Turn on the St Lucian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of your cell will display a charge icon to indicate that the iPhone is powering up and takes around 60 to 240 minutes to fully recharge to full capacity.
Charging the iPhone from a St Lucian power outlet by using a 3 pinned Type G USB adapter

See also

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  1. Wikipedia - St Lucian Wikipedia web page
  2. Apple - the original iPhone product manual
  3. iec.ch - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - A Type G USB charger has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, under C$15.
  5. USB to Apple 30 pin cable - This connects compatible iPhones, iPods and iPads to a USB port for charging, syncing and playing music, C$10-C$15.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under C$20.