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Power adapters for Montserrat

Varying complicated combinations of voltages and plugs can often lead to confusion when planning to travel to another country if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complex as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Montserrat. This page contains links to instructions telling you which power adapters you'll need to power your devices when you're in Montserrat using the Type B or A Montserratian 230 volt 60Hz power outlets. Power adapters will change depending on which region you travelling to so please read our WikiConnections global power adapters guide where you'll find a complete list showing powering devices in different regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Montserrat?

The best power adapter for Montserrat will be a Type B plug adapter which is suitable for powering any 230 volt device or appliance. [2] [AD]

What is the best power adapter for Montserrat?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are compact and lightweight plastic adapters which permit a different type of power plug from a different country to fit into a Montserratian power outlet. [3]

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Montserrat allows a visitor travelling from a different location to use their own electronic and electrical appliances and devices in Montserrat by adapting the shape of the power plug.

Do I need a power adapter in Montserrat?

This depends on which location you are travelling from and the shape of plug you are attempting to use in Montserrat.

Do I need a plug adapter if I'm visiting Montserrat from Canada?

A Canadian plug will not require an adapter because it will fit in a Montserratian power outlet however the voltage is different so you need to use a power converter for Montserrat if your appliance or charger isn't dual voltage.

Can a power adapter convert the voltage in Montserrat?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Montserratian power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a different voltage. If you need to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt device you will also need a step down power converter for Montserrat along with the right power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Montserrat in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Montserrat in Canada

Montserrat 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 - Montserratian country Wiki page.
  2. Type B plug adapter - A Type B adapter, rated at 15 A and 125 V, featuring two parallel flat blades and a longer grounding pin, in compliance with NEMA 5-15 specifications. Suitable for travel to the US plug types and Canadian plugs..
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor