Nauru power adapters - What adapter do I need for Nauru?

Power adapters for Nauru

Complicated combinations of standards and plug types can often be daunting when planning to travel to a new country, especially to the first time traveller. This isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Nauru. This page has links to step-by-step instructions showing exactly which power adapters you'll need to power your devices when you are visiting Nauru using the 240 volt 50Hz Type I plug outlet. You'll discover power sockets will vary depending on which area you are travelling to so please read the list of World power adapters for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Nauru?

The best power adapter for Nauru is a Type I plug adapter which is suitable for powering any 240 volt device or appliance. [2] [AD]

What is the best power adapter for Nauru?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug from a different region to easily slot into an electrical outlet in Nauru.

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 a Nauruan power outlet do?

A power adapter enables visitors travelling from a different country to use their electronic and electrical appliances and devices in Nauru by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Do I need a power adapter for Nauru?

If the shape of the Nauruan power outlet isn't the same as the power outlet in your home country then you will need a power adapter.

Will I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Nauru from Canada?

Canadian plugs won't physically fit into a Nauruan power outlet therefore you will need to bring a power adapter for Nauru, and as the voltage is different you will also need to bring a power converter for Nauru to prevent overheating or damage to your device or appliance if it isn't dual voltage.

Can a power adapter convert the voltage from a Nauruan power outlet?

No, a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 240 volt Nauruan power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. If you need to safely use a 100-120 volt appliance then you will also need to bring a step down power converter for Nauru.

Where to buy a power adapter for Nauru in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Nauru in Canada

Nauru 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 - Nauru Wikipedia page.
  2. Type I plug adapter - Type I plug adapters use three short flat blades in a V format with the top blade acting as a grounding pin.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor