Adapters for Suriname - What adapter do I need for Suriname?

Power adapters for Suriname

Varying complicated voltages and plug types can often be confusing when planning on travelling to another country especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Suriname. This page contains links to step by step instructions showing you which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when travelling to Suriname by using the F or C type 127 volt 60Hz wall outlets. You will discover power adapters differ from country to country therefore please read the Wikiconnections travel power adapters guide for a full list showing powering devices in different regions.

What is the best power adapter for Suriname?

The best power adapter for Suriname is a Type F power adapter which will allow you to use any 127 volt device or appliance. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Suriname?

What is a power adapter for a Surinamese power outlet?

Power adapters are compact and cheap plastic adapters that allow a different type of power plug from a foreign region to easily fit into a power socket in Suriname. [3]

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Suriname enables visitors from a different location to use their electronic appliances in Suriname by altering the shape of the power plug.

Do I need a plug adapter in Suriname?

It will depend on where you are travelling from and the type of plug you wish to use in Suriname.

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Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Suriname?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 127 volt Surinamese power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 220, 230 or 240 volt device then you will also need to bring a more expensive step up power converter for Suriname along with the correct type of power adapter.

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

If you are visiting from Canada then you will need to use a power adapter for Suriname as A Canadian plug won't physically fit in a Surinamese power outlet.

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Where to buy a power adapter for Suriname in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Suriname in Canada

Suriname 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 - Suriname Wikipedia web page.
  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, under C$20.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor