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Power adapters for Anguilla

Varying different combinations of voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to visit another country especially if you've never visited before. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Anguilla. This page contains links to step by step instructions demonstrating which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices in Anguilla by using the 110 volt 60Hz A Type plug outlet, with the Anguillans using a NEMA 1-15 ungrounded plug for power outlets. You'll find power is different depending on which area you are travelling to therefore please read the World power adapters page for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Anguilla?

The best power adapter for Anguilla will be a Type A power adapter which is suitable for powering any 110 volt appliance or device. [2] [AD]

What is the best power adapter for Anguilla?

What is a power adapter for an Anguillan 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 Anguilla. [3]

What does a power adapter do?

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

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Anguilla?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 110 volt Anguillan 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 Anguilla along with the correct type of power adapter.

Do I need a plug adapter in Anguilla?

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

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

A Canadian plug won't need a power adapter because it already fits in an Anguillan power outlet.

Where to buy a power adapter for Anguilla in Canada

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Anguilla in Canada

Anguilla 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 - Anguilla Wikipedia web page.
  2. Type A plug adapter - A two-blade, ungrounded electrical plug adapter for US plug types, Canadian power outlets, Thailand sockets, Mexico plug types, and select Asian power outlets..
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor