Travel Adapters

A travel adapter has become an essential for using electronic devices when you travel. If the voltage or plug type differs from those within your country of residence then you will need an adapter. Power outlets have different shapes in different parts of the world, so you will need an adapter to convert the shape of your home plug types to the shape of the outlets in the region of the world you're travelling too. Find out more in our comprehensive travel plug adapters guide.
There are many types of plugs used across the world. For example a European plug will typically be a Type C, whereas a US plug type will be a Type A. However in Asia you can find that there is a mix of plug types being used.

North America


The voltage of North America is 120 volts, with most electrical goods operating at around 110 volts. The plug type is two prongs with a third optional round pin.
Brazil, Mexico, Japan, some part of Egypt, Thailand and Peru also use this type of power adapters.

UK and Ireland


The voltage for UK and Ireland is 230 volts with most electrical goods operating at between 220 - 240 volts. The United Kingdom and Ireland outlets require a unique 3 flat rectangular pronged plug type.

Europe


Using the same voltage as the UK and Ireland of 230 volts with most electrical goods operating at between 220 - 240 volts. The difference though is Europe operates on a 2 round prong outlet.
Argentina, Morocco, Thailand, China and Egypt also use the European 2 prong power outlet.

Types of Travel Adapters


Single Regional Adapters


These adapters offer a single adaptation from your electronic device, to you destinations electric output. So for example this could be a UK three prong plug to a European 2 Pin plug.

Multi Regional Adapters


These adapters offer multiple plug type options with multiple output options for travelling to different regions. So for example an adapter could have up to three types of plugs as the source and then have up to three types of plugs for the outlet.

FAQs:


Grounded vs. Non-Grounded Adapters


A grounded adapter means it is suitable for use with a three-prong type of electrical sockets. All devices will work normally without the ground wire because it's not a part of conducting path, however, grounding guarantees an extra security and protection for your appliances.
Non-grounded adapters mean it can be used with both two and three prong type sockets but do not secure device from electrical surges.

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RS Stock No. 399-6134
BrandRS PRO
TWD142.00
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Travel Adapter Europe to UK UK Europe European Plug to Type G - British 3-pin European Plug European Socket 13A - - -
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Mfr. Part No.D2WE
BrandHPM
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Travel Adapter UK UK UK Type G - British 3-pin to 2-pin Shaver Type G - British 3-pin 2-pin Shaver Socket 1A - - -
RS Stock No. 783-9561
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TWD125.00
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Converter Plug Europe to UK Europe UK Euro Transformer to UK Converter Plug European Plug UK Converter Plug 2.5A - - -
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BrandRS PRO
TWD2,300.00
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Travel Adapter World Australia, China, Europe, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, UK Australia, Italy, Switzerland, UK, US - Aus, Euro, German, Italian, Swiss, UK, US Aus, Italian, Swiss, UK, US 10A - - -
RS Stock No. 783-9555
Mfr. Part No.ECP-BNR-3A
TWD78.00
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Converter Plug Europe Europe UK European Plug to Type G - British 3-pin European Plug Type G - British 3-pin 3A - - -
RS Stock No. 783-9571
Mfr. Part No.ICP3-BK-R-10A
TWD92.00
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Converter Plug Italy to UK Italy UK Italian 3 Pin to B31363 Italian 3 Pin Type G - British 3-pin 10A - - -
RS Stock No. 783-9587
Mfr. Part No.CP4A
TWD79.00
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Converter Plug Europe to US Europe US CEE7 to NEMA 1-15 European Plug US 10A - - -
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Mfr. Part No.SCP3-B-13A
TWD91.00
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Converter Plug Europe to UK Europe UK Type F - Schuko Plug to Type G - British 3-pin Type F - Schuko Plug Type G - British 3-pin 13A - - -
RS Stock No. 668-3698
BrandRS PRO
TWD110.00
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Travel Adapter UK to Europe UK Europe Type G - British 3-pin to European Socket Type G - British 3-pin European Socket 7.5A - - -
RS Stock No. 780-324
Mfr. Part No.R102WE
BrandHPM
TWD62.00
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Adapter - - - - - - 10A - - -
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Mfr. Part No.MR02
TWD222.00
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Travel Adapter Australia/New Zealand to All Over World (Except South Africa/India) Australia/New Zealand All Over World (Except South Africa/India) - - - 10A - - -
RS Stock No. 126-8180
Mfr. Part No.SKR-0085RS
BrandSKROSS
TWD1,288.00
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Mfr. Part No.696 PPK
TWD216.00
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2 Way Adapter UK UK UK Type G - British 3-pin to Type G - British 3-pin Type G - British 3-pin Type G - British 3-pin 13A - - -
RS Stock No. 824-6071
BrandRS PRO
TWD1,292.00
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Travel Adapter World Australia, China, Denmark, Europe, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Africa, Switzerland, UK, USA Australia, China, Europe, Japan, UK, USA - - - 2.5A - - -
RS Stock No. 768-2886
BrandRS PRO
TWD744.00
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Travel Adapter - Australia, China, Europe, Switzerland, UK, US Europe, Italy - - - 16A - - -
RS Stock No. 783-9596
Mfr. Part No.SAP3-BK
TWD103.00
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Converter Plug Europe to US Europe US Type F - Schuko Plug to NEMA 5-15 Type F - Schuko Plug US 10A - - -
RS Stock No. 668-3692
BrandRS PRO
TWD99.00
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Travel Adapter - - - - Type G - British 3-pin Australia, US 7.5A - - -
RS Stock No. 783-9577
Mfr. Part No.BCA-BK-3A
TWD103.00
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Converter Plug Europe to UK Europe UK Euro Transformer to UK Converter Plug European Plug UK Converter Plug 2.5A - - -