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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Description Price Converter Type Country Country 1 Country 2 Connector Type Type 1 Connector Type 2 Connector Current Rating Socket Type Indoor or Outdoor Use Colour
RS Stock No. 399-6134
BrandRS PRO
TWD139.00
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Travel Adapter Europe to UK UK Europe European Plug to Type G - British 3-pin European Plug European Socket 13A - - -
RS Stock No. 783-9559
Mfr. Part No.ECP-WNR-3A
TWD75.00
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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. 230-4219
Mfr. Part No.D2WE
BrandHPM
TWD118.00
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Adapter - - - - - - 10A - - -
RS Stock No. 331-0912
Mfr. Part No.698 PPK
TWD273.00
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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. 668-3698
BrandRS PRO
TWD98.00
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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. 783-9555
Mfr. Part No.ECP-BNR-3A
TWD76.00
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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. 691-0896
BrandRS PRO
TWD2,265.00
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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. 780-324
Mfr. Part No.R102WE
BrandHPM
TWD62.00
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Adapter - - - - - - 10A - - -
RS Stock No. 783-9571
Mfr. Part No.ICP3-BK-R-10A
TWD90.00
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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. 783-9561
Mfr. Part No.PCP-B
TWD110.00
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Converter Plug Europe to UK Europe UK Euro Transformer to UK Converter Plug European Plug UK Converter Plug 2.5A - - -
RS Stock No. 783-9574
Mfr. Part No.SCP3-B-13A
TWD87.00
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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. 783-9587
Mfr. Part No.CP4A
TWD71.00
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Converter Plug Europe to US Europe US CEE7 to NEMA 1-15 European Plug US 10A - - -
RS Stock No. 768-2876
BrandRS PRO
TWD733.00
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Travel Adapter China, Europe, Europe to Australia, Italy, Switzerland, UK, US Europe, Italy, Switzerland, UK, US Australia, China, Europe - - - 10A - - -
RS Stock No. 443-1149
Mfr. Part No.AA02
TWD236.00
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Travel Adapter Japan and Parts of Europe to Australia/New Zealand, UK, US Japan & Some European, UK, US Australia, New Zealand - - - 10A - - -
RS Stock No. 141-1988
Mfr. Part No.ACP/BK
TWD21,498.00
1 Box of 250
Box(es)
Converter Plug China to UK, Japan to UK, US to UK China, Japan, USA UK 2-Pin Plug to BS 1363 (China), 2-Pin Plug to BS 1363 (Japan) 2-Pin (China), 2-Pin (Japan) Type G - British 3-pin 10A - - -
RS Stock No. 768-2889
BrandRS PRO
TWD733.00
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Travel Adapter Australia, China, Europe, Europe to India, Italy, Switzerland, UK, US Australia, China, Europe, Italy, Switzerland, UK, US Europe, India - - - 5A - - -
RS Stock No. 691-0899
BrandRS PRO
TWD2,265.00
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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. 780-346
Mfr. Part No.KAUK
TWD243.00
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Adapter Hong Kong and Parts of Middle East Asia and Africa to Australia/New Zealand, Singapore, UK Hong Kong & Parts of Middle East Asia & Africa, Singapore, UK Australia, New Zealand Type G - British 3-pin to Australian Standard Plug Type G - British 3-pin Australia 7.5A - - -
RS Stock No. 768-2882
BrandRS PRO
TWD733.00
Each
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Travel Adapter Australia, China, Europe, Europe to Israel, Italy, Switzerland, UK, US World Europe, Israel - - - 16A - - -
RS Stock No. 783-9583
Mfr. Part No.SAN3-BK-NR
TWD90.00
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Converter Plug Europe to Australia Europe Australia Grounded Euro to Australian Converter Plug European Plug Australia 10A - - -