Charging your iPhone 6 from a power outlet in Saint Lucia

How to connect a St Lucian power outlet to the iPhone 6

St Lucian power outlet

Varying different standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially for the first time traveller. This page has been written to stop people having to worry if they can charge the iPhone 6 abroad.If staying in Saint Lucia these useful instructions show how to power your iPhone 6 by using their 240 volt 50Hz Type G plug outlet, with the St Lucians using 13 amp plugs for wall outlets. Power supplies differ regionally therefore we suggest reading the power supplies list for a full list of countries. When you are travelling to Saint Lucia from another country check that the iPhone 6 can be used with a 240v supply. If it was purchased in a country which uses a lower voltage such as 110 volts check that your iPhone 6 is dual-voltage (indicated by 100-240 volts) otherwise you may need to use an additional power transformer to stop the device from being damaged whilst powering it up. If you're planning on travelling to a St Lucian place such as Castries please refer to the wikipedia.org web page about Saint Lucia [1] for more details on visiting the location. These instructions assume that you have installed Apple iOS 7 or greater on the iPhone 6.

Charging the iPhone 6 in Saint Lucia

Can you use the iPhone 6 in Saint Lucia?

You can connect the iPhone 6 to a St Lucian power outlet by using the correct power convertor.

What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 in Saint Lucia?

When travelling to multiple countries then the best international travel adapter for Saint Lucia to buy is a multiple USB adapter which includes compatible plugs like a 4 port USB travel charger [6].

As these chargers come with interchangeable plugs and handle from 100 volts - 240 volts will mean that you can travel to multiple countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Africa simply by changing the supplied plugs over. If your iPhone 6 supports Fast Charge then you'll benefit from faster charging times with one of these types of power adapters plus additional support for certain power hungry devices. This will also allow you to power more than one device simultaneously without needing to pack multiple travel chargers on your St Lucian trip or occupying additional wall outlets. Because you are only bringing a single lightweight USB travel charger will help keep the size and weight down, making it perfect to fold up and store in hand baggage while travelling. Because of their flexibility these types of power adapters can be used when back at home so when you're not on holiday they can be used overnight charging multiple smartphones and tablets using just a single power outlet.

If you travel on a regular basis we suggest searching for a versatile power adapter of this nature online. The multipurpose power charger illustrated below is the 4 Port USB Wall Charger [6] which has been successfully tested with multiple USB devices in numerous different countries around the world.

Alternative travel adapter for Saint Lucia

The 4 port USB travel charger [6] is the most compact option for travellers from any country wanting to charge devices using USB, but for those also wanting to use their domestic plugs these power adapters provide larger but more versatile solutions. All three power strips offer surge protection which can be useful for travellers to counties with unreliable power grids. These power adapters are supplied with interchangeable type C, I and G plugs which cover Europe, North America, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, China and over 150 countries around the world:

  • BESTEK Portable International Travel Voltage Converter - The BESTEK international travel converter has 4 USB charging ports with 3 AC power outlets and is the best selling compact power adapter for travellers originating from North America going to Saint Lucia.
  • ORICO Traveling Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip - Likewise having 4 USB ports but only 2 AC power outlets the travel adapter from Orico is also aimed at travellers from the US using type B plugs and is a much more cost effective alternative to the BESTEK with just one less AC outlet for almost half the price.
  • BESTEK International USB Travel Power Strip - This power strip has just 2 AC outlets but offers 5 USB charging ports. This versatile power strip is compatible with both American plugs and popular plug types A, D,E/F, G, H, I, L and N making it perfect for most travellers from around the world visiting Saint Lucia.
What is the best travel charger for the iPhone 6 in Saint Lucia?

How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a St Lucian power outlet

Using a Lightning Apple cable and a Type G power adapter to recharge your iPhone 6 with a St Lucian power outlet.

  1. If you want to charge the iPhone 6 using the St Lucian power outlet you will need a Type G USB power adapter [4] and a USB to Apple Lightning cable [5] (usually included with the device).
  2. Start by plugging the Type G USB power adapter in the St Lucian power outlet. This wall outlet, sometimes called the Type G power outlet [3], can be identified by the 3 vertical rectangular slots forming a triangular configuration.
  3. Connect one end of the USB Lightning cord into the bottom of the power adapter and the other end into the Lightning connector on the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Lightning connector is situated at bottom of the iPhone 6 under the home button.
  4. Switch on the St Lucian power outlet.
  5. The battery icon that you'll find in the top right hand corner of the phone will display a charging icon to indicate that the phone is charging and takes around one-four hours to recharge to 100% capacity.
How to use a Type G power charger for recharging your iPhone 6 from a St Lucian power outlet

See also

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Lucia - wikipedia.org web page about Saint Lucia
  2. https://manuals.info.apple.com/MANUALS/1000/MA1565/en_US/iphone_user_guide.pdf - Official iPhone user guide
  3. http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeG.htm - Type G power outlet
  4. Type G USB power adapter - Provides power from a type G mains power supply, under $15.
  5. USB to Apple Lightning cable - The Apple Lightning cable is a charging and syncing cable for more recent Apple devices and connects compatible iPhones and iPads to a USB port, costing between $5 to $10.
  6. 4 Port USB Wall Charger - A universal USB charger capable of charging up to 4 USB devices with swappable international adapters, under $15.