Power adapters for Morocco - What adapter do I need for Morocco?

Power adapters for Morocco

If planning a trip to Morocco it can be useful to know if you'll be able to charge your common electrical devices like mobile phones and laptop computers that you'll be bringing with you. But, without knowing which power supply to expect you may end up either bringing unnecessary adaptors or pack the wrong power adaptor, leaving you having to buy or borrow a potentially overpriced charger on arrival. Varying different standards and plugs can all be confusing when planning to stay in a new country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Morocco. This page contains links to step by step instructions which shows how to power your devices when you're visiting Morocco using the standard E or C type Moroccan 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, you will find most Moroccans use the Type E plugs in their plug outlets. Power adapters are different regionally therefore please read the power adapters for a full list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Morocco?

The best power adapter for Morocco will be a Type E power adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 220 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Morocco?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are compact and lightweight plastic adapters that permit a wall outlet in Morocco to accept a power plug from an appliance from a different region.

Do I need a power adapter in Morocco?

If the power plug that you are using isn't the same as the type of plug outlet in Morocco then you will need a power adapter.

Will I need a plug adapter for Morocco if I'm from the US?

If you are visiting from the US bring a plug adapter for Morocco as an American plug won't physically fit into a Moroccan power outlet, and because the voltage is much higher you will also need to use a power converter for Morocco if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Morocco allows visitors travelling from another country to use electronic appliances in Morocco by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Can a power adapter change the voltage in Morocco?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Moroccan power outlet and doesn't convert the power to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance then you will also need a step down power converter for Morocco.

Where can I buy a power adapter for Morocco?

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where can I buy a power adapter for Morocco?

Power adapters are typically available in most major 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 but expect to pay 50% 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.

On arrival power adapters can be found in local electrical high street shops and drug stores, but always check the build quality first as safety standards might be different in a foreign country as this is important when dealing with electrical goods. Keep in mind that a shopping trip searching for power adapters in an unknown location might be impractical, especially as this needs to happen quickly before batteries run out.

Hotel receptions could have a power adapter for sale, hire or as a complimentary extra for guests; however, availability is normally limited and a hotel might not have the exact type required for your country. If in doubt, call ahead to the hotel first and request a reservation as it is unlikely that an adapter will be found in your room on arrival.

It will more convenient and cheaper to buy the correct power adapter in advance of your trip. High street stores normally sell popular types of travel adapters to popular locations and for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morocco - wikipedia.org entry about Morocco.
  2. Type E plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type E power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor