Mozambique adapters - What power adapter do I need for Mozambique?

Power adapters for Mozambique

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can often be confusing when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Mozambique. This page has links to useful instructions which shows how to charge your devices when travelling to Mozambique by using the standard types F, C or M Mozambican 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. Most power sockets will vary from region to region so we recommend reading the travel power adapters page for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Mozambique?

The best power adapter for Mozambique will be a Type F plug adapter [2] which allows you to use any 220 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Mozambique?

What is a power adapter for a Mozambican power outlet?

A power adapter is a compact, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter which permits a Mozambican power outlet to accept a different shaped power plug from an appliance from another region.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor [3].

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Mozambique?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Mozambican power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device you also need to bring a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

Do I need a plug adapter for Mozambique?

If the power plug that you want to use is different to the type of Mozambican power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

Do I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Mozambique from America?

A US plug won't physically fit in a Mozambican power outlet so you will need to use a power adapter for Mozambique, and because the voltage is much higher you will also need to bring a power converter for Mozambique to prevent damage or overheating to your device or appliance if it isn't dual voltage.

What does a power adapter for Mozambique do?

A power adapter allows visitors from a different country to use electrical appliances in Mozambique simply by adapting the shape of the power plug from one shape to another.

Where to buy a power adapter for Mozambique in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Mozambique in the US

Mozambique to US power adapters will most likely be available in most major US 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 Hudson News or Brookstone, 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. High street electrical stores such as Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Home Depot or Fry's normally sell a limited range of travel adapters to popular locations but for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozambique - Mozambique country page on wikipedia.org.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, costing between $5 to $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor