Power adapter for Algeria - What plug adapter do I need for Algeria?

Power adapters for Algeria

Various voltages and standards can often be confusing when planning to travel to another country, especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of sockets being used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Algeria. This page has links to step-by-step instructions telling you exactly how to charge your devices when you are travelling to Algeria using their Type F or C Algerian 230 volt 50Hz wall outlets. Most power sockets will vary from region to region so we suggest reading the list of World power adapters for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Algeria?

The best power adapter for Algeria is a Type F power adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 230 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Algeria?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Algeria is a small and lightweight plastic adapter that allows a power plug from a foreign country to correctly fit into a power outlet in Algeria.

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

What does a power adapter for Algeria do?

A power adapter allows visitors from another location to use their electrical appliances in Algeria by altering the shape of the plug from one type to another.

Do I need a plug adapter for Algeria?

It will depend on where you are travelling from and the type of plug you are attempting to use.

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

American plugs won't fit into an Algerian power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for Algeria, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Algeria if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage which prevents damage or overheating.

Does a power adapter change the voltage from an Algerian power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Algerian power outlet and is unable to convert to a higher voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100-120 volt appliance you also need to bring a more expensive step down power converter for Algeria along with the correct adapter.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algeria - Algeria country Wiki page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor