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 cheap plastic adapter which permits an Algerian power outlet to accept a different type of 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].

What does a power adapter for Algeria do?

A power adapter allows a visitor travelling from another location to use their own electronic and electrical devices in Algeria by adapting the shape of the power plug to fit the power outlet.

Do I need a plug adapter for Algeria?

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

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

US 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?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Algerian power outlet and can't convert the power to a higher voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance you will also need a step down power converter along with the right type of power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter for Algeria in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Algeria in the US

Algeria 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/Algeria - Algeria country Wiki page.
  2. Type F plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type F power outlets without converting voltage, around $5.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor