Adapter for Equatorial Guinea - What power adapter do I need for Equatorial Guinea?

Power adapters for Equatorial Guinea

Varying complicated frequencies and standards can all lead to confusion when planning to visit a new country, especially if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Equatorial Guinea. This page contains links to useful instructions showing you how to charge your devices when you are visiting Equatorial Guinea by using their standard E or C type Equatorial Guinean 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power will change regionally therefore we suggest reading the power adapters page for a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Equatorial Guinea?

The best power adapter for Equatorial Guinea is a Type E plug adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 220 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Equatorial Guinea?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are small and cheap plastic adapters that allow an Equatorial Guinean power outlet to accept a power plug from an appliance from a foreign country.

What does a power adapter for an Equatorial Guinean power outlet do?

A power adapter for an Equatorial Guinean power outlet allows a visitor from another country to use their own electrical appliances in Equatorial Guinea by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Does a power adapter convert the voltage from an Equatorial Guinean power outlet?

No - a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Equatorial Guinean power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a different voltage. Should you wish to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device you will also need to bring a step down power converter along with the correct type of adapter.

Do I need a power adapter for Equatorial Guinea?

If the shape of the wall outlet in Equatorial Guinea isn't the same as the power outlet in your home country then you will need a power adapter.

Will I need a power adapter for Equatorial Guinea if I'm visiting from America?

If you are travelling from the US you will need to use a plug adapter for Equatorial Guinea as a US plug won't fit in an Equatorial Guinean power outlet, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Equatorial Guinea to prevent damage or overheating to your appliance or device if it isn't dual voltage.

Where to buy a power adapter for Equatorial Guinea in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Equatorial Guinea in the US

Equatorial Guinea 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/Equatorial_Guinea - Wikipedia entry about Equatorial Guinea.
  2. Type E plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type E power outlets without converting voltage, between $5 to $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor