Adapters for Kuwait - What power adapter do I need for Kuwait?

Power adapters for Kuwait

Different voltages and standards can all be confusing when planning on travelling to a new country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Kuwait. This page has links to step-by-step instructions demonstrating which power adapters you'll need to power your devices when visiting Kuwait using their standard types G or C 240 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You will find power sockets differ depending on which region you are travelling to therefore we suggest reading the World power adapters page for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Kuwait?

The best power adapter for Kuwait is a Type G power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 240 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Kuwait?

What is a power adapter for a Kuwaiti power outlet?

Power adapters are small and lightweight plastic adapters which permit a Kuwaiti power outlet to accept a power plug from a different country.

Will a power adapter change the voltage from a Kuwaiti power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 240 volt Kuwaiti power outlet and can't convert to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use a 100, 110 or 120 volt device then you also need a step down power converter for Kuwait.

Do I need a plug adapter in Kuwait?

If the shape of the Kuwaiti power outlet is different to the power plug that you are using then you will need a power adapter.

Do I need a plug adapter if I'm visiting Kuwait from America?

A US plug won't fit into a Kuwaiti power outlet therefore you will need to bring a power adapter for Kuwait, and as the voltage is different you will also need to bring a power converter for Kuwait to prevent overheating or damage to your device or appliance if it isn't dual voltage.

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter enables a visitor from a different location to use their electrical devices in Kuwait simply by changing the shape of the plug.

Where to buy a power adapter for Kuwait in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Kuwait in the US

Kuwait 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/Kuwait - wikipedia.org entry about Kuwait.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage, priced under $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor