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

Power adapters for Kyrgyzstan

Complicated voltages and plug types can all be daunting when planning to travel to a different country especially for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of common standards used throughout the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Kyrgyzstan. This page has links to instructions which shows exactly how to power your devices when travelling to Kyrgyzstan by using their F or C type 220 volt 50Hz plug outlets. You'll discover power adapters vary from region to region so please read the power adapters page for a full list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Kyrgyzstan?

The best power adapter for Kyrgyzstan is a Type F power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 220 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Kyrgyzstan?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Kyrgyzstan is a small and cheap plastic adapter which permits a Kyrgyzstani 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].

Does a power adapter change the voltage from a Kyrgyzstani power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Kyrgyzstani 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.

Do I need a plug adapter for Kyrgyzstan?

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

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

If you are visiting from America use a plug adapter for Kyrgyzstan because a US plug won't physically fit in a Kyrgyzstani power outlet, and as the voltage is 220 volts you will also need to use a power converter for Kyrgyzstan to prevent overheating or damage to your appliance or device if it isn't dual voltage.

What does a power adapter for Kyrgyzstan do?

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

Where to buy a power adapter for Kyrgyzstan in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Kyrgyzstan in the US

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