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

Power adapters for Kyrgyzstan

Varying different combinations of standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on staying in a foreign country if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of standards used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Kyrgyzstan. This page contains links to simple instructions which shows which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices in Kyrgyzstan by using the standard Type F or C 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. You'll find that most power adapters are different regionally so we recommend that you read our Wiki Connections travel power adapters guide where you'll find a full list showing countries.

What is the best power adapter for Kyrgyzstan?

The best power adapter for Kyrgyzstan will be a Type F plug adapter [2] which allows 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?

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

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, between $5 to $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor