Adapter for Lebanon - What plug adapter do I need for Lebanon?

Power adapters for Lebanon

When organizing a trip it's useful to know in advance if you'll be able to charge all your gadgets that you are bringing along. But by not knowing which wall socket is being used you are likely to bring the wrong adaptor, meaning having to purchase a potentially expensive adaptor on arrival that could be incompatible and cause damage to your device. Varying different standards and voltages can all be daunting when planning on visiting another country if you've never been there before. With only a handful of different types of standards being used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Lebanon. This page contains links to instructions demonstrating which power adapters you'll need to power your devices when you're travelling to Lebanon by using their standard Type G, A, B, C or D 220 volt 50Hz wall outlets, Type G plug outlets will be used by a majority of Lebanese. You'll discover power adapters will vary depending on which country you are in therefore we suggest reading the power adapters page for a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Lebanon?

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

What is the best power adapter for Lebanon?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a small and cheap plastic adapter which allows an electic outlet in Lebanon to accept a different shaped power plug from an appliance from a foreign country.

What does a power adapter for a Lebanese power outlet do?

A power adapter enables visitors travelling from a different country to use their electronic and electrical appliances and devices in Lebanon by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Do I need a power adapter for Lebanon?

If the type of Lebanese power outlet is different to the power outlet in your home country then you will need a power adapter.

Will I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Lebanon from America?

An American Type A or Type B power outlet might not commonly be available in Lebanon so it is advisable to bring a suitable power adapter for Lebanon, however because the voltage is 220 volts you will definitely need to bring a power converter for Lebanon if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

Does a power adapter change the voltage in Lebanon?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Lebanese power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a different voltage. Should you wish to safely use a 100-120 volt appliance then you also need to bring a step down power converter for Lebanon.

Where can I buy a power adapter for Lebanon?

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where can I buy a power adapter for Lebanon?

Power adapters are typically available in most major 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 but expect to pay 50% 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.

On arrival power adapters can be found in local electrical high street shops and drug stores, but always check the build quality first as safety standards might be different in a foreign country as this is important when dealing with electrical goods. Keep in mind that a shopping trip searching for power adapters in an unknown location might be impractical, especially as this needs to happen quickly before batteries run out.

Hotel receptions could have a power adapter for sale, hire or as a complimentary extra for guests; however, availability is normally limited and a hotel might not have the exact type required for your country. If in doubt, call ahead to the hotel first and request a reservation as it is unlikely that an adapter will be found in your room on arrival.

It will more convenient and cheaper to buy the correct power adapter in advance of your trip. High street stores normally sell popular types of travel adapters to popular locations and for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lebanon - Lebanon Wikipedia page.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage, estimated cost under $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor