Syria adapters - What plug adapter do I need for Syria?

Power adapters for Syria

Various voltages and sockets can all be confusing 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 in the world this article tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Syria. This page has links to instructions showing which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when visiting Syria by using the standard Type E, C or L 220 volt 50Hz power outlets. Most power sockets will vary regionally so we recommend reading the power adapters list for a complete list of countries.

What is the best power adapter for Syria?

The best power adapter for Syria will be a Type E plug adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 220 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Syria?

What is a power adapter for a Syrian power outlet?

Power adapters are small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapters which permit a power outlet in Syria to accept a power plug from a foreign region.

Will a power adapter convert the voltage in Syria?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Syrian power outlet and is unable to convert to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100-120 volt device then you will also need to bring a step down power converter.

Do I need a plug adapter for Syria?

This depends on the shape of plug you want to use in Syria.

Do I need a power adapter if I'm visiting Syria from the US?

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

What does a power adapter for Syria do?

A power adapter allows a visitor travelling from another location to use their electrical devices in Syria by altering the shape of the plug from one type to another.

Where to buy a power adapter for Syria in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Syria in the US

Syria 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/Syria - Syrian Wiki page.
  2. Type E plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type E power outlets without converting voltage, estimated price around $5.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor