Power adapters for The Caribbean - What power adapter do I need for Nevis?

Power adapters for Nevis

Different standards and voltages can all be confusing when planning on staying in a foreign country, especially to the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used in the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your device in Nevis. This page contains links to useful instructions which shows exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices when visiting Nevis using the standard G, A, B or D type Nevis 230 volt 60Hz power outlets. Power adapters are different depending on which region you in so please read our WikiConnections global power adapters list where you'll find a full list showing regions.

What is the best power adapter for Nevis?

The best power adapter for Nevis will be a Type G power adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 230 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Nevis?

What is a power adapter for a Nevis power outlet?

Power adapters are compact and lightweight plastic adapters which permit a different shaped power plug from a different region to easily fit into a Nevis power outlet.

Also known as: an electrical adapter, plug adapter, travel adapter, electrical adaptor, mains travel adapter or power adaptor [3].

Do I need a power adapter in Nevis?

This will depend on the type of plug you want to use and the location you are travelling from.

Will I need a power adapter for Nevis if I'm from America?

American Type A or Type B outlets might not typically be available in Nevis so it is advisable to bring a suitable plug adapter for Nevis, however because the voltage is 230 volts you will definitely need to bring a power converter for Nevis to prevent overheating or damage to your charger or appliance if it isn't dual voltage.

Does a power adapter change the voltage in Nevis?

No - a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Nevis power outlet and doesn't convert to a higher voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device then you also need to bring a step down power converter for Nevis along with the right adapter.

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

A power adapter enables a visitor from another country to use their own electronic devices in Nevis simply by adapting the shape of the plug from one shape to another.

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Kitts_and_Nevis - Nevis Wikipedia page.
  2. Type G plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type G power outlets without converting voltage, costs between $5 to $10.
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor