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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?

A power adapter for Nevis is a small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug from another country to 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 which location you are travelling from and the type of plug you are attempting to use in Nevis.

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

A US Type A or B power outlet might not readily be found in Nevis so it is recommended to bring a suitable plug adapter for Nevis, however as the voltage is much higher you will definitely need to bring a power converter for Nevis if your charger or appliance isn't dual voltage to prevent overheating or damage.

Does a power adapter change the voltage in Nevis?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 230 volt Nevis power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a higher voltage. If you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device you also need to bring a step down power converter for Nevis along with the right power adapter.

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

A power adapter for Nevis allows a visitor from a different location to use electrical appliances in Nevis by changing the shape of the plug to fit the power socket.

Where to buy a power adapter for Nevis in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Nevis in the US

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