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

Power adapters for Guam

Different combinations of standards and plugs can often be daunting when planning on visiting another country especially if you've never visited before. This isn't as complex as it first appears, with only a handful of different types of plug sockets being used in the world this guide shows exactly what you'll need in advance to power your electronics in Guam. This page contains links to step by step instructions demonstrating exactly which power adapters you'll need to supply power to your devices when you're travelling to Guam using the standard types B or A Guamanian 110 volt 60Hz plug outlets. You'll discover most power adapters will vary from region to region so please read our Wikiconnections world power adapters list where you'll find a complete list of regions and countries.

What is the best power adapter for Guam?

The best power adapter for Guam is a Type B power adapter which will allow you to use any 110 volt device or appliance. [2] [AD]

What is the best power adapter for Guam?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter for Guam is a small and cheap plastic adapter which permits a Guamanian 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]

Do I need a plug adapter for Guam?

This depends on the location you are travelling from and the shape of plug you want to use in Guam.

What does a power adapter for Guam do?

A power adapter allows a visitor travelling from another location to use their own electronic and electrical devices in Guam by adapting the shape of the power plug to fit the power outlet.

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

An American plug won't need a plug adapter because it can already fit into a Guamanian power outlet.

Can a power adapter change the voltage from a Guamanian power outlet?

Power adapters will only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 110 volt Guamanian power outlet and is unable to convert to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use any 220-240 volt device you also need to bring a more expensive step up power converter for Guam.

Where to buy a power adapter for Guam in the US

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Guam in the US

Guam 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.

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  1. Wikipedia - Guam country Wiki page.
  2. Type B plug adapter - US and Japanese 3 pinned Type B plug adapters have a single unearthed round pin along with 2 shorter parallel rectangular flat blades containing holes in each blade, between $5 to $10
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor