Guyana power adapters - What power adapter do I need for Guyana?

Power adapters for Guyana

Varying complicated voltages and plug types can all be confusing when planning to visit another country, especially if you've never visited before. However this isn't as complicated as it first appears, 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 electronics in Guyana. This page has links to simple instructions telling you exactly how to supply power to your devices when you're travelling to Guyana using the standard types G, A, B or D 220 volt 60Hz power outlets. Power adapters change depending on which area you're taking a trip to therefore please read our Wiki Connections travel power adapters list for a full list of powering devices in different countries.

What is the best power adapter for Guyana?

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

What is the best power adapter for Guyana?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are small and lightweight plastic adapters that allow a Guyanese power outlet to accept a different type of power plug from a foreign region. [3]

What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Guyana enables a visitor from a different country to use their own electronic appliances and devices in Guyana by altering the shape of the plug to fit the power outlet.

Do I need a plug adapter in Guyana?

If the shape of the plug outlet in Guyana is different to the shape of the Guyanese power outlet then you will need a power adapter.

Do I need a plug adapter for Guyana if I'm visiting from America?

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

Does a power adapter change the voltage from a Guyanese power outlet?

No - a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Guyanese power outlet and is unable to convert to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt appliance you also need to bring a more expensive step down power converter for Guyana.

Where to buy a power adapter for Guyana in the US

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Where to buy a power adapter for Guyana in the US

Guyana 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 - Guyana entry on
  2. Type G plug adapter - A Type G power adapter has three thick rectangular blades in a triangular shape with the longer top blade acting as the earthing pin, estimated price between $5 to $10
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor