Adapters for Paraguay - What adapter do I need for Paraguay?

Power adapters for Paraguay

Various standards and plugs can often cause confusion when planning on travelling to a different country especially for the first time traveller. This isn't as complex as it 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 charge your device in Paraguay. This page has links to instructions which shows exactly how to charge your devices when you're in Paraguay using a standard 220 volt 50Hz Type C Paraguayan power outlet, the Paraguayans will use Europlugs for power outlets. Most power adapters vary regionally therefore please read the Wiki Connections global power adapters guide for a full list showing powering devices in different destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Paraguay?

The best power adapter for Paraguay is a Type C power adapter which will allow you to use any 220 volt device or appliance. [2]

What is the best power adapter for Paraguay?

What is a power adapter for a Paraguayan power outlet?

Power adapters are compact and cheap plastic adapters that allow a different type of power plug from a foreign region to easily fit into a power socket in Paraguay. [3]

Will a power adapter convert the voltage from a Paraguayan power outlet?

A power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 220 volt Paraguayan power outlet and can't convert to a different voltage. If you need to safely use any 100-120 volt appliance you also need to bring a more expensive step down power converter for Paraguay.

Do I need a plug adapter in Paraguay?

It will depend on where you are travelling from and the type of plug you wish to use in Paraguay.

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

An American plug won't fit into a Paraguayan power outlet so you will need to bring a plug adapter for Paraguay, and because the voltage is different you will also need to use a power converter for Paraguay to prevent overheating or damage to your appliance or device if it isn't dual voltage.

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What does a power adapter do?

A power adapter for Paraguay enables visitors from a different location to use their electronic appliances in Paraguay by altering the shape of the power plug.

Where to buy a power adapter for Paraguay in the US

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Where to buy a power adapter for Paraguay in the US

Paraguay 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. Wikipedia - Paraguay Wikipedia web page.
  2. Type C plug adapter - European Europlug Type C plug adapters are unearthed and comprise of two 4mm rounded pins placed 19mm apart, under $10.
  3. Wikipedia - power adaptor