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Power adapters for Fiji

If you are planning a vacation to Fiji it can be helpful to know in advance if you'll be able to power any common electronics such as mobile phones or tablets when you get there. Without knowing which power socket to expect you could end up either weighing your bags down with too many adaptors or bring the wrong power charger, meaning needing to buy or borrow a suitable power adaptor when you're there which might not be compatible and cause problems with your device. Differing combinations of frequencies and standards can often be confusing when planning on visiting a foreign country, especially if you've never been there before. However this isn't as complicated as it appears, with only a handful of different types of common standards being used throughout the world this guide tells you exactly what you'll need in advance to power your device in Fiji. This page has links to step-by-step instructions showing exactly which power adapters you'll need to charge your devices in Fiji using the 240 volt 50Hz Type I plug supply. Power adapters will change regionally therefore we suggest reading our Wiki Connections global power adapters list where you'll find a full list of destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Fiji?

The best power adapter for Fiji will be a Type I plug adapter [2] which is suitable for powering any 240 volt device or appliance.

What is the best power adapter for Fiji?

What is a power adapter?

Power adapters are compact and lightweight plastic adapters which allow a Fijian power outlet to accept a power plug from an appliance from a foreign country.

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

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

A power adapter enables visitors from another country to use their electronic and electrical appliances in Fiji simply by altering the shape of the power plug to fit the power socket.

Does a power adapter change the voltage in Fiji?

Power adapters can only adapt the shape of a plug to fit into a 240 volt Fijian power outlet and can't convert to a different voltage. Should you wish to safely use any 100, 110 or 120 volt device then you also need to bring a more expensive step down power converter for Fiji.

Do I need a power adapter for Fiji?

If the type of Fijian power outlet is different to the power outlet in your home country then you will need a power adapter.

Where to buy a power adapter in Fiji

Arriving at an airport

Where to buy a power adapter in Fiji

On arrival power adapters could be found in local electrical high street shops and drug stores, but always check the build quality first as safety standards might be different in a foreign country as this is important when dealing with electrical goods. Keep in mind that a shopping trip searching for power adapters in an unknown location might be impractical, especially as this needs to happen quickly before batteries run out.

Hotel receptions could have a power adapter for sale, hire or as a complimentary extra for guests; however, availability is normally limited and a hotel might not have the exact type required for your country. If in doubt, call ahead to the hotel first and request a reservation as it is unlikely that an adapter will be found in your room on arrival.

Where to buy a power adapter for Fiji

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Fiji

Power adapters are most likely be available in major 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 but expect to pay 50% 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 stores normally sell popular types of travel adapters to popular locations but for widest choice it is recommended to buy a power adapter online.

  1. - Fiji Wikipedia page.
  2. Type I plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type I power outlets without converting voltage, between $10 to $15 USD (around £5 GBP / under C$20).
  3. - power adaptor