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

Power adapters for Palau

Varying different standards and voltages can all be daunting when planning on travelling to another country for the first time traveller. With only a handful of different types of plug sockets used throughout the world this article shows exactly what you'll need in advance to charge your electronics in Palau. This page has links to simple instructions showing you how to supply power to your devices when travelling to Palau using the standard B or A type Palauan 120 volt 60Hz power outlets. You will find that power adapters will vary depending on which country you're in so please read the Wikiconnections world power adapters guide where you'll find a complete list showing destinations.

What is the best power adapter for Palau?

The best power adapter for Palau is a Type B plug adapter [2] which will allow you to use any 120 volt appliance or device.

What is the best power adapter for Palau?

What is a power adapter?

A power adapter is a small, cheap and lightweight plastic adapter that permits a different type of power plug from a different region to easily slot into an electrical outlet in Palau.

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 Palauan power outlet do?

A power adapter enables visitors travelling from a different country to use their electronic and electrical appliances and devices in Palau by adapting the shape of the power plug from one type to another.

Does a power adapter convert the voltage from a Palauan power outlet?

No - a power adapter only adapts the shape of a plug to fit into a 120 volt Palauan power outlet and is unable to convert the power to a different voltage. Should you need to safely use a 220-240 volt appliance then you also need to bring a more expensive step up power converter.

Do I need a power adapter for Palau?

It depends on the type of plug you wish to use in Palau and the location you are travelling from.

Where to buy a power adapter for Palau

Power adapters for sale in an airport

Where to buy a power adapter for Palau

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. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palau - Palau Wikipedia page.
  2. Type B plug adapter - Allows appliances to connect to Type B power outlets without converting voltage, estimated cost between $5 to $10 USD (£5-£10 GBP / under C$20).
  3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adapter - power adaptor