World Travel Adapter Guide

Different Countries have Different Outlet Styles – what style do you need?

Every country in the world has a different outlet styles - one of 12 different styles to be exact.
The outlet types are named alphabetically, from A to O.

In order to use plugs from one country - or type - in another country, we need adapters.
These make it easy to keep your electronics charged and stay connected when you’re traveling the globe.

Reference the Outlet Style Guide below to select the outlet style needed for your travel destination.
Our choose my adapter guide on the website is also a useful source to find the adapter plug types in different countries.

To view the full country list in alphabetical order with their corresponding plug type, click on the PDF below.

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Outlet Style Guide
Outlet Style: Type A & B Description: These are two of the more well-known outlet styles. The two prongs (Type A) or three prongs (Type B) are found on almost all our devices. Locations: US, Canada, Mexico, and Japan
Outlet Style: Type C Description: The Type C outlet features two pins that are rounded, rather than flat. Locations: European countries, South America, and parts of Asia
Outlet Style: Type D Description: The design for Type D has three round pins. Locations: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal
Outlet Style: Type E Description: Type E has two round pins with an additional slot above and/or below the pins for the grounding knob (which is in the outlet itself). Locations: France, Belgium, Poland, Slovakia, and Czechia
Outlet Style: Type F Description: Type F has two round pins with an additional slot above and/or below the pins for the grounding knob (which is in the outlet itself). Locations: Russia and other European countries, except for the UK and Ireland
Outlet Style: Type G Description: The design of the Type G outlet has three flat prongs. Locations: UK, Ireland, Malta, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Singapore
Outlet Style: Type H Description: This outlet design has three round prongs set in a lower configuration than the Type D outlet. Locations: Israel and Palestine
Outlet Style: Type I Description: Type I has two or three flat prongs on an angle, rather than straight up and down. Locations: Australia, New Zealand, China, and Argentina
Outlet Style: Type J Description: The design for Type J has three round pins that are placed closely together. Locations: Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Rwanda
Outlet Style: Type K Description: The Type K outlet has two round prongs; one of the two prongs look like a semi-circle. Locations: Denmark and Greenland
Outlet Style: Type L Description: This outlet design has three prongs set in a row. Locations: Italy and Chile
Outlet Style: Type M Description: Outlet Type M has three round prongs set in a triangle. Locations: South Africa and Botswana
Outlet Style: Type N Description: The design for Type N has three prongs set in a semi-circle format. Locations: Brazil
Outlet Style: Type O Description: The design for Type N has three prongs set in a semi-circle format. Locations: Thailand

Pairing a Voltage Converter with Your Adapter

Do you also need a voltage converter? Watch our voltage guide video and find out!

For more information on travel adapters, check out the full video below.

If you’re traveling the world, this means you’ll need to find the right adapter plug. And you can find it at ceptics.com - where every adapter has been made with your safety in mind so that we can connect the world.

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