Do I need a converter or adapter for Europe?
Luckily, many travel gadgets (such as laptops or phone chargers) are multi or dual voltage, so you will only need a travel adapter. If your device is single voltage (e.g. “INPUT: 120V”) and you are in Europe where the mains voltage is 230 V, you will need to step down the voltage. Enter the converter or transformer.
Can I use us plug in Europe?
American appliances run on 110 volts, while European appliances are 220 volts. If you see a range of voltages printed on the item or its plug (such as “110–220”), you’re OK in Europe.
Do EU plugs work in Australia?
UK plugs aren’t compatible with Australian sockets, even though the two electrical systems use the same voltage. You’ll therefore need an adaptor to use your UK appliances and most of these have just the two pins.
Can a US plug be used in Australia?
If you’re from America and visiting Australia then you will need to use a power adapter to fit a US plug in an Australian power outlet. If your device is 230 volts or is dual voltage and your plug fits in an Australian power outlet then it should work in Australia.
Can you use UK plugs in Australia?
UK plugs aren’t compatible with Australian sockets, even though the two electrical systems use the same voltage. You’ll therefore need an adaptor to use your UK appliances and most of these have just the two pins. It’s recommended to replace UK plugs with the I type Australian plug sooner rather than later.
Do you need a converter for iPhone in Europe?
Yes you can and you don’t need a voltage converter just the socket converters. Yes, you can charge your iPhone without damaging it. Maybe you will need a adapter to plug your charge, but it will charge normally.
What appliances need a converter in Europe?
While rechargeable, low-power electronics present few problems, high-wattage home appliances, hair dryers, and anything else that doesn’t run on batteries will usually need a voltage converter. It’s much wiser to buy local appliances in Europe that are designed for the 230-volt/50Hz power used there.