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The Best Travel Adapters

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Ceptics World International Travel Plug Adapter

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OneAdaptr OneWorld 100

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Plug adapter

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OneWorld PD travel adapters

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Whether you're planning a country-hopping odyssey or a quick business trip, your journey will go more smoothly with the right kit. That includes a good travel adapter so you can safely charge all of your gadgets wherever you land. We've tested several, and our favorites below will work in most parts of the world.

Adapters make great gifts for travelers , and be sure to check out our roundup of other travel essentials if you’re a frequent flier. Don't forget to pack USB-C charging cables .

Updated June 2023: We added the Ceptics World International Travel Plug Adapter, OneAdaptr OneWorld 100, and Ceptics World Travel Adapter Kit, and updated prices.

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Best Overall

Jet off to more than 200 countries with this compact adapter in your luggage, and you can charge up all your gadgets. The classic slider design pushes out EU, UK, and US plugs, and you can rotate the pins for sockets in Australia or China. I appreciate how securely the plugs lock into place, and you must press a side button to retract them. You have a universal input socket, and Ceptics has included three USB-A ports on the bottom and two USB-C ports on the side. The USB-A ports can deliver a maximum charging rate of 15.5 watts, while the USB-C ports offer up to 18 watts (one PD and one QC 3.0).

The main problem is the lack of any grounding, which is meant to reduce the risk of an electrical shock if there's a fault, such as a loose wire inside a device with a metal case. ( This video explains grounding really well. ) Thankfully, there's overload protection with an 8-amp fuse, and it comes with a spare, but you should not use this adapter with any device that has a third metal ground pin on its plug.

Upgrade Pick

With a familiar sliding pin design, this adapter also covers more than 200 countries. Taller and heavier than our top pick, this is OneAdaptr’s most powerful release to date, and it employs gallium nitride technology to deliver up to 100 watts. Aside from the universal AC outlet, you will find two USB-C ports, and two USB-A ports on the bottom. Both USB-C ports offer 100-watt charging, and both USB-A ports are 18 watts, but 100 watts is the maximum in total, so when you plug in multiple devices, it divides between them.

Almost every charging standard you can think of is supported, including PD 3.0, QC 4+, FCP, SCP, AFC, PPS, and more, so there’s a good chance you can charge your phone at the fastest rate possible. There is no grounding, so don’t plug in any gadget with a third metal pin. But there is a 10-amp fuse with a spare included, and this adapter conforms to IEC 60884, CE, and FCC standards.

Budget Pick

With the capability to work in more than 150 countries, this affordable adapter from Epicka will do the job for most people. It has sliders you push to reveal the three most common international plugs—EU, UK, and US—and you can rotate the pins for sockets in Australia or China. This plug can recharge your power-hungry devices, like laptops and camera batteries, but there are four USB-A ports on the bottom and a 15-watt USB-C port on the side for phones, tablets, smartwatches, and Kindles. It’s not as well constructed as our other universal adapter picks, but it's much cheaper.

Once again, there’s no grounding here, so don’t plug devices with a third metal ground pin into this adapter, but there is an 8-amp fuse for safety, and it comes with a spare. It is also certified by RoHS, CE, and FCC.

Safest Option

The OneWorld PD has sliding toggles on the side that cover the US/Canada, the UK, and Australia/China, and you can pop out a much smaller stand-alone European adapter. It promises to work in more than 150 countries. There are three USB-A ports on the bottom as well as a USB-C port that supports Power Delivery and Quick Charge 3.0 to deliver up to 18 watts. That's enough to fast-charge most phones and tablets, not so much a laptop. You can plug in your laptop's AC charger to speedily juice it back up, but that means carrying the heavy charging brick around.

What sets the AC plugs apart is that each one is earthed. Most universal travel adapters offer two-pin US plugs and make the third pin on the UK plug plastic, but the OneWorld PD provides fully grounded connections for every plug type to protect you from the risk of shock due to faulty wiring. It can handle up to 10 amps. Over-current protection automatically shuts down the power if there’s abnormal usage, and it resets via a button on the top. The rare British Standard 8546 compliance guarantees that the OneWorld PD has been fully tested and is one of the safest travel adapters you can buy. The downside? It's frequently out of stock. 

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Zendure Passport III charger

Best Looking

Zendure's all-in-one travel adapter is what I toss in my bag first for every trip. It has a boxy design with sliding toggles to switch between US, European, and British plugs. (It covers more than 200 countries.) There’s an auto-resetting fuse to protect your gadgets from power surges, and the Passport III has a 10 amp limit. The latest version also sports a funky, translucent design with a metallic finish (purple is best). Sadly, there's no grounding, so you shouldn't use this adapter with any device that has a third metal grounding pin on its plug.

There are four USB-C ports alongside a single USB-A port and an AC socket, so you can charge six devices simultaneously. Using gallium nitride technology, Zendure was able to increase the power output of the USB-C port to 65 watts, capable of fully charging a 13-inch MacBook Pro in under two hours. That means you can leave your laptop's charging brick behind (if it charges via USB-C). There’s support for the Power Delivery (PD) and Programmable Power Supply (PPS) standards (Samsung uses PPS in its flagship range), so it can fast-charge almost any phone or tablet. It’s expensive, but this travel adapter will satisfy even the most gadget-laden of travelers.

★ A Good Alternative : The OneWorld 65 ($69) sports a very similar design, the same 65-watt charging rate, and support for more than 200 countries. But it has three USB-C and two USB-A ports. It comes in white and has a 10-amp fuse with a replacement included. WIRED readers can also get a discount with the code OneWorld65_15%Off .

Plug adapters

Best Travel Adapter Set

Universal adapters don't always work properly everywhere, and most do not have any grounding. The cheaper and more reliable alternative is to buy individual adapters. This international set from Ceptics is our favorite. It includes five types to cover most of the globe, and they are properly grounded. If you’re visiting only a single destination, just pack the relevant type. None of these adapters have any kind of USB ports, so you will need to bring the respective charging adapter for your gadgets.

This set is especially good for Europe, because it includes Type C, E/F, and G adapters (more on this below), so you’re covered for any socket. Ceptics offers an even cheaper and smaller five-piece set , but we don’t recommend it. The adapters are flimsy, there’s no grounding, and the European plug's design doesn’t work well with the recessed sockets you will sometimes encounter. The drawback of plug adapters is that they’re easy to lose, but at least Ceptics includes a small bag for storage.

Ceptics World Travel Adapter Kit

An Extra Outlet

This kit includes multiple plug attachments that slide and lock into place to keep you powered across most of the world. It is much larger than the average adapter, but provides two grounded US AC outlets. There is also a built-in USB-C cable, two USB-A ports, and two USB-C ports. The USB-A ports and built-in USB-C cable offer a combined maximum charging rate of 15 watts. The PD USB-C ports go up to 20 watts each. The top charging rate for all of them simultaneously is 55 watts.

There is built-in surge protection, but this is not a voltage converter, so don’t go plugging in hair dryers or other electronics that are not dual voltage. While the two AC outlets are handy, they are close together, so the shape and size of some plugs can make it tricky to use both. But with the ability to charge up to seven devices this kit is handy. We also like the original Ceptics World Travel Adapter Kit ($36) , though it lacks the two USB-C ports.

RapidX Modula 5 Wireless Charging System

For Wireless Charging

A few of the best wireless chargers can be good choices for travel. This modular system from RapidX is compact and capable of wirelessly charging two phones at up to 10 watts each, which makes it a good option for couples or families. The beauty is that you can add or remove pods, and a single charging cable can power up to five. They snap together magnetically and pull apart for easy packing. You can also get additional phone pods ($15) , and there’s a version with a phone pod and an Apple Watch pod ($45) .

You get a 30-watt US power adapter and a 5-foot USB-C cable in the box, so you will still want a travel adapter to pair with this system. If you plan to add pods, you will want a more powerful adapter. (RapidX recommends 65 watts or above for three or more devices.)

Mophie 3in1 travel charger kit

For Apple Devices

This handy trio of chargers keeps your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods ticking and folds neatly into a felt carrying case for travel. The magnetic pad in the center can charge your iPhone at the fastest 15-watt rate, the Apple Watch dock pops up for Nightstand mode (sadly no fast charging here), and there is a grooved spot for your AirPods. It is compact and lightweight, and charges all three devices from a single cable and outlet. A 30-watt US wall adapter and a short USB-C to USB-C cable are included, but you must pair this with a travel adapter. We recommend this Mophie charger for travelers in our guide to the  best Apple 3-in-1 wireless chargers .

Type C outlets

International Plug Types and Universal Adapters

There are 15 plug types in use across the world. Type A and Type B are used in the US, Canada, Mexico, and Japan; Type C is common across Europe, South America, and Asia; Type E and Type F are found across Europe in places like Germany, Russia, and France; Type G is used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and a handful of other places; and Type I is used in Australia, New Zealand, China, and Argentina. Universal adapters tend to cover all of these types.

Some countries are not usually covered by universal adapters, such as India ( Type D ), Israel ( Type H ), and South Africa ( Type M or N ). You'll need to buy specific plug adapters for those places. To avoid any surprises when you land, double-check what type you need before you travel.

If you're visiting just one destination, a basic plug adapter that caters to one plug type is all you need. For trips to multiple destinations or for frequent flyers, a universal travel adapter can prove more versatile. The universal adapters we recommend here have the bonus of including multiple USB ports for charging several mobile devices from a single outlet.

phones plugged into power strip

A Word on Voltage Converters

Voltage converters are big, heavy, expensive, and don’t always work, so it’s probably best not to buy one. The reason you might think you need one is that the AC sockets on all of our recommended travel adapters do not convert the voltage coming from the socket. This means plugging into a UK socket will deliver 220 volts at 50 hertz, which is very different from the 120 volts at 60 hertz you can expect in the US. Don't worry! Your gear won't get fried. You just need to make sure anything you plug into one of these universal travel adapters has something like this printed on it: 

Input: 100–220V 50/60Hz .

That should include most modern gadgets. If your device or charger can’t handle a variable voltage, it’s probably best to leave it at home. Most places provide hair dryers , irons, and kettles, so there’s no need to take them with you. It's often cheaper to buy a set with the correct plug at your destination and save luggage space and hassle.

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The Best Travel Plug Adapter

A group of some of our picks arranged on a wooden table.

If you want to use electronic devices in a different country, you’ll probably need a travel plug adapter. After spending more than 30 hours researching and testing 14 options, we found the Epicka Universal Travel Adapter to be the best one. It fits four types of outlets, and it has more USB ports than any of its competitors, so it can can charge more devices at higher speeds.

Everything we recommend

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Epicka Universal Travel Adapter

Best universal travel adapter.

With four plugs that will work in most countries, plus faster-charging USB ports (and more of them) than its competitors, this adapter is the best all-around choice.

Buying Options

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Ceptics International Worldwide Travel Plug Adapter 5 Piece Set

The best plug adapter.

Individually, these tiny plug adapters are smaller, lighter, and cheaper than any universal travel adapter. To juice up multiple devices, though, you’d need a separate multiport charger too.

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Ceptics Plug Adapter Set

Heavier, but sturdier.

The plugs in this set of five are bigger and heavier than our top pick for plug adapters, but more solidly built.

In a sea of almost-identical travel adapters, the Epicka Universal Travel Adapter stands out, combining the best of the features we were looking for. It contains the three most common international plugs and a US-style plug, which should cover you in the majority of countries around the world. It has the most USB ports—four of the standard USB-A and one USB-C—of any universal adapter we tested, and it could charge more of our devices faster. A replaceable fuse and an included spare should take the brunt of any accidental, unfortunate, or shockingly bad connections. The Epicka is fairly compact and well built, and it even comes with a nylon case.

However, no universal travel adapter is truly universal, and they’re all a lot bulkier and more expensive than simple plug adapters. If you want the smallest adapter possible, or if you’re going someplace where a universal adapter won’t work (more on that in a minute), then a plug adapter could be what you need.

The Ceptics tiny plug adapters are barely larger than the prongs they convert. Small, simple, and cheap, they’re perfect for someone who wants to carry only the adapter they’ll need and who already has a multiport USB wall charger they like. Like our universal adapter picks, this set contains the three most common international plugs and the US plug. However, it also includes a somewhat rarer plug used in some European countries that has two thick, cylindrical prongs. This means that the Ceptics will likely cover you in even more places—as long as you pack the appropriate plug adapter.

These plug adapters are bigger than our top pick for plug adapters, but this means they offer a larger surface for chargers to brace against, which makes them more stable and less likely to fall off the wall. (We’ll call these “ Ceptics White ” to minimize confusion and set them apart from our “Ceptics Black” top pick.) While you can purchase these as a five-pack, which contains basically the same assortment of plugs as the Ceptics Black set, the company also sells, in this same model line, three-packs for nearly a dozen specific regions. So if you’re headed to a country not covered by the so-called universal travel adapters (for example, Brazil , India , Israel , or South Africa ), or if you want to purchase multiple adapters for your gear, there’s probably an option available here.

A note up here, which we’ll discuss in detail below: All of these are adapters only . They do not convert voltage. The majority of your electronic devices only need adapters—the voltage converter is built into the charger itself. (If the device charges via USB, just about any USB port will suffice, though different ports may provide different charging speeds.) Check out Do you need a voltage converter? if you’re curious about these aspects.

The research

Why you should trust us, who should get this, how we picked, how we tested, our pick: epicka universal travel adapter, flaws but not dealbreakers, our pick: ceptics international worldwide travel plug adapter 5 piece set, runner-up: ceptics adapter plug set for worldwide international travel use, do you need a voltage converter, the competition.

In addition to my work here at Wirecutter, I also write about tech and travel for CNET, Forbes, and Wirecutter’s parent company, The New York Times . Perhaps more relevant to this guide, I usually spend a good chunk of each year (global pandemics aside) as a digital nomad, living months at a time in different countries all over the world. My current country count is 50, spread across six continents, and since I travel with a lot of electronics gear for work, being able to plug in is obviously crucial.

I’ve owned and used many different types of universal-style travel adapters, and several different companies’ worth of plug adapters, plus I’ve talked with countless travelers about what they like … or, more important, what they hate. We also got some advice from Wirecutter's Mark Smirniotis, who used to oversee our power devices section.

Do you travel? Are you going to travel sometime in the (near or far) future? Do you want to be able to charge or use electronic devices in a different country? If so, you’re probably going to need a travel plug adapter. There’s a variety of different outlet types around the world, not to mention different voltages and frequencies, so you can’t expect your phone charger to just plug in and work wherever you’re headed. Sure, Canada, Mexico, Japan, and many other countries use the same small pair of prongs as the US, but places like continental Europe, the UK, Australia, India, Russia, and pretty much everywhere else do not.

A front look at a wall outlet with two standard plugs in addition to a USB-A and USB-C port.

You have two main choices when it comes to travel plug adapters: the universal-style travel adapters (that’s one device with multiple sets of prongs that you extend and retract) and smaller, individual plug adapters that usually come in sets. Both have pros and cons.

Should you get a universal travel adapter or a simple plug adapter?

Universal travel adapters are for the person who wants one handy adapter that will work in just about every country. You can keep it next to your passport and toss it in your luggage when you’re packing. The ones we considered have USB ports, so you don’t need to worry about bringing a separate charger for anything that charges via USB (think  phones  and noise-cancelling headphones ). However, these are bulky, they have parts that can break, and even the best will take longer to charge your phone or tablet than will a good USB wall charger .

The alternative is small and simple plug adapters. These attach to the prongs of your current USB charger (whether it’s a multiport one or the charger that came with your device) to allow them to fit into a foreign outlet. These can work because nearly every modern charger can adjust to the available voltage in pretty much every country, as long as you can adapt the prongs to fit in the outlet. (More on this in Do you need a voltage converter? ) These are great for people who already have a multiport USB charger they like and don’t want to deal with the additional bulk of a universal travel adapter. Also, these are necessary if you’re traveling to a country that has outlets incompatible with any of the four types included in a universal adapter (which, as that sentence reveals, aren’t actually universal).

The choice between universal travel adapters and individual plug adapters ultimately comes down to personal preference. Both types work, and different people will like or dislike each. If you’re not sure which will be best for you, read each section here closely.

Here’s the big caveat: If you’re planning on bringing something with you that has a motor, a heating element, or a single power cord that leads directly from the plug to the device (i.e. there’s no power brick or wall wart ), it almost certainly won’t work with a travel plug adapter. Most people will only need one of the adapter choices we recommend, but very occasionally there’s a piece of gear that needs a voltage converter. For more on that topic, also check out the voltage converters section below.

Where in the world will your travel plug adapter work?

All universal travel adapters have four different sets of prongs, which cover most countries most Americans tend to travel to. First is the big, wide-blade UK-style plug (often designated "Type G”) . This will work in places like the UK, obviously, and also Ireland, Hong Kong, and some other parts of Asia and the Middle East.

A view of the slim outlets found in Italy.

Next is the round Europe-style plug, aka the Europlug (Type C) . However, this is where we run into complications. This plug should work in most of Europe—it was designed, in fact, to fit into a wide range of European outlet types. For instance, parts of Italy, Switzerland, and Denmark each use different plugs from one another. Should this double-round one work in those locations? Yes. Will it? Hard to say. I’ve stayed in places where my Europlug didn’t work, yet it did in the hostel before and the hotel after—all within the same small region of a country. With any luck, if this happens to you, the place you’re staying will have a power strip that will let you plug in, though there’s no guarantee of that.

Third is the angled small-blade style (Type I) found in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and other parts of Oceania, and a few other areas. Some universal adapters have one set of blades for this and the US style—you just manually rotate the blades into the correct position depending on where you are. In our testing, we had no trouble getting them to work.

The last, the small US-style blades (Type A or B) , mean you could use our picks to visit the US and other countries that have the same plugs—if, that is, you’re reading this from outside the US.

What are the places not covered by these four styles? Some parts of Brazil, South Africa, India, and more. I’ve stayed in parts of Italy, for example, that should have Europlugs but only had something called Type L . I’ve stayed in houses in Brazil that had Type N , but the Europlug fit enough to work. In others, it wouldn’t.

To find out which plugs you might need while traveling, refer to the excellent Wikipedia article called Mains electricity by country that shows pictures of (almost) all the possible plugs and outlets, along with a list of the world’s countries and (almost all of) the style or styles they use. This is invaluable information to check before you leave. If multiple plug types are listed for a specific country and you’re staying in an older building, you should probably assume its outlets will require whatever plug isn’t on a universal travel adapter, since these only have the most common, newer varieties of plugs.

Which brings us to perhaps the most important fact: Getting your gear to work in different countries isn’t quite as simple as it should be, and there’s no single solution that’s guaranteed to work for everyone. Our picks should work for you, but you may have some random piece of equipment, or be traveling to some country, for which our “good for most” picks just won’t work. (Case in point: One Wirecutter editor visited Iceland recently. The house she stayed in had outlets unlike anything on Wikipedia’s chart, and the plug adapters she’d used elsewhere in Reykjavik didn’t fit at all. It turns out the mystery sockets belonged to an obscure Italian system from the 1960s that was popular in Iceland for a time. Luckily, the hosts had power strips in the house that her adapters fit into.) We’ll try to mention such potential caveats when we can, but the world is a big place, and when it comes to electricity and wall outlets, there’s a lot of variation. That’s important to keep in mind.

The collection of our outlet adapter picks arrayed on a table.

There are approximately 70 billion universal travel plug adapters on the Web. However, after spending 20 hours staring at them, I found there’s only about a dozen basic designs—and countless “companies” selling them. Among those dozen or so actually different products, I saw a few distinctions that helped narrow the field. Since most options had four USB ports, that seemed like a reasonable minimum to require. Their maximum power output, rated in amps, became a determining factor in our rankings. The higher the maximum output, the faster the port will charge your gear.

Some plugs came with a replaceable fuse, which seemed like a good idea, and a few included a replacement for said fuse, which seemed even better. This way, if either you plug the adapter into a sketchy outlet or a roommate at the hostel uses your adapter to plug in their completely necessary portable arc welder, the fuse will go, not your adapter. Then it’s just a matter of swapping in the included spare fuse and you’re good to go.

These fuses have a maximum power rating, and therefore the adapters have a maximum wattage rating. However, you shouldn’t be connecting anything with a high enough power draw to trip these fuses. Check out Do you need a voltage converter? for more information. The short version is that recharging portable electronic devices is fine, but powering anything that has a motor or heats up is not. Nearly every appliance or device has its power draw written on it somewhere , so worst case, you can compare that to what’s listed on the adapter. And so you don’t have to look it up, volts × amps = watts.

The other option we considered and tested is individual plug adapters. These small adapters attach to the prongs of your current charger so they’ll plug into a foreign outlet. In deciding which of these to test, we judged by size and available plug-type options. As you’ll see with our two picks, one is exceptionally small, and the other offers sturdier plugs that are available in a range of plug types that’s wide enough to cover you no matter where in the world you’re headed.

The universal travel adapters are far more similar to one another than they are different. However, getting in a dozen and playing with them for a while revealed that some felt better put together than others. After spending several minutes with each one, forcefully extending the various plugs, slamming them back in, and just being fairly rough with them, I found it easy to tell which felt like they’d last a few trips, and which wouldn’t. None felt like you’d own them for a lifetime. Since none are expensive, though, this didn’t seem like a major issue.

All had a US-style plug, so I tested each one in several outlets around my house—some new, some old. I didn’t find much difference in how they fit and worked. I connected several chargers and plugs to the output side of each adapter as well. Again, not much difference. Last, I checked how bright the LED on each was, since a too-bright LED keeping me awake has been a pet peeve of mine for years. Many USB chargers have LEDs bright enough to practically read from; I eliminated any universal adapter that had this problem.

For the plug adapters, I tried plugging in several devices, as well as inserting them into outlets around my house. I checked how tight the connections were and how they felt overall. Would they fall apart with simple use or perhaps hold up to being tossed around in bags for a few weeks or months?

In reality, the testing for all the adapter types didn’t reveal much variation in terms of performance. These are all remarkably similar products. How they felt to use and their different features played a far bigger role in establishing our final picks.

Our pick the Epicka sitting on a table by itself.

While all the universal travel adapters we tested included the same three types of plugs (plus the familiar US-style one), they differed in how many USB ports each had and how quickly they could charge—and that’s where the Epicka Universal Travel Adapter excelled. It has five USB ports: four of the standard USB-A size and one of the newer USB-C. (You may not have a USB-C device at the moment, but you likely will in the future.) These will let you charge, say, three phones, two tablets, and—via the adapter’s main plug—a camera battery that has its own wall charger, all at once.

In addition, and just as important, is the maximum power output: 5.6 amps. This was the highest of all the adapters we considered, which means you can charge more of your devices at higher speeds before hitting the max output.

Keep in mind that the maximum output per USB-A port is 2.4 amps, the max on the USB-C port is 3 amps, and if you’re using all five ports you won’t be able to charge every connected device at full speed—it’ll only give you that 5.6 amp output in total . The output is still far lower than what you can get from a decent USB charger combined with our pick for a simple plug adapter (more on that in the plug adapter section , below), but it’s significantly better than most universal travel adapters, which often max out under 3 amps total.

The Epicka has three sliders on one side, with a button on the other to lock/unlock your chosen plug in place. This arrangement feels more secure than the semi-locking or slide-locking system that some other universals use. However, this is plastic-on-plastic, so don’t expect a tank. As these things go, the Epicka feels sturdy. The US and Australia share a pair of prongs—you twist the prongs manually to set them up for an angled Australia-style outlet.

A look at the four USB-A ports on the underside of our pick.

The four regular USB plugs are all on one side, which is tidier than the “flailing gibbon” look of some other universal adapters.

The above details were what put the Epicka at the top of our list, but the adapter has a few other features that are the cherry on top, so to speak. For instance, it comes with a small nylon case and a USB cable with a split end, so it works with either Micro-USB or Lightning devices. While the adapter has an LED to show you it’s working, the glow isn’t so bright as to be a distraction at night.

A look at the adjustable sliders.

One last note. There are multiple Epicka universal adapters, and even Epicka can’t keep the names straight. We’ve seen this one called, variously, Universal Travel Adapter, International Travel Adapter, Travel Adapter-2, Universal USB Travel Power Adapter (2018), and even Universal Travel Adapter One Worldwide International Wall Charger AC Plug Adaptor with 5.6A Smart Power 3.0A USB Type-C for USA EU UK AUS Cell Phone Tablet Laptop (Grey). Best to follow the link above. Also, you may find another company selling a twin of this. The Epicka has the most reviews and offers free shipping with Prime. The other options we saw have few or no reviews, or charge outrageous shipping costs.

As with all of these adapters, I wouldn’t expect the Epicka to last forever. Given its locking design and case, it’s probably going to last longer than many others, but all of these are almost entirely inexpensive plastic devices. Just something to keep in mind.

While the prongs themselves felt secure, and being able to lock them into place was nice, it’s entirely possible that the size and weight of the adapter, plus whatever you’ve plugged into it, could pull it out of an outlet. That is, unfortunately, a risk with every universal adapter.

Another risk with any universal adapter—as we mentioned above—is that it’s not going to work where you’re headed. Epicka claims it will work in 150 countries, but there are more than 200 countries (the exact number is harder to pin down than you might realize) . And even in each of those 150 countries, there’s no guarantee that the adapter will work in every outlet in every building. Plug adapters are a somewhat safer bet to work specifically where you’re going, but they have their own downsides, which we’ll discuss below.

Also, while the Epicka is a little smaller than some of the others we tested, all universal adapters are much bulkier than plug adapters. As someone who has spent most of the past several years traveling, I feel plug adapters are far easier and less annoying to deal with. This is largely why we have two recommendations for that category.

A group of our adapter picks.

The Ceptics Plug Adapter set combines everything we were looking for in plug adapters: small size, solid build quality, and—well, small size is really the thing here. Each adapter is no larger than it needs to be to fit over the American-style prongs of your charger. The plastic feels solid and not flimsy. Each adapter has the region or countries it should be used in written on the side. The five plugs in the set are the same four as you’ll find on the universal adapters recommended above, plus the thicker, round European-style prongs used in parts of France, parts of Asia, and elsewhere.

Though the set comes with a small case, you probably wouldn’t be traveling with the entire set very often. Instead, you’d pack just the specific adapter or adapters you’d be using on each trip. These are for the person who wants to travel as light and as simply as possible. I myself, and my friends who travel frequently, swear by these small, inexpensive adapters. Also, if you have a USB multiport charger you like or a charger that’s especially fast, you can use that charger with just a tiny, almost weightless plug at the end.

However, plug adapters aren’t for everyone, and that’s why they’re not our main pick. For one thing, if you don’t already own a multiport USB wall charger, you’ll still have to get one if you don’t want to carry a charger for each device. Also, depending on what you’re connecting with these plug adapters, your charger or device could wobble and maybe fall out. The connections inside are solid enough that this shouldn’t happen, but it’s possible. Our universal-adapter picks, as well as the other Ceptics set we discuss below, have a larger “face” for your charger to brace against—more like that of a traditional outlet—so there’s less chance of gravity having its way with your gear.

Being small and inexpensive, plug adapters are not built for high-power, high-wattage items, though hopefully we’ve persuaded you to leave those at home . If you’re charging a battery, you should be fine. If you’re running a motor, probably not. Laptops, yes; mini-fridges, no.

A charger plugged into our adapter pick

Last, these things being so small, you could easily lose them in your bag or leave them behind in an outlet somewhere, if you’re the type of person who loses things. (That’s why I usually keep mine connected to my charger.)

For a hardcore traveler like me, these are my pick. They’re cheap, light, and small, and they work.

A group of our runnerup plugs

Though made by the same company as the Ceptics International Worldwide Travel Plug Adapter 5 Piece Set—and bearing a confusingly similar name—the plug adapters in the Ceptics Adapter Plug Set for Worldwide International Travel Use are, as you can see, a completely different design. They’re much larger than the other Ceptics (let’s call the previous set Ceptics Black and this one Ceptics White for simplicity). Nonetheless, they’re each smaller than a universal adapter, and they have one key benefit over our top plug-adapter pick: You can purchase them in multipacks for individual regions, including regions beyond those covered by the Ceptics Black set.

The Ceptics White are small, but not as small as the Ceptics Black. That extra size does offer one benefit, however: These adapters have more of a face on the output side, so there’s more surface for your charger to lean against. This means your charger is less likely to fall out. Again, neither set of plugs we tested had loose connections, but this is always a risk, as chargers vary. One other difference: In place of the two-pronged US plug we saw (type A) in our other picks, this set includes the three-pronged grounded version .

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The real benefit to the Ceptics Whites, however, is not their physical characteristics. This range is one of your only options if you want to buy a plug adapter for a specific region or country. Headed to India or South Africa ? A universal adapter probably won’t work, but you can get a three-pack of Ceptics that will. You can also buy the offset three-prong and in-line three-prong for Switzerland and Italy, respectively, as well as plugs for Israel and Brazil , both the thin and the thick European plugs, and of course, Australia and UK versions too. They cost less than $10 per set. Any of those links will bring you to a page that lets you choose among plugs for different regions—definitely verify at checkout that you’ve picked the correct ones!

These adapters are ideal for someone headed to a country not covered by a universal adapter, or who has multiple chargers they want to plug in while traveling. They’re not quite as compact as the Ceptics Black adapters, but for most people, this difference in size won’t be an issue. I’ve traveled with these Ceptics plugs for many years, and they show no signs of wear.

Every adapter you see in this guide merely sends the current from the wall directly to whatever you plug into it. These are not voltage converters. Which is to say, if you’re in the UK, whatever you plug into the front of the adapter is going to get the UK’s 220 volts/50 hertz electricity, not the 120 volt/60 hertz that you’d get in the US. Travel plug adapters don’t convert the voltage; they only convert the plug . (Our universal picks do convert the local current to USB voltage, but only for the USB ports.)

However, for the vast majority of people, this is all you need. It’s exceptionally rare that anyone would need a voltage converter anymore. This is because most so-called wall warts, like on your phone charger or your camera’s battery charger, will convert the wall voltage into what it needs automatically.

Take a look at your charger. Somewhere, it should say “100–220V 50/60Hz.” This means it can accept anything between 100 V and 220 V, which covers domestic electricity pretty much everywhere, and either 50 Hz or 60 Hz, which again covers everything. If your charger doesn’t say this, it might not work with a travel adapter. If it only says "120V–60Hz," it will almost certainly not work—or not work correctly—with a travel adapter.

But here’s the other reason we don’t recommend buying a voltage converter: Your device might not work even with one. Anything with a motor (like hair dryers), anything with a heating element (like a clothing iron or a curling iron), or anything with a plug that goes directly to the device (as in no wall wart), probably won’t work in another country regardless of what kind of converter or adapter you bring . The good news is, pretty much every hotel, hostel, and Airbnb will have a hair dryer you can borrow. This is one of those times where we can’t cover everything you might want to bring, but for the vast majority of you, you don’t need a voltage converter. Either it’s not necessary, or the device that needs one won’t work anyway. Worst case, if it’s something cheap and you really need it—a hot pot or an electric kettle, say—consider buying one at your destination.

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One occasional exception is electric razors. These often fall into the “single cable, no wall wart, has a motor” category. Which is to say, they probably won’t work without a voltage converter. (Again, check the fine print near the plug or on the device itself.) Many hotels have a shaver plug in the bathroom , with a US-style outlet and US-style 110 volt-or-so voltage. However, not every hotel will have these, and they’re very rare in hostels and Airbnbs. If you need one, best to call ahead and see if your hotel has them. Or use disposables on your trip.

It’s worth noting again for clarity, USB is USB, so if you’re just plugging in a USB cable , unless something is horribly wrong, one USB port’s voltage is the same as any other USB port’s voltage. How fast that port will charge your gear will vary (that’s related to amperage), but unless the charger is faulty, a USB port shouldn’t damage your gear.

We considered many more adapters than those listed here. However, the majority of travel adapters available boil down to just a dozen or so designs sold by myriad companies. We’ve listed two representatives of each of the most common designs, but in most cases, many more exist. Chances are, if it looks similar and has similar specs, it’s probably the same inside.

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Askali, Unidapt , others: Only 3.4 amps maximum output, which means it’ll take longer to charge all of your devices.

Bluegogo  (currently unavailable): Only two USB and slower-charging than our picks.

Bonaker: Formerly our runner-up pick, this travel adapter had the usual mix of four plug types to cover you in most countries, but its four USB-A ports were slower than our top pick’s, and it had no USB-C port at all. It’s also since disappeared from Amazon.

Bonazza , Urbo , others: Feels flimsy, even compared with others here. Two-piece design is more cumbersome than helpful. Only 3.4 amps maximum output.

Ceptics Travel Power Strip : The Travel Power Strip combines the interchangeable-plug aspect of the Ceptics Plug Adapter Set with a two-outlet power strip and short extension cord. It also has USB-A and USB-C outputs. If you have multiple non-USB items you want to charge at once—a laptop and a camera charger, for instance—this is a good option. But we think most travelers will prefer the more portable brick design of our picks over this power strip.

Conair Travel Smart : It has only one USB port, with a maximum of 1 amp, but with three outlets, it’s one of the few travel adapters that lets you plug in multiple non-USB devices.

Monoprice Compact Cube Universal Travel Adapter : I own one of these, and it’s fine, but if you’re going the universal route, our picks have USB charging for just a few dollars more. If you don’t need USB charging, our plug-adapter picks are probably better choices. Insten is a similar product but with, apparently, surge suppression built in. But as there’s no way to change the fuse, this is likely one-and-done if you plug in something too powerful.

Mu One (currently unavailable): The Mu offered a much higher power output than other travel adapters: 45 watts, enough to quickly charge even a big-battery device such as a MacBook Air. However, after trying and failing to launch a Mu Two in 2020, the company went out of business. The name and remaining assets were bought by a company called Discovery Club, which seems to be selling off the inventory.

Ougrand (green) : Same shape as the Unidapt, but with a USB-C in place of one of the regular USB connections; 3.4 amp max total.

Huanuo  (currently unavailable): A bit bulky, with three regular USB ports and one USB-C; 3.4 amps maximum.

WGGE , Jollyfit : Only 2.4 amps max, less than either of our picks.

Plug adapters

Bestek Grounded Universal Worldwide Plug : Likely made in the same factory as the Ceptics White plugs, the Bestek set looks the same and is roughly the same price. It offers a wide variety of plug types, but lacks the Type C Europlug that’s common in most adapter sets and usable across most of Europe. (The Europlug was invented to fit into a wide range of European outlet types.) If our Ceptics White pick is sold out, these will also work.

Lewis N. Clark Adapter Plug Kit  (currently unavailable): This kit looks fine, but it is more expensive and has one less plug compared with our Ceptics pick.

Insignia Global Travel Adapter Kit  (currently unavailable): The Insignia has a clever interlocking and compact design, akin to that of the old Flight 001 universal adapter (Flight 001, the specialty travel-gear retailer, is now no longer operating in the US), and the individual plugs feel solid. However, it is expensive compared with our picks, and it doesn’t offer anything that you couldn’t do with our picks just by connecting them end to end (if you wanted to).

This article was edited by Ria Misra and Christine Ryan.

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The 6 Best Travel Adapters and Converters of 2024, Tested and Reviewed

Whether you prefer a set of specific adapters or something universal, these are the best options on the market.

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Travelers these days have all types of gear and gadgets that require power: cellphones, headphones, cameras, laptops, and even their toothbrushes. And, when venturing abroad, you’ll often find that not every hotel, airport lounge, or even public mode of transportation accommodates the U.S. plug, which means you likely need an adapter and/or converter for international trips. 

Our favorite adapters and converters are compact, work in multiple countries, have several ports including both USB and AC sockets, and, of course, power your essentials without frying them. As avid travelers, we tested an array of products on actual trips across the world and ranked them based on ease of use, effectiveness, and value to bring you the best picks for every scenario. Below, find our favorite easy-to-use adapters and converters for your next international journey.

Best Overall

Epicka universal travel adapter.

  • Ease of Use 5 /5
  • Effectiveness 4 /5

It’s able to charge six devices at once. 

This is not a converter, so you shouldn’t use it with high-power appliances like curling irons and hair dryers. 

Ready to use in more than 150 countries, this adapter from Epicka can charge six devices at the same time, as it comes with four USB-A ports, 1 USB-C port, and 1 AC socket. It works with all USB-enabled devices including iPhones and Androids, and can charge laptops, cameras, tablets, and power banks, too. It eliminates the need to purchase individual adapters for each trip, which makes it a great money-saving travel product . The adapter also has a built-in, double 8A fuse and safety shutters that keep children from trying to plug other items into the socket. The adapter comes in four different colors, and has a 1-year limited warranty. 

We love that it’s small and easy to pack, plus it’s simple to switch over to different prongs from country to country. The multiple USB ports are great for charging everything at once, and the adapter is super lightweight, so it isn’t adding much weight to your suitcase or carry-on either. We did find that the adapter was hard to fit in tight spots or use with older outlet styles in the UK and Hong Kong, but this didn’t happen often. 

The Details: 2.8 x 1.97 x 2.05 inches | 5.1 ounces | No converter | 6 ports | 1 AC, 4 USB-A, 1 USB-C | 240 volts

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Best for Apple Users

Apple travel adapter kit.

  • Effectiveness 5 /5

It’s exclusively for Apple products so you can trust it with those devices.

It only works with Apple's block-type power adapters.

This kit made by Apple, for Apple products, includes seven AC plugs that work for iPhones, iPods, iPads, and Mac laptops in North America, Japan, China, the UK, Europe, Korea, Australia, Hong Kong, and Brazil. Each one lists the regions the plug is compatible with, making it easy to grab what you need quickly. However, you will need Apple's power adapter brick to serve as a base; these tips work with Apple’s USB-C power adapters, MagSafe and MagSafe 2 power adapters, and 10-watt and 12-watt USB power adapters that come with devices (or can be purchased separately in a range of wattages including 12 watts , 35 watts , and 67 watts ).

We love this set because it’s an Apple-certified product, so we know our devices are safe. The adapters are also built to last, as one of our testers used the adapters for 10 years before having to replace some of them. The only thing we wish they added onto this set is a carrying case to hold all the pieces for traveling. 

The Details: 5.3 x 5.3 x 1.9 inches | 11.2 ounces | No converter | 1 port | 100-240 volts (10W, 12W, 30W, and 35W)

Most Compact

Ceptics travel adapter plug for south africa & botswana.

It comes with USB and AC outlet charging abilities in a compact plug. 

USB ports are on the bottom, instead of the top of the adapter. 

If you’re traveling through South Africa, Botswana, or Namibia, this compact adapter will allow you to charge up to three devices at once. The AC outlet allows you to plug your U.S. device into a Type M socket for South Africa, allowing you to charge up for safari adventures and more.  It works with cell phones, laptops, smart watches, tablets, and more, and we especially like that it has the ability for two- and three-prong AC input, as well as USB ports for added versatility. The style of adapter is a block shape, so you can tuck it into your backpack, purse, or carry-on without compromising on much space, and you can also buy similar adapters for Europe , India, Germany, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Brazil, and more. 

The Details: 1 x 1 x 1 inches | 2.5 ounces | No Converter | 3 ports | 2 USB-A , 1 AC | 250 volts

Best for Families

Bestek travel adapter and voltage converter.

  • Value 4.5 /5

You can power seven devices at one time. 

It’s bulkier than a lot of other adapters. 

With three AC outlets and four USB ports, you can charge up to seven devices at once on this charger, making it easy for the whole family to charge their phones, laptops, tables, and camera batteries. Three plug adapters are also included and work in more than 150 countries, meaning you can travel far and wide and, most likely, have the right adapter for what you need. We also love that this one is a converter, too, converting 220 volts to 110 volts for U.S. electronics but it’s still not recommended to use this device to power your hair dryer, curling iron, or straightener.

The adapter comes with overcurrent, overload, overheat, and short-circuit protections. We tested the adapter by charging a phone, battery pack, Apple watch, and Kindle all at once and found that all devices were nicely charged overnight with no issues. 

The Details: 7.4 x 6.8 x 1.8 inches | 1.15 pounds | Converter | 3 AC, 4 USB-A | 110-220 volts

Best Multipack

Ceptics european travel plug adapter.

  • Ease of Use 3 /5

It’s easy to use.

You'll need to use a separate plug for each item you're charging.

For a super affordable multipack for one destination, this one from Ceptics is a great choice, as it comes with three identical Type C adapters that will work across Europe, the Middle East, and South America. It accepts North American two- and three-prong plugs, and has a simple straightforward design. It’s worth noting though that this set won’t work in England, Ireland, or Scotland, but there are other three packs available that will work in those countries, plus India, China, Hong Kong, Australia, and more. 

The Details: 3 x 2 x 1 inches | 3.2 ounces | No Converter | 3 AC outlets | 100-240 volts

Best for Europe

Jarvania european travel plug adapter.

It works in both the EU and the UK. 

It’s a bit bulky as the UK adapter is separate. 

American travelers to Europe will most likely need an adapter that can handle numerous countries, and this one from Jarvania is great because it can be used with EU and UK outlets. It’s compatible with Type C (which also fits into Type E, F, H, J, K, L, and N outlets) to work in Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, Spain, and France and more. It also comes with a separate Type G plug adapter that will also work in the UK, so you’re getting an extra adapter, too. The main adapter has three ports (one AC, two USB), so you can charge up to three devices at once — a perk for the modern traveler carrying a phone, laptop, camera, and more. 

The Details: 2.7 x 2.1 x 2.2 inches | 3.8 ounces | No Converter | 3 ports | 1 AC, 2 USB-A | 110-250 volts

Other Travel Adapters We Liked

Two adapters we tested couldn’t quite earn a spot on our list but had standout features that may meet the needs of some travelers. 

Tessan Type G Adapter : This adapter with two AC outlets plus two USB ports works in countries such as Scotland, Ireland, the UK, Hong Kong, UAE, Singapore, and various African countries. However, we found the AC outlets are too close together on the adapter to always be useful. 

Tessan Type E F Adapter : With five total ports (USB and AC) that work in numerous countries, this is a great adapter, but we think the two pack is a bit much, as one adapter already has five ports, meaning lots of travelers wouldn’t need a second adapter. This adapter is also wider than other adapters so it can take up more unnecessary space. 

The T+L team tested 12 different adapters and converters in various countries across the world. We noted what countries we were in while using the adapters or converters, and how easy it was to use each one. We also ranked them based on effectiveness, meaning how well they charged our devices, and value in terms of price versus performance. 

Tips for Buying Adapters and Converters

Research your destination.

Before leaving on your trip, be sure to check out what types of outlets are used in the countries you’re visiting, and buy adapters and converters accordingly. The last thing you’ll want is to accidentally fry your device while abroad. Some hotels provide USB ports inside hotel rooms, but it’s best to make sure they’re available before arriving empty-handed.

Consider a kit

If you’re visiting numerous countries and are in a rush, it’s sometimes easier to simply buy a kit with several adapters for multiple different destinations, which can save you money instead of buying numerous adapters. Lots of kits are small enough to tuck away in your bag or carry-on, so just be sure that you take along the ones you need.

Read the fine print

Always be sure to read the instructions that come with your adapter or converter, and be sure to pay attention to the power details. You may think a converter is safe for your styling tools or appliances when it's actually not, and you could fry your device, or blow a fuse, if the adapter doesn’t convert voltage.

An adapter is used when you need to plug a specific type of prong into a different socket. It allows you to plug your U.S.-style prong into an outlet in another country that uses a different type of plug. A converter is different in that it changes the voltage of an outlet to match the voltage of the item being plugged in. Some countries use 110/120 volts, while others use 220/240 volts. If you don’t use a converter, you could ruin your device, or even risk a fire.

If your destination has a different prong type than your outlets at home, then you’ll need an adapter. But if the voltage is different in the place you’re traveling than it is at home, you’ll need a converter to convert that voltage. Some products have dual voltage, which means the device can handle voltages from all over the world.

Most of Europe uses Type C plugs, which also fit into Type E, F, H, J, K, L, and N sockets that may replace Type C in places such as Denmark, Switzerland, and Italy. (England and the rest of the U.K. uses Type G.) Always double check exactly which one you’ll need before your departure.

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The 11 Best Travel Adapters, According to Frequent International Travelers

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Let’s face it: Though you may dream of going off the grid for your next international trip, traveling without your phone , camera , or tablet isn’t particularly practical. And if you bring them, it’s inevitable that you’ll need to plug in and charge them at some point.

That’s why a trusty travel adapter is such an essential part of your packing list. While there are many options that can fit American plugs into international outlets, the right adapter should also fit your itinerary and the tech you’re bringing along. In addition to my own testing, I’ve tapped the expertise of world-touring travelers, creators, and influencers for whom staying powered up is as essential to their journeys as a passport. Whether you want to top up your phone battery in a Parisian café or need to charge seven devices from a single outlet, let their wisdom guide you to the adapter that most adeptly satisfies your travel needs.

A note: Unless explicitly mentioned here, it’s worth observing that typical travel adapters don’t convert power voltage, which can vary between countries. Though most smartphones and tablets are dual-voltage these days, you’ll want to double-check the specifications of your devices before leaving on your trip — especially if you’re bringing something like an electric shaver or a hair dryer.

Best “just the plug” travel adapters

Unidapt 4 Pack European Travel Plug Adapter

“These are dirt cheap and fit in the palm of your hand,” says Going.com founder Scott Keyes of this low-cost, no-frills option fit for European (but not U.K.) travel. Small enough for even the tiniest, trickiest outlets, Keyes also lauds the flexibility that comes with this four-pack of adapters.

You both “don’t have to take turns charging your electronics” and don’t have to charge all of them in the same outlet, as you would with a bulkier (and pricier) all-in-one alternative. Plus, there’s something to be said for not letting a single missing adapter ruin your trip: “If I lose one, which, let’s be honest, happens not infrequently on the road, they’re cheap and easy to replace,” Keyes says.

Road Warrior Universal Travel Plug Adapter

For short trips that only involve a laptop and a phone, Arthur Wei, the well-traveled co-founder of Brooklyn Camper Vans , turns to this clever adapter. Truly living up to its “universal” billing, its ingenious design consists of interlocking pieces which snap into place to fit into European, British, Indian, Brazilian, and American outlets. Wei loves that Road Warrior’s adapter “packs light” and notes that its $12 price point means that your trip isn’t ruined if it goes missing.

Best travel adapters with built-in USB ports

Epicka TA-105C Universal Travel Adapter

I recently tested Epicka’s travel adapter on a two-week excursion around Portugal, and loved its ability to connect as many as six devices to power from a single outlet. It boasts three USB-C ports (plus two USB-A ports), all of which make it easy to charge smartphones, tablets, and other tech without even plugging a power block into the adapter itself.

If I have one complaint, it’s that it took a little extra finesse to fit it into the occasional oddly-angled European outlet. But double-checking that it’s plugged in properly is a small price to pay for this adapter’s charging capabilities. Overall, Epicka’s carry-on-friendly adapter offered solid value and performance, whether I needed to top up my camera battery or quickly charge my iPhone, iPad, and Nintendo Switch Lite while waiting for a transatlantic flight home.

Ceptics World Travel Adapter Kit

When it comes to charging everything from her AirPods to her drone, Wendy Hu , photographer, creative director, and video host for Travel+Leisure, relies on this versatile option from Ceptics. Featuring two U.S. outlets, 2 USB-A slots ( another version features an additional two USB-C slots), and six interchangeable international adapters, Hu describes it as “sturdy and well-made” despite weighing in at just five ounces.

In addition to built-in surge protection to guard against voltage spikes and an attached micro USB cable (handy for charging smaller devices like Bluetooth headphones), it also offers quick-charging support for compatible devices — making it ideal for use in that brief window between daytime excursions and dinner plans, or during a brief pit stop in a café.

MOMAX Universal Travel Adapter

“For an adapter to work for me, it needs to be an all-in-one universal adapter with an AC outlet, USB-C, and USB-A outlets” says former Googler and current travel-content creator Catarina Mello , who recommends this one by Momax. “It also needs to have an overload dual fuse for safety and support for up to 2500 watts,” She says that’s a must in order to use devices like hair dryers, curlers, and steamers. “If your adapter can’t handle a larger surge current, it’ll get damaged or burn out.”

In addition to handling high-powered items, this universal adapter has space to power up to six devices from a single outlet across more than 150 countries. Three of those slots are quick charging USB-C ports, one of which pumps out 65 watts, delivering enough power to charge a laptop without bringing a separate adapter.

JOOMFEEN Worldwide All in One Universal Power Wall Charger

Matthew Kepnes, founder of Nomadic Matt and author of How to Travel the World on $50 a Day , is loyal to Joomfeen’s efficient universal adapter, which nestles input plugs for European, U.K., U.S., and Australian outlets into a single, streamlined adapter weighing just over three ounces. With two USB-A ports, it maxes out on charging three devices at a time, making it a little less versatile than other, more powerful options. But if you’re looking for an adapter that can get the job done without eating into your travel fund, this option is hard to beat.

Best travel adapters with multiple AC outlets

BESTEK Universal Travel Adapter

For travelers who prioritize power over portability (or those who need an adapter that can safely convert voltage), multiple experts recommend Bestek’s Universal Travel Adapter, including former NFL player and current travel creator Jeremy Cash , who loves its “all-in-one design.” With a three-AC-outlet power strip and four USB-A ports, it includes support for charging up to seven devices at once “no matter what country I’m in,” he says.

In addition to that plethora of charging ports, travel blogger and mom Kiersten Rich lauds its ability to convert voltage, which she says is “better for protecting expensive electronics” and “critical” for any hair tools you’re bringing along for the trip.

With a profile of 7.8-by-6.5 inches and a weight of one pound, it’s far from the most minimalist option, but the inclusion of a five-foot detachable power cable means that this adapter can transform a single hard-to-reach outlet into a convenient charging station. That’s why director, producer, and photographer Kathryn Sheldon has relied on it through years of overseas trips with cameras in tow. She says, “I don’t bring it if I’m trying to be super lightweight and carry-on only, but otherwise it’s an amazing tool.”

MOGICS Bagel Universal Power Strip

On a recent trip to Thailand, Pack Hacker editor Lauren Maternowski says her team loved the utility of this mighty adapter from Mogics, which can charge seven devices simultaneously thanks to a unique circular power strip ringing the outlet adapter. It also makes use of a retractable extension cable that she says makes it “handy if your accommodations are short on accessible plugs.”

Maternowski says that you can also remove the titular bagel and leave it behind if packing space is at a premium: “The adapter itself is one of the smallest we’ve seen, so it won’t take up much room in your bag.”

FOVAL European Travel Plug Adapter

If you aren’t worried about converting voltage but still find that you’re “always charging a million things,” travel blogger Rich recommends this 110-volt option from Foval for use with European outlets. Similar to Bestek’s adapter, it offers three AC outlets, four USB-A ports, and an extension cord. But it has the added advantage of a USB-C port — not to mention a slimmer, lighter design that can plug directly into a wall socket while taking up about half as much space in your luggage.

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Boasting a full complement of mesh and zippered pockets plus velcro cord holders, former NFL player Cash argues that this ProCase product “is essential for anyone who carries a ton of cords when they travel.” But it’s not just about cables: With a padded bottom compartment featuring removable dividers, its water-resistant design can safely store everything from external hard drives and MacBook chargers to AirPods and SD cards. As the pro athlete turned seasoned traveler puts it: “Trust me when I say you need this case.”

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Former Googler Mello doesn’t travel without this five-foot, triple-pronged braid that functions as a USB-A to USB-C, lightning, and micro-USB cable. Though she usually treats these cables as her backup option, they’re viable as a primary cable if you’re looking to minimize clutter, and Mello admits they’ve “come in handy more times than I can count.” In welcome news for those who regularly misplace cables, these are sold in packs of three.

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Travel overseas comes with its share of logistical challenges. Charging your devices in Greece or Sweden shouldn't be one of them. Travel adapters allow an electronic device from one country to plug into a differently shaped outlet. For example, U.S. wall outlets require a plug with two flat vertical prongs, while outlets in the U.K. require a plug with a top vertical prong and two bottom horizontal ones. One major heads up: most adapters do not convert electricity from one voltage to another, which may be a requirement depending on where you're headed.

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Best overall, epicka universal travel adapter.

Packs easily

Quick-charging USB ports

Covers a wide range of countries

Noisy when charging

A travel adapter helps charge your electronic devices on the go, whether taking a short trip across the pond or hopping on a worldwide adventure. The Epicka Universal USB Travel Power Adapter offers support for more than 150 countries, including the U.S., Europe, and Australia. It has a universal input design that allows a multitude of plug options. The inclusion of four USB ports on its front and a USB-C port allows the charging of six devices at a single time. The first set of USB ports charges at 2.4A, making it ideal for tablets, cameras, and phones for faster charging, while the remaining two ports charge at 2.1A, making them better suited for phones only. The adapter's versatility and compact size saved our reviewer from overpacking. Our tester also appreciated the bonus iPhone charger that comes included.

As with many universal adapters, the Epicka is designed with 110V devices in mind, so it's not recommended for higher-powered appliances such as hair dryers or flat irons. 

Size: 2.8 x 2 x 2 inches | Weight: 7.2 ounces | Maximum Voltage: 240V | USB Ports: 5

Best Budget

Jmfone universal international travel power adapter.

Charges multiple devices at the same time

Small, compact design

Not compatible with high-energy devices

Simple, lightweight, and effective, Jmfone's universal power adapter is ideal for international travel. It covers 160 countries worldwide to support any backpacker's wanderlust. Perfect for phones and laptops, this adapter simultaneously charges up to five devices with its four USB slots and one AC socket. Thanks to the classic one-piece block structure and built-in surge protection, you'll find it packs easily and keeps your devices juiced up. We should note that use with high-power appliances such as hair dryers is not recommended.

Size: 2 x 2 x 2 inches | Weight: 4.5 ounces | Maximum Voltage: 240V | USB Ports: 4

Conair Travel Smart Conair Travel Smart All-In-One Adapter

Fast charging time

Works with dual voltage appliances

Safety features protect devices

Only one USB port

Not compact

For a travel adapter that performs well, can charge more than one device at a time, and is available at a reasonable price, the Conair Travel Smart All-In-One Adapter is a must-have travel accessory. The all-in-one universal adapter has three outlets and one USB port, so you can charge up to four devices simultaneously—making it great for families or those traveling in groups. The device has built-in surge protection to charge iPads, cell phones, tablets, and other electronics. The adapter works in Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Caribbean, Europe, Great Britain, the Middle East, and North and South America . 

Size: 7.3 x 5.4 x 2.6 inches | Weight: 5.44 ounces | Maximum Voltage: 240V | USB Ports: 1 

Best Converter Combo

Bonazza bonazza all-in-one world travel plug.

Built-in surge protection

Easy to pack

Easy to use

No USB ports

Traveling outside the U.S. with high-powered electronic devices is always a bit tricky as you need to convert the voltage from 220-240 volts to 110-120 volts. Fortunately, there are options like the Bonazza All-in-One Adapter and Converter, which does the trick for you, making travel in more than 150 countries much easier. This all-in-one option offers the comfort of knowing you can use higher-powered devices, such as a hairdryer, without risking a blown fuse.

Beyond hairdryers, this adapter converter combo is suitable for popular items such as iOS devices, laptops, straighteners, and more. For the input itself, the Bonazza only accepts U.S. standard-type plugs, not international varieties. At just 3 inches and 7.2 ounces, it's also an ultra-portable choice. Our reviewer appreciated the compact size and accompanying travel pouch, noting that it "makes it easy to keep the adapter clean." Our tester also found the adapter incredibly simple, a real bonus compared to other devices.

Size: 2.3 x 2.5 x 2.8 inches | Weight: 3.66 ounces | Maximum Voltage: 240V | USB Ports: 0

Runner-Up, Best Converter Combo

Bestek travel adapter and converter.

24-month warranty

Charges seven devices simultaneously

Generous cord length

Not compatible with hair appliances

Widely regarded as a great travel adapter, the Bestek Travel Adapter Converter is a superb combination that provides the best of two important worlds. As an all-in-one solution, the Bestek not only offers three separate international travel adapters covering more than 150 countries, but it also doubles as a 220v to 110v converter for reducing load and avoiding overheating your most precious travel items. TripSavvy Senior Editorial Director Laura Ratliff states, "Bestek's converter is a must-have when traveling abroad in hotel rooms with minimal outlets."

Capable of charging multiple devices at once, the Bestek adds four USB charging ports for a combined total of 6A output, plus three AC ports. The travel-ready design includes a bag for easy storage and a 5-foot power cable.

Size: 6 x 3 x 1.57 inches | Weight: 1.2 pounds | Maximum Voltage: 240V | USB Ports: 4

Best Universal

Ceptics international travel adapter.

Surge protection

Travel-friendly size

Does not convert voltage

When it comes to must-have products while traveling internationally, few items are more important than a universal travel adapter. Supporting worldwide charging in more than 150 countries, the Ceptics Travel Adapter is designed to work with almost any input plug configuration. It can charge as many as five devices simultaneously but works best with tablets, phones, and laptops. The four charging ports—two of which are 2.4A and two of which are 2.1A—are capable of working with nearly any USB-A device, including Android and iOS, as well as tablets, MP3 players, digital cameras, GPS, and more.

Size: 3 x 2.1 x 2.5 inches | Weight: 5.6 ounces | Maximum Voltage: 240V | USB Ports: 4

Most Portable

Targus travel adapter.

Cylindrical design

Worldwide voltage compatibility

This uniquely shaped power adapter from Targus allows you to connect to a wall outlet in North America, the U.K., Europe, Australia, and the Pacific region of Asia. The tube shape holds three interchangeable adapters for AC power cords. About the size of a pepper grinder, it stores easily in a carry-on or duffel bag. Durable polycarbonate plastic material ensures that this model can take all the packing/unpacking, bag dropping, and shoving that accompanies international travel. Note that you won't find any USB ports on this adapter.

Size: 5.6 x 3 x 7.6 inches | Weight: 5.1 ounces | Maximum Voltage: 250V | USB Ports: 0

Best User-Friendly

Flight 001 5-in-1 adapter.

Fun, visual organization

Color-coded and lightweight, the Flight 001 travel adapter is as functional as it is attractive. It breaks into four different adapters, separated by bright colors, so you can easily tell which adapter to use in which country you're in. Even more, each universal adapter corresponds to plugs for the U.S., the E.U., the U.K., and Australia and can work in over 150 different countries. The pieces conveniently attach like a cube, with two USB ports capable of charging tablets, cameras, and more.

Size: 4.06 x 2.52 x 2.05 inches | Weight: 6.7 ounces | Maximum Voltage: 240V | USB Ports: 2 

Best Compact

Oneadaptr world adapter.

Tested and guaranteed security

Compact and functional

If you want to save on space without sacrificing function, this device is for you. Another classic one-piece adapter, the One World PD sets itself apart by offering fully grounded connections for each plug type to protect against the risk of shock. The sliding toggle controls the North American, the U.K., and Australia/China plugs while a smaller European plug pops out. It also has three USB-A ports and one USB-C to put out 18 watts. An over-current protection system will automatically shut off any abnormal usage detected. A BS8546 certification guarantees the highest safety protection. This small but mighty adapter is perfect for phones, tablets, and laptops (which charge best using the AC power adapter).

Size: 2.15 x 2.72 x 2.64 inches | Weight: 6.3 ounces | Maximum Voltage: 240V | USB Ports: 3

When international adventure calls, be prepared with the Epicka Universal Travel Adapter . Its universal input design, USB, and USB-C ports simultaneously support up to six devices in over 150 countries. For the ultralight backpacker or the occasional jet setter, the Jmfone Travel Adapter is a smart, budget-friendly choice.

What to Look For in a Travel Adapter

Destination.

If you want to cut down on bulk, go for a streamlined, single-type converter, though it might only work in some regions. On the other hand, universal adapters will be effective no matter where you wind up—so if you’re a frequent jet setter, this might be the best option.

There are other benefits to choosing a lighter product, depending on the space you'll be staying in once you arrive. "Because some hotels and homes have outlets in the most unusual locations, make sure that the adapter is not too large or heavy to fit into sunken sockets," says Charlie Cotton, Head of Operations at millennial group travel company FTLO Travel.

Newer converters now come with USB ports, eliminating the need for the USB-to-outlet converter for charging tablets and phones. In most cases, this means that you can charge more than one device at a time, which is handy for families—everyone’s gadgets definitely add up on the road—or those traveling with multiple devices .

Forking over a ton of money for a converter you’ll only use once a year doesn’t make sense, so go for a price that correlates with how often you travel. That said, buying one before you leave for vacation is almost always cheaper than on the ground.

Many countries use a single plug type throughout. To ensure your adapter is compatible, you must identify the plug type used in the country or countries on your itinerary. World Standards shares a map that details plug types for every country.

A universal adapter allows you to take your devices worldwide with one compact adapter that fits a variety of outlets. A plug adapter fits a single country’s outlets.

A plug adapter updates the shape of your device’s plug to fit the outlet in the country you’re traveling to. It doesn’t convert voltage. A voltage converter adapts the electrical voltage from the device to the outlet. This is valuable because American devices sometimes operate at a different voltage than is available in other countries.

Amber Nolan is a travel writer located in Key West with over 10 years of experience in the travel industry. Her work has been published in USA Today, Jetsetter, Cruise Critic, Frommers, and several other travel publications. She is currently covering tourism for the local Key West newspaper, the Blue Paper. In addition to her research, we also sent several of the products to testers for their feedback. 

In researching what to look for when selecting travel adapters, we spoke to three travel experts. Experts we spoke to included:

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  • Charlie Cotton , Head of Operations at millennial group travel company FTLO Travel
  • Laura Ratliff , Senior Editorial Director at TripSavvy

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You can’t travel without electronics these days. Well, you can , but you probably don’t.

Phones, cameras, laptops, and Kindles all require a charge to keep going, and if you’re traveling to multiple destinations on a big trip then that could mean packing several different plug adapters.

Obviously packing a lot of little things that basically serve the same purpose is not what we’re about at Her Packing List, which is one of the reasons why we love the universal plug adapter so much. You could say it is our one little thing we personally can’t travel without.

For many travelers, a generic or low-cost universal adapter gets the job done. In fact, I’ve been using a random universal adapter that I picked up on a layover in the Bangkok airport several years ago.

But as always, everyone’s needs are different, so we decided to put together a more comprehensive guide on the best universal plug adapters and when you need to pack them.

What is a universal plug adapter?

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A universal plug adapter is small, compact and helps you take your electronics all around the world without losing a charge. Whether you’re hanging out in Canberra hotels, Buenos Aires hostels or Thailand bungalows, the one adapter will do the job.

A universal travel adapter houses multiple electrical plug styles of the world so you don’t have to pack a bunch of individual plug adapters.

All universal plug adapters tend to work the same: you select the country or area of the world by flipping up some dials, and out pops the plug you need to use. You then plug your original plug into the adapter and then plug the adapter into the foreign outlet.

When do I need a travel plug adapter?

universal plug adapter at airport

If you’re traveling internationally with electronic devices or beauty products like a hair dryer or straightener , then you may need a travel plug adapter.

Because different areas of the world have electrical outlets with different plugs and prongs – and even different voltages.

So, that laptop cable you use in North America won’t get you anywhere in the UK … unless you have the travel plug adapter that matches the local outlets.

And if you’re traveling on that same trip to another part of the world – say Australia – you’re going to need yet another adapter plug for that destination.

I would recommend packing a universal plug adapter for any international trip. I’ve been super thankful to have it on layovers in countries that weren’t my final destination – and where I didn’t expect to be using my electronics.

  • REI has put together a simple guide for plug styles across the globe .

Do I also need a converter?

Most modern, low-power devices like your phone and laptop chargers tend to support multiple voltages and therefore don’t require a converter. However, you MUST check on the device itself to make sure the voltage range covers for your destination.

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High-power devices, like hair dryers and appliances that generate heat, often do require a converter. Otherwise, a number of issues can arise, like blown fuses, broken devices, and even electrocution or fire.

The Best Universal Plug Adapters for Travel

Universal plug adapters with usb.

With the need for many devices like phones and power banks charging via USB, our recommended universal plug adapter has a USB outlet built-in. No need for hogging those precious outlets in your hostel dorm when you have one of these!

Newvanga All-in-one Travel Adapter

Newvanga travel adapter all-in-one

Top Pick : Budget-Friendly | Price : $11.99 on Amazon

The Newvanga universal travel adapter is our budget-friendly pick, coming in at just $11.99 on Amazon with excellent reviews ( Amazon’s choice pick by the way). This all-in-one travel adapter includes 2 USB ports for dual charging your devices, inputs suitable for most 2-pole plugs, and works in over 150 countries around the world.

Sublimeware Universal Plug Adapter with USB

Sublimeware Universal Plug Adapter

Sublimeware Universal Plug Adapter

Top Pick : Family Travel | Price : $23.99 on Amazon

If you need more USB ports, then the Sublimeware universal plug adapter has you covered. Housing 4 USB outlets (2 x 2.4a and 2 x 2.1a) and the standard plug input, one of these adapters should be all that you need while traveling in over 150 countries. You can simultaneously charge 2 phones, a tablet, and camera – perfect for traveling couples and families with multiple devices.

Universal Plug Adapter with Surge Protector

If taking your precious devices around the world to places with less reliable electricity has you nervous, a good travel adapter with built-in surge protection can give you peace of mind.

Pac2go Universal Plug Adapter with Surge Protection

Pac2Go Universal Travel Adapter

Pac2Go Universal Travel Adapter

Top Pick : Flashpackers | Price : $24.99 on Amazon

Pac2Go can simultaneously charge up to 6 devices at once, and with extra security for your expensive electronics due to it’s built-in surge/spike protection. The Pac2Go contains 4 USB and 1 USB-C inputs along with an 8-hole input socket that works with any international 2 or 3 prong plug.

This universal plug adapter works in 150 countries across the globe, and the 2.5” cubed size makes it one little thing worth packing.

Oh, and there’s an 18-month guarantee!

Travel Plug Adapter for Hair Dryers

I would recommend packing a universal plug adapter with converter for any international trip where you might be packing high-power devices, like a hair dryer .

Hair dryers use a high level of electricity to produce their heat, and using one abroad where voltages can vary is pretty much synonymous with travel mishaps such as blown fuses, broken hair dryers, hotel blackouts and more.

Because of this known issue, we highly recommend NOT packing a hair dryer while traveling UNLESS it is a special travel hair dryer with dual voltage . In fact, most hotels, hostels , and AirBnb’s for that matter will supply hair dryers to their visitors so there are no electrical issues. (Tip: Check ahead with your accommodation so you can bypass packing one.)

If you still want to pack your hair dryer (or other high-power device), we suggest checking out the following universal plug adapter with built-in converter. As always: Read the fine print!

DOACE C11 2000W Travel Voltage Converter

DOACE C11 Voltage Converter

Top Pick : Hair-Loving Travelers | Price : $46.99 on Amazon

The DOACE travel voltage converter can step down foreign voltage to 110v for your US appliances and tools. However, you must read the fine print. Dual voltage devices SHOULD NOT be plugged into the voltage converter plug, and instead into the other plug adapter. It can work with basic hair dryers and straighteners as long as they are single voltage and push-button operated.

In addition to the converter, the DOACE C11 comes equipped with 2 USB ports and can be used in 190+ countries around the world.

Final Notes on Universal Plug Adapters

One issue that bothers some people with universal plug adapters is their size:

Sometimes using the adapter will cause another space on the outlet to be blocked, which is always an issue when in public hostels and cafes where several travelers are fighting over an outlet.

Our solution is to make sure your plug adapter has several USB inputs since most devices, except laptops, tend to need solely a USB to charge.

Overall, our feelings are that a universal plug adapter is less hassle to carry around than individual adapter plugs for all the destinations on your travel list.

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The 10 Best Travel Adapters and Converters You Can Buy [2023]

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If you are planning on traveling overseas, chances are you won’t want to lose touch with the rest of the world during your stay. Because we’re all so fond of using our smartphones, laptops, and electrical appliances everywhere we go, clever travelers will be able to charge up on the go .

Taking the right travel adapter or converter with you will ensure you’re never without — but with so many variations, it can be tricky to know what you need.

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The global village is huge, and while we’re all one world, we don’t all use the same electrical outlets. Different countries use different types of electrical outlets and power points, meaning that what works for you at home won’t necessarily work while you are away .

Different countries also have a wide range of electrical voltage running through their wires. In the U.S., for example, electricity runs on 110-120 volts, whereas many other countries have ramped that up to between 220-240 volts.

This matters, because you could fry your appliances if you expose them to a higher voltage than they were designed to use.

But do you need a travel adapter or a converter? Perhaps you need to buy both?

First, you should find the voltage of your device by checking the detailed information, written on either the device itself or the power cord AC box.

As a basic guide, electrical devices have 3 different types of voltage: single, dual, or multi.

  • Single voltage reads 1 number. A device like this handles one type of voltage, like 120V.
  • Dual voltage reads 2 numbers, such as 110V/220V. This means the device contains a switch to toggle between the 2 voltages.
  • Multi-voltage reads 100-240V. This is most common on battery chargers and AC transformers for laptops, tablets, and other portable devices.

Once you know your voltage, here are the key points to decide what adapter and/or converter to buy:

  • If you are traveling to a country where the voltage output is compatible with your device, you won’t need to worry about buying a converter .
  • You will probably still need an adapter to plug into the wall socket — so read on to find out more about travel adapters.

Travel Adapters for Different Countries

Travel Adapter Countries

There are at least 15 different recognized types of outlet plugs in the world, all offering different prong shapes and voltage. While this does not mean that you need to throw 15 different adapters in your bag before you leave home, it does mean you need to do your research before you leave home .

Most of the countries you’ll be traveling to fall into 1 of 4 outlet types for the U.S., U.K., Australia, and Europe. You can easily pick up adapters and converters that are made to suit the requirements of your destination, and you can even purchase packs that feature a combination of options to suit a variety of different destinations.

Hot Tip: Here is a full list of the different types of adapters and voltages for each country.

Travel Adapters and Watts

Wattage is the amount of power required to operate an electrical appliance or device. Because you need your adapter to handle the wattage required by your appliance or device, you need to know what you’re dealing with before you plug it in.

Most devices have a label showing the wattage. If for any reason it doesn’t, you can calculate the wattage using this simple formula: multiply the voltage by the amperage (amps or A) to calculate the wattage. Example: An appliance labeled with a voltage of 110 and amperage of 1.5 is 165 watts (110 x 1.5 = 165 watts).

When you’re looking for a travel adapter, you’ll need to know how many watts it can handle. If it isn’t strong enough to handle the flow of energy passing through it, you could blow a fuse or fry your appliance in a matter of minutes.

Hot Tip: Appliances that heat usually use the most watts, so things like travel hair dryers and travel straighteners will be the items to watch out for.

The 10 Best Travel Adapters You Can Buy

Now that you know a bit more about the technicalities of travel adapters, the next step is choosing the right one for your destination that can handle all the power requirements of your devices.

Here are some of the best-performing, most convenient, and top travel-ready adapters your money can buy.

BEST OVERALL: EPICKA Universal Travel Adapter

  • EPICKA Universal Travel Adapter

This multi-function travel adapter will cover your power needs in more than 150 countries. Safety-certified and packed with tons of features like an 8A overload dual fuse, safety shutters, and a plug lock system, this little beauty comes with 4 USB ports, 1 USB-C, and a single AC socket that can charge up to 6 high-speed devices super quickly.

It can also handle 880W at 110V and 1840W at 240V, but it does not convert voltage . Compatible with all USB devices, including iPhones, tablets, and digital cameras, the Epicka could be your 1-stop solution for digital connectivity anywhere in the world.

What We Like

  • Good for multi-country trips

What We Don’t Like

  • Quite a heavy adapter

UPGRADE PICK: BESTEK Universal Travel Adapter

  • BESTEK Universal Travel Adapter and 220V to 110V Voltage Converter

This BESTEK Universal Travel Adapter is so versatile, you can fill it full of your favorite appliances and charge yourself silly. Cleverly designed to simultaneously charge 7 devices with its 4 USB charging ports, a combined 6A output, and 3 AC sockets that support a max 250W power, you’ll be blown away by the power output.

The patented design makes this a supersafe option for tech-laden travelers, with overcurrent, overload, overheat, and short-circuit protection. This is an all-around super-charger that will work virtually anywhere in the world and even has a 24-month warranty .

  • Charges up to 7 devices at a time
  • Makes a noise from the fan

Bonazza All in ONE World Travel Plug Power

  • Bonazza All in ONE World Travel Plug Power

A sleek black box that offers minimalist chic and the ability to convert voltage, this uber-cool device is the perfect adapter/converter combo for over 150 of the world’s most visited countries.

With the ability to charge phones, laptops, and almost anything else, the One World Travel Adapter converts foreign electricity from 220-240V to 110-120V for all your American appliances.

The LED power indicator shows that the adapter is doing its job, while the over-current (overload), high-temperature, short-circuit, and surge protection systems will keep your appliances safe while they charge.

Hot Tip: This travel adapter can handle 2000W, making it a good choice for higher-wattage electrical appliances.

FLIGHT 001 5-In-1 Adapter

  • FLIGHT 001 5-In-1 Adapter

This color-coded world adapter system makes finding the right plug for your trip as simple as matching the colors. Idiot-proof and effortlessly practical, there is literally no excuse for not being able to stay connected wherever you go!

The 4 adapters fit in 1 easy 2.5-inch block when snapped together , so you can throw the whole thing in your carry-on and be on your way. It also has a cube with 2 USB charging ports, so you’ll really be covered.

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  • JOOMFEEN Worldwide All in One Universal Adapter

This one does exactly what it says on the box: it’s a universal travel adapter that comes with its own travel case. Pop-out those prongs to charge up on any international 2- or 3-prong plug .

Offering almost complete global coverage, this high-tech block will simultaneously charge up to 5 devices quickly with dual USB ports, and it offers AC voltage from 100-240V, 1380 watts max with a built-in 6-amp safety fuse.

Bottom Line: Whether you need to charge your laptop or curl your hair, this surge and spike-protected electrical plug will keep you and your appliances safe and powered up while you roam.

LENCENT 4 Port USB Travel Power Adapter

LENCENT 22W/4.4A 4-Port USB Wall Charger

Want to travel more and think less? Then this is the travel adapter for you. Featuring auto-identify technology, this wall charger automatically detects and delivers the optimal charging current for any connected device .

Brains and beauty come standard in this sleek and compact travel plug that can max up to a 22W/4.4A output. Thermal material protects against overheating, and the tech inside the plug protects against overload on the unit and over-charge on your devices.

This compact universal adapter comes in cheaper than many adapters on this list, but it may be slightly more hassle with having to switch the adapter heads.

OREI MATE M8 Travel Companion Plug Adapter

OREI MATE M8 Travel Companion Plug Adapter

This pocket-sized power adapter provides plug adapters for use in more than 150 countries . It is an easy-to-use self-contained unit that can be tucked away into its very own travel bag for safekeeping when not in use.

This plug adapter may not convert or reduce electrical wattage, and therefore isn’t recommended for your 110-watt devices (like hairdryers or straightening irons). But you can slide out the 2- or 3-prong attachments to plug in your laptop, iPhone, or other device and get charging.

HYTED 2000W World Travel Adapter and Converter

HYTED 2000W World Travel Adapter and Converter

Light and compact, this converter is well-suited to travelers who rely on heavy-duty appliances, since it can handle up to 2000W .

Clearly marked and easy to use, this simple but effective travel plug steps down the voltage to ensure you can use your electrical appliances — such as hair dryers, steam irons, electric kettles, and even small fans — in up to 150 of the world’s most visited countries.

FOVAL Power Step Down 240V to 100V Voltage Converter

Foval Power Step Down 220V to 110V Voltage Converter

Simple to use, the Foval Power Step Down has the international compatibility to make light work of all your basic travel adapter needs. Offering numerous plug options and a selection of integrated USB sockets , you can easily charge your phone, laptop, Bluetooth speaker , and e-reader using the 4 5V/2.4A ports simultaneously.

The built-in fuse system integrates perfectly with the thermal and shell protection layers to offer adequate device protection, keeping your precious devices safe as they charge. The product comes with a 24-month warranty.

Ceptics Travel Adapter

Ceptics GP-12PK Worldwide Grounded Universal Plug Adapter Set, 12 Pieces

Let us introduce to you the ultimate selection of grounded universal travel plug adapters for the big explorer. With a choice of 12 different plug-prong combinations, you’ll have access to power wherever you are headed.

Bulkier than many of the all-in-1 options, the only downside to this set is losing some space in your travel bag. Easy to use and well-labeled, these offer simple but effective solutions for anyone visiting virtually anywhere in the world .

Wherever you are going, there’s a travel adapter or converter to help. Remember to check your appliances before you leave home and find a travel adapter that suits your needs, or you run the risk of being powerless and out of touch for the duration of your stay!

You could also just hope you can buy the appropriate adapter when you get there, but we wouldn’t recommend it. You run the risk of damaging your appliances if you use adapters or converters that aren’t safe.

So if the thought of being without reliable, safe, and thoroughly tested electrical adapters or converters is too much for you to bear while you travel — be sure to buy a decent adapter!

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between a travel adapter and converter.

A travel adapter simply lets you convert 1 style of electrical plug into another. There are 15 different plug types used in the world with an array of prong types. Different parts of the world will use different voltages, and that is where a converter differs from an adapter. If you are using a low-voltage device in a high-voltage socket, chances are you’ll blow the device. A converter will convert the voltage so it’s safe. Most devices and chargers will either be multi-voltage or have a toggle to switch between voltages, but it’s best to check before you travel abroad.

What are the best travel adapters?

These are some of the best performing, most convenient, and top travel-ready adapters your money can buy:

Do I need an adapter and a converter?

As different countries don’t all use the same power points, you will need to check whether you require an adapter to plug in your appliances. Different countries also have a wide range of electrical voltage running through their wires and that’s where a converter comes in. If your device uses a different voltage, you will need to get a converter.

What should I look for in a travel adapter?

How does a universal travel adapter work.

With a universal travel adapter, you have multiple options for plugs or are able to change the shape of a plug to suit the requirements of your destination. This allows you to purchase 1 adapter to use in multiple destinations.

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The best universal travel adapters: Compare picks from Epicka, Targus, and more

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There's a lot to pack and remember when preparing for an international trip: passports, IDs , luggage , and more. Just don't forget to include a capable charger in the mix before you end up stranded without directions or a pocketable translator .

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But not just any charger is fit to power your devices abroad given different countries use various outlets. So that you're prepared no matter where your international travels take you, we compiled a list of chargers that can easily adapt to different port types and voltages. Here are our top picks based on socket types, voltage output, build, and price. 

Epicka Universal Travel Adapter

Best travel plug adapter overall.

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  • Multiple ports
  • Can charge six devices simultaneously
  • No voltage converter

Epicka Universal Travel Adapter tech specs: Size: 2.8 x 1.97 x 2.05 inches | Weight: 5.1 ounces | Maximum voltage: 240 volts | Types: A/B, C/E/F, G, I, J, L, N 

With a 4.7 star rating from verified Amazon customers, it's clear consumers love the product -- and they're not alone. I personally fell in love with this best travel plug adapter on recent travels to Italy and Malta, and I could not be more grateful for its help in keeping my devices charged and operating throughout my two-week trip. 

This is an all-in-one adapter that incorporates four separate plugs. Together, they cover over 150 countries, including Canada, Ireland, Spain, Australia, Argentina, and - you guessed it - Italy. This adapter is capable of reaching 240 volts, so you charge up to six devices using the USB-A, USB-C, and AC options. That means you are not just restricted to charging your phone; you can also charge your tablet, camera, and headset. And, at just five ounces, it is lightweight enough to take with you on travel. 

However, this is not a voltage converter, so you will need to purchase a separate device for higher-powered items like your hair dryer or curling iron. 

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Bestek Universal Travel Adapter

Best converter combination travel plug adapter.

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  • Three international adapters
  • Charges up to seven devices simultaneously
  • Built-in safety feature
  • Larger hardware

Bestek Universal Travel Adapter tech specs: Size: 7.4 x 6.8 x 1.8 inches | Weight: 1.15 pounds | Maximum voltage: 240 volts | Types: A/B, G, I 

The Bestek Universal Travel Adapter makes it easy, including a voltage converter so that you don't have to make a separate purchase. The unit is designed for 110V devices and can convert voltage in countries like Australia and Japan up to 240V. The safety protections are four-fold: this travel plug adapter is armed with over-current, over-load, over-heat and short-circuit protections. 

Equipped with four USB ports and three AC sockets, you can charge up to seven different devices.  Additionally, it includes an EU power cable, with three different international adapters to suit U.S., UK, and Australian plugs. Overall, this outlet works in over 150 countries like Japan, China, New Zealand, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Columbia, and the Philippines. 

This adapter comes in a compact build that includes a five-foot detachable power cable in case outlets aren't conveniently positioned. 

Ceptics World Travel Adapter Kit

Best all-in-one travel plug adapter.

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  • Compact design
  • Fast-charging
  • Built-in surge protector

Epicka Universal Travel Adapter tech specs: Size: 2.75 x 1.5 x 3.75 inches | Weight: 12.8 ounces | Maximum voltage: 100 volts | Types: A/B, C/E/F, G, I

The Ceptics World Travel Adapter Kit is another versatile pick that makes for a great all-in-one plug adapter. 

At 100 volts, this unit comes equipped with multiple outlets: two A and B types -- mostly found in America, two USB quick-charge ports, and a micro USB cable. This variety allows you to charge a number of devices, including your smartphone and laptop. Even better, it includes fast-charging technology to work with the Quick-Charge feature on devices like your Samsung Galaxy . Built-in surge protection helps to keep your devices safe while they charge.

This model works with six different adapter types, making it suitable for locations in North America, the UK, Australia, Asia, and more. Plus, it is extremely light, so it won't weigh you down as you travel. 

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Targus World Power Travel Adapter

Best portable travel plug adapter.

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  • Safety shutters
  • Durable build
  • Interchangeable face plates
  • Does not specify specific outlet types

Targus World Power Travel Adapter tech specs: Size: 5.6 x 3 x 7.6 inches | Weight: 5.1 ounces | Maximum voltage: 250 volts | Types: North America, Europe, UK, Australia and Asia Pacific

Thanks to its compact design, weighing less than five ounces, the Targus World Power is ZDNET's choice for the best portable plug adapter. Its small footprint makes it easy to throw in your bag and take with you on the go, whether you're running to the office or traveling to another country. 

Its design features universal faceplates with red safety shutters for extra protection against contact with harmful electrical currents. For greater versatility, there are three interchangeable adapters that you can switch out based on your needs. This travel plug adapter works in several countries throughout Europe, the UK, and Asia, as well as in Australia. No matter adapter you choose, your adapter will connect directly to your AC power cord.

Zendure Passport III

Best travel plug adapter for fast charging.

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  • Packed with power
  • All-in-one design
  • Excellent value

Zendure Passport III tech specs: Size: 6.61 x 4.25 x 2.32 inches | Weight: 9.6 ounces | Maximum voltage: 250 volts | Types : A/B, C/E/F, G, I, J, L, N 

One of the best things about the Zendure Passport III is its ability to provide ultra-fast charging for your devices. With easy USB connectivity, it works with a number of different devices, whether it is your laptop, iPhone , Samsung Galaxy, digital camera , or Nintendo Switch . No matter which device you need to charge, there are five total USB ports that are all available and waiting. An extra AC outlet is also included. 

There is the added peace of mind of short circuit protection with 250-volt power. This device can recover from overload an incredible 6,000 times without requiring attention. Having tested it himself , ZDNET contributor, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is impressed with the intentional design. "On the safety side, it's built using the care and attention to detail that I expect from a Zendure product," he says. 

This best travel plug adapter works in over 200 countries within Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the United Kingdom, as well as Australia and Canada.

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What is the best travel plug adapter?

Users agree, and so do I - the Epicka Universal Travel Adapter is the best travel plug adapter to have at your side when you travel. It's an affordable option that comes packed with power and is versatile enough to work in more than 150 countries. 

To see how it compares, here's a quick overview of the best travel plug adapters you can buy by price, max voltage output, and port types. 

Which is the best travel plug adapter for you?

I get it - travel plug adapters can all look the same. Consider these expert suggestions to help you find the best one for your needs.

How did I choose these best travel plug adapters?

There are several factors that can help you find the best travel plug adapter for your needs.

Socket type: There are many different types of outlets that are used throughout the world. Before you travel, check the type of outlet that is used in your destination. If you are not sure, you can check Ceptic's handy guide to find out which outlets work in which countries.

Voltage: Each outlet can supply a different amount of electricity, depending on the country, so you will need a voltage converter if there is a difference in voltage. The best travel plug adapters range from 110 volts to 250 volts, so check the electrical requirements for your destination country so you can be sure that a voltage converter is not necessary.

Build : Look for convenient, thoughtful construction that incorporates multiple plugs for all of your devices. A lightweight build is an extra bonus for travel, so your adapter does not weigh down your bags.

Price: The cost of the best travel plug adapter can vary from less than $20 to more than $100, depending on the type you choose. If you choose one of the best travel plug adapters, be prepared to spend between $18 and $80, depending on the brand and retailer you pick. 

What are the benefits of a travel plug adapter?

The best travel plug adapters simplify travel by giving you a place to charge all of your devices. It works with foreign electrical outlets to provide you with seamless charging. It is a cost-effective way to charge multiple devices simultaneously without the need for multiple cords or outlets. There are also integrated safety features to protect your devices while they charge. 

What types of travel adapters are there?

There are three types of travel adapters that you can buy: individual, all-in-one, and universal. Here are the main differences. 

Individual travel plug adapters: These travel plug adapters are country-specific, working with a specific type of outlet. If you travel often, this may not be ideal, as you will need to purchase separate adapters to work with each country.  

All-in-one travel plug adapters: These travel plug adapters are designed to work with several different types of devices, integrating multiple plugs into a single design. They can be used in multiple countries, giving greater flexibility.

Universal travel plug adapters: This kind of adapter is designed to work with any outlet, so it is a safe bet when you are not sure of your exact travel plans. All of the adapters included on our list fall into this category. 

What plug type does the EU use?

Also referred to as the Europlug, the EU uses a type C plug, which has two round pins spaced apart.

Where is the best place to buy a travel plug adapter?

There are many places to buy a travel plug adapter, including your local airport. However, you may not find the best deal or variety if you do not know where to look. Amazon often offers the best pricing and selection of travel plug adapters. Walmart and Best Buy are other popular retailers that I like for availability and affordability. 

Are there alternative best travel plug adapters worth considering?

In my search, I also found these best travel plug adapters that may be worth your consideration.

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The 10 Best Universal Travel Adapters of 2024

  • January 9, 2024
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A universal travel adapter is an essential tool for travelers as it allows them to connect their electronic devices to power outlets in different countries around the world. It is important to always carry a universal travel adapter with you on an international trip since different countries use different types of power outlets and plug configurations. Without a universal travel adapter, you may find it impossible to plug in and charge your devices in a foreign country. But, not all travel adapters are the same and you will find a different set of features with almost every individual model. So, here are some basic things that you should keep in mind when you are planning to buy a travel adapter.

  • Plug Type: The plug type of a universal travel adapter is crucial for its effectiveness and usability. The plug type determines where you can use the universal travel adapter. Some plug types are more commonly found in specific regions, while others are used in multiple countries. The plug type is also related to safety considerations since different plug types often correspond to different electrical standards, including voltage and frequency.
  •   No of Ports: if you are a frequent traveler, you may often carry multiple electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, smartwatches, and more along with you. So having a travel adapter with multiple ports allows you to charge several devices simultaneously, eliminating the need to prioritize which device gets charged first. This is especially useful when you’re traveling with a group or if you have multiple devices that require charging at the same time.
  •   Wattage Rating: The wattage rating of a universal travel adapter is its most important quality as it affects many other aspects of the device. Apart from compatibility with the wall outlet, the wattage rating also affects compatibility with the connected device. Different electronic devices have varying power requirements. For example, laptops, hair dryers, or kitchen appliances generally require higher wattage to function properly. If you travel with such devices, having a universal travel adapter with a sufficient wattage rating ensures that you can power them without any problems

  Right now, there is an abundance of almost all types of electrical appliances in the market as well as the accessories that you need to make your daily life much easier. Universal travel adapters are one such important accessory and you can find thousands of different models for the same. So in order to help you find the best option among all, we have prepared this list of the best universal travel adapters. We will also talk about how you can buy the perfect option according to your needs in our “Buying Guide” for the best universal travel adapter.

Best Universal Travel Adapter List

Best universal travel adapter reviews, 1. epicka travel adapter.

EPICKA Travel Adapter

  In the 1st position, we have the EPICKA Universal Travel Adapter. This international wall charger and AC plug adapter officially support over 150 different countries in terms of compatibility. It includes regions like the USA, Canada, Japan, UK, Ireland, and many others. This is also one of the highly versatile products on this list, considering this is a 6-in-1 travel adapter. It can charge up to 6 devices at once with 4 standard USB ports and a special Type C port for fast charging.

Apart from that, it also has a single AC socket to power high-powered electronic devices. Coming to the safety of the adapter, it has a built-in 8 A fuse along with built-in plug locks to avoid loose connections. It is also certified by RoHS, FEE,  and CE for further reliability. The maximum power rating for the device ranges up to 880 Watts at 110 V and 1920 Watts at 240 Volts.

Best Features

  • It has a Type C USB port
  • There are 4 ports available
  • The maximum power rating is up to 1920 Watts
  • Supports over 150 countries in terms of compatibility
  • It is backed by 2 years of warranty
  • Most popular option for a universal travel adapter
  • It has a 30-day money back guarantee
  • It does not feature a built-in voltage converter

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2. Sublimeware Travel Adapter

Sublimeware Travel Adapter

  In the 2nd place, we are putting the SublimeWare Power Plug Adapter. This is also one of the popular choices available on our picks and is designed to be an internationally compatible travel adapter. It is also rated for more than 150 countries in terms of compatibility, expanding its versatility. This single travel adapter is capable of charging up to 4 USB-powered devices at once with USB ports along with a standard AC power outlet. The larger AC power outlet comes with a pin-locking mechanism for the safety of your device.

It is possible with the 8-pin locking mechanism of the device, which locks and unlocks as you press the travel adapter, ensuring a firm and secure connection. The USB ports, on the other hand, offer a 3500 mA power outlet which is more than enough for standard USB-powered devices. This travel adapter is also rated to work with 240 Volts power supply as well as 120 Volts outlet without any problem.

  • It has Type C Type A Type G Type I ports
  • The maximum power rating is up to 1300 Watts
  • Many design options are available
  • One of the popular choices for a versatile universal travel adapter
  • All-in-one design for better portability
  • Pin locking mechanism for firm and secure connection
  • It does not have a Type C USB port

3. MINGTONG Travel Adapter

MINGTONG Travel Adapter

  Our 3rd choice for the best universal travel adapter is the MINGTONG Travel Adapter. While this is also one of the famous choices out there for a universal travel adapter, it is also an affordable choice for those who are looking for a basic option. This all-in-one travel adapter comes with dual USB ports for ease of connectivity, along with a built-in surge protector to keep your devices safe. It also manages to cover more than 150 countries in its compatibility list, which is pretty amusing.

As for the safety features, MINGTONG has managed to implement built-in safety shutters, LED power indicators, and a fuse protector into this compact device. The rated power output for this travel adapter ranges up to 650 Watts at 110 Volts and 1300 Watts at 220 Volts. The built-in safety features will automatically disconnect the adapter if the input current exceeds the 6.3 A threshold. Thus, keeping the connected devices safe and secure. The safety shutters themselves are certified by RoHS, CE, and FCC, leaving no doubt in its safety.

  • It has a Type G port
  • There are 2 ports available
  • The maximum power rating is up to 1500 Watts
  • Rated by RoHS, CE, and FCC
  • All-in-one budget travel adapter
  • Built-in safety features with LED indicator
  • It measures only 3 x 1.5 x 1.9 inches
  • It has only 2 USB ports

4. HAOZI Travel Adapter

HAOZI Travel Adapter

  Up next, we have the Universal Travel Adapter from HAOZI. This is also an all-in-one international travel adapter with 4 USB ports and a standard AC wall outlet designed to be compatible in over 150 countries. And in terms of safety, HAOZI does not leave any boxes unchecked as it comes with FCC, CE, and RoHS-certified safety systems. It also has a 6.3 A fuse to ensure complete safety of the device, along with built-in safety shutters to prevent overcurrent and overvoltage.

There are 4 USB ports provided on this travel adapter, all of which are smart USB ports. So, you can use these ports for charging various different smartphones without worrying about compatibility or battery damage. And using the travel adapter is also pretty simple and straightforward. You simply push the required pins out of the slot and plug in the travel adapter directly to the wall outlet.

  • It has a Type F Type A Type G Type IType F Type A Type G Type I ports
  • Many attractive designs are available
  • It measures only 2.5 x 2 x 2.1 inches
  • There are 4 smart USB ports provided on the adapter
  • Compatible with over 150+ countries
  • Slightly more expensive than other similar choices

5. Ceptics Travel Adapter

HAOZI Travel Adapter

  The Ceptics World Travel Adapter Kit is, without a doubt, the most versatile and compatible device that we are putting up on this list. Unlike most other options, this device manages to offer a wide range of support for connected devices with many different outlets. It has dual USB ports with quick charge 3.0 support, along with 2 standard US outlets for AC power delivery. The best part is that the plug types for this adapter are shipped and attached separately, meaning it is easy to replace the plugs in case of damage.

It also has built-in surge protection that will protect your expensive electronic devices from all kinds of electrical hazards. And, there is also an LED indicator which can indicate problems with the connection as soon as it is detected. There are 6 plug types included with this travel adapter that are Type E/F, Type A, Type G, Type I, Type B, and Type C. It also has 2 years of warranty which makes sense considering this is one of the premium alternatives for a universal travel adapter.

  • It has a Type E/F Type A Type G Type I Type B Type C ports
  • It comes with 2 years of warranty
  • It has dual quick charge supported USB ports
  • 6 types of international adapters are included
  • Adapters are connected externally
  • Very expensive choice compared to other options on the market

6. JMFONE Travel Adapter

JMFONE Travel Adapter

  The JMFONE International Travel Adapter is yet another all-in-one travel adapter on our list which offers high-speed charging support via 4 USB outlets with 2.4 A ratings each. This internationally compatible travel adapter can be used in over 160 countries without any problem. As there are a total of 5 outlets available on this device, you can charge up to 5 devices with the adapter at once without worrying about overheating. It is possible thanks to the smart chip present inside the device, which can automatically detect the connected device.

The power range for this travel adapter ranges between 100 to 250 Volts with a maximum output of 6.3 A and 2400 mA output from USB ports. There is also a 6.3 A fuse present inside the device, which is certified by CE, FCC, and RoHS for extended reliability. This unit comes with a lifetime guarantee from JMFONE and customer support in case you have any doubts about the product.

  • It has a Type A USB port
  • There are 5 ports available
  • Supports over 160 countries
  • Capable of charging up to 5 devices at a time
  • Maximum 6.3 A output is available
  • 2400 mA output from USB ports
  • Not suitable for heavy electrical appliances

7. LKY Travel Adapter

LKY Travel Adapter

The LKY DIGITAL Travel Adapter is yet another great option available on our picks which can easily be the best option for those who are looking for a basic option for domestic use. However, it still has an international rating in case you need to travel abroad. Just like most other standard options, it also supports over 150 countries which is amusing at this price point. You will find 2 USB ports on this travel adapter which are compatible with almost all smartphone brands.

The power rating of this power adapter is up to 6 A where it offers up to 660 Watts output at 110 Volts and 1300 Watts at 240 Volts Ac current input. And despite being a cheaper alternative, LKY DIGITAL has still implemented the FCC, CE, and RoHS certification on the product, making it a safer choice for the future. It also comes with a year of warranty which is great considering it is such an affordable choice.

  • It comes with a year of warranty
  • Safety features are guaranteed
  • One of the compact and affordable choices
  • Only 2 USB ports are provided

8. Unidapt Travel Adapter

Unidapt Travel Adapter

The Unidapt Universal Travel Adapter is also one of the smart options that we are putting on this list. This variant for a travel adapter features 4 smart USB outlets along with 5.6 A maximum output support. You will also find a Type C USB port on the device which is pretty rare on a travel adapter. However, it is also the most useful option since most smartphones these days support fast charging via a USB Type C port .

With the Unidapt Universal Travel Adapter, you will be able to charge up to 6 devices at once, enabling you to travel freely without any other charger except this one. This travel adapter will be suitable for over 160 different countries, including EU, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, and many others. And unlike most other choices, it also supports heavy appliances such as hair dryers, electric shavers, curling irons, and others which are pretty much forbidden with other choices. This device is backed by a year of warranty along with a 30-day money-back period so that you get to test the device thoroughly.

  • It has Type C, Type A, Type G, Type I USB ports
  • The maximum power rating is up to 1840 Watts
  • It has a 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Works in over 160 countries
  • Can charge up to 6 devices at once
  • More plug types should have been supported

9. Hero Travel Adapter

Hero Travel Adapter

  The Hero Universal Travel Adapter is yet another premium alternative that we have decided to put on our list today. This is a power plug designed to be used in more than 100 countries without any hassle. Plus, it is rated for 100 to 250 Volts and offers maximum load capacity of 3 A. However, the best feature of this option has to be its reliability as Hero Travel Supply is offering lifetime replacement guarantee if the product is damaged in use.

The main reason behind the extended reliability of the product is its built-in device protection and safety standards. It comes with a built-in fuse to protect the connected devices in case of a power surge. Plus, this is a highly compact and lightweight device which can be easily traveled without. Just like other premium options, this travel adapter has 2 AC outlets and 2 USB ports, allowing you to connect up to 4 devices to the unit at once.

  • There are 2 USB ports available
  • LED indicators are available
  • Lifetime replacement guarantee
  • Built-in fuse for safety
  • One of the premium options for a travel adapter
  • LIfetime guarantee
  • More USB ports would have been better

10. TESSAN Travel Adapter

TESSAN Travel Adapter

  The TESSAN Universal Travel Adapter is our last pick for the best universal travel adapter available on the market right now. This is an international option like the rest of the options we have seen so far with support for over 150 countries. It makes it possible, along with 5.6 A power output capacity and a total of 5 USB ports for versatile connectivity. But unlike any other options, we have seen so far, it features 3 high-speed USB Type C ports for fast charging and 2 standard USB ports.

The Type C USB ports can charge the devices at a rate of 3 A 15 Watts output, whereas the standard ports are rated for 2.4 A at 12 Watts power output. This 6 in 1 travel has a total power output capacity of 2500 Watts, making it one of the most powerful options available on this list. And as for safety, it also has a built-in 10 A fuse and safety shutter so that you won’t have to worry about any safety hazards despite the high power capacity.

  • It has a Type C Type A Type G Type I ports
  • The maximum power rating is up to 2500 Watts
  • Built-in 10 A fuse for safety
  • Supports 100 to 350 Volts power supply
  • 2500 Watts maximum power output
  • 5 USB ports are provided
  • Other options are much cheaper

Buying Guide For The Best Universal Travel Adapter

So far, you must have understood the differences between multiple different options that we have shared with you on our list of the best universal travel adapters. However, it may still be difficult to choose just one option out of all since all of these options feature a pretty impressive set of features and compatibility. So, we are going to discuss the importance and necessity of the most essential features of a universal travel adapter in our buying guide. We can assure you that once you go through our buying guide, you can easily understand which of these options are perfect for your needs. And if you were to recommend one of these options to someone, you can easily guess which option would be perfect for the buyer based on these factors.

1. Plug Type

The plug type is the first thing that you should check out when you are looking for a universal travel adapter. If you end up finding the option with the best features and it is not compatible with the wall outlet in a certain country, it would be as good as a rock for your needs. And since the necessary plug type varies from country to country, you should go with an option that is compatible with most options, or the region where you travel most frequently. If the adapter’s plug does not match the outlet, it will be impossible to connect your devices and charge them.

Therefore, having the correct plug type is essential for ensuring compatibility and functionality. Having the correct plug type on your universal travel adapter also makes it easier to plug in and charge your devices. You don’t need to struggle with finding the right adapter or figuring out the proper orientation of the plug.

2. USB Ports

USB ports allow you to directly charge devices that use USB cables, such as smartphones, tablets, digital cameras, and portable speakers, without the need for additional adapters or converters. This provides a convenient and hassle-free way to charge your devices while traveling. Additional USB ports on a travel adapter eliminate the need to carry separate chargers for each device, reducing clutter and making charging more streamlined.

USB ports are widely used in various electronic devices, making them compatible with a wide range of devices. Whether you have an Android phone, an iPhone, a Bluetooth headset, or a power bank, most devices can be charged using a USB connection. By having USB ports on your travel adapter, you can charge multiple devices simultaneously, catering to the charging needs of different devices and reducing the number of adapters or chargers you need to carry.

3. Safety Features

Since we are dealing with a universal travel adapter that is going to be used for different devices at a time having different voltage and wattage ratings, we must pay attention to the design of the device, especially regarding its safety features. There are a few standard safety measures that are provided with all universal travel adapters to ensure the safety of the device as well as the user.

Overcurrent protection is designed to prevent excessive current flow to your devices, which can lead to overheating, damage, or even electrical hazards. Safety features like built-in fuses or circuit breakers help detect and interrupt the flow of current when it exceeds safe levels. Overvoltage protection is also important in this case as it safeguards your devices by preventing voltage spikes or surges that may occur when plugging into power outlets with an unstable electrical supply.

The importance of voltage for a universal travel adapter lies in its role in ensuring compatibility and safety when using electronic devices in different countries. Using electronic devices with incorrect voltage can lead to serious damage or even render them inoperable. Devices are designed to work within specific voltage ranges, and exceeding or underpowering them can cause components to fail or circuits to be damaged. A universal travel adapter that supports different voltage ranges allows you to provide the appropriate voltage to your devices, protecting them from potential harm.

Some devices, such as laptops, smartphones, and many modern electronic gadgets, are designed to work with a wide range of voltages (e.g., 100-240 volts). These devices are referred to as “dual voltage” devices. A universal travel which has the option for dual voltage allows you to connect and charge these devices directly without the need for a separate voltage converter. The adapter simply adapts the plug type to the country’s power outlet while ensuring the proper voltage is delivered to the device.

Best Universal Travel Adapter – FAQs

Ans: A universal travel adapter typically supports a wide range of plug types. With almost every option, you will find a set of supported plug types. These plug types are referred to as Type A, Type B, Type C, Type D, Type E, Type F, Type G, Type H, Type I, Type J, Type K, and so on. Each plug type has a different design and is suitable for a certain region. For example, Type A has two flat parallel pins and is commonly used in North America. In contrast, Type E has two round pins with a hole for grounding and is commonly used in France, Belgium, Poland, and other European countries. Therefore, it is important first to check the plug type that you need before you start looking for travel adapters.

Ans: The need for a voltage converter and a universal travel adapter depends on the specific voltage requirements of your devices and the voltage standards in the country you’re visiting. Before traveling, carefully check the labels, user manuals, or specifications of your devices to determine their voltage compatibility. The information should indicate whether the device is dual voltage or requires a specific voltage input. Most countries operate on either 110-120 volts or 220-240 volts. If your devices are compatible with the voltage standard of the country, you won’t need a voltage converter.

Ans: A universal travel adapter is designed to provide compatibility between different plug types and power outlets around the world. However, it’s important to note that a universal travel adapter alone does not guarantee compatibility with all electronic devices. Different electronic devices have varying power consumption levels. Some devices have higher wattage ratings while others, like smartphones or tablets, require lower wattage. So, you must ensure that the universal travel adapter you use can handle the power consumption of your devices.

Ans: Yes, a universal travel adapter can be used with electronic devices that have different voltage ratings. However, it’s important to note that a universal travel adapter alone does not convert voltage. It only adapts the plug type to fit different power outlets around the world. Suppose your electronic device operates on a different voltage than the voltage standard of the country you’re visiting. In that case, you probably need a voltage converter or transformer in addition to the travel adapter. The voltage converter or transformer converts the local voltage to match the voltage requirements of your device.

A universal travel adapter is a valuable accessory for international travelers, offering convenience and compatibility when it comes to powering electronic devices in different countries. It allows you to adapt the plug type of your devices to fit various power outlets worldwide, eliminating the need to carry multiple adapters. In this guide, we explored the importance of various factors related to universal travel adapters.

We also discussed the significance of plug types, which vary across different regions, and how a universal adapter can accommodate these variations, along with the best option on the market right now which will offer you these features. But if you are still not sure about which of these travel adapters is perfect for you, we will recommend checking out the following options first.

  • It’s only reasonable to assume that the travel adapter, which is favored by most buyers, is the one which is the most compatible option out of all. Therefore, our top recommendation is the EPICKA Travel Adapter . This is an AC plug adapter that has a 5.6 A rating and comes with 4 standard USB ports along with a Type C port for fast charging. And as for compatibility, this compact adapter is suitable for the USA, EU, UK, and even AUS region. What’s even better is that you will get a 2-year warranty period on the power brick.
  • Even though universal travel adapters are mostly used for traveling, a lot of you might be looking for a basic option for domestic use, just for the sake of additional ports. If yes, you should take a look at the LKY Travel Adapter . This is also a simple and affordable travel adapter that comes with 2 additional USB ports along with compatibility with US, EU, UK, and AUS regions. It has a maximum power rating of 6A and a 100 – 240 Volts AC voltage rating. Even though this is a cheaper variant, it is still backed by FCC, CE, and RoHS certification.
  • A travel adapter is nothing more than a simple connector unless it offers multiple output ports. If you are also looking for a highly versatile option, then consider checking out the Ceptics Travel Adapter Kit. It comes with dual QC 3.0 USB ports along with 2 standard US AC outlets. Unlike most other options, this travel adapter is compatible with a broader range of regions, including China and Japan as well. And since it is an ETL-tested device, you can connect it to your camera, smartphone, and laptop without any worries. It is also backed by a 2-year warranty period which is perfect for such a versatile device.

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The Best Travel Adapters for Going Abroad

Posted: March 2, 2023 | Last updated: June 20, 2023

<p>One of the most exciting times before a big vacation, especially one that you've been planning for months (or years), is finally having your bag packed and ready to head to the airport. You've arranged your international data plan on your phone, your <a href="https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gadgets/g36702849/best-laptops/">laptop</a> is charged, and you've even bought an extra <a href="https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/g37133390/best-memory-cards/">memory card</a> for gorgeous vacation photos.</p><p>But all of that is only useful if you remember one necessary, if not-so-glamorous, piece of travel equipment: a travel adapter.</p><p>A travel adapter is a small device that allows you to plug your electronic devices into outlets in different countries. Electrical outlets and sockets vary from country to country; in fact, there are 15 different types of power sockets requiring a variety of plugs. That includes sockets that fit two rounded plugs, as you'll find in much of Europe, to the slanted, three-prong sockets you'll find in Australia. The concept is simple: plug the travel adapter directly into the wall socket, then plug your device or USB cord into the front.</p><p>Travel adapters may not be the most stylish travel accessory, but they're certainly one of the most essential. Here are the best travel adapters to buy before your next international getaway.</p><h2 class="body-h2">Best Travel Adapters</h2><blockquote class="body-blockquote"><strong>The Expert: </strong>As a travel writer in my mid-30s, I've been traveling for a while. My first international trips were with my parents as a child, when my biggest concern was making sure my reusable battery charger would work to power up my Gameboy while visiting Europe. In college, I studied abroad in the mid-2000s, when <em>some </em>devices worked internationally, but others would all but blow up if you plugged them in without a voltage converter. And in my years as a travel writer, I've been to around 40 countries, including some less-touristy destinations like Lesotho.</blockquote><blockquote class="body-blockquote">So, my experiences have run the gamut, from carrying a chunky converter only to realize it didn't work in my hotel room's sockets to successfully packing just one converter that did it all. I've used adapters specific to one socket type, supposed global adapters that actually weren't, and overpaid by nearly double for an adapter in an airport when I realized I left my sole adapter in my checked luggage. I've become an expert on using travel adapters, whether I like it or not.</blockquote><h2 class="body-h2">What to Look for in a Travel Adapter</h2><h3 class="body-h3">Size </h3><p>Travel adapters used to be big, bulky chunks of plastic with just one plug. That's changed, although you'll still find some older, oversized designs on the market. But most modern adapters are small enough to hold in your palm (a tad smaller than a <a href="https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/math/a30244043/solve-rubiks-cube/">Rubik's Cube</a>, if you will) and weigh no more than a <a href="https://www.popularmechanics.com/adventure/outdoor-gear/g43021845/best-athletic-socks/">pair of socks</a>.</p><p>The best travel adapters are retractable, meaning the prongs that go into the wall retract into the body of the adapter when not in use. This makes planning and packing easier and reduces the risk of breaking or bending a prong while in transit, which will likely render your adapter useless (and necessitate buying one from an overpriced airport tech store).</p><p class="body-tip"><strong>Don't Forget These:</strong> <a href="https://www.popularmechanics.com/adventure/outdoor-gear/a29518652/best-travel-pillow/">Best Travel Pillows</a> • <a href="https://www.popularmechanics.com/adventure/outdoor-gear/g37373544/best-travel-accessories/?gclid=CjwKCAiAr4GgBhBFEiwAgwORrRImeIR42iZ_WkCHrV0y_0N0BSQSxuh6f7LTciXUwUiJ4nPsb9FC8xoCCWYQAvD_BwE">Best Travel Accessories</a> • <a href="https://www.popularmechanics.com/adventure/outdoor-gear/g37357948/best-carry-on-luggage/">Best Carry-On Luggage </a>• <a href="https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/g39529459/best-15-inch-laptop/">Best Laptop Bags and Backpacks for Traveling and Commuting</a></p><h3 class="body-h3">Types of Ports </h3><p>You may think you need to carry three or four travel adapters—one for your laptop, one for your phone, one to charge your camera battery, and so on. However, you can usually get away with a one-plug adapter if it has additional ports, such as USB or USB-C ports. My current adapter (which, full disclosure, also happens to be my top pick) has one plug I use for my laptop, plus four USB ports <em>and </em>a USB-C port. My laptop cube doesn't block any USB ports, so I can charge all my devices simultaneously with just one adapter.</p><h3 class="body-h3">All-in-One Versus Customizable</h3><p>I like universal adapters, with various buttons and switches for configuring the prongs to fit any socket worldwide. They're ideal when a hotel has different sockets from what you'd find in the rest of the country; something common in hotels that cater to European or western travelers. However, they can sometimes be a little bigger and bulkier as they have to include more prongs and pieces, and you may have to toss it if one prong breaks.</p><p>The second option is to buy either a power adapter specific to just one country (ex: it only coverts type A plugs to a type C plug) or one with a base and various attachments. With the latter, you'll always need to carry the base, but you'll only need to bring the adapter tip you'll need for that specific country. Repeat as needed for future trips.</p><p>I don't recommend those for disorganized or forgetful travelers, as it's easy to lose the various attachments. </p>

One of the most exciting times before a big vacation, especially one that you've been planning for months (or years), is finally having your bag packed and ready to head to the airport. You've arranged your international data plan on your phone, your laptop is charged, and you've even bought an extra memory card for gorgeous vacation photos.

But all of that is only useful if you remember one necessary, if not-so-glamorous, piece of travel equipment: a travel adapter.

A travel adapter is a small device that allows you to plug your electronic devices into outlets in different countries. Electrical outlets and sockets vary from country to country; in fact, there are 15 different types of power sockets requiring a variety of plugs. That includes sockets that fit two rounded plugs, as you'll find in much of Europe, to the slanted, three-prong sockets you'll find in Australia. The concept is simple: plug the travel adapter directly into the wall socket, then plug your device or USB cord into the front.

Travel adapters may not be the most stylish travel accessory, but they're certainly one of the most essential. Here are the best travel adapters to buy before your next international getaway.

Best Travel Adapters

The Expert: As a travel writer in my mid-30s, I've been traveling for a while. My first international trips were with my parents as a child, when my biggest concern was making sure my reusable battery charger would work to power up my Gameboy while visiting Europe. In college, I studied abroad in the mid-2000s, when some devices worked internationally, but others would all but blow up if you plugged them in without a voltage converter. And in my years as a travel writer, I've been to around 40 countries, including some less-touristy destinations like Lesotho.
So, my experiences have run the gamut, from carrying a chunky converter only to realize it didn't work in my hotel room's sockets to successfully packing just one converter that did it all. I've used adapters specific to one socket type, supposed global adapters that actually weren't, and overpaid by nearly double for an adapter in an airport when I realized I left my sole adapter in my checked luggage. I've become an expert on using travel adapters, whether I like it or not.

What to Look for in a Travel Adapter

Travel adapters used to be big, bulky chunks of plastic with just one plug. That's changed, although you'll still find some older, oversized designs on the market. But most modern adapters are small enough to hold in your palm (a tad smaller than a Rubik's Cube , if you will) and weigh no more than a pair of socks .

The best travel adapters are retractable, meaning the prongs that go into the wall retract into the body of the adapter when not in use. This makes planning and packing easier and reduces the risk of breaking or bending a prong while in transit, which will likely render your adapter useless (and necessitate buying one from an overpriced airport tech store).

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Types of Ports

You may think you need to carry three or four travel adapters—one for your laptop, one for your phone, one to charge your camera battery, and so on. However, you can usually get away with a one-plug adapter if it has additional ports, such as USB or USB-C ports. My current adapter (which, full disclosure, also happens to be my top pick) has one plug I use for my laptop, plus four USB ports and a USB-C port. My laptop cube doesn't block any USB ports, so I can charge all my devices simultaneously with just one adapter.

All-in-One Versus Customizable

I like universal adapters, with various buttons and switches for configuring the prongs to fit any socket worldwide. They're ideal when a hotel has different sockets from what you'd find in the rest of the country; something common in hotels that cater to European or western travelers. However, they can sometimes be a little bigger and bulkier as they have to include more prongs and pieces, and you may have to toss it if one prong breaks.

The second option is to buy either a power adapter specific to just one country (ex: it only coverts type A plugs to a type C plug) or one with a base and various attachments. With the latter, you'll always need to carry the base, but you'll only need to bring the adapter tip you'll need for that specific country. Repeat as needed for future trips.

I don't recommend those for disorganized or forgetful travelers, as it's easy to lose the various attachments.

<p>Aside from the testing I’ve done over the last decade and change of travel, I took into account recommendations from different types of travelers: from my fellow travel writers, who may visit a different country every month, to my parents, who start packing weeks in advance for their once-every-few-years Europe trip.</p><p>I also looked at online reviews—not just the number of reviews but the quality, paying special attention to any ongoing negative themes. I also considered the number of ports and plugs vis-a-vis the size and weight.</p>

How We Selected These Travel Adapters

Aside from the testing I’ve done over the last decade and change of travel, I took into account recommendations from different types of travelers: from my fellow travel writers, who may visit a different country every month, to my parents, who start packing weeks in advance for their once-every-few-years Europe trip.

I also looked at online reviews—not just the number of reviews but the quality, paying special attention to any ongoing negative themes. I also considered the number of ports and plugs vis-a-vis the size and weight.

<p><strong>$22.99</strong></p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B078S3M2NX?tag=syndication-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C10060.g.42861901%5Bsrc%7Cmsn-us">Shop Now</a></p><p>You’ll find the EPICKA Universal Power Adapter on more than a few lists of the best travel power adapters, but that’s not because of savvy marketing—it’s genuinely a great buy. I’ve used quite a few travel adapters over the years and this is by far my favorite. </p><p>It charges six devices at once, but since four of the plugs are USB chargers, it’s still very small. In fact, it’s probably the smallest travel adapter I’ve ever used, which makes it easy to fit in my carry-on luggage for use in international airports. </p><p>It converts any plug type to any plug type (so it works with non-type A or B plugs), and the carrying case helps get crumbs and dust from your bag out of the various USB and USB-C ports (the latter of which is a high-speed charging port.</p><p>This is the perfect adapter for multi-country travel or for hotels that may have European sockets in a non-European country. I’ve yet to find any downsides, though there’s one obvious one: the weight of everything plugged in at once. If you have short USB cords and your devices are hanging off the adapter, it could cause it to fall out of the wall socket, especially if you have six plugged in at once.</p>

Universal Power Adapter

You’ll find the EPICKA Universal Power Adapter on more than a few lists of the best travel power adapters, but that’s not because of savvy marketing—it’s genuinely a great buy. I’ve used quite a few travel adapters over the years and this is by far my favorite.

It charges six devices at once, but since four of the plugs are USB chargers, it’s still very small. In fact, it’s probably the smallest travel adapter I’ve ever used, which makes it easy to fit in my carry-on luggage for use in international airports.

It converts any plug type to any plug type (so it works with non-type A or B plugs), and the carrying case helps get crumbs and dust from your bag out of the various USB and USB-C ports (the latter of which is a high-speed charging port.

This is the perfect adapter for multi-country travel or for hotels that may have European sockets in a non-European country. I’ve yet to find any downsides, though there’s one obvious one: the weight of everything plugged in at once. If you have short USB cords and your devices are hanging off the adapter, it could cause it to fall out of the wall socket, especially if you have six plugged in at once.

<p><strong>$12.98</strong></p><p><a href="https://go.redirectingat.com?id=74968X1553576&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.walmart.com%2Fip%2FVINTAR-European-Plug-Adapter-International-Travel-Power-Plug-Euro-Charger-Adaptor-6-1-Adapter-Most-Europe-Greece-Italy-Type-C%2F1327639628&sref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.popularmechanics.com%2Fadventure%2Foutdoor-gear%2Fg42861901%2Fbest-travel-adapters%2F">Shop Now</a></p><p>You can find travel power adapters cheaper than the VINTAR Travel Adapter, but they’re generally only going to have one socket and no additional ports, which means carrying a separate travel adapter for every device you need to charge. </p><p>Buying all those will get expensive, so it’s best to spend a few extra bucks to get a budget travel adapter with a few extra ports, like this adapter from VINTAR. It’s still only going to set you back around $13. </p><p>The downside is that this is a Europe-only adapter, meaning it only converts type A or B plugs for use in a type C socket. But if you’re traveling to a country with type C sockets, it’s a great second travel adapter to have in your bag in case your primary one breaks (or gets left in a hotel room).</p>

European Travel Adapter

You can find travel power adapters cheaper than the VINTAR Travel Adapter, but they’re generally only going to have one socket and no additional ports, which means carrying a separate travel adapter for every device you need to charge.

Buying all those will get expensive, so it’s best to spend a few extra bucks to get a budget travel adapter with a few extra ports, like this adapter from VINTAR. It’s still only going to set you back around $13.

The downside is that this is a Europe-only adapter, meaning it only converts type A or B plugs for use in a type C socket. But if you’re traveling to a country with type C sockets, it’s a great second travel adapter to have in your bag in case your primary one breaks (or gets left in a hotel room).

<p><strong>$24.96</strong></p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07YDF8GCT?tag=syndication-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C10060.g.42861901%5Bsrc%7Cmsn-us">Shop Now</a></p><p>If you’re planning a family vacation to a country where you know for sure you’ll need either a type C (most countries in Europe) or type G (UK) plug, consider buying in bulk. This TESSAN bundle includes three adapters with a total of three power plugs and six USB ports, so the whole family will be set even if everyone has their own laptop, camera, and phone to charge simultaneously.</p><p>The most notable downside of this travel adapter pack is that they aren’t universal. Depending on which set you buy, you’ll be able to adapt US appliances to type C or type G only. It’s great for single-country and most European trips, but won’t be very handy if you check into your hotel only to find it doesn’t have the sockets you anticipated.</p>

U.S. to Europe Power Adapter set

If you’re planning a family vacation to a country where you know for sure you’ll need either a type C (most countries in Europe) or type G (UK) plug, consider buying in bulk. This TESSAN bundle includes three adapters with a total of three power plugs and six USB ports, so the whole family will be set even if everyone has their own laptop, camera, and phone to charge simultaneously.

The most notable downside of this travel adapter pack is that they aren’t universal. Depending on which set you buy, you’ll be able to adapt US appliances to type C or type G only. It’s great for single-country and most European trips, but won’t be very handy if you check into your hotel only to find it doesn’t have the sockets you anticipated.

<p><strong>$19.99</strong></p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09XQXNQLT?tag=syndication-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C10060.g.42861901%5Bsrc%7Cmsn-us">Shop Now</a></p><p>It may seem like a small detail, but having a brightly colored, hard-to-miss travel adapter greatly reduces the chances that you’ll forget it in your hotel room. Black and white travel adapters can easily blend into the walls when you’re doing a final pre-checkout look around the room, especially since you’re probably not used to pulling two items from the wall sockets. Of the RXSOUL’s color options, I find green the most noticeable. </p><p>I’ve left more than a few travel adapters in hotel rooms, and while it hasn’t ruined my trip, it is sometimes annoying to try to find a store to buy one on trips to remote areas. </p><p>On that note, however: if you do leave your travel adapter behind, call your next hotel and ask if they have one you can borrow. Often, lost-and-found items like travel adapters become hotel loaner items if they’re still unclaimed after a few months.</p>

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It may seem like a small detail, but having a brightly colored, hard-to-miss travel adapter greatly reduces the chances that you’ll forget it in your hotel room. Black and white travel adapters can easily blend into the walls when you’re doing a final pre-checkout look around the room, especially since you’re probably not used to pulling two items from the wall sockets. Of the RXSOUL’s color options, I find green the most noticeable.

I’ve left more than a few travel adapters in hotel rooms, and while it hasn’t ruined my trip, it is sometimes annoying to try to find a store to buy one on trips to remote areas.

On that note, however: if you do leave your travel adapter behind, call your next hotel and ask if they have one you can borrow. Often, lost-and-found items like travel adapters become hotel loaner items if they’re still unclaimed after a few months.

<p><strong>$29.95</strong></p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01I5R1LNO?tag=syndication-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C10060.g.42861901%5Bsrc%7Cmsn-us">Shop Now</a></p><p>If you’re a “digital nomad” working internationally, you’ll likely just need one travel converter. But if you’re traveling for work and plan to have meetings or give presentations while abroad, you’ll want a travel adapter that doesn’t require you to stay hunched over a power socket because your projector or laptop cord is too short. </p><p>That’s why the GR-8 Charging Station is ideal. It’s styled akin to a power strip you’d find in the U.S., so you can lay the strip under a desk or meeting space to give everyone more space to plug in. It also has a built-in surge protector to keep your work-provided electronics from getting fried during an outage or surge, but is still small enough to slide into a briefcase or roller bag if you’re going carry-on only.</p>

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If you’re a “digital nomad” working internationally, you’ll likely just need one travel converter. But if you’re traveling for work and plan to have meetings or give presentations while abroad, you’ll want a travel adapter that doesn’t require you to stay hunched over a power socket because your projector or laptop cord is too short.

That’s why the GR-8 Charging Station is ideal. It’s styled akin to a power strip you’d find in the U.S., so you can lay the strip under a desk or meeting space to give everyone more space to plug in. It also has a built-in surge protector to keep your work-provided electronics from getting fried during an outage or surge, but is still small enough to slide into a briefcase or roller bag if you’re going carry-on only.

<p><strong>$35.98</strong></p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Voltage-Converter-International-European-Countries/dp/B074QLCKW6/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?tag=syndication-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C10060.g.42861901%5Bsrc%7Cmsn-us">Shop Now</a></p><p>The FOVAL Power Step Down Voltage Converter is the most expensive of my recommendations, but that’s because it’s a two-in-one: it’s a multi-device travel adapter and a power converter. It converts single-voltage devices that use more power (like hair straighteners or CPAP machines) to a lower voltage, which means they’ll work in other countries. Plug in a single-voltage device without a converter, and the reaction could vary: it could not work at all, it could start overheating, or it could start making a buzzing sound and potentially give a mild shock when touched. </p><p>There’s a lot to like about the FOVAL voltage converter. It has a long cord rather than plugging directly into the wall, and it comes with four adapters to work in nearly every country. It also comes with a drawstring bag to help you not lose said power adapters. The downsides are size and weight; voltage converters are always bulkier than standard travel adapters, but this will still add just over a pound to your suitcase.</p>

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The FOVAL Power Step Down Voltage Converter is the most expensive of my recommendations, but that’s because it’s a two-in-one: it’s a multi-device travel adapter and a power converter. It converts single-voltage devices that use more power (like hair straighteners or CPAP machines) to a lower voltage, which means they’ll work in other countries. Plug in a single-voltage device without a converter, and the reaction could vary: it could not work at all, it could start overheating, or it could start making a buzzing sound and potentially give a mild shock when touched.

There’s a lot to like about the FOVAL voltage converter. It has a long cord rather than plugging directly into the wall, and it comes with four adapters to work in nearly every country. It also comes with a drawstring bag to help you not lose said power adapters. The downsides are size and weight; voltage converters are always bulkier than standard travel adapters, but this will still add just over a pound to your suitcase.

<p><strong>$34.99</strong></p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06XSJ14CX?tag=syndication-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C10060.g.42861901%5Bsrc%7Cmsn-us">Shop Now</a></p><p>I prefer universal adapters, but multi-piece adapters (which have different removable tips for each type of port) do have one strong selling point. If a universal adapter breaks, or any of the prongs bend or break, that’s pretty much the end of its useful lifespan. But if your travel adapter has removable tips, you can still convert to type D even if you broke the type G attachment. </p><p>If that appeals to you, opt for the Ceptics World Travel Adapter Kit. It’s small and has two type B plugs as well as two USB ports. One extra-smart feature worth noting is the built-in USB-C cord, which saves you from carrying a cord when using USB-C devices on the go. It’s also available in a version with two USB ports and two USB-C ports (in addition to the built-in USB-C cord). Note: the front plugs only accommodate Type A and B sockets.</p>

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I prefer universal adapters, but multi-piece adapters (which have different removable tips for each type of port) do have one strong selling point. If a universal adapter breaks, or any of the prongs bend or break, that’s pretty much the end of its useful lifespan. But if your travel adapter has removable tips, you can still convert to type D even if you broke the type G attachment.

If that appeals to you, opt for the Ceptics World Travel Adapter Kit. It’s small and has two type B plugs as well as two USB ports. One extra-smart feature worth noting is the built-in USB-C cord, which saves you from carrying a cord when using USB-C devices on the go. It’s also available in a version with two USB ports and two USB-C ports (in addition to the built-in USB-C cord). Note: the front plugs only accommodate Type A and B sockets.

<p><strong>$21.99</strong></p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B2PD7VW4?tag=syndication-20&ascsubtag=%5Bartid%7C10060.g.42861901%5Bsrc%7Cmsn-us">Shop Now</a></p><p>If most of your devices charge via a USB-C cable, you’ll want to buy a travel adapter with more than one USB-C port. That makes the TESSAN Universal Travel Adapter worth the reasonable price, as it has not one but three USB-C ports (in addition to two standard USB ports). </p><p>While you can use a USB to USB-C cord in a pinch, being able to plug your USB-C optimized devices into a USB-C port means you’ll spend less time charging—useful if you need to charge a dead phone battery in the middle of a sightseeing day. </p><p>Another great thing about this adapter is that it doesn't just work for US plus (Type A or B) appliances. It can convert any plug type to any other plug type, making it useful for digital nomads or anyone else not based in the U.S. This isn’t the best pick if you mostly charge with standard USB cables, but it’s the best choice for buyers deep in USB-C devices.</p>

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If most of your devices charge via a USB-C cable, you’ll want to buy a travel adapter with more than one USB-C port. That makes the TESSAN Universal Travel Adapter worth the reasonable price, as it has not one but three USB-C ports (in addition to two standard USB ports).

While you can use a USB to USB-C cord in a pinch, being able to plug your USB-C optimized devices into a USB-C port means you’ll spend less time charging—useful if you need to charge a dead phone battery in the middle of a sightseeing day.

Another great thing about this adapter is that it doesn't just work for US plus (Type A or B) appliances. It can convert any plug type to any other plug type, making it useful for digital nomads or anyone else not based in the U.S. This isn’t the best pick if you mostly charge with standard USB cables, but it’s the best choice for buyers deep in USB-C devices.

<p><strong><em>PM:</em> What’s the difference between a power adapter and a power converter?</strong></p><p><strong>SD:</strong> A power adapter, also known as a travel plug or a travel adapter, is a small device you’ll need when traveling to a country where the electrical plugs aren’t the same as in the US. These adapters plug into the power sockets in other countries on one side and, on the other, you plug in your device made for US power sockets. However, it does not change the voltage of the power coming from the outlet.</p><p>A power converter, also known as a voltage converter, is a device that changes the voltage of the power coming from an outlet. Voltage is essentially the power with which electricity is forced into your device. In the US, most devices like hair straighteners or electric razors are 110 volts. However, most newer devices (including most phones and computers, including Apple computers and both Apple and Google phones) are dual voltage, which means you <em>do not</em> need a power converter—just an adapter. </p><p>If you plug something in and notice it getting warm, making a slight buzzing noise, or delivering a very tiny shock when handling the cord, you should unplug it immediately and not use it again until you have a converter. </p><p><strong><em>PM:</em> When do you need a travel adapter?</strong></p><p><strong>SD:</strong> You will need a travel adapter any time you travel to most countries other than the U.S., Mexico, or Canada. In the U.S., electrical devices have either a type A port (two prongs) or a type B port (two prongs with a central round prong below). </p><p>A few countries use these same ports (such as Antigua, Panama, and Saudi Arabia), but in general, most other countries use one of a few other combos. There are 15 different plugs around the world, some of which are used in only one or two countries. </p><p>Remember, though, that there is variety within countries. For example, a cruise ship that caters to mainly French tourists may have mostly type E ports, commonly used in France, even if it sails in a country that primarily uses type L. </p><p><strong><em>PM</em>: How do I know which adapter I need?</strong></p><p><strong>SD:</strong> Fortunately, figuring this part out is easy. If you’re staying at a hotel or going on a cruise that caters to international guests, just ask them what ports they have (or check their FAQ page). </p><p>Otherwise, it’s as simple as doing an online search for “what type of power socket does <em>country</em> use?” There are also useful websites available, such as <a href="https://www.power-plugs-sockets.com/">https://www.power-plugs-sockets.com</a>, where you can click on where you live and where you’re coming from to see if you need an adapter (or converter). </p>

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PM: What’s the difference between a power adapter and a power converter?

SD: A power adapter, also known as a travel plug or a travel adapter, is a small device you’ll need when traveling to a country where the electrical plugs aren’t the same as in the US. These adapters plug into the power sockets in other countries on one side and, on the other, you plug in your device made for US power sockets. However, it does not change the voltage of the power coming from the outlet.

A power converter, also known as a voltage converter, is a device that changes the voltage of the power coming from an outlet. Voltage is essentially the power with which electricity is forced into your device. In the US, most devices like hair straighteners or electric razors are 110 volts. However, most newer devices (including most phones and computers, including Apple computers and both Apple and Google phones) are dual voltage, which means you do not need a power converter—just an adapter.

If you plug something in and notice it getting warm, making a slight buzzing noise, or delivering a very tiny shock when handling the cord, you should unplug it immediately and not use it again until you have a converter.

PM: When do you need a travel adapter?

SD: You will need a travel adapter any time you travel to most countries other than the U.S., Mexico, or Canada. In the U.S., electrical devices have either a type A port (two prongs) or a type B port (two prongs with a central round prong below).

A few countries use these same ports (such as Antigua, Panama, and Saudi Arabia), but in general, most other countries use one of a few other combos. There are 15 different plugs around the world, some of which are used in only one or two countries.

Remember, though, that there is variety within countries. For example, a cruise ship that caters to mainly French tourists may have mostly type E ports, commonly used in France, even if it sails in a country that primarily uses type L.

PM : How do I know which adapter I need?

SD: Fortunately, figuring this part out is easy. If you’re staying at a hotel or going on a cruise that caters to international guests, just ask them what ports they have (or check their FAQ page).

Otherwise, it’s as simple as doing an online search for “what type of power socket does country use?” There are also useful websites available, such as https://www.power-plugs-sockets.com , where you can click on where you live and where you’re coming from to see if you need an adapter (or converter).

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  • International Power Adapter for Travel: Our all-in-one adapter has 4 different plugs built in which covers over 150 countries: Type C Plug: Most of Europe, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Iceland, Greece, Israel; Type G Plug: UK, Ireland, London, England, Scotland, Dubai; Type I Plug: China, Australia, New Zealand; Type A Plug: USA, Japan, Canada; so this travel essentials is suitable for your worldwide travel
  • 3 USB-C and 2 USB-A Adapter Travel Must Haves: The 3 USB C ports can charge up to 3.0A/15W, and the 2 USB A ports can charge up to 2.4A/12W, so our travel charger for multiple devices is ideal for your USB devices, especially laptop, smartphone, tablet, camera, etc. All the USB ports output: 5.6A/28W max
  • 6 in 1 Travel Adapter Worldwide: In addition to 5 USB ports, there is also a universal AC outlet that converts plugs of US, EU, UK, AU, so you can plug electronics from different countries (except India and South Africa) into socket of this european travel plug adapter. Max capacity up to 2500 watt (max 250 Volt, 10 A)
  • Portable and Safety: Compact Size and lightweight design to fit into luggage and backpack. As a universal power adapter, it is made of durable polycarbonate shell and thermal protection layer. This US to UK Plug Adapter has built-in double 10A fuse and safety shutter design to ensure that you and your devices are fully protected
  • Note: It is not a voltage converter; This International power adapter plug is only compatible for 100V to 250V wide voltage device, especially your hair dryer, straightener, electric toothbrush or razor need to support 100V to 250V dual voltage, otherwise you may need a voltage converter; idea for foreign students use in dorm room

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Product description, tessan international plug adapter is compatible with most countries.

  • Type A/B Plug: USA, Canada, Japan, etc
  • Type C/E/F Plug: Most of Europe, Germany, France, Spain, Iceland, etc
  • Type G Plug: UK, Ireland, Scotland, Kenya, etc
  • Type I Plug: Australia, New Zealand, China, etc
  • Type L Plug: Italy, etc

6 in 1 Universal Plug Adapter

  • Universal AC Adapter: Accepts US/EU/ AU/UK plugs.
  • 3 USB-C & 2 USB-A Ports : Compatible with all USB-charged devices, like cellphones, tablets, cameras, etc.
  • You can also share with your family or friends in hotel with limited plug sockets.

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NOT A Voltage Converter

  • This travel adapter does not convert voltage from 220V to 110V or vice versa.
  • Please make sure your devices to support 100V-250V Dual Voltage. Especially hair dryer, curling iron, straightener, electric razor, etc

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Compact Size for Travel

This international power adapter is mini size: 2.79*2.08*1.96 in. It will be a great travel companion during worldwide travel and easy to use. Take our universal adapter to enjoy your travel time now

European travel plug adapter

Type C - European Plug Adapter

Compatible with: Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Switzerland, Denmark, Korea, Turkey, etc

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Type G - UK Ireland Adapter

Compatible with: England, Scotland, Ireland, British, Hong Kong, Irish, Jordan, Kenya, Macau, Malaysia, Pakistan, Qatar, Singapore, Tanzania, etc

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Type A - Japan Plug Adapter

Compatible with: USA, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Samoa, Brazil, Canada, Jamaica, Japan, Liberia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Okinawa, Peru, etc

Australia power adapter

Type I - Australia Adapter

Compatible with: Argentina, Australia, China, Fiji, New Zealand, Cook Islands, Kiribati, Samoa, Tajikistan, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Uruguay, etc

Specification

Universal Travel Adapter

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