What do I need to operate my US appliances overseas, and vice versa?
Voltage Converter + Plug Adapter (yes, you need both)
There is no worldwide standards for electricity voltage/Hz. You need a
voltage converter to transform the voltage of the local electricity to the
voltage level required by your appliances; otherwise you might damage your
appliance or cause fire. All voltage converters run on AC electricity only.
Tere are no worldwide standards for the plug configuration. You need to get
a plug adapter in order to plug your appliance into foreign electric
For more information about plug adapters, please refer to our
Plug Adapter Country Chart.