Travel adapters and converters are necessary while travelling internationally with electronic devices. However, voltage and outlet type vary from destination to destination and the differences between the various converters, transformers, and adapters can confuse even the most seasoned international travelers.
This guide to travel adapters will help you determine which types you need for your next trip abroad:
What is a travel adapter?
Countries across the world use different outlets and exact configurations of these outlets vary by country. If you are traveling abroad, chances are high that you'll need an adapter to plug in your electronic devices.
However, these travel...
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