In Vietnam, power plugs and sockets (outlets) of type A, type C and type D are used. The standard voltage is 110 / 220 V at a frequency of 50 Hz.
- Yes, you need a power plug travel adapter for sockets type A, C and D in Vietnam.
- You should consider a voltage converter.
Do your power plugs fit in Vietnam?
In Vietnam, they use power sockets (outlets) of type A, C and D. In the United Kingdom, you have plugs G. You need a power plug adapter in Vietnam for sockets type A, C and D. The plugs of your electric devices don't fit without.
Buy a power plug (travel) adapter
We don't sell power plug adapters. We refer you to Amazon, where you will find a great selection of travel adapters.
You need to look for a power plug adapter for sockets type A, type C and type D. Alternatively, choose a world travel adapter that fits multiple sockets, in case you travel more often.
Voltage converter needed in Vietnam?
In Vietnam, two voltage levels are in use (110 / 220 V), which can vary by region, city, or sometimes even hotel. Your electric devices typically operate at 230 V in the United Kingdom. So please check the local voltage before using your devices! If the local voltage is much lower at 110 V, you need a voltage converter.
- You may need a voltage converter, because the voltage in Vietnam may vary locally and can conflict with your devices.
A voltage converter will ensure a safe input voltage level for your devices in Vietnam. You can find voltage converters at Amazon.
A suitable voltage converter can sometimes be hard to find. Some suggest that it is possible to cautiously use your electric devices in Vietnam without a converter. While they most likely won't be damaged, they may not function optimally. A low voltage can lead to overheating and a reduced lifespan. If you don't want to take any chances, use a voltage converter in Vietnam.
To be sure, check the label on your devices. Some devices never need a converter. If the label states 'INPUT: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz' the device can be used in every country in the world. This is common for devices with chargers like tablets/laptops, photo cameras, cell phones, toothbrushes, etc. For these devices you will only need a power plug adapter.
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