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Converter #187164
03/12/2019 08:20 PM
03/12/2019 08:20 PM
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Naples, FL
JeanneJOE Offline OP
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Going to be on island after a five year absence. I can't recall for the life of me, do we need a converter for the iPhone. Thank you al.

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Re: Converter [Re: JeanneJOE] #187165
03/12/2019 08:31 PM
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You'll need an adapter for electricity if staying on the French side, although some places may have one outlet that you can use. GCBC has them in the bathrooms.


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Re: Converter [Re: JeanneJOE] #187175
03/12/2019 09:15 PM
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Your Apple charger should have a voltage range on the back, typically an Input range of 100-240V, and a Frequency of 50-60Hz. If you're staying on the Dutch side then you're all set. If you're staying on the French side then you need an adapter like these: https://www.amazon.com/Ceptics-Europe-Asia-Plug-Adapter/dp/B0084OPT8C

Re: Converter [Re: JeanneJOE] #187186
03/12/2019 11:06 PM
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If you have an Office Depot nearby they sell a really nice Targus power adapter that works just about everywhere in the world for like $15. Really good thing to have, especially if you ever decide to travel to Europe someday.

Re: Converter [Re: SammyM] #187378
03/14/2019 11:00 PM
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Thank you for the information. We do not have an Office Depot but will look into Amazon and see what I can find. We are staying on the Dutch side at LaVista but we are trailing to Ireland in June, so will definitely need to have one by then.

Re: Converter [Re: JeanneJOE] #187380
03/15/2019 12:12 AM
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Ireland uses different outlets. Here's one which from Amazon which will work in Ireland: https://www.amazon.com/Pack-Travel-Adapter-Type-Plug/dp/B072K3Y9KH

As SammyM said, there are adapters which work just about anywhere in the world. Here's onefrom Amazon, where many others are listed: https://www.amazon.com/Universal-Charger-Worldwide-Adapter-Samsung/dp/B000YN01X4

Re: Converter [Re: JeanneJOE] #187424
03/15/2019 02:54 PM
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You will not need a converter or an adapter at La Vista.

Re: Converter [Re: JeanneJOE] #187439
03/15/2019 04:38 PM
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You won't need a converter on the Dutch side where La Vista is.


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