Saturday, September 20, 2014

It's Electric

When you travel people often think about how to convert their money.  In many countries you
UK Type G Plug and Outlet
must also convert your electricity so that your appliances work properly and safely.  In Qatar, you need to use a UK Type G adaptor with all any gadgets and gizmos you bring into the country.  


The Type G electrical plug is a British three-pin rectangular blade plug that has a protective fuse inside to protect cords from high-current circuits. Type G outlets generally include safety switches. 

One hopes that items bought in the country would already compliant to Qatari standards but I suppose you never know. This outlet style is also used in countries like The Isle of Man, Bahrain and Yemen. 

Judging by my tech toy needs, I think an power strip with at least 8 outlets is going to be on my shopping list. 

Laura

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