Travel to Benin

Benin is a small coastal country in Africa. You might be planning to visit Benin with some of your personal electronic appliances. But you will not be able to use them unless they are designed for 220v electrical current. Most countries outside of the Americas use 220v. But a few places, like Benin , use both 110v and 220v. If you are going to Benin , be prepared for 220v by bringing dual-voltage appliances. If an electronic device is dual-voltage, it means that it accepts both 110v and 220v electrical current. It will indicate this by showing a 110v-220v voltage rating on its indication panel.
But if you do not own any dual-voltage appliances, and don’t want to buy any, you can buy voltage converter s for your single-volt appliances.
voltage converter s attach to your electrical devices and regulate the electrical current coming out of outlets that use 220v. Without a voltage converter , your single-volt appliances are a safety hazard. They will not work, and may cause a fire. If you want to buy voltage converter s for the single-volt appliances you are bringing with you to Benin , find the wattage rating on the appliances. If it isn’t listed, just multiply the voltage by the amp. When you have this wattage number, buy a voltage converter that is 25% higher in wattage than the appliance you intend to use it with.
Benin also uses two different types of electrical plugs. There are six different types of plugs that are used around the world, and most countries outside North and South America use the common three-cylindrical-pronged design. Benin uses this model, but also a two-prong design. American-style plugs are not used at all. Bring plug adapters designed to fit these outlets, and be sure to buy the correct kind, keeping in mind there are six total plug types, and Benin only uses two.

References:
Benin plug adapter
Benin voltage converter

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