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Travel Plug Adaptor for Kuwait

There are multiple socket types used in Kuwait (C / G). However the most commonly found one is the same type G socket as found in the UK so you should not need any plug adaptors as long as your equipment has standard UK 3 pin plugs.

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Please be aware that whilst a travel adaptor will allow you to physically plug a UK plug into a different socket it will not change the voltage or frequency of the supply.

Voltage - The mains voltage in Kuwait is 240 V which is compatible with all UK appliances (UK voltage is currently specified as 230 V +10% / - 6%).

Frequency - The frequency in Kuwait is 50 Hz which is the same as the UK.

Special considerations - Type D is used primarily for 15 A service. Type G is used primarily for 13 A service.

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Plug / Socket Types in use in

Voltage: 240 V
Frequency: 50 Hz

Type C Socket used in Kuwait
Type C Socket

Type C Plug used in Kuwait
Type C Plug

Type G Socket used in Kuwait
Type G Socket

Type G Plug used in Kuwait
Type G Plug

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