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The US Virgin Islands Complete Adapter Kit allows you to plug in your foreign appliances into Virgin Island wall outlets. Buy adapter plugs for your vacation so you can plug in your blow dryer, electric razor, travel alarm clock and other electronic devices while in a foreign country.

Deluxe Adapter Kit: Includes two adapters and ships Priority Mail with tracking.

Standard Adapter Kit: Includes one grounded adapter.  

Basic Adapter Kit:  Includes one non-grounded adapter.

The Virgin Islands are located in the Caribbean and are part of US territory.  The US Virgin Islands use a North America adapter plug with two flat pins.



Adapter plugs allow electrical connections up to 240 volts. An adapter plug does NOT change the current or voltage (this requires a converter) unless your appliance is dual voltage. A non-grounded adapter may NOT be used with appliances that have grounded plugs; for these you will need a grounded adapter.  If your hair dryer, curling iron, electric razor is not dual voltage you will most likely need a converter to use your electric.  Many of our customers find it handy to have multiple adaptors while traveling - either to run several appliances simultaneously or simply as a backup.

Going In Style Virgin Islands (US) Adapter Model GIS-VIRGINISU-A-GUA

Why do I need a North American adapter?

Even though Virgin Islands US territory uses North American sockets, the sockets are not required to be polarized. Since devices such as laptops have a polarized plug with one prong wider than the other, you may still need an adapter to use your plug in Virgin Islands (US).

Deluxe Kit Features:

  • Two adapter plugs
  • Priority shipping upgrade
  • Handy travel bag
  • Going In Style Virgin Islands (US) Adapter Model GIS-VIRGINISU-A-GUA

Standard Kit Features:

  • One grounded adapter
  • CE Certified 
  • Going In Style Virgin Islands (US) Adapter Model GIS-VIRGINISU-GUA

Basic Kit Features:

  • One non-grounded adapter
  • Polarized plugs
  • Going In Style Virgin Islands (US) Adapter Model GIS-VIRGINISU-A

Going In Style Adapters Feature:

  • CE Certified
  • Polarized adapter to fit polarized plugs (one prong larger than the other) 
  • Allows connection up to 240 volts
  • Enables United States appliance plugs to fit into India outlets
  • Enables Europe appliance plugs to fit into India outlets
  • An adapter plug does NOT change the current or voltage (this requires a converter).

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Grounded Adapter Plugs

If you are traveling with a grounded United States dual/multi-voltage appliance or using a grounded Transformer you will need to use a grounded adaptor plug. A grounded United States plug has two flat blades and one round pin.

Non-Grounded Adapter Plugs

Going In Style offers non-grounded adapter plugs for use with your voltage converter, transformer, or dual/multi voltage appliance. A non-grounded United States plug has two flat blades.

Cycles: 50 Hz vs. 60 Hz.

Virgin Islands (US) operate on 110 volt electricity and is generated at 60Hz (Cycles) Alternating Current. United States 110-120 volt electricity is generated at 60Hz (Cycles) Alternating Current. Many foreign countries operate on 50Hz. This difference in cycles may cause the motor in your 60Hz United States appliance to operate slightly slower when used on 50Hz foreign electricity. Most modern electronic equipment including battery chargers, Lenovo, HP, Asus, Toshiba computers, iPods, etc., will not be affected by the difference in cycle.

Computers and Apple Products

If you are traveling overseas with a Toshiba, HP, Lenovo, Asus, laptop or Apple device such as an iPad, chances are you won’t need a voltage converter. Most laptops are multi-voltage and will operate on voltages ranging from 100 to 240 volts. However, computers do need to make safe connections to foreign power systems and a surge protector is recommended and you will still need an adapter to use your plug.

 

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