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The French Polynesia Adapter Plug Kit for charging your smart phone, tablet and other electronics when traveling to the French Polynesia. 

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

Standard Adapter Kit: Includes two grounded adapters.  

Basic Adapter Kit:  Includes two non-grounded adapters.

The French Polynesia is located in Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean.  The French Polynesia Deluxe Adapter Plug Kit includes both grounded and non-grounded plugs and ships Priority Mail with tracking. When traveling to Oceania it is important to take along the correct adapter plug for your destination country.



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. Grounded adapter plugs maintain the ground from the electrical outlet to your appliance.

Many of our customers find it handy to have multiple adaptors while traveling - either to run several appliances simultaneously or simply as a backup.

Why do I need a North American adapter?

Even though French Polynesia 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 will still need an adapter to use your plug in French Polynesia.

Going In Style French Polynesia Adapter Model GIS-FRENCHP-D-E-GUD-GUE

Deluxe Adapter Plug Kit Includes: 

  • Four adapters
  • Personal adapter travel bag
  • Priority shipping upgrade with tracking
  • Going In Style Model GIS-FRENCHP-D-E-GUD-GUE

Standard Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • Two grounded adapter plugs
  • CE Certified plugs
  • Going In Style Adapter Model GIS-FRENCHP-GUD-GUE

Basic Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

    • Two non-grounded adapter plugs
    • Polarized Plugs
    • Going In Style Adapter Model GIS-FRENCHP-D-E

    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 foreign country wall outlets
      • Enables Europe appliance plugs to fit into foreign country wall outlets
      • An adapter plug does NOT change the current or voltage (this requires a converter).
      • Deluxe Kit comes with its own handy, drawstring travel adapter bag
      • Works with Going In Style Converters and Transformers

      Going In Style Grounded and Non Grounded Adapter Plug Travel Video

       

      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.

      French Polynesia operates on 110-220 volt electricity and is generated at 60Hz (Cycles) Alternating Current. United States 110-120 volt electricity is generated at 60Hz (Cycles) Alternating Current. Many 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, 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.

      Converter- Changing Current Voltage

      Going in Style adapters allow electrical connections up to 240 volts. Adapter plugs DO NOT convert voltage and only change the configuration of the pins. When voltage conversion is needed, use an electricity converter. An electricity converter changes the voltage input into your appliance. The United States electrical appliances operate on a lower current of 110-120 volts AC (Alternating Current). Most of the world operates on 220-240 volts AC. Therefore converter units enable your electronic and non-electronic appliances to run on foreign electricity (220-240 volts) to match the voltage requirements of your 110-120 volt device. Failure to run your appliance with a converter could damage your appliance.

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