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South Africa Adapter Plug Kit has the adapters you will need for traveling to all parts of the gorgeous country of South Africa. Buy adapters for charging your laptop, Android phone and Samsung tablet when vacationing in South Africa.

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.

South Africa is a country located on the Southern tip of the continent of Africa.  South Africa uses a unique, three, larger, round pin type of adapter plug. The South Africa Complete Adapter Kit will work in any city in south Africa including Cape Town, Pretoria and Kimberley.



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 Adapter Kit South Africa Model GIS-SOU-E-GUE

Deluxe Adapter Plug Kit Includes: 

  • Two adapters total
  • Personal adapter travel bag
  • Priority shipping upgrade with tracking
  • Handy Adapter Bag
  • Going In Style South Africa Model GIS-SOU-E-GUE

Standard Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • One grounded adapter plug
  • CE Certified plugs
  • Going In Style Adapter South Africa Model GIS-SOU-GUE

Basic Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • One non-grounded adapter plug
  • Polarized Plugs
  • Going In Style Adapter South Africa Model GIS-SOU-E
Going In Style Adapter Kits 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).
  • Going In Style Adapters will work with Going In Style Converters

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. Also called an Earthed plug.

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. Also called a non earthed plug.

Cycles and Volts

South Africa operates on 230 volt electricity and is generated at 50Hz (Cycles) Alternating Current. United States 110-120 volt electricity is generated at 60Hz (Cycles) Alternating Current. 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. Check to make sure your hair dryer is dual voltage before going on your trip.

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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