How to use plugs from France in Laos
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from France to Laos in this page. If you want a report for other countries, re-start the wizard to find to electric adapters for your trip here.
Quick Chart at-a-glance
|Plugs Type:||E.||A, B, C, E, F.|
If you are electrical savvy, perhaps the previous chart is all you need. If this is not the case, you can continue reading and discover what the chart is saying!
Plugs and Sockets at each country
In France the following plugs are used: (includes Paris, French Rivera, Provence, Loire Valley, Marseille, Lyon, Nice, Tahiti Nui, Tahiti Iti.)
|Plug Type E|
|Outlet Type E|
... and in Laos you will use: (includes Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Pakse, Savannakhet, Tha Khaek, Huay Xai.)
|Plug Type A||Plug Type B||Plug Type C||Plug Type E||Plug Type F|
|Outlet Type A||Outlet Type B||Outlet Type C||Outlet Type E||Outlet Type F|
Kuang Si Falls
Perfect! This is very good! You will not need any sort of voltage adapter (they are always big, heavy and they can't handle too much energy. i.e. might have problems with hairdryers). You can plug your devices to the electric network grid in Laos without requiring a voltage adapter.
Some connectors are used in both countries
You will be able to plug the devices directly in Laos (please read other sections of this reports in regards to voltage, etc.). Perhaps you will need adapters for some sockets, but it is usually easier to find adapters at destination if your plug is already being used in the country. Sometimes different cities uses different systems, you might need to do a bit more of research. If you find more information please let us know.
Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N into outlets type: B.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N into outlets type: E, F.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: C, D, E, F, G, M into outlets type: A, B.
This adapter is probably illegal in some countries, we put it here for educational purposes; it does not have earth connection but it allows earthed plugs to be connected to it. It has no finger-terminal protection. Try to go for a more expensive and safer alternative.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: C, E, F into outlets type: A, B.
Simple, small and cheap. You can buy half a dozen of them for almost no money and they will not occupy space in your travel bag. its drawback, it does not have earth-connection but it might not be required for some devices.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: E into outlets type: B.
Solid and safe plug with all the required protections, it does one job right. The only comment is that the rounded terminals are usually used with 220v but flat ones tend to be 110v, So please double check your device can handle the voltage difference.
Adapters you can buy
You can buy the following multi-purpose adapters from Amazon. Please also take a look at the recommended gadgets for your trip.
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