How to use plugs from New Zealand in Switzerland
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from New Zealand to Switzerland 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:||I.||C, J.|
If you are an 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 New Zealand the following plugs are used: (includes Wellington, Auckland, Queenstown, Christchurch, Rotorua, Dunedin, Wanaka.)
|Plug Type I|
|Outlet Type I|
... and in Switzerland you will use: (includes Bern, Zürich, Geneva, Basel, Lucerne, Lugano, Lausanne.)
|Plug Type C||Plug Type J|
|Outlet Type C||Outlet Type J|
We have a post "Plugs & Travel Adapters for your next trip to Europe", maybe you want to read it.
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 Switzerland without requiring a voltage adapter.
Different plug systems
Sorry, none of the plugs used in both countries are common. You will definitelly need plug adapters, please continue reading for more information.
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: J.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, D, G, I, M into outlets type: C, E, F, L.
This adapter has a safety protection so you don't plug only one terminal into the adapter while touching the other with your finger, because it is generic, when you buy it pay attention to this safety mechanism. Overall a good adapter that has the earth connection pass-though (notice the the metallic connector on the side.)
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.
This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.