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Electrical plug adapters are usually required when you travel abroad. Adapters enable your appliances to be plugged in to any type of electrical outlet around the world by changing the pin configuration of your power plug.

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Adapter Plug Grounded Travel Brazil

Brazil Grounded Plug
Female Side Brazil Adapter
Brazil Grounded Plug
Female Side Brazil Adapter

Adapter Plug Grounded Travel Brazil

9.00

Grounded Brazil Adapter Plug has three round pins in a unique configuration that fits Brazil wall outlets.

Brazil adapter is grounded and works with appliance plugs that have two or three pins. If you are traveling with a laptop with a three prong plug you will need a grounded adapter.  

Buy your adapter plug before you leave for your trip so you will be able to charge electronics as soon as your plane lands

Also a converter may still be required depending on what appliances you will be using in a foreign country.

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Grounded and Non Grounded Adapters | What will you need for Brazil?

Brazil has a unique adapter plug.  Additional adapters may be required when traveling to Brazil. You can view the complete Brazil Adapter Kit if you think you will need additional adapters.

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. Check to make sure your hair dryer, curling iron, electric razor and other appliances are dual voltage before you leave on your trip. Non-grounded adapters may NOT be used with appliances that have grounded plugs; for these you will need a grounded adapter.

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 Adapters Feature:

  • CE Certified
  • 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 Adapter Model GIS-BRA-GUZ

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.

Computers and Apple Products

If you are traveling overseas with a 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.


For more information on adapters and converters read Going In Style's Blog.


About Brazil

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Olá Brasil - Brazil is known for soccer, coffee, floresta tropical, beautiful beaches and beautiful people.  The Fashion landscape of Brazil features bright fun fabrics that match the look and feel of some of the biggest cities in Brazil.

Geography

Brazil is located in Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean and is slightly smaller than the US.    Brazil is the largest country in South America; shares common boundaries with every South American country except Chile and Ecuador.  Its climate is mostly tropical, but temperate in south. The terrain is mostly flat to rolling lowlands in north; some plains, hills, mountains, and narrow coastal belt. Brazil is the largest country in South America; shares common boundaries with every South American country except Chile and Ecuador. Natural resources in Brazil include gold and nickel.

Currency

Currency in Brazil is the Real/Reais (BRL). Credit cards are generally accepted everywhere. Foreign money can be exchanged at banks throughout the country, but travelers cheques are difficult to cash in Brazil.

Staying Connected

Brazil has a good working telephone system including an extensive microwave radio relay system and a domestic satellite system with 64 earth stations; mobile-cellular usage has more than tripled in the past 5 years. Cell phone coverage is excellent. When traveling to Brazil you will want to take an international or unlocked cell phone with a prepaid Brazil SIM card. You can also contact your mobile service provider to set up an international calling plan. You will need an adapter to charge your phone. Most cell phone battery rechargers should be multi-voltage, therefore will not require a converter. If the charger says 100-240 volts, 50-60 cycles then your charger in multi-voltage.

Brazil has over 23.79 million internet hosts and over 75.982 million internet users. There is internet access in hotels and internet cafes throughout the country. When traveling with your laptop or iPad you will need an adapter to charge your device.

Things to do in Brazil

  • See the wildlife including sea turtles, monkeys, sloths, wildcats...
  • Visit the beaches
  • Igreja e Convento São Francisco - Located in Salvador, this church is one of the most beautiful churches in Brazil
  • Pão de Açúcar - One of the most beautiful cities in Brazil

For more information on Brazil visit the CIA World Factbook.