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Benin Travel Adapter Kit | Going In Style

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Benin Travel Adapter Kit | Going In Style

from 10.50

Benin adapter kit allows you to plug in your North America appliances when traveling to the African country of Benin.  

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.

Price: $10.50 - $ 31.00

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Grounded and Non Grounded Plugs

Benin is located in the western part of Africa.  The Deluxe Going In Style Benin Adapter Set has four adapters total and includes both grounded and non grounded adapter plugs for your trip to Benin. Going In Style Deluxe Adapter Kits always ship Priority Mail with tracking. Buy Africa travel adapters so you get your adapters in time for your departure.

The Going In Style Benin Standard Adapter Kit comes with two grounded plugs.  The Going In Style Basic Benin Adapter Kit comes with two nongrounded plugs.  If you are not sure whether you will need a grounded or a non grounded adapter, watch Going In Style's Adapter Video.

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.  For more information see Going In Style's Adapter and Converter Finder.

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

Purchase additional adapters from Going In Style.

Going In Style Benin Adapter Model GIS-BEN-B-F-GUB-GUF

Deluxe Adapter Plug Kit Includes: 

  • Four adapters total
  • Personal adapter travel bag
  • Priority shipping upgrade with tracking
  • Going In Style Country Benin Adapter Model GIS-BAL-B-GUB

Standard Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • Two grounded adapter plugs
  • CE Certified plugs
  • Going In Style Adapter Benin Model GIS-BAL-GUB

Basic Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • Two non-grounded adapter plugs
  • Polarized Plugs
  • Going In Style Adapter Benin Model GIS-BAL-B

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).
  • Going In Style Adapters will work with Going In Style Converters

Grounded Adapter Plugs also called Earthed

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 also called NonEarthed

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.

Benin operates on 220 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, computers, iPods, etc., will not be affected by the difference in cycle.

Be sure to check each individual appliance to see if it is dual voltage.  You can watch Going In Style's video on how to check to see if your appliance is dual voltage.

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About Benin

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Geography

Benin is located in Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Nigeria and Togo. Its area is slightly smaller than Pennsylvania. Its climate is tropical; hot, humid in south; semiarid in north. The terrain is mostly flat to undulating plain; some hills and low mountains. Sandbanks make access to a coast difficult with no natural harbors, river mouths, or islands.

Currency

Currency in Benin is the Franc (CFA). Credit cards are generally accepted in major cities and ATMs are available in major cities as well. Foreign money and travelers’ cheques can be exchanged at banks throughout Benin.

Staying Connected

Benin has an inadequate system of open-wire, microwave radio relay, and cellular connections; fixed-line network characterized by aging, deteriorating equipment. Fixed-line teledensity is only about 2 per 100 persons; spurred by the presence of multiple mobile-cellular providers, cellular telephone subscribership has been increasing rapidly. When travelling to Benin you will want to take an international or unlocked cell phone with a prepaid Benin 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.

Benin has over 495 internet hosts and over 200,100 internet users. There is internet access in hotels and internet cafes. When traveling with your laptop or iPad you will need an adapter to charge your device.