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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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Ivory Coast Travel Adapter Kit | Going In Style

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Ivory Coast Travel Adapter Kit | Going In Style

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Ivory Coast Adaptor Plug Set allows you to plug in your US appliance into Ivory Coast wall outlet.

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.

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Grounded and Non Grounded Adapters

The Ivory Coast is located in Western Africa and uses the same type of adapter plugs as Continental Europe. The Ivory Coast uses a two, round pin style of adapter plug.  The Deluxe Ivory Coast Adapter Plug Kit ships Priority mail and includes both a grounded and a non-grounded adapter plug.

Standard Ivory Coast Adapter Plug Kit comes with a grounded adapter plug.  The Basic Adapter Ivory Coast Kit comes with a non-grounded adapter.

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. If you think you will need additional adapters for your trip, you can also purchase individual adapters.

Going In Style Ivory Coast Adapter Model GIS-IV-B-GUB

Deluxe Adapter Plug Kit Includes: 

  • Two adapters
  • Personal adapter travel bag
  • Priority shipping upgrade with tracking
  • Going In Style Ivory Coast Adapter Model GIS-IV-B-GUB

Standard Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • One grounded adapter plug
  • CE Certified plugs
  • Going In Style Adapter Model GIS-XXX-xxx-xxx-xxx

Basic Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • One non-grounded adapter plug
  • Polarized Plugs
  • Going In Style Adapter Model GIS-XXX-xxx-xxx-xxx

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

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

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.

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Cycles: 50 Hz vs. 60 Hz.

Ivory Coast 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.

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.


About the Ivory Coast

Geography

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The Ivory Coast, officially the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, is located in West Africa. The weather is tropical, with warm days, and cool evenings.

Currency

Currency in Ivory Coast is the Franc (CFA). Credit cards are widely accepted. Foreign currency and travelers cheques can easily be exchanged at banks and hotels.

Staying Connected

When travelling to Corsica (France) you can take an international or unlocked cell phone with a prepaid Corsica (France) SIM card or purchase a phone when you arrive. You can also call your mobile provider to set up an international calling plan. You will need an adapter to charge your phone if you decide to bring your own 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.

Internet is available at internet cafes. When traveling with your laptop or iPad you will need an adapter to charge your device.