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Germany Travel Adapter Kit | Going In Style

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Germany Travel Adapter Kit | Going In Style

from 4.50

Germany Adapter Plug Kit has the adapters you will need for traveling to all parts of the lovely country of Germany.

Deluxe Adapter Kit: Includes two adapters and ships Priority Mail with tracking.

Standard PLUS: One grounded adapter plug and one dual voltage Travel Power Surge Strip.

Standard Adapter Kit: Includes one grounded adapter.  

Basic Adapter Kit:  Includes one non-grounded adapter.

Price: $4.50 - $39.00

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Europe Adapter Plug

Germany Adapter Plug Kit has the adapters you will need for traveling to all parts of the lovely country of Germany including Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt, and Hamburg. The Deluxe kit ships priority mail with tracking. The Germany adapter plugs allow you to plug your United States appliances and electronics into Germany wall outlets.

Visit Going In Style's Adapter Blog to learn more about adapters for Europe

Europe Adaptor plug allows US, North America, China, Australia and Mexico appliance plugs to be used in Continental Europe such as Germany, France and Spain.

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. 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.

Deluxe Adapter Plug Kit Includes: 

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

Standard PLUS Kit Features:

  • One grounded adapter
  • CE Certified 
  • One power strip
  • Going In Style Adapter

Standard Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • One grounded adapter plugs
  • CE Certified plugs
  • Going In Style Germany Adapter Model GIS-GER-GUB

Basic Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • One non-grounded adapter plugs
  • Polarized Plugs
  • Going In Style Germany Adapter Model GIS-GER-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

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 adapter 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.

Cycles: 50 Hz vs. 60 Hz.

Germany operates on 230 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, Lenovo, HP, Asus, Toshiba computers, iPods, etc., will not be affected by the difference in cycle.

Be sure to check to make sure your appliance is dual voltage before you leave on your trip.

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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 Germany

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Guten Morgen Germany!  Germany's gorgeous green terrain in the lowlands and beautiful fluffly snow in the Bavarian Alps is all due to the abundance of precipitation that Germany gets each year.  Germany is a gorgeous green, yet wet country so it is always wise to be prepared for rain.  

Geography

Germany is located in Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark and its area is slightly smaller than Montana. Its climate temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm mountain (foehn) wind. Spring weather can be unpredictable with warm sunny weather one day and cold rainy weather the next day.  Summer weather is very pleasant, however summer also gets the most precipitation. Germany is a wet country.  The capitol of Germany, Berlin receiving 23 inches (571 mm) of precipitation annually. The terrain is lowlands in north, uplands in center, Bavarian Alps in south.

Currency

Currency in Germany is the Euro (EUR). Credit cards are widely accepted throughout Germany. Foreign currency and travelers cheques can be exchanged at bureau de change. Travelers’ cheques are not widely accepted.

Staying Connected

Germany has one of the world's most technologically advanced telecommunications systems; as a result of intensive capital expenditures since reunification, the formerly backward system of the eastern part of the country, dating back to World War II, has been modernized and integrated with that of the western part. Cell phone coverage is superb and service is widely available, expanding rapidly, and includes roaming service to many foreign countries. When travelling to Germany you will want to take an international or unlocked cell phone with a prepaid Germany 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.

Germany has 20.416 million internet hosts and over 65.125 million internet users. Internet access is widely available in hotels, internet café and Wi-Fi hotspots. When traveling with your laptop or iPad you will need an adapter to charge your device.

Transportation

Germany has over a dozen international airports for getting to your destination.  The most popular airport is Berlin-tegel  Airport serving the capitol of Berlin. Other International airports in Germany include Cologne / bonn Airport in Cologne, Franz Josef Strauss Airport serving Munich, and Weeze Airport serving the city of Weeze, Germany.

Germany has excellent roads including its famous autobahn, which is a special freeway running through Germany with rest stops, emergency phone stations, and gas s tations.  Germany has no public road tolls.

If you choose not to travel by car you can always take the train, which is arguable the most efficient rail system min Europe.  However, train tickets can be pricey, depending on which train you are taking and what your destination is.  You can buy a Schönes-wochenende-ticket, which translates to a Nice-Weekend-Ticket.  This is a second class ticket that allows you and a guest passenger to travel anywhere in Germany on Saturday until midnight or on Sunday until 3 am. 

For more information on Germany visit the CIA World Factbook