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Qatar Travel Adapter Kit | Going In Style

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Qatar Travel Adapter Kit | Going In Style

from 13.00

Qatar Adapter Kit has all the adapters you will need for traveling to Qatar. Buy Qatar adapter plugs before you leave on your trip so you can charge your electric devices, such as your iPad and cell phone, as soon as you arrive at your destination.

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: $13.00 - $33.50

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Grounded and Non Grounded Plugs for Qatar

Qatar is located in Western Africa next to the Persian Gulf.  Qatar's land is bordered by the country Saudi Arabia and is located near the island country of Bahrain. Qatar has a population of just under 2 million, however only a handful of these denizens are citizens of Qatar.  Most of the population is made of of foreigners working and living in the country of Qatar. Purchase your Qatar adapters before your departure.

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.

Going In Style Qatar Adapter Model GIS-QA-D-F-GUD-GUF

Deluxe Adapter Plug Kit Includes: 

  • Four adapters total
  • Personal adapter travel bag
  • Priority shipping upgrade with tracking
  • Going In Style  Adapter Model GIS-xxx-A-B-GUA-GUB

Standard Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • Two grounded adapter plugs
  • CE Certified plugs
  • Going In Style Adapter Model GIS-QA-GUD-GUF

Basic Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • Two non-grounded adapter plugs
  • Polarized Plugs
  • Going In Style Adapter Model GIS-QA-D-F

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
  • The Deluxe Kit comes with its own handy drawstring adapter carry bag

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.

Cycles: 50 Hz vs. 60 Hz.

Qatar operates on 240 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 your appliances before you leave on your trip.

If you think you may need a converter visit Going In Style's Converter and Transformer Page

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.

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, visit Going In Style's Video Page.



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About Qatar

Geography

The Qatar is located in the Middle East, peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia. The area is slightly smaller than Connecticut. The climate is arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers.

Currency

Currency in Qatar is the Qatari Riyal (QAR). Credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. Foreign currency and travelers cheques can be exchanged at banks.

Staying Connected

Qatar has a modern telephone system centered in Doha. The combined fixed and mobile-cellular telephone subscribership exceeds 300 telephones per 100 persons. When travelling to Qatar you can take an international or unlocked cell phone with a prepaid Qatar SIM card or purchase a phone when you arrive. You can also contact your mobile service 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.

Qatar has 887 internet hosts and 563,800 internet users. Internet is available at internet cafes. When traveling with your laptop or iPad you will need an adapter to charge your device.