Cote D'Ivoire Travel Adapter Kit | Going In Style

Cote D'Ivoire Travel Adapter Kit | Going In Style

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Cote D'Ivoire Adaptor Kit for traveling to Africa.  Purchase your Cote D'Ivoire Adapter Plug before your vacation to Africa. Adapter plugs do not change the current or voltage, for this you need a converter.

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

Standard Adapter Kit: Includes 1 grounded adapter.  

Basic Adapter Kit:  Includes 1 non-grounded adapter.

Price: $4.50 -$15.00

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How to tell the difference between a grounded and a non-grounded plug

Cote D'Ivoire is a country located in Africa.  Cote D'Ivoire uses a two, round pin, style of adapter plug.  When traveling to Africa it is important to take along the correct adapter for your trip.

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.  Learn more about 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.

Going In Style Cote D’Ivoire Adapter Model GIS-COT-B-GUB

Deluxe Adapter Plug Kit Includes: 

  • Two adapters

  • Personal adapter travel bag

  • Priority shipping upgrade with tracking

  • Going In Style Cote D’Ivoire Adapter Model GIS-COT-B-GUB

Standard Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • One grounded adapter plug

  • CE Certified plugs

  • Going In Style Adapter Cote D’Ivoire Adapter Model GIS-COT-B-GUB

Basic Adapter Plug Kit Includes:

  • One non-grounded adapter plug

  • Polarized Plugs

  • Going In Style Adapter Cote D’Ivoire Adapter Model GIS-COT-B-GUB

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.

Learn more about Grounded and Non Grounded (Ungrounded) adapters>>

Cycles: 50 Hz vs. 60 Hz.

Cote D’Ivoire operate 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.

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 Cote D’Ivoire


The Cote D’Ivoire is located in Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Ghana and Liberia. The area is slightly larger than New Mexico. The climate is tropical along coast, semiarid in far north; three seasons - warm and dry (November to March), hot and dry (March to May), hot and wet (June to October). The terrain is mostly flat to undulating plains; mountains in northwest.


Currency Cote D’Ivoire is the Franc (CFA). Credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. Foreign currency and travelers’ cheques can be exchanged at banks.

Staying Connected

Cote D’Ivoire has a well developed telephone system by African standards; telecommunications sector privatized in late 1990s and operational fixed-lines have increased since that time with two fixed-line providers operating over open-wire lines, microwave radio relay, and fiber-optics; 90% digitalized. There are multiple mobile-cellular service providers competing in the market, usage has increased sharply to roughly 70 per 100 persons. When traveling to Cote D’Ivoire, some you can take an international or unlocked cell phone with a prepaid Cote D’Ivoire 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.

The Cote D’Ivoire has 8,598 internet hosts and 967,300 internet users. Internet is available at internet cafes and some hotels. When traveling with your laptop or iPad you will need an adapter to charge your device.