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UK adapter and converter recommendations

We are traveling to Ireland and England. I'm interested in recommendations for converters and adapters for the trip. Thanks!

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The plug adapters in the RS store worked fine when I was in London 1 1/2 weeks ago. Phones, cameras, laptops/notebooks are dual voltage so don’t need converters.

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Thanks, horsewoofie. I think I'll need a converter for electric rollers.

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think I'll need a converter for electric rollers.

You may find it cheaper (and more convenient) to just buy a set of travel hair rollers that are dual voltage. The voltage converters can be rather heavy and bulky and may cost more than a set of dual voltage rollers.

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Thanks, Laura. Turns out my rollers are duel voltage!

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Make sure that it says that it complies with British Standard ‘BS 8546: 2016 - Travel adaptors compatible with UK plug and socket system’.

If it doesn't, it is likely not to conform with all the safety specs to be compliant.