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First time to Malta what is the electric supply, is it best to bring a International travel plug.

Many thanks

Dave.

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1. Re: Electric

Electricity is 240v and Malta use UK plugs so no requirement for a travel adaptor.

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2. Re: Electric

Some hotels do have some 2 pin plugs of the european style.

They are still 240 volt.

It would be a good idea to take a 3 pin to 2 pin adaptor , just in case.

You may not need it but better safe than sorry

Graham

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Thanks for the quick replys you guys.

Dave

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4. Re: Electric

Graham, I see no googled website that mentions anything but the standard UK three-prong plug. Any idea which other one (by its letter ID) you are referring to, and what it might be used for?

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5. Re: Electric

I just stayed for a long stay at the Topaz hotel in St Pauls Bay.

There were some 2 pin sockets . These were for the TV , fridge and a third one that we used for our kettle.

The kettle , being a British one had a 3 pin plug so we had to use a converter from 3 to 2 pin.

I agree that most sockets in Malta are UK type 3 pin but I have seen 2 pin in several hotels.

You may not need a converter but for how small and light they are why not take one just in casr.

Graham

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If you don`t want to bring one wait till you arrive and see if you need one.

If you do there are lots of hardwhare shops where you can get one cheaply.

Graham

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7. Re: Electric

Malta uses the UK stlye 3 pin plug as 'standard'. Some hotels also put Euro sockets in the rooms for the convenience of European guests. They also fit them so that they can use TVs, fridges etc. that are 'made for' places such as Italy.

I usually take a Euro to 3 pin adaptor to give an extra socket to use.

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8. Re: Electric

I normally take a UK 4 socket extension lead as I have found that in most hotels there is a shortage of spare sockets, so that I can charge mobile phones, cameras and laptop all at the same time. If in a country that does not take a UK 3 pin 13 amp plug, I buy an international adaptor and plug my extension lead into it.

The Radisson at Golden Bay has the standard 3 pin 13 amp sockets as well as a few 2 pin sockets used mainly for lamp stands.

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9. Re: Electric

Asking again if anyone can identify which 2-pin adapter is being suggested, as there are at least several different ones for various countries, including 2 different sizes of the round double prong type.

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10. Re: Electric

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