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GHD Straightners in UK and Europe
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You definitely need a power converter… my GF’s GHD didnt work because of the different voltage!
i didnt think voltage could be converted??? how dose that work? iv never seen something that converts it in the travel shops.
mind you im a hairdresser and i can say after selling ghds for over 5 years they arent wat they use to be.. they use to last 7years +… but now your lucky if it last 2 years with newer models.
I’m pretty sure that, coming from Australia, we don’t actually need a voltage converter. The voltage throughout Europe is 220, and Australia uses 240, so we don’t need adaptors. American voltage is somewhere down in the 100s though, so American electronics DO need a converter. All you need coming from Australia is an adaptor.
So Australia – adaptor
America – adaptor and converter
you will need a universal powerpoint adaptor. I suggest making sure u get the one that does Europe and UK.. Also you will need a converter. You wouldn’t want ur expensive hair straightener to blow up on your first day..I have my first trip booked in Sept 2011.. My cousin said you will def need these!
i thort aussies didnt have to.
Just the power adapter if its a GHD. GHD’s are meant to be able to be used world wide without issues. If you had a cheaper hair straightener or a hair dryer perhaps power converters.
I talked to my hairdresser today and she said her friend has been traveling the UK and Europe for a couple of years and has been using her GHD with just an adapter, no converter needed. hope this helps everyone <!--graemlin::)-->
I used my gh straightener all over europe and the uk everyday for a month and all u had was a power adapter.. No voltage convertor or anything.. It still works find and I have been home for 6 months..
with the straightners that have been used over there with just an adapted and worked are they the straighteners that you can adjust the temperatures?
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I am from South Africa and I will be doing contiki Europe this week.
Is it suffice for me to bring a two pin adapter to charge my mobile or would I need a European adapter? Please advise.
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