The World Travel Adapter Kit includes a USB power adapter, a 30-pin to USB cable and a set of six AC plugs with prongs that fit different power points around the world. For world travellers, this is the perfect kit to ensure power connectivity in most countries you may travel to.
The Kit is designed to work with iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple MagSafe Power Adapters (for MacBook and MacBook Pro), Portable Power Adapters (for iBook and PowerBook) and AirPort Express.
The AC plugs included in the World Travel Adapter Kit directly support power points in North America, Japan, China, United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Korea, Australia and Hong Kong.
Please note: To use this kit with devices that use a Lightning connector — such as iPhone 5, iPad mini and iPad with Retina display — you will need a Lightning to USB Cable, sold separately.
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Ratings & Reviews
Missing a vital component
Although the kit has plenty of bits, it's not necessarily the same as plenty of value. Some of the bits are redundant (you'll alre Although the kit has plenty of bits, it's not necessarily the same as plenty of value. Some of the bits are redundant (you'll already own at least one of them) or superfluous (a separate adaptor just for Korea?). You may find it more appropriate to buy non-Apple adapters that you specifically need.
More vitally for me, it's missing the last remaining adapter that it needs to truly be a 'world' kit, that is, an 'empower' adapter for use on international flights. Come to that, why not include a 12v adaptor for use in cars?
Come on Apple, throw in the 'empower' adapter and make this kit truly global! …
- Written by Graeme M from Edinburgh
317 of 367 people found this useful
Good value for money
This version of the World Travel Adaptor kit costs £29 (only £10 more than the standard iPod USB charger) but comes with 5 additio This version of the World Travel Adaptor kit costs £29 (only £10 more than the standard iPod USB charger) but comes with 5 additional plugs. That makes it £2 per plug adaptor, and these are the official Apple ones. Bargain IMO …
- Written by Chris M from Petersfield
244 of 273 people found this useful
Now updated for iPad
I bought one of these at my local Apple store yesterday, and was pleased to see that it now includes a 10W adaptor which will fast I bought one of these at my local Apple store yesterday, and was pleased to see that it now includes a 10W adaptor which will fast-charge the iPad, and the new thinner UK plug adaptor, which is much less bulky than the old one. The USB cable included is now the new style with the squarer ends.
For my money, this kit is much better value than the iPad charger itself - for an extra £5, you get a complete set of international plugs, and all you lose is the rather bulky and heavy 6' extension cable.
It would be nice, though, if Apple included some sort of case to keep all the bits together - even a simple drawstring bag would be nice. …
- Written by Simon L from CAMBRIDGE
213 of 231 people found this useful
Well made but badly configured
It seems this kit hasn't received an update since 2010 and therefore does not ship with either a Lightning cable or the 12w adapte It seems this kit hasn't received an update since 2010 and therefore does not ship with either a Lightning cable or the 12w adapter, which is needed to fast charge the iPad Air. It's nice all 6 world wide plugs are included but for this price I would expect to receive a bag with the kit to take all with you when travelling. …
- Written by Mattheus V from London
6 of 6 people found this useful
Full of unnecessary bits
If you've just bought your first iOS device and want to go abroad, then this is great.
If, however, you've got a couple of devi If you've just bought your first iOS device and want to go abroad, then this is great.
If, however, you've got a couple of devices that came with the USB chargers, then if you want to buy just the 'duckhead' plugs, you're spending a lot of money on a charger you don't actually need.
Similarly, given that iPad and iPhone now charge using a Lightening adaptor, the charging lead is also pretty useless.
Thirdly, if you're after just on or two of the adaptors (say, European and US), then you're probably never going to use the others.
It would be a lot more use if Apple sold the 'duckhead' plugs on their own, even in packs of three - if you're going to the US, you could buy just the US adaptors; or if you're going to Australia, you can buy just the Australian adaptors.
Instead, you're going to end up paying for a lot of adaptors you're probably never going to use - and heaven help you if you want to charge an iPhone and an iPad at the same time in somewhere like Australia, because you're going to have to spend £70 just to get two tiny adaptor plugs.
Hardly good value. …
- Written by Rupert J from Beaumaris
9 of 10 people found this useful
We bought this kit expecting that it would do as it says on the packet, cover the world.
We are going to South Africa and now dis We bought this kit expecting that it would do as it says on the packet, cover the world.
We are going to South Africa and now discover that none of the 6 adapters in the package will cover this major country. …
- Written by Alfred R from Macclesfield
56 of 70 people found this useful
Questions & Answers
Answers from the community
Do I need a power converter to charge my iPhone in a country with 220 volt power?
- Asked by Everett F from Yarmouth
The USB power adapter you get with an iPhone works with 110-240V power, so if you have one of those, The USB power adapter you get with an iPhone works with 110-240V power, so if you have one of those, you will be fine according to another answer on this site. …
- Answered by Mark C from Virginia Beach
Do I need a voltage converter to use my macbook in Europe?
- Asked by Jacklyn B from Shippensburg
No. Macs are built dual voltage, but you will need the kit because of the different electrical plugs No. Macs are built dual voltage, but you will need the kit because of the different electrical plugs around the world. …
- Answered by Ken G from Aurora
will this adapter kit work for an apple TV?
- Asked by Jace C from Calgary
In Peru you must make sure your adapters are for 220 volts. Other than that you don't need any s In Peru you must make sure your adapters are for 220 volts. Other than that you don't need any special plugs. All outlets are for 2 prong, some also are 3 prong with the ground so it is also good to have an adapter if your plug is 3 prong. Most computer power adapters are okay for 110 volts to 220 volts but be sure to check it. Otherwise you need a power converter and they are available in many stores in Lima. I have several appliances from the US that can only handle 110 volts so I use the converters for them. It is an inconvenience but better than burning up the appliance, printer, etc. that you may bring from the US. …
- Answered by Richard J