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 electrical outlets around the world. For world travelers, 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 outlets 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
Great! But one problem...
I love the fact that my Macbook and iPhone can both take advantage of this feature, and this kit is excellent except for One Thing I love the fact that my Macbook and iPhone can both take advantage of this feature, and this kit is excellent except for One Thing. Why not label the darn plugs? I write this only in hope that they will improve this in the future. Even a letter code would help. Korea and Europe are so similar that you cannot tell them apart. There are slight thickness differences, but it takes some effort to differentiate them. Why not emboss the countries or a letter code that corresponds to the images on the back of the box? …
- Written by Jeff H from Los Angeles
3493 of 3731 people found this useful
A Great New Kit - Adds USB Charger
FYI, the manual indicates the countries of usage as follows: A. Three Prong Blades - UK, Hong Kong, Singapore. B. Flat Angled Bl FYI, the manual indicates the countries of usage as follows: A. Three Prong Blades - UK, Hong Kong, Singapore. B. Flat Angled Blades - Australia, New Zealand. C. Flat Parallel Blades WITHOUT Holes - China. D. Flat Parallel Blades WITH Holes - North America, Japan. E. Round Thick Pins - Korea. F. Round Thin Pins - Continental Europe. The kit also includes a small USB charger. Hope this info helps you! …
- Written by Kelly C from Falls Church
2450 of 2683 people found this useful
Great for iPods, iPhones and Apple laptops
I traveled to the Netherlands recently and bought the World Travel Adapter Kit. Even though it says the thick round adapter is for I traveled to the Netherlands recently and bought the World Travel Adapter Kit. Even though it says the thick round adapter is for Korea, it works just fine in Europe, so you can use both the thick and thin adapters--at least in the Netherlands. All the sockets I tried accepted both adapters without problems. This kit is great--but now I need a good excuse to visit all the other countries I have adapters for.
Tip: Also take along a couple of universal plug adapters (available at Radio Shack, etc.). I took my iMac along with me and was able to use the adapter just fine, without having to buy a European iMac cable from the local Apple store. …
- Written by Len W from Clearwater
1392 of 1564 people found this useful
NOT FOR ITALY, NOT FOR iPHONE 5, 5C, 5s, other devices
Every hotel and condo I recently rented in Rome, Venice and Florence, Italy, new or old, had 3-HOLE GROUNDED Wall Sockets, which a Every hotel and condo I recently rented in Rome, Venice and Florence, Italy, new or old, had 3-HOLE GROUNDED Wall Sockets, which are NOT COMPATIBLE with this WB974ZM/B Apple World Travel Adapter Kit, thus I believe rendering this Apple Product both USELESS and UNSAFE. When I say unsafe, I mean fire hazard and electrocution.
This $39.00 kit also does not contain the Apple Lightning Connector that is required for the iPhone 5, 5C, and 5S, iPod Touch, iPod Nano, iPad Mini, etc. Apple also gladly sold me the required Lightning to 30-pin Adapters for an additional $29.00 ea. more.
Also Beware: Apple has a VERY short 14 calendar day return policy: If you are like many that purchase a power adapter shortly before traveling, your length of travel may prevent you from being allowed to return products to Apple, after you find out that it does not work. …
- Written by CRAIG G from Honolulu
11 of 14 people found this useful
A couple things: First, the kit doesn't come with a lighting cable, so Apple just gave (charged) me for a useless cable. I even as A couple things: First, the kit doesn't come with a lighting cable, so Apple just gave (charged) me for a useless cable. I even asked the store associate that helped with the product if it came with a lighting cable and he said "yes." Apple needs to train their store associates better. Second, they could have condensed the packaging of the plugs into a single USB adapter. Now I have multiple plugs that could easily get lost. …
- Written by Matthew G from Parker
4 of 4 people found this useful
Out of date
I was given this as a gift. I was surprised to find that it included a USD-to-30 pin cable rather than a USB-to-Lightning cable. I was given this as a gift. I was surprised to find that it included a USD-to-30 pin cable rather than a USB-to-Lightning cable. I assumed that the giver had purchased it last year and waited to give it to me. Then I checked online and was astonished to find that Apple is still selling these with obsolete cables. Like many long-time Apple users, I have a handful of USB-to-30 pin cables for which I no longer have any use. An extra USB-to-Lightning cable would have been handy. …
- Written by M C from Tigard
14 of 14 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
- Oct 27, 2009
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
- Nov 4, 2009
Can you use the travel adaptor in Doha
- Asked by Anne H from Port Kennedy
- Oct 24, 2014
No answers yet
Can I use the plug adapters with my iPad charger?
- Asked by Kathryn B from Allen
- Apr 5, 2010
I am an Electrical Engineer. Short answer: Yes.
Long answer: The only things that is important f I am an Electrical Engineer. Short answer: Yes.
Long answer: The only things that is important for using any AC adapters overseas are the following:
* You need to have the right type of plug. If you do not it will not fit, and if you force it, it could break.
* The adapter needs to support the right voltage for input. Some of the world uses around 110 volts. The rest uses around 220 volts. Many digital devices have power adapters that support both, which is often written as 100-240V or sometimes 110-240V. As long as it support both you are good. If it does not things get messier, and I won't get into them here.
* It must support the correct frequency for input. Again some parts of the world use 60 Hz, the rest uses 50 Hz. Just about all AC adapters support both. If the do they will say 50-60Hz.
So looking at the iPad charger:
Does it have the right plug? Probably not, but with this kit you can change the plug, so now it has the right plug.
Does it support both 110V and 220V? Yes it does. It supports from 100V to 240V.
Does it support both 50Hz and 60Hz? Yes.
Therefore: With the kit and your iPad charger it will work pretty much anywhere on earth, and even on the space station!
The last number for input is Amperage. It is related to how much Current or "Juice" it uses. You really don't need to worry about that, as all AC adapters use little enough current that they will work anywhere. …
- Answered by Joe S
- May 15, 2010
Does the 3 Pin adaptor support grounding Or is it just a dummy ground pin? At the back of the pin in the slider is there a metal connecter?
- Asked by Keegan P from Mangalore
- Jun 14, 2012
I am going to New Zealand in May and want to know about charging my iphone 4s in New Zealand. I know the voltage there is 240 volts.
- Asked by Arlene J D from Arthurdale
- Mar 14, 2013
What adapter/converter do I need to use my US ipad and iphone 5 in Germany?
- Asked by Jennie D from Scottsdale
- Mar 16, 2014
- Asked about: iPad