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Old May 20th, 2006, 09:26 PM
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Default Do I need a converter/adapter on tapestry?

We are going on the tapestry may 27,Was wondering about the using camera charger etc.Do we need to bring either with us?
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Old May 22nd, 2006, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by balmoral
We are going on the tapestry may 27,Was wondering about the using camera charger etc.Do we need to bring either with us?
I can't answer your question about the Tapestry but most hotels & ships have a 110V outlet in the bathroom. It's not convenient and sometimes unusable for charging batteries. I don't like using electrical appliances around sinks.

A Universal voltage adapter is only about $20 - buy it once and use it for life. If you have one, you never have to worry about what you'll have available on trips outside the U.S.
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Old May 22nd, 2006, 02:58 PM
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My first advice is to check your camera / battery charger as most camera / laptop / battery chargers do "accept" voltage ranging from 110 - 240V. So you only might need an adapter.

For all other electronic devices you need a converter too if it´s not dual voltage (like a travel hair dryer).

I´m not sure about the European river boats built for US customers. But usually a European river boat has European plug-ins and voltage. I´ve checked the Avalon website but there isn´t anything about this topic. So my best advice (especially as the Tapestry is a brand new ship) is to email / call Avalon.

Even if they do have European plug-ins and voltage I´m sure the boat has a sufficent supply of converters and adaptors available. I wouldn´t carry my own converter especially with the luggage weight restrictions.

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