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I was wondering if I can plug in a North American electric toothbrush or razor without a converter?

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If you mean plug in to charge, there are both US and European outlets in the cabins. I can't remember what is in the bathroom (and that might vary by the type of cabin you have), so not sure if you can plug in while using. But charging will not be a problem.

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I do not remember any outlets in the bathroom.  I had to blow dry (I recommend bringing your own if you have long or thick hair) and flat iron my hair at the vanity table outside of the bathroom.  We had a balcony cabin.  I could definitely be wrong though.  American style outlets in the cabin though for charging, no adapter required.

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Divina has an open GFI in the bathroom ceiling. Seaside has a GFI in the bathroom at ceiling level but it has a security cover over it.

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Sorry if this is a stupid question but if there is a US style outlet, (negating the need for an adapter)  can I assume it provides 110V, (thus also negating the need for a converter?)  My hairdryer is not dual voltage and apparently using a converter will break it, according to the manufacturer.

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11 minutes ago, Kittinfeld said:

Sorry if this is a stupid question but if there is a US style outlet, (negating the need for an adapter)  can I assume it provides 110V, (thus also negating the need for a converter?)  My hairdryer is not dual voltage and apparently using a converter will break it, according to the manufacturer.

Interesting point, yes voltage converters do (rather inextricable)  break hair dryers, curlers and in particular straighteners or flat irons. And it doesn't matter which way you are converting your voltage. 

So yes, there are a pair of 120v North American receptacles, and there is also a ships hair dryer in the desk drawer. I'll  attach a picture too.

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6 minutes ago, ssmea03 said:

Interesting point, yes voltage converters do (rather inextricable)  break hair dryers, curlers and in particular straighteners or flat irons. And it doesn't matter which way you are converting your voltage. 

So yes, there are a pair of 120v North American receptacles, and there is also a ships hair dryer in the desk drawer. I'll  attach a picture too.

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Ok good!  Thanks for the picture, looks like USB ports as well?

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