Warning: Charging Power Wheelchairs Abroad – WheelchairTravel.org

Can I safely charge my power wheelchair abroad?

There are two things you need to consider when charging your power wheelchair in a different country. The first is the most obvious — the electrical outlet type. Will your charging cable fit into the socket?

As you can see, power outlets come in a lot of different shapes and sizes! The design of electrical outlets varies by country and region, so I highly recommend that you pack a plug adapter. I travel with the LOOP World Adapter Plug which is small, sturdy and simple to use.

The second consideration is power voltage.

Electricity is delivered [...]

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