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Adapter for a British plug

Hello everyone,
Do you know where I can buy an adapter plug that would fit a British plug. I checked the big supermarkets but they only sell European to Swiss ones. And I'm looking for UK to Swiss or even UK to standard European.

And recommendations?

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Old 12.11.2015, 18:03
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

Any of the Electronics shops like Media Markt/Interdiscount, etc. will have a variety of types, some of which can be regarded as pretty much globally universal. DIY shops too.
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

If you don't need it urgently:

https://www.digitec.ch/en/s1/product...-plugs-3449822
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

Thank you 😊
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

Also Office World.
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

I would also check a XXL Interdiscount or MediaMarkt. I am pretty sure I have seen them but I can't remember in which one.
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

I swear I read 'Adopter for a British pug'
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

I just bought one the other day from the Coop Bau & Hobby...there was quite a big selection!
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

I bought a Swiss plug for 1,10 .......... and a pair of scissors.
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

Thank you all for your responses. I managed to get one in Interdiscount. Not too happy about the price though ��
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

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what was the unhappy price, please?
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

@doropfiz
Ok..maybe I overreacted but the one I really wanted - a multifunctional world adapter was 90 CHF. Instead I chose a simple one UK to Switzerland for 17 CHF.

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Re: Adapter for a British plug

Yes, I've always found retail prices for these things to be shocking, no matter where you buy them.

We've amassed fair collection of congress-freebies over the years, and every time I see the same model in an airport shop I'm astonished at how much they go for.
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Yes, I've always found retail prices for these things to be shocking, no matter where you buy them.

We've amassed fair collection of congress-freebies over the years, and every time I see the same model in an airport shop I'm astonished at how much they go for.
Like any product or service, the cost is what the market will bear & bears no relationship with the cost of producing the item.

I have known Hotels in ZH rent a network cable for 15 CHF a night.
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

A bit late for the OP, but perhaps this will help someone else? Adapters are available on Amazon for about CHF5- and cheaper still on eBay.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/SwitzerLand-...=swiss+adapter
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

Media markt 5 or 8 chf each.
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

If someone comes back to this thread, MediaMarkt have the UK -> CH
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Re: Adapter for a British plug

Another option for those with time, you can get those adapters from aliexpress for a fraction of the price in Switzerland, they are a 2 in one universal adapters for the Swiss sockets, I ordered some of those a while ago, arrived in about 3 weeks, were all fully working and tax (under 68CHF) and shipping free.

Aliexpress UK - Swiss Adapter for a single item. For 2.99USD

Aliexpress UK - Swiss Adapter for a lot of 5 items. For 11.20USD

There is also a 3 way universal adapter for a lot of 5. For 10.30USD

NOTE: there is a colour option of white or black.

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