Why buy heavy and expensive converters and transformers you may not ever use again. You can use dual voltage products at home and abroad -- in the UK and throughout Europe. All you need is a few cheap adaptor plugs and you are all set. Have a look at these useful dual voltage appliances:
1. Power Monkey
Leave all your chargers at home when you travel. This pocket-sized device charges mobile phones, iPods, Blackberryes, MP3 players, Bluetooth headsets, PDAs. Power Monkey is a clever, powerful new device that can charge a mobile phone with 96 hours of standby in 30 minutes, charge an iPod with 40 minutes of play time, run a digital camera for up to 1,600 extra pictures. It comes with a 110-240 voltage adaptor, plus four adaptor plugs to recharge it from mains power in 150 countries. It also comes with 11 connectors for most mobile phones, USB devices and digital cameras. It comes in a bunch of metallic colors too. And the good new is, it now works with an iPhone.
This compact, steamer uses regular tap water to steam out wrinkles. It has a brush attachment for more options and a travel pouch. It comes with four popular adaptor plugs.
This fold up curling iron heats in only two minutes - much faster than you might expect in a dual voltage appliance. It has a detachable brush and a swivel cord. It's packed with so many features you might forget you bought it for travel. Nevermind, it will happily function at home as well as abroad. And it comes with a selection of popular travel plugs.