Antigua and Barbuda
Are you planning to visit Antigua and Barbuda? Check if you need a power plug adapter or voltage converter for the power sockets (outlets) used in Antigua and Barbuda.
- You need a power plug adapter in Antigua and Barbuda, when living in Australia.
- Be extra careful with certain appliances because of the difference in frequency.
Below you find pictures of the applied power sockets and corresponding plugs. And we provide more information about the voltage and frequency.
Electricity in Antigua and Barbuda
In Antigua and Barbuda the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
Power plug adapter needed in Antigua and Barbuda?
In Antigua and Barbuda the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. Check out the following pictures. When living in Australia you will need a power plug adapter for sockets type A and B.
- Your appliances with plug I don't fit socket A or B.
Buy a power plug (travel) adapter
We don't sell power plug adapters. We refer you to Amazon or Ebay where you will find a great selection of travel adapters.
You can also check the map to see the use of different plugs and sockets in the world.
Voltage converter needed in Antigua and Barbuda?
In Antigua and Barbuda the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Antigua and Barbuda, because the standard voltage (230 V) is the same as in Australia. So you don't need a voltage converter in Antigua and Barbuda, when living in Australia.
The frequency in Antigua and Barbuda (60 Hz) differs from the frequency in Australia (50 Hz). It is not advised to use your appliances, but you could (at your own risk) try for a short time. Be especially careful with moving, rotating and time related appliances like clocks, shavers and electric fan heaters.
To be sure, check the label on the appliance. Some appliances never need a converter. If the label states 'INPUT: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz' the appliance can be used in all countries in the world. This is common for chargers of tablets/laptops, photo cameras, cell phones, toothbrushes, etc.
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