Are you planning to visit Barbados? Check if you need a power plug adapter or voltage converter for the power sockets (outlets) used on Barbados.
- You need a power plug adapter on Barbados, when living in Australia.
- You also need a voltage converter.
Below you find pictures of the applied power sockets and corresponding plugs. And we provide more information about the voltage and frequency.
Electricity on Barbados
On Barbados the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 115 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
Power plug adapter needed on Barbados?
On Barbados the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. Check out the following pictures. When living in Australia you 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 on Barbados?
On Barbados the standard voltage is 115 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.
- The voltage on Barbados (115 V) is less than in Australia (230 V). You need a voltage converter.
Some say you can carefully try to use your appliances on Barbados without a converter. Most likely they won't be damaged, but may not function optimally. If you don't want to take any chances, use a voltage converter on Barbados when living in Australia. You can find voltage converters at Ebay.
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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