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 don't need a power plug adapter in Antigua and Barbuda, when living in Canada.
- You 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 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 Canada you don't need a power plug adapter in Antigua and Barbuda. Your power plugs fit. We recommend you to pack a 3 to 2 prong adapter in case type B sockets are not available.
Buy a power plug (travel) adapter
We don't sell power plug adapters. We refer you to Amazon, where you will find a great selection of travel adapters. Because you may also need a voltage converter, you should consider a combined power plug adapter/voltage converter (see below).
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 cannot use your electric appliances in Antigua and Barbuda without a voltage converter, because the standard voltage in Antigua and Barbuda (230 V) is higher than in Canada (120 V).
You can seriously damage your appliances. You need a voltage converter in Antigua and Barbuda, when living in Canada! You can find voltage converters at Amazon.
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.
Need anything else?
Check if you have packed everything for your trip at our TRAVELER'S CHECKLIST!
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