In the Dominican Republic, power plugs and sockets (outlets) of type A and type B are used. The standard voltage is 110 V at a frequency of 60 Hz.
- Yes, you need a power plug travel adapter for sockets type A and B in the Dominican Republic.
- You also need a voltage converter.
- Be extra careful with certain devices because of the difference in frequency.
Do your power plugs fit in the Dominican Republic?
In the Dominican Republic, they use power sockets (outlets) of type A and B. In the United Kingdom, you have plugs G. You need a power plug adapter in the Dominican Republic for sockets type A and B. The plugs of your electric devices don't fit without.
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.
You need to look for a power plug adapter for sockets type A and type B. Alternatively, choose a world travel adapter that fits multiple sockets, in case you travel more often.
Voltage converter needed in the Dominican Republic?
The standard voltage in the Dominican Republic (110 V) is much lower than the voltage level your devices typically operate at in the United Kingdom (230 V). Additionally, be aware that the frequency in the Dominican Republic differs.
- You need a voltage converter in the Dominican Republic.
- Try to find a voltage converter that can also change the frequency.
A voltage converter will ensure a safe input voltage level for your devices in the Dominican Republic. You can find voltage converters at Amazon.
A suitable voltage converter can sometimes be hard to find. Some suggest that it is possible to cautiously use your electric devices in the Dominican Republic without a converter. While they most likely won't be damaged, they may not function optimally. A low voltage can lead to overheating and a reduced lifespan. The wrong frequency can also cause unexpected behavior. If you want to try without a converter (at your own risk), exercise special caution with motorized devices and those containing electronic chips, such as clocks, shavers, and medical devices. If you don't want to take any chances, use a voltage converter in the Dominican Republic.
To be sure, check the label on your devices. Some devices never need a converter. If the label states 'INPUT: 100-240V, 50/60 Hz' the device can be used in every country in the world. This is common for devices with chargers like tablets/laptops, photo cameras, cell phones, toothbrushes, etc. For these devices you will only need a power plug adapter.
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