In Suriname, power plugs and sockets (outlets) of type A, type B, type C and type F are used. The standard voltage is 110 / 220 V at a frequency of 60 Hz.
- Yes, you need a power plug travel adapter for sockets type A, B, C and F in Suriname.
- You should consider a voltage converter.
- Be extra careful with certain devices because of the difference in frequency.
Do your power plugs fit in Suriname?
In Suriname, they use power sockets (outlets) of type A, B, C and F. In the United Kingdom, you have plugs G. You need a power plug adapter in Suriname for sockets type A, B, C and F. 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, type B, type C and type F. Alternatively, choose a world travel adapter that fits multiple sockets, in case you travel more often.
Voltage converter needed in Suriname?
In Suriname, two voltage levels are in use (110 / 220 V), which can vary by region, city, or sometimes even hotel. Your electric devices typically operate at 230 V in the United Kingdom. So please check the local voltage before using your devices! If the local voltage is much lower at 110 V, you need a voltage converter. Additionally, be aware that the frequency in Suriname differs.
- You may need a voltage converter, because the voltage in Suriname may vary locally and can conflict with your devices.
- 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 Suriname. 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 Suriname 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 Suriname.
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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