Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Antigua and Barbuda?

Yes, you need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Antigua and Barbuda. In Antigua and Barbuda, people are using different power plugs and power outlets that are not compatible with plugs from Australia!

Antigua and Barbuda und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Antigua and Barbuda?

Antigua and Barbuda uses power plugs of type A and B. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Antigua and Barbuda.

Country information

About Antigua and Barbuda

Flag: About Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 92 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 443 km². The capital of Antigua and Barbuda is Saint John’s (24 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English.

Antigua and Barbuda does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .agCurrency: XCDCountry calling code: +1-268Country Code : AG
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Antigua and Barbuda?

The voltage in Antigua and Barbuda is 230 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 230 volts in Australia. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Antigua and Barbuda?

The utility frequency in Antigua and Barbuda is 60 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is higher than the 50 Hertz in use in Australia. This difference may not be a problem for most of your devices, but you still have to be cautious:

Devices that either measure time, or are equipped with moving and rotating parts, are particularly dangerous! So, if you plan to use shavers, heaters, kitchen appliances or alarm clocks in Antigua and Barbuda, read the instruction manuals to see if these devices are safe to use on the local utility frequency.

If the mains frequency specified in the manual or on the power supply is different from the rate used in Antigua and Barbuda, you should not use the device!