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Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Argentina?

No, you do not need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Argentina. In Argentina, people are using the same power plugs and power outlets as in Australia.

Argentina und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Argentina
Argentina
IOutlets of type IOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Argentina

Flag: About Argentina

Argentina is a country in America (South America) with about 43.4 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 2.8 Millionen km². The capital of Argentina is Buenos Aires (2.9 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Spanish, English, Italian, German, French and Guarani.

The neighbors of Argentina are Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

TLD: .arCurrency: ARSCountry calling code: +54Country Code : AR
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Argentina?

Argentina uses power plugs of type I. As these are the same types of plugs used in Australia, you do not need a travel adapter in Argentina.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Argentina?

The voltage in Argentina is 220 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is lower than the 230 volts in Australia. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in Australia:

You should read the instruction manual of your device and check at which voltage it is safe to use.

If the voltage stated in the user's manual or on the device's power supply differs from the mains voltage in Argentina, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Argentina?

The utility frequency in Argentina is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Argentina.

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