Adapter needed

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

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

Belgium und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Belgium
COutlets of type CEOutlets of type EOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Belgium?

Belgium uses power plugs of type C and E. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Belgium.

Country information

About Belgium

Flag: About Belgium

Belgium is a country in Europe (Western Europe) with about 11.3 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 31 000 km². The capital of Belgium is Brussels (1.1 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Dutch; Flemish, French and German.

The neighbors of Belgium are France, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

TLD: .beCurrency: EURCountry calling code: +32Country Code : BE
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Belgium?

The voltage in Belgium 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 Belgium?

The utility frequency in Belgium 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 Belgium.