Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Saint Barthelemy?

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

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

Which types of power plugs are used in Saint Barthelemy?

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

Country information

About Saint Barthelemy

Flag: About Saint Barthelemy

Saint Barthelemy is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 7 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 21 km². The capital of Saint Barthelemy is Gustavia (6 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking French.

Saint Barthelemy does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .gpCurrency: EURCountry calling code: +590Country Code : BL
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Saint Barthelemy?

The voltage in Saint Barthelemy 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 Saint Barthelemy?

The utility frequency in Saint Barthelemy 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 Saint Barthelemy, 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 Saint Barthelemy, you should not use the device!