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

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

Bermuda und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Bermuda
Bermuda
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Bermuda

Flag: About Bermuda

Bermuda is a country in America (Northern America) with about 70 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 54 km². The capital of Bermuda is Hamilton (900 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English and Portuguese.

Bermuda does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .bmCurrency: BMDCountry calling code: +1-441Country Code : BM
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Bermuda?

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

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Bermuda?

The voltage in Bermuda is 120 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 Bermuda, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Bermuda?

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

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