Adapter needed

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

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

Curacao und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Curacao
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
127 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Curacao?

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

Country information

About Curacao

Flag: About Curacao

Curacao is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 147 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 444 km². The capital of Curacao is Willemstad (125 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Dutch; Flemish and Panjabi.

Curacao does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .cwCurrency: ANGCountry calling code: +599Country Code : CW
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Curacao?

The voltage in Curacao is 127 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 Curacao, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Curacao?

The utility frequency in Curacao 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 Curacao.