Adapter needed

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

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

Wales und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Wales
GOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Wales

Flag: About Wales

Wales is a country in Europe (Northern Europe) with about 3.1 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 21 000 km². The capital of Wales is Cardiff (346 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English, Welsh and Gaelic.

The neighbors of Wales are Ireland, England and Northern Ireland.

TLD: .ukCurrency: GBPCountry calling code: +44Country Code : GB-WLS
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Wales?

Wales uses power plugs of type G. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Wales.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Wales?

The voltage in Wales 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 Wales?

The utility frequency in Wales 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 Wales.