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

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

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

About Honduras

Flag: About Honduras

Honduras is a country in America (Central America) with about 8.7 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 112 000 km². The capital of Honduras is Tegucigalpa (851 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Spanish.

The neighbors of Honduras are Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

TLD: .hnCurrency: HNLCountry calling code: +504Country Code : HN
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Honduras?

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

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Honduras?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Honduras?

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

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