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Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Saint Kitts and Nevis?

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

Saint Kitts and Nevis und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis
DOutlets of type DGOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Saint Kitts and Nevis

Flag: About Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 52 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 261 km². The capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis is Basseterre (13 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English.

Saint Kitts and Nevis does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .knCurrency: XCDCountry calling code: +1-869Country Code : KN
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Saint Kitts and Nevis?

Saint Kitts and Nevis uses power plugs of type D and G. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Saint Kitts and Nevis?

The voltage in Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 Kitts and Nevis?

The utility frequency in Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 Kitts and Nevis, 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 Kitts and Nevis, you should not use the device!

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