Adapter needed

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

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

Laos und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Laos
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BCOutlets of type CEOutlets of type EFOutlets of type FOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Laos?

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

Country information

About Laos

Flag: About Laos

Laos is a country in Asia (South-Eastern Asia) with about 6.9 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 237 000 km². The capital of Laos is Vientiane (197 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Lao, French and English.

The neighbors of Laos are Burma, Cambodia, China, Thailand and Vietnam.

TLD: .laCurrency: LAKCountry calling code: +856Country Code : LA
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Laos?

The voltage in Laos 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 Laos?

The utility frequency in Laos 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 Laos.