Adapter needed

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

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

Macau und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Macau
GOutlets of type GOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Macau?

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

Country information

About Macau

Flag: About Macau

Macau is a country in Asia (Eastern Asia) with about 593 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 28 km². The capital of Macau is Concelho de Macau (520 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Chinese and Portuguese.

The only neighbor of Macau is China.

TLD: .moCurrency: MOPCountry calling code: +853Country Code : MO
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Macau?

The voltage in Macau is 220 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 Macau, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Macau?

The utility frequency in Macau 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 Macau.

Neighboring countries information