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

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

Martinique und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Martinique
Martinique
COutlets of type CDOutlets of type DEOutlets of type EOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Martinique

Flag: About Martinique

Martinique is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 395 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 1 000 km². The capital of Martinique is Fort-de-France (90 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking French.

Martinique does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .mqCurrency: EURCountry calling code: +596Country Code : MQ
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Martinique?

Martinique uses power plugs of type C, D and E. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Martinique.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Martinique?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Martinique?

The utility frequency in Martinique 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 Martinique.

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