Adapter needed

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

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

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

About Montserrat

Flag: About Montserrat

Montserrat is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 5 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 102 km². The capital of Montserrat is Brades (1,000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English.

Montserrat does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .msCurrency: XCDCountry calling code: +1-664Country Code : MS
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Montserrat?

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

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Montserrat?

The voltage in Montserrat 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 Montserrat?

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