Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to the Maldives?

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

Maldives und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Maldives
COutlets of type CDOutlets of type DGOutlets of type GJOutlets of type JKOutlets of type KLOutlets of type LOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used on the Maldives?

The Maldives use power plugs of type C, D, G, J, K and L. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use on the Maldives.

Country information

About the Maldives

Flag: About the Maldives

The Maldives are a country in Asia (Southern Asia) with about 393 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 298 km². The capital of the Maldives is Male (104 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Divehi and English.

The Maldives do not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .mvCurrency: MVRCountry calling code: +960Country Code : MV
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage on the Maldives?

The voltage on the Maldives 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 on the Maldives?

The utility frequency on the Maldives is 50 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Australia. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances on the Maldives.