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Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Papua New Guinea?

No, you do not need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Australia to Papua New Guinea. In Papua New Guinea, people are using the same power plugs and power outlets as in Australia.

Papua New Guinea und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
IOutlets of type IOutlets
240 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Papua New Guinea

Flag: About Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is a country in Oceania (Melanesia) with about 6.7 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 463 000 km². The capital of Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby (284 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English and Hiri Motu.

The only neighbor of Papua New Guinea is Indonesia.

TLD: .pgCurrency: PGKCountry calling code: +675Country Code : PG
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea uses power plugs of type I. As these are the same types of plugs used in Australia, you do not need a travel adapter in Papua New Guinea.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Papua New Guinea?

The voltage in Papua New Guinea is 240 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is higher 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 Papua New Guinea, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Papua New Guinea?

The utility frequency in Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea.

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