Adapter needed

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

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

Portugal und Australia compared
Flag: Australia
IOutlets of type IOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Portugal
COutlets of type CFOutlets of type FOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power plugs are used in Portugal?

Portugal uses power plugs of type C and F. Power outlets of type I, which are common in Australia, are not in use in Portugal.

Country information

About Portugal

Flag: About Portugal

Portugal is a country in Europe (Southern Europe) with about 10.8 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 92 000 km². The capital of Portugal is Lisbon (518 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Portuguese.

The only neighbor of Portugal is Spain.

TLD: .ptCurrency: EURCountry calling code: +351Country Code : PT
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Portugal?

The voltage in Portugal 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 Portugal?

The utility frequency in Portugal 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 Portugal.

Neighboring countries information