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Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Antigua and Barbuda?

No, you do not need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Canada to Antigua and Barbuda. In Antigua and Barbuda, people are using the same plugs and electrical outlets as in Canada.

Antigua and Barbuda und Canada compared
Flag: Canada
Canada
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Flag: Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Antigua and Barbuda

Flag: About Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 92 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 443 km². The capital of Antigua and Barbuda is Saint John’s (24 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English.

Antigua and Barbuda does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .agCurrency: XCDCountry calling code: +1-268Country Code : AG
Power sockets

Which types of power outlets are used in Antigua and Barbuda?

Antigua and Barbuda uses power outlets of type A and B. As these are the same types of plugs used in Canada, you do not need a travel adapter in Antigua and Barbuda.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Antigua and Barbuda?

The voltage in Antigua and Barbuda is 230 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is higher than the 120 volts in Canada. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in Canada:

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 Antigua and Barbuda, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Antigua and Barbuda?

The utility frequency in Antigua and Barbuda is 60 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Canada. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances in Antigua and Barbuda.

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