Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to American Samoa?

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

American Samoa und Canada compared
Flag: Canada
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Flag: American Samoa
American Samoa
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BFOutlets of type FIOutlets of type IOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power outlets are used in American Samoa?

American Samoa uses power outlets of type A, B, F and I. Electrical outlets of type A and B, which are common in Canada, are only partially used in American Samoa.

Country information

About American Samoa

Flag: About American Samoa

American Samoa is a country in Oceania (Polynesia) with about 54 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 199 km². The capital of American Samoa is Pago Pago (12 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English, Samoan and Tonga.

American Samoa does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .asCurrency: USDCountry calling code: +1-684Country Code : AS
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in American Samoa?

The voltage in American Samoa is 120 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is equal to the 120 volts in Canada. This means that you can use all your electrical appliances without any problems.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in American Samoa?

The utility frequency in American Samoa 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 American Samoa.