Adapter needed

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

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

Aruba und Canada compared
Flag: Canada
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Flag: Aruba
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BFOutlets of type FOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power outlets are used in Aruba?

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

Country information

About Aruba

Flag: About Aruba

Aruba is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 112 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 180 km². The capital of Aruba is Oranjestad (30 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Dutch; Flemish, Spanish and English.

Aruba does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .awCurrency: AWGCountry calling code: +297Country Code : AW
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Aruba?

The voltage in Aruba 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 Aruba?

The utility frequency in Aruba 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 Aruba.