Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Saint Barthelemy?

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

Saint Barthelemy und Canada compared
Flag: Canada
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Flag: Saint Barthelemy
Saint Barthelemy
COutlets of type CEOutlets of type EOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power outlets are used in Saint Barthelemy?

Saint Barthelemy uses power outlets of type C and E. Electrical outlets of type A and B, which are common in Canada, are not in use in Saint Barthelemy.

Country information

About Saint Barthelemy

Flag: About Saint Barthelemy

Saint Barthelemy is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 7 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 21 km². The capital of Saint Barthelemy is Gustavia (6 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking French.

Saint Barthelemy does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .gpCurrency: EURCountry calling code: +590Country Code : BL
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Saint Barthelemy?

The voltage in Saint Barthelemy 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 Saint Barthelemy, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Saint Barthelemy?

The utility frequency in Saint Barthelemy 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 Saint Barthelemy.