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Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to Saint Kitts and Nevis?

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

Saint Kitts and Nevis und Canada compared
Flag: Canada
Canada
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Flag: Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis
DOutlets of type DGOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Country information

About Saint Kitts and Nevis

Flag: About Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 52 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 261 km². The capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis is Basseterre (13 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English.

Saint Kitts and Nevis does not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .knCurrency: XCDCountry calling code: +1-869Country Code : KN
Power sockets

Which types of power outlets are used in Saint Kitts and Nevis?

Saint Kitts and Nevis uses power outlets of type D and G. Electrical outlets of type A and B, which are common in Canada, are not in use in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Saint Kitts and Nevis?

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

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Saint Kitts and Nevis?

The utility frequency in Saint Kitts and Nevis 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 Kitts and Nevis.

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