Adapter needed

Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to St. Martin?

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

St. Martin und Canada compared
Flag: Canada
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Flag: St. Martin
St. Martin
COutlets of type CEOutlets of type EOutlets
220 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power outlets are used in St. Martin?

St. Martin 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 St. Martin.

Country information

About St. Martin

Flag: About St. Martin

St. Martin is a country in America (Caribbean) with about 36 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 53 km². The capital of St. Martin is Marigot (6 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking French.

The only neighbor of St. Martin is Saint Martin.

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

What is the Electricity Voltage in St. Martin?

The voltage in St. Martin is 220 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 St. Martin, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in St. Martin?

The utility frequency in St. Martin 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 St. Martin.