No adapter needed

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

No, you do not need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from Canada to Mexico. In Mexico, people are using the same plugs and electrical outlets as in Canada.

Mexico und Canada compared
Flag: Canada
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Flag: Mexico
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
127 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Power sockets

Which types of power outlets are used in Mexico?

Mexico uses power outlets of type A and B. As these are the same types of plugs used in Canada, you do not need a travel adapter in Mexico.

Country information

About Mexico

Flag: About Mexico

Mexico is a country in America (Central America) with about 121.7 Millionen inhabitants on an area of almost 2 Millionen km². The capital of Mexico is Mexico City (8.9 Millionen inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking Spanish.

The neighbors of Mexico are Belize, Guatemala and the United States.

TLD: .mxCurrency: MXNCountry calling code: +52Country Code : MX
Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage in Mexico?

The voltage in Mexico is 127 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 Mexico, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency in Mexico?

The utility frequency in Mexico 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 Mexico.