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Do I need a travel adapter for a trip to the Virgin Islands?

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

Virgin Islands und Canada compared
Flag: Canada
Canada
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
120 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Flag: Virgin Islands
Virgin Islands
AOutlets of type ABOutlets of type BOutlets
110 VoltVoltage
60 HertzFrequency
Country information

About the Virgin Islands

Flag: About the Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands are a country in America (Caribbean) with about 104 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 2 000 km². The capital of the Virgin Islands is Charlotte Amalie (20 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English.

The Virgin Islands do not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .viCurrency: USDCountry calling code: +1-340Country Code : VI
Power sockets

Which types of power outlets are used on the Virgin Islands?

The Virgin Islands use 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 on the Virgin Islands.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage on the Virgin Islands?

The voltage on the Virgin Islands is 110 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is lower 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 on the Virgin Islands, you should either not use your device there, or buy a voltage converter before departing.

Utility frequency

What is the utility frequency on the Virgin Islands?

The utility frequency on the Virgin Islands is 60 Hertz.

The frequency, therefore, is the same as in Canada. That's why it is safe to use all your electric appliances on the Virgin Islands.

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