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

No, you do not need a travel adapter (plug adapter) for a trip from the United Kingdom to the Falkland Islands. On the Falkland Islands, people are using the same plugs and plug sockets as in the United Kingdom.

Falkland Islands und United Kingdom compared
Flag: United Kingdom
United Kingdom
GOutlets of type GOutlets
230 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
Flag: Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands
GOutlets of type GOutlets
240 VoltVoltage
50 HertzFrequency
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Country information

About the Falkland Islands

Flag: About the Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands are a country in America (South America) with about 3 000 inhabitants on an area of almost 12 000 km². The capital of the Falkland Islands is Stanley (2 000 inhabitants).

People in the country are mainly speaking English.

The Falkland Islands do not have a neighbor country.

TLD: .fkCurrency: FKPCountry calling code: +500Country Code : FK
Power sockets

Which types of plugs are used on the Falkland Islands?

The Falkland Islands use plugs of type G. As these are the same types of plugs used in the United Kingdom, you do not need a travel adapter on the Falkland Islands.

Mains voltage

What is the Electricity Voltage on the Falkland Islands?

The voltage on the Falkland Islands is 240 volts.

The voltage, therefore, is higher than the 230 volts in the United Kingdom. This difference means that you have to be cautious when using electrical devices purchased in the United Kingdom:

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 Falkland 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 Falkland Islands?

The utility frequency on the Falkland Islands is 50 Hertz.

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

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