Power plugs and outlets travel check

Check if you need any power plug adapter or converter when planning a trip abroad. Simply select from which country you are where you are traveling to.

You will see in an instant if you need a travel plug adapter or converter, which power outlets and power plugs are used with which voltage and frequency.





Power plugs and outlets used around the world

In an ideal world all power plugs and outlets would have been the same around the world. Unfortunately this is not the case. Most countries and continents use their own system of plugs and power outlets.

Check the world power plug map below to see in which country they use which plugs and sockets. You can also click on a power plug and socket type to see in which country it's being used.

Power plug type world map


Plugs and outlets around the world

Type A power plug and socket

No alternative

Type B power plug and socket

Type A plug will also fit in type B socket

Type C power plug and socket

Type E and F plugs will also fit in type C socket

Type D power plug and socket

No alternative

Type E power plug and socket

Type C and F (additional hole) plugs will also fit in type E socket

Type F power plug and socket

Type C and E plugs will also fit in type F socket

Type G power plug and socket

No alternative

Type H power plug and socket

Type C plug will also fit in type H socket

Type I power plug and socket

No alternative

Type J power plug and socket

Type C plug will also fit in type J socket

Type K power plug and socket

Type C, E and F plugs will also fit in type K socket

Type L power plug and socket

Type C plug will also fit in type L socket

Type M power plug and socket

No alternative

Type N power plug and socket

Type C plug will also fit in type N socket

Type O power plug and socket

Type C, E and F plugs will also fit in type O socket

Voltage and frequency used around the world

Voltage and frequency world map


Just like the use of different plug types the voltage and frequencies can also be different per country or continent. Check the map below to see which voltage and frequencies are used around the world.

Socket voltage and frequency used around the world