Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from American Samoa to Cook Islands


Are you from American Samoa and visiting Cook Islands? You might want to know if you need a power plug adapter or power converter when traveling from American Samoa to Cook Islands? Check below to see if you need any adapter or converter and which power plugs and power sockets are used in Cook Islands compared to American Samoa.


Power plugs could be the same in some areas of Cook Islands
Check pictures below.

We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter.

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You need a voltage converter!
Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.

Electricity in American Samoa and Cook Islands

American Samoa

In American Samoa they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type A
  • Type B
  • Type F
  • Type I

The voltage is 120V and the standard frequency is 60Hz.

Cook Islands

In Cook Islands they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type I

The voltage is 240V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.


Power plugs and sockets in American Samoa and Cook Islands

The power plug types in American Samoa (Type A, Type B, Type F, Type I) and Cook Islands (Type I) could be the same in some areas. Unfortunately too many plug types are used. You cannot be sure your power plug from American Samoa will fit the sockets in Cook Islands. We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter. Find the perfect adapter with the link below.

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Power plug and socket types in American Samoa Power plug and socket types in Cook Islands
Type A, Type B, Type F, Type I Type I
American Samoa power plug outlet type A
American Samoa power plug outlet type B
American Samoa power plug outlet type F
American Samoa power plug outlet type I
Cook Islands power plug outlet type I

Voltage and frequency used in American Samoa and Cook Islands

The voltage in American Samoa (120V/60Hz) and Cook Islands (240V/50Hz) is NOT the same You do need an additional converter when you are traveling. We advise you to buy a world universal travel power plug adapter. Find the perfect converter with the link below.

Always check the specifications on your power plugs or devices, if it says 100V-240V and 50Hz-60Hz (usually the case with small electronic devices like phones and tablets) you do not need a voltage converter, just a power plug adapter if stated above.
Voltage converter / Power plug adapter combo

American Samoa Cook Islands
Voltage 120V 240V
Frequency 60Hz 50Hz