Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from American Samoa to Papua New Guinea


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


Power plugs could be the same in some areas of Papua New Guinea
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 Papua New Guinea

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.

Papua New Guinea

In Papua New Guinea 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 Papua New Guinea

The power plug types in American Samoa (Type A, Type B, Type F, Type I) and Papua New Guinea (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 Papua New Guinea. 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 Papua New Guinea
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
Papua New Guinea power plug outlet type I

Voltage and frequency used in American Samoa and Papua New Guinea

The voltage in American Samoa (120V/60Hz) and Papua New Guinea (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 Papua New Guinea
Voltage 120V 240V
Frequency 60Hz 50Hz