Antigua and Barbuda electrical outlets & plugs
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Antigua and Barbuda electrical outlet and plug types

Antigua and Barbuda uses power outlets and plugs of types A & B. Take a look at the pictures below to see what these plugs and power sockets look like:

Antigua and Barbuda type A plug
Type A plug
Antigua and Barbuda type B plug
Type B plug

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  • Type A - Mostly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America, China and Japan. No other plug types will fit in a type A outlet.

  • Type B - Similar to type A, but with an extra pin for grounding. Mainly used in the US, Canada, Mexico, Central America and Japan. Plugs of type A will also fit into a type B socket.

Antigua uses American style Type A and Type B outlets, however there have been reports that some places use European style round-pin outlets. Also, while the standard voltage in Antigua is 220V, some parts of the island use 110V. Check the small print on your electronic equipment if it can handle this voltage range.


Electricity in Antigua and Barbuda - voltage and frequency

All power sockets in Antigua and Barbuda provide a standard voltage of 230V with a standard frequency of 60Hz.

You can use all your equipment in Antigua and Barbuda if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 220V-240V. This is the case in most of Europe, Australia, the United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.

If the standard voltage in your country is in the range of 100V-127V (which is most common in the US, Canada and countries in South America) you might need a voltage converter in Antigua and Barbuda.

The standard frequency in Antigua and Barbuda is 60Hz. If this frequency differs from the frequency used in your home country, please use caution when plugging in your devices. Check the small print on the device to see if the device can handle the frequency. Please note we regularly check our electricity information with the International Electrotechnical Committee (IEC)

Small print on the device or power adapter indicates what voltages the device can work with. If you see 100-240V 50/60Hz printed, the adapter is rated to work on all voltages used worldwide. Please note that power plug adapters only convert plug types and do not convert voltages.

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