Power plugs and sockets needed when traveling from Argentina to Jamaica


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


Power plugs could be the same in some areas of Jamaica
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 Argentina and Jamaica

Argentina

In Argentina they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type C
  • Type I

The voltage is 220V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.

Jamaica

In Jamaica they use the following plug and outlet types:

  • Type A
  • Type B

The voltage is 110V and the standard frequency is 50Hz.


Power plugs and sockets in Argentina and Jamaica

The power plug types in Argentina (Type C, Type I) and Jamaica (Type A, Type B) could be the same in some areas. Unfortunately too many plug types are used. You cannot be sure your power plug from Argentina will fit the sockets in Jamaica. 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 Argentina Power plug and socket types in Jamaica
Type C, Type I Type A, Type B
Argentina power plug outlet type C
Argentina power plug outlet type I
Jamaica power plug outlet type A
Jamaica power plug outlet type B

Voltage and frequency used in Argentina and Jamaica

The voltage in Argentina (220V/50Hz) and Jamaica (110V/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

Argentina Jamaica
Voltage 220V 110V
Frequency 50Hz 50Hz