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Basseterre electrical outlets & plugs

Basseterre uses power outlets and plugs of type G. Take a look at the picture below to see what this plug and power socket looks like:

Do the outlets look different in your country? You'll need a power plug adapter.

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  • Type G - From British origin, mainly used in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta, Malaysia and Singapore, but also in quite a few other countries. No other plug types fit into an outlet of type G.

Electricity in Basseterre - voltage and frequency

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

You can use all your equipment in Basseterre 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 Basseterre.

The standard frequency in Basseterre 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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Frequently asked questions

In Basseterre they use power plugs and electrical outlets of type G.

Basseterre electrical outlets and plug types

The standard voltage in Basseterre is 230V at a frequency of 60Hz.