Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, officially known as the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is an island in South Asia off the coast of India. If you’re planning a holiday or already booked, it’s certainly an incredible island to visit.

The Island boasts amazing wildlife, beautiful beaches, and a wealth of history and culture. If you’re looking for that picturesque beach with palm-lined beached to upload to your Instagram, you’re off to the right place.
More than 2000 years of history can be seen across Sri Lanka with Buddhist relics scattered across the country.

What plug sockets are used in Sri Lanka?

In Sri Lanka the plug sockets used are type D / G, the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When travelling from the UK you will need an adapter for types D / G.

If you’re after an adapter we would suggest looking into this multi-purpose adapter. Please do double check that it meets your needs.

What voltage & frequency is used in Sri Lanka?

In Sri Lanka, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. This means you will be able to use all of your normal appliances in Sri Lanka as the voltage is exactly the same as in the UK, making your journey much easier. On this note, it is important to make sure you do check your appliances to confirm this is the case. Many appliances can be used across the world as they include a converter, this will be noted on the label showing ‘INPUT 100-240V, 50/60Hz’ meaning it can be used anywhere in the world. Most products such as laptop chargers, tablet chargers, cameras, phones, and toothbrushes are included in this category, but please do a double check.