As one of the most affluent countries in the world Austria has more than enough luxuries to offer. Whether it’s skiing on its serene snowy peaks or indulging in the vibrant city life, Austria makes for a spectacular holiday destination. Austria’s rich history also makes it a remarkable country, being the birthplace of the legends such as Johann Strauss I, Mozart and Sigmund Freud, one of the most influential neurologists in history.

What plug sockets are used in Austria?

In Austria the plug sockets used are type C / F, the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When traveling from the UK you will need an adapter for types C / F.

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 Austria?

In Austria, 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 Austria 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.