The idyllic Caribbean island of Barbados has long been known to be an excellent tourist destination, with its perfect transparent waters of the Pacific, gorgeous weather that will drench you in sun, its picturesque white sandy beaches and its fascinating culture. You can try some of the delicious local dishes whilst destressing by the pool or on the shore of the gleaming Pacific. You can travel inland to marvel at the stunning green hills or cruise out to sea to go swimming with the marine life either while snorkeling or scuba diving, everywhere you look you can see the touch of mother nature. However long your visit is there will always be more wonders to discover in Barbados.

What plug sockets are used in Barbados?

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

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 Barbados?

In Barbados, the standard voltage is 115 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. As Barbados Uses a different voltage to the UK and the rest of Europe you will need to be careful using your appliances. On the back of your device or appliance, it will show what voltage can be used, in most cases, this will be 100-240 v at 50/60Hz meaning it will automatically adjust and work fine. However, some devices such as hairdryers, kettles, etc may not work in the same way due to high power usage. Lower power items such as USB & laptop chargers in most cases will automatically adapt. Make sure you read the information on the back of your item as you may need a step-up voltage converter that will allow you to make use of UK devices, but please always check the information on your item.