Brazil is a country full of culture and character. This is shown in the colourful, beautiful and energetic carnivals that go on in every city in the country, most famously however in Rio de Janeiro. Also in Rio, you can also visit one of the worlds wonders Christ the Redeemer or see the beautiful sunset over the rain forest. Not only this there is a thriving nightlife and this coupled with the scenic beaches like the world famous Copa Cabana beach. There is no doubt about it that Brazil is one of the best holiday locations in the world.

What plug sockets are used in Brazil?

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

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 Brazil?

In Brazil, the standard voltage is 127 V / 220 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. This means you will be able to use all of your normal appliances in Brazil 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.