Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is an island country in the Carribean that occupies about two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, while Haiti occupies the remaining third. With beautiful white-sand beaches, clear ocean waters, and stunning mountain scenery, spending your holiday in the Dominican Republic is guaranteed to be a pleasure. You can also visit one of the country’s famous museums like Centro León and Museo Alcázar de Colón. If you’re into religion, visit the five-centuries old Catedral Primada de América church. It’s the first cathedral of the Americas. The tropical weather makes the country’s beaches enjoyable all-year-round, with an average temperature of 25°C.

What plug sockets are used in Dominican Republic?

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

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 Dominican Republic?

In Dominican Republic, the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. As Dominican Republic 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.


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