We have all the info you need when you are travelling to Spain from the UK. If you’re looking for an affordable holiday, a thrill-seeking adventure or simply a place to chill out, Spain is the perfect place. Being Europes most popular destinations for a Holiday it’s sure to have something for everyone.

Spain has it all, with resorts such as Benidorm and Marbella, mountain villages, sophisticated cities and some of the best beaches in the Costa Del Sol or Costa Brava. If you are looking for a bit of everything, Barcelona makes a great city break, great nightlife, beach and of course the most incredible food.

What plug sockets are used in Spain?

In South Africa the plug sockets used are type C / M / N (still rare), the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When travelling from the UK you will need an adapter for types C / M / N (still rare).

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 Spain?

In Spain, 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 Spain 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.