Being one of the smallest countries in Africa, the Gambia is also one of the most secure meaning it is a great place to visit on your holiday. It is only fifty kilometres wide, however, is five hundred kilometres long, though it is small it is still able to fit eighty kilometres of beautiful Atlantic coastline. This coastline is home to many miles of untouched spectacular sandy beaches where you can sit back and relax. That is not to say that this is all there is to do. You can explore inland and take in the local culture. Visiting from November to February means that you will be staying in more than pleasant temperatures.
What plug sockets are used in Gambia?
In Gambia the plug sockets used are type G, the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When traveling from the UK you will need an adapter for types G.
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 Gambia?
In Gambia, 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 Gambia 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.
Recommended plugs, adaptors & gadgets
We have provided some recommendations for a multi-purpose adapter as well as some other gadgets you may need such as USB chargers for traveling. Making sure you have the right gear is a must! Please double check the product on Amazon before ordering.