As one of the most wealthy and developed countries in Europe Germany is an idyllic holiday destination. Comprising of such fascinating attractions such as the Berlin wall and festivals like Oktoberfest where some of the worlds best wines and beers are waiting for you. Germany’s class and culture are enviable and create even more of a reason to invest in an unforgettable holiday there.
What plug sockets are used in Germany?
In Germany the plug sockets used are type C / F, the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When traveling from the UK you will need an adapter for types C / F.
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 Germany?
In Germany, 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 Germany 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.