Antigua & Barbuda are two islands in the Carribean that together with a group of smaller islands form a Commonwealth Member State. The country is a rising popular destination with arrival rates increasing month by month. The islands are surrounded by reef-lined beaches that will leave you thrilled. You can also book a rainforest tour for an unforgettable adventure. There’s no “good time” to visit Antigua & Barbuda since the weather there is great all year-round. On the south of the Island of Antigua lies the historic Nelson’s Dockyard that was once a naval base for the British Colonial Forces after the islands were acquired by England in 1632. Today, the Dockyard consists of a national park and a museum that used to be the Naval Officer’s House back then. It hosts several sailing and yachting events over the year.
What plug sockets are used in Antigua and Barbuda?
In Antigua and Barbuda the plug sockets used are type A / B, the following pictures show the outlets and plugs needed. When travelling from the UK you will need an adapter for types A / B.
If you’re after an adapter we would suggest looking into this Multi purpose travel adapters. Please do double check that it meets your needs.
What voltage & frequency is used in Antigua and Barbuda?
In Antigua and Barbuda, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. This means you will be able to use all of your normal appliances in Antigua and Barbuda 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.