The Bahamas are a group of islands in the west indies north of Cuba. It’s made up of 700 islands and over 2000 cays. The Bahamas is a popular tourist destination with over six million tourists visiting the country annually. The country’s capital, Nassau, is packed with resorts, restaurants, shops, and entertainment places, making it the most visited city there. Grand Bahama is also among the tourists’ favorites, with its reef-lined coves, all-inclusive mega-resorts, and mangrove swamps. Not to mention that there are golf courses for those who want to try something different. The other islands are divided into several groups, with each group having its distinctive charm. From pink sand beaches to big game fishing, and beautiful coral reefs, it’s almost impossible to not love the Bahamas!
What plug sockets are used in Bahamas?
In Bahamas 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 Bahamas?
In Bahamas, the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. As Bahamas 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.
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.