El Salvador is a small country in Central America that’s bordered to the north by Honduras and Guatemala. The country’s southern coast on the Pacific Ocean is rich with black-sand beaches. The ocean waves make the beaches an excellent spot for surfing. Beaches aside, there are a ton of other attractions in El Salvador. Whether you’re into natural sights like waterfalls, recreational lakes, and volcanoes, or more into cathedrals, monuments, and theatres, El Salvador should be on your travel bucket list. The country also has a lively nightlife scene for party machines!
What plug sockets are used in El Salvador?
In El Salvador 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 El Salvador?
In El Salvador, the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. As El Salvador 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.