Guatemala is a country in Central America south of Mexico. Guatemala is one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet. It’s home to numerous species and ecosystems. Guatemala is known for its volcanoes, ancient Mayan culture, rainforests, colonial churches, and nature reserves. Guatemala has two coasts, one on the Pacific Ocean to the west, and one on the Carribean Sea to the northeast. Beautiful beaches can be found on both coasts, with each coast having its own charm. Explore the Mayan city of Tikal to indulge yourself in the country’s long history. What about relaxing near the crater Lake Atitlán or hiking to the top of the Atitlán volcano? Prepare yourself for a one-of-a-kind experience in Guatemala!
What plug sockets are used in Guatemala?
In Guatemala 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 Guatemala?
In Guatemala, the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. As Guatemala 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.