Travel Adaptors & Info Nicaragua

Nicaragua is a country in Central America southeast of Honduras. It has two coastlines on the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Carribean Sea to the east. The country is famous for its vast number of lakes, volcanoes, islands, natural reserves, and beaches. There are many activities you can enjoy in Nicaragua. You can hike up to a volcano’s top or camp near it. What about an underwater adventure in one of the country’s diving spots? Or canyoning in Somoto Canyon National? The amount of fun you can have in Nicaragua is endless!

What plug sockets are used in Nicaragua?

In Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua?

In Nicaragua, the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. As Nicaragua 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.