Puerto Rico is an island territory of the United States in the Carribean Sea. The island is known for its mountains and waterfalls, as well as beach bars and casinos. You can have a relaxing picnic around greenery and waterfalls at El Yunque Rainforest. The country is home to several historical landmarks like the Spanish Castillo San Felipe del Morro and the Viejo San Juan that both date back to the 16th century. Go snorkeling in El Flamenco Beach or visit Bahía Bioluminiscente at night for a beautiful view of the luminous sparkling water. Puerto Rico is just magical!
What plug sockets are used in Puerto Rico?
In Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico?
In Puerto Rico, the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. As Puerto Rico 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.