Travel Adaptors & Info Micronesia

Micronesia is an island country in the western Pacific Ocean that consists of 600 islands. The country is divided into four main island states: Pohnpei, Kosrae, Chuuk, and Yap. Some of the country’s most significant attractions include beautiful beaches, ancient ruins and temples, and iconic natural Scenery with some of the world’s most astonishing waterfalls. There are multiple wreck-filled diving spots that immerse you into an unprecedented underwater adventure. The country enjoys a tropical climate, with dry winters and rainy summers.

What plug sockets are used in Micronesia?

In Micronesia 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 Micronesia?

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