Colombia is a Latin American country that’s bounded by the Carribean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the west. The country’s geographical position is the reason behind the diverse landscapes that you can see there. The Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona is a great place to explore the biodiversity of the country. It has a rainforest and Pueblito ruins. Colombia is also known for its beautiful beaches. Some of the most popular beaches are Playas de Palomino, La Miel, and Taganga. Colombia’s peak season for tourists is between December and March when it rains the least.
What plug sockets are used in Colombia?
In Colombia 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 Colombia?
In Colombia, the standard voltage is 110 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. As Colombia 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.