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Report for using plugs from United States of America in Guatemala

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from United States of America to Guatemala in this page.

Quick Chart at-a-glance

  United States of America Guatemala  
Voltage: 120V. 120V. icons/teeth.gif  
Plugs Type: A, B. A, B, G, I. icons/teeth.gif icons/question.gif  
Hertz: 60Hz. 60Hz. icons/teeth.gif  

The Chart Explained

If you are an electrical savvy, perhaps the previous chart is all you need. If this is not the case, you can continue reading and discover what the chart is saying!

Plugs and Sockets at each country

In United States of America the following plugs are used:

Plug Type A Plug Type B
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B

... and in Guatemala you will use:

Plug Type A Plug Type B Plug Type G Plug Type I
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B Outlet Type G Outlet Type I



Equal voltage

Perfect! This is good! You will not need any sort of voltage adapter (they are always big, heavyweight and they can't handle too much energy. i.e. might have problems with hairdryers). You can plug your devices to the electric network at destination.

Plugs Type

Some connectors are used in both countries

You will be able to plug the devices directly in Guatemala (please read other sections of this reports in regards to voltage, etc.). Perhaps you will need adapters for some sockets, but it is usually easier to find adapters at destination if your plug is already being used in the country. Sometimes different cities uses different systems, you might need to do a bit more of research. If you find more information please let us know.


Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:

Adapter: generic1

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, M into outlets type: G.

Front Back

Adapter: generic1

This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M into outlets type: I.

Front Back

Adapters you can buy

You can buy the following multi-purpose adapters from Amazon. Please also take a look at the recommended gadgets for your trip.


Equal Hertz

This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.