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Plugs for travelling from United States of America to Guatemala

Plugs, adapters, and other electrical information for travelling to Guatemala from United States of America.

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  

Chart Explanation

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 that chart implies!

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! Congratulations! This is the best! You will not need any voltage adapter (they are always big, heavyweight and they can't handle too much energy.).

Plugs Type

Some connectors used in both countries

Some connectors are used in both countries. Perhaps you need to get advices about what connectors are used exactly in the city, region were are you going to. At third world countries its common not to have a standard plug system all over the country. Anyway, as a rule of thumb, it will be easy to get adapters to different plug systems used within the country.


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.