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How to use plugs from Albania in Antigua

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Albania to Antigua in this page. If you want a report for other countries, re-start the wizard to find to electric adapters for your trip here.

Quick Chart at-a-glance

  Albania Antigua  
Voltage: 220V. 230V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: C, F. A, B. icons/exclamation2.gif  
Hertz: 50Hz. 60Hz. icons/note.gif  

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 Albania the following plugs are used: (and Tirana, Gjirokastra, Berat, Shkodra, Saranda, Korça, Theth.)

Albania' Plug Type C Albania' Plug Type F
Plug Type C Plug Type F
Albania' Outlet Type C Albania' Outlet Type F
Outlet Type C Outlet Type F

... and in Antigua you will use: (and Saint John’s.)

Antigua' Plug Type A Antigua' Plug Type B
Plug Type A Plug Type B
Antigua' Outlet Type A Antigua' Outlet Type B
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B

Antigua Coast

Antigua Coast

Voltage

Similar voltage

The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by electrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical apparatus from Albania in Antigua without a voltage adapter. If you have any concerns with a special device i.e. a medical device, you probably want to seek further professional help.

Plugs Type

Different plug systems

Different plug systems

Sorry, none of the plugs used in both countries are common. You will definitelly need plug adapters, please continue reading for more information.

Adapters

Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, D, E, F, G, M from Albania in outlets type A, B from Antigua back view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, D, E, F, G, M from Albania in outlets type A, B from Antigua
Front Back

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

This adapter is probably illegal in some countries, we put it here for educational purposes; it does not have earth connection but it allows earthed plugs to be connected to it. It has no finger-terminal protection. Try to go for a more expensive and safer alternative.

Adapter: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, E, F from Albania in outlets type A, B from Antigua back view of generic adapter to use plugs type C, E, F from Albania in outlets type A, B from Antigua
Front Back

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

Simple, small and cheap. You can buy half a dozen of them for almost no money and they will not occupy space in your travel bag. its drawback, it does not have earth-connection but it might not be required for some devices.

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.

Hertz

No equal Hertz

This is not a big issue. Unless you are using an electric alarm clock or some motors when speed is an issue. Explanation: Some alarm clocks uses the frequency of electricity network to measure time. So, time shifts could be experimented. Almost every home electronic device works perfectly with different Hertz.


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