How to use plugs from Antigua in Channel Islands
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Antigua to Channel Islands 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
|Plugs Type:||A, B.||C, G.|
If you are 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 Antigua the following plugs are used: (includes Saint John’s.)
|Plug Type A||Plug Type B|
|Outlet Type A||Outlet Type B|
... and in Channel Islands you will use: (includes Jersey, Guernsey, Herm, Alderney, Sark.)
|Plug Type C||Plug Type G|
|Outlet Type C||Outlet Type G|
"Channel Islands" implies:
Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Herm, Jethou and Brecqhou.
We have a post "Plugs & Travel Adapters for your next trip to Europe", maybe you want to read it.
Perfect! This is very good! You will not need any sort of voltage adapter (they are always big, heavy and they can't handle too much energy. i.e. might have problems with hairdryers). You can plug your devices to the electric network grid in Channel Islands without requiring a voltage adapter.
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.
Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, I, M into outlets type: G.
This is a very cheap adapter without loose terminal and finger protection; it does have earth pass-though (good); but no good grip because of so many different supported plugs. We recommend to use a more expensive option if available.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, D, G, I, M into outlets type: C, E, F, L.
This adapter has a safety protection so you don't plug only one terminal into the adapter while touching the other with your finger, because it is generic, when you buy it pay attention to this safety mechanism. Overall a good adapter that has the earth connection pass-though (notice the metallic connector on the side.)
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B into outlets type: C, E, F, L.
A good and solid adapter with earth connection pass-though; because of its construction, it has a good solid grip; On the negative side, two blades plugs are usually 110v, but the two rounded terminals are typically 220v, so please check your device to be sure they will be able to handle the correct voltage when using this adapter.
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.
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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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