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How to use plugs from Antigua in Hong Kong

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Antigua to Hong Kong 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

  Antigua Hong Kong  
Voltage: 230V. 220V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: A, B. G, D, M. icons/exclamation2.gif  
Hertz: 60Hz. 50Hz. icons/note.gif  

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.)

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

... and in Hong Kong you will use:

Hong Kong' Plug Type G Hong Kong' Plug Type D Hong Kong' Plug Type M
Plug Type G Plug Type D Plug Type M
Hong Kong' Outlet Type G Hong Kong' Outlet Type D Hong Kong' Outlet Type M
Outlet Type G Outlet Type D Outlet Type M

Considerations for Hong Kong

It is likely you will only find plugs-type "G" in Hong Kong. Plug types "D" and "M" are considered very old and they are not common. We keep the old-plugs in our database as we don't know your exact destination. As a rule of thumb, you will probably be fine with the type "G" in hotels.

Light Trail

Light Trail

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 Antigua in Hong Kong 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 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, N from Antigua in outlets type M from Hong Kong back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, N from Antigua in outlets type M from Hong Kong
Front Back

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

This adapter is extremely generic without loose terminal and finger protection, it does have earth pass-though which is a good thing; but it will not have a good grip because it support so many different plug types in only three generic slots; we don't recommend this adapter unless no better alternative can be found. i.e. a more expensive one.

Adapter: generic

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

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.

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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