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Guide for the traveller with plugs

How to use plugs from Botswana in St. Lucia (Winward Islands)

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Botswana to St. Lucia (Winward 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

  Botswana St. Lucia (Winward Islands)  
Voltage: 231V. 240V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: D, G, M. G. icons/teeth.gif icons/question.gif  
Hertz: 50Hz. 50Hz. icons/teeth.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 Botswana the following plugs are used: (includes Gaborone, Maun, Kasane, Francistown, Ghanzi, Kang, Nata.)

Botswana' Plug Type D Botswana' Plug Type G Botswana' Plug Type M
Plug Type D Plug Type G Plug Type M
Botswana' Outlet Type D Botswana' Outlet Type G Botswana' Outlet Type M
Outlet Type D Outlet Type G Outlet Type M

... and in St. Lucia (Winward Islands) you will use: (includes Castries.)

St. Lucia (Winward Islands)' Plug Type G
Plug Type G
St. Lucia (Winward Islands)' Outlet Type G
Outlet Type G


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 Botswana in St. Lucia (Winward Islands) 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

Some connectors are used in both countries

You will be able to plug the devices directly in St. Lucia (Winward Islands) (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: generic

front view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, I, M from Botswana in outlets type G from St. Lucia (Winward Islands) back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, I, M from Botswana in outlets type G from St. Lucia (Winward Islands)
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.


Equal Hertz

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

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