How to use plugs from Cambodia in Laos
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Cambodia to Laos 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, C, G.||A, B, C, E, F.|
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 Cambodia the following plugs are used: (includes Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Sihanoukville, Battambang, Kampot, Sen Monorom, Kep.)
|Plug Type A||Plug Type C||Plug Type G|
|Outlet Type A||Outlet Type C||Outlet Type G|
... and in Laos you will use: (includes Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Pakse, Savannakhet, Tha Khaek, Huay Xai.)
|Plug Type A||Plug Type B||Plug Type C||Plug Type E||Plug Type F|
|Outlet Type A||Outlet Type B||Outlet Type C||Outlet Type E||Outlet Type F|
Kuang Si Falls
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 Laos without requiring a voltage adapter.
Some connectors are used in both countries
You will be able to plug the devices directly in Laos (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:
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N into outlets type: B.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N into outlets type: E, F.
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.
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.
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.
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: G into outlets type: E.
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.
This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.