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How to use plugs from Oman in Kenya

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Oman to Kenya 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

  Oman Kenya  
Voltage: 240V. 240V. icons/teeth.gif  
Plugs Type: C, G. 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 Oman the following plugs are used: (includes Muscat, Salalah, Sur, Khasab, Nizwa, Sohar, Ibra.)

Oman' Plug Type C Oman' Plug Type G
Plug Type C Plug Type G
Oman' Outlet Type C Oman' Outlet Type G
Outlet Type C Outlet Type G

Considerations for Oman

Multiple readers have reported to us only type "G" can be found in hotels in Oman. We decided to keep the type "C" in the database so you can decide at your own discretion.

... and in Kenya you will use: (includes Nairobi, Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu, Diani, Watamu, Kisumu.)

Kenya' Plug Type G
Plug Type G
Kenya' Outlet Type G
Outlet Type G

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Voltage

Exact voltage

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 Kenya without requiring a voltage adapter.

Plugs Type

Some connectors are used in both countries

You will be able to plug the devices directly in Kenya (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.

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, I, M from Oman in outlets type G from Kenya back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, I, M from Oman in outlets type G from Kenya
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

Equal Hertz

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

Finally, by the way ...

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