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Guide for the traveller with plugs

How to use plugs from Philippines in Cook Islands

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Philippines to Cook 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

  Philippines Cook Islands  
Voltage: 220V. 240V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: A, B, C. I. icons/exclamation2.gif  
Hertz: 60Hz. 50Hz. icons/note.gif  

If you are an 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 Philippines the following plugs are used: (includes Manila, Cebu, El Nido, Puerto Galera, Puerto Princesa, Iloilo, Coron.)

Philippines' Plug Type A Philippines' Plug Type B Philippines' Plug Type C
Plug Type A Plug Type B Plug Type C
Philippines' Outlet Type A Philippines' Outlet Type B Philippines' Outlet Type C
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B Outlet Type C

... and in Cook Islands you will use: (includes Avarua.)

Cook Islands' Plug Type I
Plug Type I
Cook Islands' Outlet Type I
Outlet Type I

Rainforest in Cook Islands

Rainforest in Cook Islands


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 Philippines in Cook 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

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.


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, M from Philippines in outlets type I from Cook Islands back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, C, D, E, F, G, M from Philippines in outlets type I from Cook Islands
Front Back

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

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.


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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