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Guide for the traveller with plugs

How to use plugs from Tonga in Isle of Man

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Tonga to Isle of Man 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

  Tonga Isle of Man  
Voltage: 240V. 240V. icons/teeth.gif  
Plugs Type: I. C, G. icons/exclamation2.gif  
Hertz: 50Hz. 50Hz. icons/teeth.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 Tonga the following plugs are used: (includes Nuku‘alofa.)

Tonga' Plug Type I
Plug Type I
Tonga' Outlet Type I
Outlet Type I

... and in Isle of Man you will use: (includes Douglas, Castletown, Port Erin & Port St Mary, Douglas, Peel.)

Isle of Man' Plug Type C Isle of Man' Plug Type G
Plug Type C Plug Type G
Isle of Man' Outlet Type C Isle of Man' Outlet Type G
Outlet Type C Outlet Type G


We have a post "Plugs & Travel Adapters for your next trip to Europe", maybe you want to read it.


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 Isle of Man without requiring a voltage adapter.

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, D, G, I, M from Tonga in outlets type C, E, F, L from Isle of Man back view of generic adapter to use plugs type A, B, D, G, I, M from Tonga in outlets type C, E, F, L from Isle of Man
Front Back

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 the metallic connector on the side.)

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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