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How to use plugs from Tonga in Portugal

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Tonga to Portugal 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 Portugal  
Voltage: 240V. 230V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: I. C, F. 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: (and Nuku‘alofa.)

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

... and in Portugal you will use: (and Lisbon, Porto, Funchal, Évora, Coimbra, Lagos, Braga.)

Portugal' Plug Type C Portugal' Plug Type F
Plug Type C Plug Type F
Portugal' Outlet Type C Portugal' Outlet Type F
Outlet Type C Outlet Type F

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Blog

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

Voltage

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 Tonga in Portugal 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.

Adapters

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 Portugal 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 Portugal
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.)

Hertz

Equal Hertz

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


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