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How to use plugs from United States of America in Mexico

Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from United States of America to Mexico 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

  United States of America Mexico  
Voltage: 120V. 127V. icons/teeth.gif icons/exclamation2.gif  
Plugs Type: A, B. A. icons/teeth.gif icons/question.gif  
Hertz: 60Hz. 60Hz. 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 United States of America the following plugs are used: (and Washington, New York, Las Vegas, Disneyland, Los Angeles, Chicago.)

United States of America' Plug Type A United States of America' Plug Type B
Plug Type A Plug Type B
United States of America' Outlet Type A United States of America' Outlet Type B
Outlet Type A Outlet Type B

... and in Mexico you will use: (and Oaxaca, Cancún, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Mérida.)

Mexico' Plug Type A
Plug Type A
Mexico' Outlet Type A
Outlet Type A

Cancun

Cancun

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 United States of America in Mexico 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

Some connectors are used in both countries

You will be able to plug the devices directly in Mexico (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

Im sorry, we can't find an adapter for your travel in our database.

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.


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