How to use plugs from Zimbabwe in Botswana
Plugs, sockets, adapters and other information needed for travelling from Zimbabwe to Botswana 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
|Plugs Type:||D, G.||D, G, M.|
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 Zimbabwe the following plugs are used: (includes Harare, Victoria Falls, Bulawayo, Mutare, Kariba Town, Chimanimani, Masvingo.)
|Plug Type D||Plug Type G|
|Outlet Type D||Outlet Type G|
... and in Botswana you will use: (includes Gaborone, Maun, Kasane, Francistown, Ghanzi, Kang, Nata.)
|Plug Type D||Plug Type G||Plug Type M|
|Outlet Type D||Outlet Type G||Outlet Type M|
The voltage is not exact, but the difference is usually tolerable by electrical devices. Its mostly safe to plug your electrical apparatus from Zimbabwe in Botswana 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.
Some connectors are used in both countries
You will be able to plug the devices directly in Botswana (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.
Lists of adapters you can use in your travel:
This adapter allows you to use plugs type: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, N into outlets type: M.
This adapter is extremely generic without loose terminal and finger protection, it does have earth pass-though which is a good thing; but it will not have a good grip because it support so many different plug types in only three generic slots; we don't recommend this adapter unless no better alternative can be found. i.e. a more expensive one.
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.
This is the perfect situation. You will not have any clock shift issue with the same Hertz.