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Travel Adaptor for Saint Kitts and Nevis

There are multiple socket types used in Saint Kitts and Nevis (D / G). However the most commonly found one is the same type G socket as found in the UK so you should not need any adaptors as long as your appliances have standard UK 3 pin plugs.

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Please be aware that whilst a travel adaptor will allow you to physically plug a UK 3 pin plug into a different socket it will not change the voltage or frequency of the supply.

Voltage - The mains voltage in Saint Kitts and Nevis is 230 V which is compatible with all UK appliances (UK voltage is currently specified as 230 V +10% / - 6%).

Warning triangle Frequency - The frequency in Saint Kitts and Nevis is 60 Hz which is slightly higher than in the UK (which operates at 50 Hz). In practical terms this makes little difference as most travel appliances will run at either frequency. Some items with motors, such as hairdryers and some clocks will run a little faster than intended but it is not likely to be problematic. Check your device - it may say 50/60 Hz which indicates that it is compatible with either frequency. If you are in doubt or have expensive equipment check with the manufacturer first as some equipment may be damaged by running on an incorrect frequency.

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Plug / Socket Types in use in
Saint Kitts and Nevis


Voltage: 230 V
Frequency: 60 Hz Warning triangle

Type D Socket used in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Type D Socket

Type D Plug used in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Type D Plug

Type G Socket used in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Type G Socket

Type G Plug used in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Type G Plug



At a Glance

Saint Kitts and Nevis flag
 
 
 
 
Capital:
Basseterre
Population:
38,958
(Jul 2006 estimate)
Area:
261 km2
(101 sq mi)
   Land:
100 %
   Water:
negligible
 
 
 
 
Time Zone:
UTC -4
Dialling Code:
+1-869
Currency:
East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
Language:
English
 
 
 
 
Country Code:
(ISO 3166-1 alpha-2)
KN
Country Code:
(ISO 3166-1 alpha-3)
KNA
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