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Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from American Samoa to Costa Rica? - WhichPlug.com

Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from American Samoa to Costa Rica?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both American Samoa and Costa Rica.

American SamoaCosta Rica
Plug TypesA, B, F, IA, B
Voltage120V120V
Frequency of electrical current60Hz60Hz

Plug Adaptors

In American Samoa there's more than one plug type in use.

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type A

In Costa Rica there's more than one socket type in use.

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type A
(American Samoa)
to Plug Type B
(Costa Rica)

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from 12.33 AUD

Costa Rica also uses Socket Type A, which is used in American Samoa. If using an appliance that has a Type A Plug in the Type A Sockets of Costa Rica, you will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type B

In Costa Rica there's more than one socket type in use.

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type B
(American Samoa)
to Plug Type A
(Costa Rica)

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from 12.33 AUD

Costa Rica also uses Socket Type B, which is used in American Samoa. If using an appliance that has a Type B Plug in the Type B Sockets of Costa Rica, you will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type F

In Costa Rica there's more than one socket type in use. You may require more than one adaptor.

Adaptor 1 of 2

Socket Type F
(American Samoa)
to Plug Type A
(Costa Rica)

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type F
(American Samoa)
to Plug Type B
(Costa Rica)

Your Appliance has Plug Type I

In Costa Rica there's more than one socket type in use. You may require more than one adaptor.

Adaptor 1 of 2

Socket Type I
(American Samoa)
to Plug Type A
(Costa Rica)

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from 10.43 AUD

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type I
(American Samoa)
to Plug Type B
(Costa Rica)

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from 12.33 AUD

Good to know

Voltage

The voltage found in American Samoa and Costa Rica is exactly the same (120V). You will not need a transformer.

Frequency of Electrical Current

The frequency found in American Samoa and Costa Rica is exactly the same (60Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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