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

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Summary

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

American SamoaMexico
Plug TypesA, B, F, IA
Voltage120V127V
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

No adaptor needed

Mexico uses Socket Type A, which is the same as the plug type of your appliances from American Samoa. You will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type B

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type B
(American Samoa)
to Plug Type A
(Mexico)

Your Appliance has Plug Type F

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type F
(American Samoa)
to Plug Type A
(Mexico)

Your Appliance has Plug Type I

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type I
(American Samoa)
to Plug Type A
(Mexico)

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in American Samoa (120V) and Mexico (127V) are not exactly the same, but the difference is tolerable, so you should not need a transformer.

Good to know

Frequency of Electrical Current

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

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