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

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Summary

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

American SamoaTaiwan
Plug TypesA, B, F, IA, B
Voltage120V110V
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 Taiwan there's more than one socket type in use.

You will need this adaptor:

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

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from 22.91 AUD

Taiwan 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 Taiwan, you will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type B

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

You will need this adaptor:

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

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from 1.86 AUD

Taiwan 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 Taiwan, you will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type F

In Taiwan 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
(Taiwan)

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from 3.71 AUD

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type F
(American Samoa)
to Plug Type B
(Taiwan)

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from 1.75 AUD

Your Appliance has Plug Type I

In Taiwan 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
(Taiwan)

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from 11.00 AUD

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type I
(American Samoa)
to Plug Type B
(Taiwan)

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in American Samoa (120V) and Taiwan (110V) 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 Taiwan is exactly the same (60Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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