Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Argentina to Laos?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Argentina and Laos.

ArgentinaLaos
Plug TypesC, IA, B, C, E, F
Voltage220V230V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

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

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

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

Adaptor 1 of 4

Socket Type C
(Argentina)
to Plug Type A
(Laos)

Adaptor 2 of 4

Socket Type C
(Argentina)
to Plug Type B
(Laos)

Adaptor 3 of 4

Socket Type C
(Argentina)
to Plug Type E
(Laos)

Adaptor 4 of 4

Socket Type C
(Argentina)
to Plug Type F
(Laos)

Laos also uses Socket Type C, which is used in Argentina. If using an appliance that has a Type C Plug in the Type C Sockets of Laos, you will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type I

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

Adaptor 1 of 5

Socket Type I
(Argentina)
to Plug Type A
(Laos)

Adaptor 2 of 5

Socket Type I
(Argentina)
to Plug Type B
(Laos)

Adaptor 3 of 5

Socket Type I
(Argentina)
to Plug Type C
(Laos)

Adaptor 4 of 5

Socket Type I
(Argentina)
to Plug Type E
(Laos)

Adaptor 5 of 5

Socket Type I
(Argentina)
to Plug Type F
(Laos)

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Argentina (220V) and Laos (230V) 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 Argentina and Laos is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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