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

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Summary

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

ArgentinaTonga
Plug TypesC, II
Voltage220V240V
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

You will need this adaptor:

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

Your Appliance has Plug Type I

No adaptor needed

Tonga uses Socket Type I, which is the same as the plug type of your appliances from Argentina. You will not need an adaptor.

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Argentina (220V) and Tonga (240V) 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 Tonga is exactly the same (50Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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