Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Azores to Iceland?

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Summary

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

AzoresIceland
Plug TypesB, C, FC, F
Voltage220V230V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

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

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type B

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

Adaptor 1 of 2

Socket Type B
(Azores)
to Plug Type C
(Iceland)

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type B
(Azores)
to Plug Type F
(Iceland)

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

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

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type C
(Azores)
to Plug Type F
(Iceland)

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

Your Appliance has Plug Type F

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

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type F
(Azores)
to Plug Type C
(Iceland)

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

Considerations

Voltage

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

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