Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Bahamas to Aruba?

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Summary

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

BahamasAruba
Plug TypesA, BA, B, F
Voltage120V127V
Frequency of electrical current60Hz60Hz

Plug Adaptors

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

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type A

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

Adaptor 1 of 2

Socket Type A
(Bahamas)
to Plug Type B
(Aruba)

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type A
(Bahamas)
to Plug Type F
(Aruba)

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

Your Appliance has Plug Type B

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

Adaptor 1 of 2

Socket Type B
(Bahamas)
to Plug Type A
(Aruba)

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type B
(Bahamas)
to Plug Type F
(Aruba)

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

Considerations

Voltage

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

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