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

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Summary

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

BahamasEcuador
Plug TypesA, BA, B
Voltage120V120V, 127V
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 Ecuador there's more than one socket type in use.

You will need this adaptor:

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

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Ecuador 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 Ecuador, you will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type B

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

You will need this adaptor:

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

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from 1.48 AUD

Ecuador 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 Ecuador, you will not need an adaptor.

Considerations

Voltage

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

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