Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Bahamas to Trinidad & Tobago?

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Summary

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

BahamasTrinidad & Tobago
Plug TypesA, BA, B
Voltage120V115V
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 Trinidad & Tobago there's more than one socket type in use.

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type A
(Bahamas)
to Plug Type B
(Trinidad & Tobago)

Trinidad & Tobago 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 Trinidad & Tobago, you will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type B

In Trinidad & Tobago there's more than one socket type in use.

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type B
(Bahamas)
to Plug Type A
(Trinidad & Tobago)

Trinidad & Tobago 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 Trinidad & Tobago, you will not need an adaptor.

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Bahamas (120V) and Trinidad & Tobago (115V) 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 Trinidad & Tobago is exactly the same (60Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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