Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Benin to Australia?

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Summary

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

BeninAustralia
Plug TypesEI
Voltage220V230V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

Benin uses Plug Type E.

Your Appliance has Plug Type E

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type E
(Benin)
to Plug Type I
(Australia)

Considerations

Voltage

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

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