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

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Summary

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

BeninUnited Kingdom
Plug TypesEG, D, M
Voltage220V230V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

Benin uses Plug Type E.

Your Appliance has Plug Type E

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

Adaptor 1 of 3

Socket Type E
(Benin)
to Plug Type G
(United Kingdom)

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from 1.00 AUD

Adaptor 2 of 3

Socket Type E
(Benin)
to Plug Type D
(United Kingdom)

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from 1.00 AUD

Adaptor 3 of 3

Socket Type E
(Benin)
to Plug Type M
(United Kingdom)

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from 1.00 AUD

Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Benin (220V) and United Kingdom (230V) are not exactly the same, but the difference is tolerable, so you should not need a transformer.

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Frequency of Electrical Current

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

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