Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Burundi to Guadeloupe?

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Summary

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

BurundiGuadeloupe
Plug TypesC, EC, D, E
Voltage220V230V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

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

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

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

Adaptor 1 of 2

Socket Type C
(Burundi)
to Plug Type D
(Guadeloupe)

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type C
(Burundi)
to Plug Type E
(Guadeloupe)

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

Your Appliance has Plug Type E

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

Adaptor 1 of 2

Socket Type E
(Burundi)
to Plug Type C
(Guadeloupe)

Adaptor 2 of 2

Socket Type E
(Burundi)
to Plug Type D
(Guadeloupe)

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

Considerations

Voltage

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

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