Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Canada to Dominican Republic?

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Summary

The table below summarises the plug types, voltage and frequency of electrical current in both Canada and Dominican Republic.

CanadaDominican Republic
Plug TypesA, BA
Voltage120V110V
Frequency of electrical current60Hz60Hz

Plug Adaptors

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

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type A

No adaptor needed

Dominican Republic uses Socket Type A, which is the same as the plug type of your appliances from Canada. You will not need an adaptor.

Your Appliance has Plug Type B

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type B
(Canada)
to Plug Type A
(Dominican Republic)

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Considerations

Voltage

The voltages found in Canada (120V) and Dominican Republic (110V) 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 Canada and Dominican Republic is exactly the same (60Hz). Timing devices and appliances that use motors will function as expected under this frequency.

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