Which plug adaptor do I need when travelling from Chile to France?

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Summary

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

ChileFrance
Plug TypesC, LE
Voltage220V230V
Frequency of electrical current50Hz50Hz

Plug Adaptors

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

What type of plug does your appliance have?

Your Appliance has Plug Type C

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type C
(Chile)
to Plug Type E
(France)

Your Appliance has Plug Type L

You will need this adaptor:

Socket Type L
(Chile)
to Plug Type E
(France)

Considerations

Voltage

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

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