Netherlands: power plug adaptre type

You are thinking about a holiday to the Netherlands, and wondering if your electrics will work or not. It is useful to know in advance if you will be able to use your appliances when you get there.  The different plugs and standards can be confusing when planning to travel to another country especially to the first time traveler. In this article we will cover all the types of plugs, some information about the standard voltage, the standard frequency , and travel adapter.

Electrical Power in the Netherlands:

  • the Standard voltage is      : 230 V
  • the standard frequency is  : 50 HZ
  • Power Plug Types is   : C and F

The power plugs and sockets in Netherlands

The power sockets and plugs in the Netherlands are of types C and F. Check out the following pictures:

  • Type C: Is the plug which has two round pins ,also known as the standard Euro plug . And this sockets works with plug E and plug F .              
  • Type F: This plug type has two round pins with two earth clips on the side. Also known as Schuko. And this socket works with plug C and E

 Voltage and frequency in Netherlands

 Standard voltage in Netherlands is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. And you can use your appliances in the Netherlands if the standard voltage in your country is the range of  220 and 240 V as is in Europe, the United Kingdom and Australia.

      But, if the standard voltage in your country is between 100 V and 127 V as is in Canada and most South American countries, you really need a voltage converter in the Netherlands.

     If the frequency in the Netherlands differs from the one in your country, it is not advised to use your appliances. But you could try to use the appliance for a short time if there is no voltage difference .

 The travel adapter in Netherlands

     It can often be helpful to know if you can power all your appliances  that you will be bringing along. But, withoutawareness which wall socket to expect you may end up either bringing unnecessary adaptors or pack the wrong adaptor.

   The best power adapter for Netherlands will be a Type F plug adapter, which is suitable for powering any 230 volt appliance or device.

For information about your trip :

      Netherland is one of the safest country on earth. Do not worry take your bags, get on the plane and enjoy the beautiful cities of a beautiful country. It has many Beautiful cities such as Maastricht, Deventer, Goes, Nijmegen, Groningen, Delft, Leiden, Middelburg and Den Bosch .

     Also many places to visit like :  Carnaval (Den Bosch, Maastricht), The Delta works (Osterschelde, Rotterdam, Afsluitdijk, Lauwersmeer), Het Loo Palace (Apeldoorn), De Groote Peel (Ospel) Rotterdam, de hoge velume National park . And there are very few people The violent crimes are very low in Netherlands ,So enjoy your trip.

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