Outlets and Voltage in the Bahamas

Using the electrical service available in the Bahamas may require adapters and converters

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Bahamas Electricity

Travelers should be aware that while some appliances will work in certain places in the Bahamas, not all will.

The electrical service on the Bahamas is normally 120 volts, 60 cycles AC, in which case North American appliances are fully compatible, while European appliances will need both converters and adapters. Voltage varies with location, however, and some places in the islands may have 220 volt electrical service. Call your hotel ahead of time to find out which system they use.

The reliability of service is very good on the major islands, and many large resorts have their own generators. Voltage and reliability vary on the Out Islands, however. Still, as a general rule, the electrical service in the Bahamas is very good.


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