Outlets and Voltage in Jamaica

Electrical service varies across the island of Jamaica

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Jamaica Electricity

A difference in the types of electrical outlets all over the island means that Jamaica's vacationers will need to carry adapters wherever they go.

Electrical outlets on Jamaica do not follow a standard. They could be 110 volts or 220 volts AC (50 Cycle), depending on your location. Whether you are a vacationer from Europe, the United States or anywhere else it's a good idea to be prepared for the chance that you'll need adapters and transformers in order to convert the electricity for your own appliances.

Call ahead to your hotel to find what, if anything, is needed. Many of the larger-scale hotels and resorts may provide these for you, but there's always the chance that they could run out, so you should probably be prepared anyway.


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