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Malaysia Malaysia electrical outlets : do I need a travel adapter?

You're going to travel to Malaysia and you don't know if your electric devices (your computer, mobile phone, battery charger...) will be able to work there?

To know if you need a travel plug adapter to go to Malaysia, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Malaysia.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Malaysia

Here are the shape of the sockets in Malaysia, and the the types of plugs used in Malaysia :

electrical outlet socket type G in Malaysia
type G

plug type g  

Plug adapter for Malaysia

If none of your usual plug is compatible, you should buy a travel adapter to be able to plug your electric devices in Malaysia (please visit our selection on Amazon for more details).

best travel adapters for malaysia

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Malaysia

What is the type of electrical outlets and current in Malaysia?

The type of electrical outlets used in Malaysia is Type G. These outlets are three-pronged with rectangular-shaped pins. They are commonly referred to as British Standard BS 1363 outlets.

The current in Malaysia is 240 volts, with a frequency of 50 hertz (Hz). It is important to note that the voltage and frequency in Malaysia may be different from other countries, so travelers should ensure their electronic devices are compatible or use appropriate voltage converters or adapters.

How can I charge the battery of my phone or computer in Malaysia?

Charging your phone or computer in Malaysia is quite simple. The country uses a standard electrical voltage of 240 volts and a frequency of 50 Hz. Here are a few steps you can follow to charge your device:

1. Check your device's charging cable and power adapter:

Ensure that your charging cable and power adapter are compatible with 240 volts and 50 Hz. Most modern devices are designed to automatically adjust to different voltages, but it's always good to double-check.

2. Get an appropriate plug adapter:

Malaysia uses the Type G plug, so if your device's plug is different, you will need an adapter. Type G plugs have three rectangular pins in a triangular formation. Purchase a plug adapter in advance, or you can easily find one at electronics or travel stores in Malaysia.

3. Locate the nearest power outlet:

Find a power outlet that is easily accessible in your accommodation or other public spaces. In Malaysia, power outlets generally accept three-pin plugs, so make sure your adapter fits securely.

4. Plug in your charger:

Connect your device's charging cable to the power adapter, and then insert the three-pin plug into the power outlet. Ensure that the connection is secure.

5. Start charging:

Once everything is properly connected, your device should start charging. Check the battery icon on your device's screen to confirm if it's charging.

6. Wait until fully charged:

Leave your device plugged in until it is fully charged. The charging time will depend on your device's battery capacity.

That's it! By following these steps, you can easily charge the battery of your phone or computer in Malaysia. Enjoy your stay!

Which power adapter should I buy for Malaysia?

If you are planning to purchase a power adapter for use in Malaysia, you will need an adapter that is compatible with Type G outlets. The Type G plug has three rectangular prongs in a triangular pattern. It is important to note that the standard voltage in Malaysia is 240V, and the frequency is 50Hz.

When selecting a power adapter, make sure it can handle the voltage and frequency of Malaysia's electrical system. It is also recommended to choose an adapter with surge protection to safeguard your electronic devices from power fluctuations.

It is advisable to purchase a power adapter before traveling to Malaysia to ensure you have a reliable and compatible adapter for your devices. You can easily find Type G power adapters online or at local electronics stores.

What are the 20 largest cities in Malaysia?

1. Kuala Lumpur

2. George Town

3. Ipoh

4. Shah Alam

5. Petaling Jaya

6. Johor Bahru

7. Kota Kinabalu

8. Seremban

9. Kuching

10. Melaka City

11. Alor Setar

12. Miri

13. Taiping

14. Sungai Petani

15. Kuala Terengganu

16. Kuantan

17. Kota Bharu

18. Tawau

19. Sandakan

20. Kuala Lumpur