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

You're going to travel to Samoa 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 Samoa, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Samoa.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Samoa

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

electrical outlet socket type I in Samoa
type I

plug type i  plug type i2  

Plug adapter for Samoa

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

best travel adapters for samoa

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Samoa

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

The type of electrical outlets used in Samoa is Type I.

The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

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

To charge the battery of your phone or computer in Samoa, you can follow the steps below:

  1. Check the plug type: Samoa uses plug type I, which has three flat pins in a V shape. Make sure you have the appropriate adapter or converter for your device's plug.
  2. Locate a power source: Look for a power outlet in your accommodation or public places like cafes, hotels, or airports. Keep in mind that the voltage in Samoa is 230V, so ensure your device supports this voltage. If not, you may need a voltage converter.
  3. Connect the charger: Connect your phone or computer charger to the power adapter and plug it into the wall socket. Ensure a secure connection.
  4. Turn on charging: Depending on your device, it may start charging automatically once connected, or you may need to press the power button.
  5. Monitor the charging process: Leave your device connected and monitor the battery level to ensure it is charging properly. You can check the battery icon on your device's screen for this information.
  6. Disconnect when fully charged: Once your phone or computer reaches a full charge, unplug it from the power source to avoid overcharging.

Remember to always use certified chargers and adapters to ensure the safety of your devices and follow any additional instructions provided by the manufacturer.

Which power adapter should I buy for Samoa?

I recommend purchasing a power adapter suitable for Samoa, as their power sockets differ from those found in other countries. Samoa uses power sockets and plugs conforming to Type I standard. Therefore, you should buy a power adapter that is specifically designed for Type I sockets.

What are the 20 largest cities in Samoa?

1. Apia

2. Vaitele

3. Faleolo

4. Siusega

5. Malie

6. Vailima

7. Afega

8. Leauva'a

9. Solosolo

10. Satitoa

11. Aleisa

12. Safotu

13. Saleimoa

14. Lufilufi

15. Fasito'o-uta

16. Vailele

17. Lotopa

18. Fasitoo-tai

19. Mulifanua

20. Nofoali'i