Internet and sockets in Barbados


Will you need a power socket adapter when you travel to Barbados? And what is the availability of internet and wi-fi networks?

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Electricity and power sockets

The local electricity grid operates on 230V and 60Hz, which are values that the vast majority of commonly used appliances in Europe can handle without difficulty.

Sockets and plugs in Barbados are of type A and B. Corresponding types are used mainly in North and Central America, China and Japan. Travellers from other countries will therefore need an adapter.

  • Sockets - A and B
  • Voltage - 230 V
  • Frequency - 60 Hz


Free wi-fi is available in all hotels, resorts and is offered by the vast majority of private guesthouse and apartment operators.

In public places, free wi-fi is available in restaurants or fast-food outlets.

Bridgetown Airport has many kiosks of local mobile operators who will offer data sim cards.

If you don't want to be delayed on arrival, get a Barbados data e-sim in advance from the

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