What plugs are used in Morocco?

Traveling to Morocco, you may be wondering what plugs they use in Morocco? are plugs in Morocco the same as my country?

Simply they use a type C or type E plug, commonly known as a 2-pin plug.

In most developed countries, the electricity voltage used in residences is 220 volts and is stable.

What plugs are used in Morocco

Do European Plugs work in Morocco?

Yes, you can definitely use European plugs in Morocco. The voltage provided is between 100V and 240V, which is the most common voltage found throughout Europe.

You can also use a simple adapter if your appliances are not having a 2-pin plug. Very simple to set up and obtain, most airports have them or you can even buy one locally whilst in Morocco.

Avoid Surprises with Electrical Plugs While Traveling

What kind of adapter do I need for Morocco?

What plugs are used in Morocco

I would recommend you either buy a travel adapter that has a multitude of plugs and in particular, a 2-pin plug most airports have.

I've arrived in Morocco also and bought one at the airport or if you want to save some money, buy one from the local electrical shop in the town you will be staying in or from the bigger supermarkets.

If you are staying at a hotel, most of the hotels usually provide one or will rent one to you for a daily fee.

Do UK plugs work in Morocco?

The UK plugs also work in Morocco, All my devices are on a UK plug setup, and again using a simple adapter, I have had no issues using my devices and appliances by this method.

The electricity being provided in Morocco is very stable and I've never experienced a power surge.

How do I charge my iPhone in Morocco?

Just make sure you have an adapter that is compatible with your plug i.e. US iPhone adapters are different from UK iPhone adapters as they have different plugs.

You can then get a 2-pin plug adapter either from your hometown before traveling to the airport or when you get to Morocco as outlined.

Don't stress, there are plenty of helpful people in Morocco who will guide you to a local shop if you need an adapter, They are widely available and I've never had any issues trying to find one.

Voltage Converters and Transformers Explained

Converters vs Transformers

Worldwide, the voltage of electricity can range from 100V to 240V. It can be very risky to use an appliance with the wrong rating. If you use an appliance in Morocco for more than one or two hours at a time, you might need a transformer or a voltage converter. Make sure your appliance doesn't surpass either of the maximum power ratings for it.

Dual vs Single Voltage Appliances

With just a plug adapter, dual-voltage appliances with ratings between 110V and 240V can be used in Morocco. To work with Morocco's 220V supply, single-voltage 220V appliances will require a converter or transformer. To find out if a voltage is dual or single, check the rating plate.

Travel Adapter Precautions

Certain travel adapters must only be used with double-insulated equipment that is marked with the appropriate symbol; they cannot be used with appliances that need an earth connection. Furthermore, appliance operation might be impacted if the frequency is different from what it is in your home country (e.g. a 50Hz clock running faster on 60Hz). Although plug adapters are typically included with converters/transformers, separate travel adapters might still be required.

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