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Aid el Kebir in Morocco

Ramadan Morocco: 9 July – 8 Aug, 2013 / 28 June – 28 July, 2014 Aid el Kebir: 15 Oct, 2013 / 5 Oct, 2014

Electricity

Adapter

220 volts at Dar Zaman. Continental Europe adapters will be required for UK visitors.

Climate

Climate Morocco

Geographically, Morocco ranges from the Mediterranean in the north to the Sahara in the south. General seasonal temperatures are as follows: Autumn/Winter – mid November to mid February. Mostly warm (15-25°C), can be very chilly in evenings and it may rain, but rarely for long periods. Spring/Late Summer – March, April, May, September, October. Perfect [...]

Women Travellers

Women Travellers

Morocco is an Islamic country and the general advice is to be modest in what you wear. To avoid unwelcome attention, it is best to avoid short skirts, short shorts or tank tops. Shorts that arrive close to the knee are acceptable.

Immunizations

Vaccines

No vaccinations are required by law but Typhoid and Hepatitis A are two that are strongly recommended. It is also a good idea to be up to date with polio and tetanus vaccines.

Health

Health Morocco

Buying food from street vendors carries some degree of risk, and tap water should not be drunk, although it’s fine for brushing teeth. There is plenty of bottled water available throughout the country. Morocco is basically malaria-free.

Money

Money in Morocco

The Moroccan dirham is a controlled currency and not usually possible to obtain outside of Morocco. The most convenient way to obtain dirhams is through an ATM. There are many banks with ATMs all over Marrakech. Daily withdrawal limits are usually around 3,000 dirhams. Ensure you advise your card issuer that you are travelling to [...]

Visas

Visa to Morocco

Most nationalities including those from the UK, European Union countries, US and Canada do not need a visa to enter Morocco as a tourist. If you are unsure if you require one you should contact a Moroccan Embassy.

Passports

Visa to Morocco

The Moroccan government requires that passports be valid for at least six months from the date of entry to the country.  On arrival, passports will be stamped with the date and an entrance number, valid for stays of up to 90 days.  No entry or exit fees are charged.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance Morocco

For some people making a Travel Insurance is very important. Being secured while traveling can be very wise. Get a travel insurance quote before traveling to Morocco. Travel Insurance to Morocco