Passports valid for the intended period of stay are required by all visitors to Morocco..Travel Health
Vaccinations recommended for travel to Morocco are Hepatitis A and Tetanus. Diphtheria..Local Currency
The local currency for Morocco is the Moroccan dirham which is divided into 100 centimes...Weather
The weather in Morocco is varied between the regions and the dependant on the season...Local Customs
The rich culture of Morocco is captured in the vibrant locals who trade frantically and..Languages
Arabic is Morocco’s official language however the country’s distinctive Arabic..Transport Options
Morocco’s main international airport is the Mohammed V International Airport with..Travel Tips
Frequently reported scams include credit card skimming and shipping inferior rugs instead..Local Food
Moroccan cuisine is a blend of Mediterranean, Arabic, Jewish, West African, Berber and..Local Timezones
Morocco Standard Time is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the country does not operate..Dutyfree Limits
The following goods may be imported into Morocco without incurring customs duty, however..
The local currency for Morocco is the Moroccan dirham which is divided into 100 centimes. Notes are in denominations of Dh200, 100, 50, 20 and 10. Coins are in denominations of Dh10, 5 and 1, and 50, 20, 10 and 5 centimes.
Moroccan Dirham’s can only be obtained in Morocco and the easiest way to do this is through an ATM where official rates automatically apply. National currencies should be exchanged only at official bureaux de change as changing money in the street is illegal. No commission is charged and visitors must keep their receipt in order to exchange Moroccan currency back into the original national currency upon departure. The Euro and US Dollar are widely accepted.
Cash can be withdrawn in larger towns and some credit cards are accepted in larger restaurants, guest houses, hotels and some shops. ATM’s can be found near tourist hotels and in the modern shopping districts. Travellers are advised to carry traveller’s cheques in Pounds Sterling, Euros and US Dollars to avoid additional exchange rate surcharges. Bank hours are: Mon-Fri 08:15 - 14:15 (except during Ramadan 09:30 - 14:00)