|When traveling in Morocco, you should ensure to dress conservatively with regards to the local sentiments. American casual is acceptable. When visiting a mosque or a shrine, is appropriate for a woman to put a scarf around the shoulder. |
Charger Plug / Wall Adapter, French-style adapter is what you need.
Bargaining is unavoidable in Morocco: if you purchase just about anything in a souk, be prepared to bargain. If you approach it in the right spirit and with the right expectations, it can be a lot of fun. Just remember, it’s a game. A dance with words and gestures, accompanied by copious amounts of mint tea.
You do not need immunizations going into Morocco with the exception of Covid 19 (Optional). Apart from universal vaccinations (tetanus, polio, whooping cough, diphtheria, hepatitis B), no additional vaccination is required to visit Morocco. Some vaccines are nevertheless useful for the individual protection of the tourist. In the case of extended rural stays, it is strongly recommended to be vaccinated against rabies.
In order to avoid any intoxication or illness, it is recommended to :
Wash hands before eating
Wash and peel fruits and vegetables
Make sure that meat is well-cooked
Avoid too long exposure to the sun
Only drink water from unopened bottles. Do not use ice, except in quality hotels when it is filtered.
In case of diarrhea containing mucus, pus, blood, or accompanied by a fever, it is strongly recommended to consult a doctor. For simple loose stools, you can use an antibiotic that slows down the intestinal transit. Moroccan pharmacies are often well-stocked and doctors are well trained.
In case of a medical emergency, please call the single national toll-free number “141”.
Moroccan pharmacies are great; you can self-diagnose and get whatever pharmaceuticals you need, however it is wise to bring basic medicine with you when you are outside of the major cities – aspirin, antisceptic, Immodium, etc.
Borders: Algeria, Mauritania
INTERNET: Generally, all hotels in Morocco have a high-speed connection, and many establishments offer free WI-FI connections: restaurants, cafeterias, airports, etc.
Telephone: Country code 212; international access code 00
Money: Dirham (Dh); US$1 = btw 9 & 10 MDH
Visas: 90-day visas issued on entry for most nationalities including USA & Canada, and free of charge. For complete info about visa
Seasons: Super Nice (March – June & September – October) Hot (July & August), Mild /Temp. drops at night (November to February)
Area: 446, 550 sq km (710, 000 sq km including Western Sahara)
Population: Around 34 million
ATMs: Throughout the country except in small villages
Languages: Arabic, French, Berber, and increasingly English