Moroccan Travel information
Morocco welcomes tourists from around the world throughout the year. Find useful information before travelling to Morocco.
Do I need a Visa to Go to Morocco?
No you do not need a Visa to travel to Morocco if you are a national of Commonwealth countries and nationals of the EU (except nationals of Belgium; Luxembourg; and the Netherlands who do require a visa), however a valid passport for 6 months and a return ticket is required. Contact the embassy for the most recent list or latest visa information if you are unsure.
Top Tip: If you require a visa, make sure that you secure it before booking flights.
How long does it take to get to Morocco?
It takes 3 hours to fly from London to Morocco.
What is the currency in Morocco?
Moroccan Dirham (DH) = 100 Centimes. NOTE: Import and Export of local currency is prohibited. It is advisable to bring enough money as bank transfers can take up to 6 weeks. All major credit cards are accepted.
Top Tip. Make sure you have spare change to use for tips through your trip.
Money Services include MoneyGram: 002 11 0011 then 800 592 3688 Western Union: (2) 20 8080
Can I use my Bank Card?
There is ATM availability in over 250 locations.
Credit Card Emergency Services: Amex: +44 1273 696933 Diners Club: (212) (2) 299 455 Visa: (1) 410 581 9091
Banking Hours: 8.30am-11.30am and 2.30pm – 5pm Mon. to Fri (winter); 8am- 3.30pm Mon. to Fri (Summer). These hours may vary during Ramadan.
What is the Weather like?
Morocco’s weather is mostly dry with high temperatures. Winter is a popular time to visit as the temperature is more suited sightseeing and to exploring the souks. Summertime in Morocco can get very hot, temperatures can reach 40°C during July and August. The coastal destinations of Agadir and Essaouira have a cool sea breeze. At night the temperature drops, make sure to bring something warm.
What Language is spoken in Morocco
Arabic with some Berber. French is widely spoken with Spanish in the North. English is understood in the North.
What is the Electricity Voltage in Morocco
110-120 Volts AC 50Hz
What is the Capital of Morocco
The capital city of Morocco is Rabat, one of the countries four imperial cities.
Morocco Embassy UK Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco; 49 Queens Gate Gardens; London; SW7 5NE Tel: 0207 581 5001 or 0891 600 035 – Visa Section
Visit Morocco Embassy UK website
Diamond House, 97-99 Praed St, Paddington, London W2 1NT
tel: 020 7724 0624
Visit Moroccan Consulate website
Morocco Tourist Office UK
Moroccan National Tourist Office; 2nd Floor; 205 Regent Street; London; W1R 7DE
tel: 0207 437 0073/4
Visit Morocco Tourism site
UK Embassy in Morocco
28 Avenue S.A.R. Sidi Mohammed Souissi 10105 (BP 45), Rabat Rabat
tel: +212 (0) 537 633 333
Visit UK in Morocco Facebook page
Airports in Morocco
AGA Al Massira Agadir
AHU Cote du Rif Al Hoceima
CMN Mohammed V Casablanca
CAS Mohammed V Casablanca
OUD Les Anglades Oujda
RAK Menara Marrakech
RBA Sale Rabat
TNG Tangier Tangier
TTU Sania Ramel Tetouan