You can use credit and debit card in towns and tourist areas in Morocco . Visa and Mastercard are most widely accepted . If you usually use an Amex card , you’ll need to take an alternative card or carry enough cash for your trip, as you may not be able to find an ATM to withdraw cash easily.
Using credit cards and debit cards in Morocco Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted in bigger shops, hotels and restaurants, especially in tourist areas. Amex is less accepted and outside of cities, you may struggle to pay with any card.
You’ll need to carry some cash with you. Many riads accept payment in euros, but often at less preferential rates than you can get at the bank.
In fact, many things in Morocco are more expensive than in Europe, like cars, electronics and alcohol. Morocco is a country with a big wealth gap. There are a lot of rich people and a lot of poor people. Therefore, luxury items and imported goods are significantly more expensive than in Europe.
So, a trip to Morocco for two people for one week costs on average MAD5,532 ($620). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.
All power sockets in Morocco provide a standard voltage of 127V with a standard frequency of 50Hz. You can use all your equipment in Morocco if the outlet voltage in your own country is between 100V-240V. This is mostly the case in Europe , Australia, United Kingdom and most countries in Africa and Asia.
The best time to visit Morocco is during spring (mid-March to May) or fall (September to October). The weather is warm but pleasant, unlike the cold temperatures and snow of winter, or the scorching heat of summer. The coastal regions can be visited year -round.
Cost of Living in Morocco
|Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant||30.00MAD|
|Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course||200.00MAD|
|McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)||57.00MAD|
|Domestic Beer (1 pint draught)||30.00MAD|
Cash App and Venmo do not work between Morocco and the US. You’ll need to use a dedicated money transfer service, a bank transfer, a PayPal transfer or something similar to send money to Morocco . 7 дней назад
You’ll need to wait until you arrive in Morocco to exchange cash . As mentioned previously, because it’s a closed currency you’ll most likely need to exchange cash upon arrival in Morocco .
Morocco travel adaptors For Morocco there are two associated plug types, types C and E. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and plug type E is the plug which has two round pins and a hole for the socket’s male earthing pin. Morocco operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.
Morocco is still a cash based economy. Euros and ( US and CAD – not Australian) dollars are always accepted in Morocco and you will save time bringing cash to convert, doing away with bank lineups or non-active cash machines to acquire dirhams. You can also use your debit card at bank machines.