We’re hoping to be able to take you to Morocco again soon, but due to current restrictions we’re unable to travel here. For the latest guidance visit the FCDO website or check out our Travel Alerts page.
During the shoulder seasons (April through May and September through October) you can often find cheaper travel and lodging deals , the crowds are thin and the weather is still relatively warm and dry.
EasyJet and British Airways are still operating their routes. EasyJet flies to Marrakech, Tangier and Agadir, while British Airways flies to Marrakech and Casablanca.
Morocco Public Holidays New Year’s Day . 01 January 2021. Independence Manifesto Day. 11 January 2021. Labour Day. 01 May 2021. Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) 13 May 2021. Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) 20 July 2021. Throne Day. 30 July 2021. Fatih Muharram (Islamic New Year) 10 August 2021. Oued Ed-Dahab Day. 14 August 2021.
Visas . British nationals don’t need a visa to enter Morocco for the purpose of tourism for up to 3 months. When entering the country, make sure your passport is stamped. Some tourists have experienced difficulties leaving the country because their passport bears no entry stamp.
In truth, Morocco is a safe place to visit. There’s only really small crime there (scams and pickpockets) and you’re unlikely to be assaulted or seriously hurt as a tourist in the country. Morocco is super safe for tourists now . Morocco travel requires extra vigilance because it’s easy to have something happen to you.
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.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Morocco . The National Travel Health Network and Centre and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Morocco : hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, rabies, polio and tetanus.
How long is the flight to Morocco ? Flights from London to Marrakesh, Morocco : 3 hour 40 minutes. Flights from Manchester to Casablanca, Morocco : 6 hour 25 minutes. Flights from Birmingham to Marrakesh, Morocco : 7 hour 20 minutes.
Royal Air Maroc flies direct from both Gatwick and London Heathrow (LHR) to Casablanca. Essaouira is served by an easyJet route from Luton, and Air Arabia Maroc flies direct to Tangiers from Gatwick. Other options include Dublin to Agadir with Aer Lingus, Gatwick to Agadir with easyJet and Stansted to Fes with Ryanair .
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Moroccans are very loving – in private. It’s very uncommon and frowned on to show a lot of affection in public. Holding hands in Morocco is fine. The more rural you are the more frowned on public displays of affection are.
Morocco allows the consumption of alcohol. Alcohol must be purchased and consumed in licensed hotels, bars, and tourist areas. You can also buy alcohol in most major supermarkets. There are a small number of bars and restaurants which permit drinking outside, but only tourists are allowed to drink in public.