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.
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.
The current exchange rate is approximately 11 dirhams = 1 euro . Check out the daily currency exchange rate here.
Rent in Morocco is, on average, 76.38% lower than in United States. Cost of Living in Morocco .
|Coke /Pepsi (12 oz small bottle )||5.50MAD|
|Water (12 oz small bottle )||3.38MAD|
|Milk (regular), (1 gallon)||26.41MAD|
Tipping in Morocco If you don’t receive good service then don’t tip and if you get great service give more than 10%. In taxis , just round up to the nearest 5 dirhams, e.g. if the taxi meter says 17, pay 20. Hotel maids are poorly paid, so if you have had fresh towels and your room cleaned then do leave a decent tip .
Morocco is a country with a big wealth gap. Haggling and negotiating over the price is an integral part of the Moroccan market experience. However, Morocco is still relatively cheap for many things and can be considered a budget destination if you bear these points in mind.
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.
How much does it cost to travel to Morocco ? How much money will you need for your trip to Morocco ? You should plan to spend around MAD395 ($44) per day on your vacation in Morocco , which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.
If you buy your Dirhams outside of Morocco you will probably not get as many when compared to getting them directly in Morocco . Best advice anyone would offer you is wait until you arrive and buy from a bureu de Change although quite a few favour Hotel Ali as the best place to get them.
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 .
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.
In terms of clothing, maxi or midi dresses with sleeves (or at least with the shoulders covered) are perfect, as well as loose trousers and t-shirts. Try to avoid low necklines or anything too figure-hugging, as you might gain some unwanted attention (a.k.a. hassling) out on the streets.