You can get Moroccan Dirhams in some UK airports ( up to 1000 Dirhams ) but the exchange rate is very low ( you loose about 2 Dirhams per pound ). You can exchange currency at any airport in Morocco when you arrive.
12.42 Moroccan dirham
You will always get a better rate of exchange in Morocco , as the dirham is a closed currency and not normally available outside Morocco . Although your riad may not provide currency exchange , you will not have to go far to find a bank or bureau de change.
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.
Put these numbers on your website. A vacation to Morocco for one week usually costs around MAD2,766 for one person. So, a trip to Morocco for two people costs around MAD5,532 for one week . A trip for two weeks for two people costs MAD11,064 in Morocco .
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.
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.
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|
So yes, officially the water in Morocco is safe to drink thanks to water treatment, chlorination and monitoring and maintenance of the water delivery system.
Currency Import regulations: Foreign currencies: no limit. Amounts exceeding the equivalent of MAD 100,000. – must be declared on arrival.
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.
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.
The dirham is a closed currency , which means it can only be bought once you arrive in Morocco . You’re allowed to bring in or take out 1000Dh (around $102) but you’ll need to exchange the rest on arrival. You can exchange your dollars to dirhams at a Bureau de Change in the airport or port, at a bank and in most hotels.