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.
Tangier is worth visiting for its varied history. Tangier has a lot of international influence as a result of colonisation by the Spanish, French, British and others. As Tangier was once considered an international zone, it is home to a unique cocktail of culture and architecture.
You can come by car by ferry from Algeciras and Tarifa in Spain or through the Spanish exclave of Ceuta (reached by ferry from Algeciras and ports in Spain). The ferry crossing varies from 1 to 3 hours. Shortest and cheapest will be from Tarifa to/from Tangier taking around 60 min.
Passports and Visas : You must have a valid passport with at least one blank page. Visas are not required for visits lasting less than 90 days.
Unmarried couples are allowed to share hotel rooms providing they both are non-morrocan, as evidenced by your passport. It is no problems, if you are not Moroccan , to be in the same room .
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.
Tangiers may not be the “real Morocco,” but it is definitely worth a day visit if that is all the time you have.
Drinking water directly from a tap in Morocco isn’t a good idea. However, the Moroccan authorities are concerned about the pollution caused by plastic from bottled water , and many hotels have filtered water for guests which is considered safe to drink .
Tangier has been the summer site of the Moroccan royal residence since 1962. An important port and trade centre, the city has excellent road and rail connections with Fès, Meknès, Rabat, and Casablanca, as well as an international airport and regular shipping services to Europe.
Passenger and cargo ships anchor in the Gibraltar Harbour. Also, a ferry links Gibraltar with Tangier in Morocco.
Long pants or long skirts/dresses are recommended. Women will get a lot of unwanted attention by strolling around Tangier in shorts or a short skirt. Wear T-shirts with 3/4 length sleeves, and always bring a shawl to wrap around your shoulders, especially when entering a religious or formal site.
The starting price for a standard ferry ticket from Tarifa to Tangier City Port is €38. If you want to book a cabin or travel with your vehicle, the fare will be higher.
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. Past travelers have spent, on average, MAD114 ($13) on meals for one day and MAD40 ($4.46) on local transportation.
Follow the instructions of local authorities. Air travel into and from Morocco is restricted to specific traveller categories. Foreign nationals of visa exempt categories with hotel reservations or business travellers invited by Moroccan companies are allowed to enter and leave Morocco .
U.S. travelers are permitted to stay up to 90 days in Morocco without a visa. Citizens of the U.K., Australia, and several European countries have similar benefits.