Do I need a visa to enter Morocco?
You must have a valid passport with at least one blank page. A valid passport is the only accepted form of ID for entry into Morocco. We recommend before you travel, please check the current regulations from the following link; http://www.doyouneedvisa.com/border/Morocco
|Nationality||Passport Required ||Visa Required |
|Australia & New Zealand||Yes||No|
Visas are the responsibility of each traveller, visa requirements can be changed at any time, so it is important to check the latest information.
Do I need to purchase travel insurance before travelling to Morocco?
All passengers traveling with Travel Talk must have travel insurance before participating in the tour. Your travel insurance information will be noted by your leader before your tour. Travel insurance is particularly important as it protects what happens during travel against sudden and unforeseen events that occur during travel.
When is the best time to visit Morocco?
The best time to visit Morocco is during spring (March to May) or autumn (September to mid-November) The weather is warm but pleasant, unlike the cold temperatures and snow of winter, or the scorching heat of summer. It's also a good time to visit in the summer if you like the warmer weather. The coastal regions can be visited.
What is the internet access like in Morocco?
Most cafes, hotels and restaurants in most cities in Morocco offer free Wi-Fi, but you may run into some slow connections.. The main telecommunications networks operating in Morocco are Maroc Telecom, Inwi and Orange. It is quite simple to purchase a prepaid SIM card at the airport or tobacco stands in the cities provided your smartphone is unlocked.
Can I use my mobile while in Morocco?
To avoid roaming charges, it is possible to buy a local SIM card in Morocco. Make sure that your phone is unlocked before you leave home so a local SIM will be compatible. There are some conditions you should be aware of, so check with your phone provider.
How much does it cost for a…?
The Moroccan Dirham is the currency of Morocco. A few examples of approximate prices; Cup of Coffee 10-15dh & Cup of tea 5-10dh. Your average Moroccan fare in an okay restaurant in the new town or the medina cost about 70dh to 100dh, if you to eat sandwich cost 12dh to 25dh.
Can I drink tap water in Morocco?
Travelers are recommended drinking bottled water if they will only stay for a short period. Also consider using a reusable water bottle, especially if you're on a longer trip, reduce the use of plastic bottles.
Are credit cards widely accepted in Morocco?
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.
What is ATM access like in Morocco?
ATMs are common in Moroccan cities and accept the major card providers. Please check with your bank before leaving home. However, not every small shop accepts cards, so you may need cash for smaller expenses.
Is Morocco safe for LGBTQIA+ travellers?
Displays of affection by LGBTQ+ couples may attract a negative response. Discretion is advised for LGBTQI-travellers in Morocco. Homosexual acts are illegal in Morocco, and carry a potential jail term of up to three years and/or a fine. Moroccan authorities have recently shown an increased tendency to prosecute. In practice, although not openly admitted or shown, sex between men is not uncommon, even if few people actively self-identify as gay. Platonic affection is freely shown among Moroccans, more so between men than women. For travellers, discretion is the key in most places. Avoid public displays of affection. Traveling in Morocco should not be a problem as long as you use your common sense. Please kindly inform us when booking, If you do not identify with the gender stated in your passport. We will adjust the room configuration accordingly. For travelers who do not want to share a room, some tours have a single supplement option.
Are airport transfers included and how do I arrange them?
All of our Morocco tours departing from Marrakesh include arrival airport transfer if your flight lands to Marrakesh on the first day of your tour from 5am to 11:30pm or if you have booked your Pre Accommodation with us. You must inform our call center or firstname.lastname@example.org of your flight details (date of flight, flight number, arrival time and name of travelers) at least 10 days prior to your arrival for the confirmed arrangement of your transfer. You will be picked up by a Travel Talk representative holding a Travel Talk sign at the airport. Departure airport transfer is only available on the last day of the tour between 5am & 3pm, for the tours ending in Marrakesh.
Where is the welcome meeting on day 1 of my tour?
The welcome meeting will be with the group and your guide around 6:00-7:00 pm in the hotel lobby. You can view your arrival information from the link below. If there is any change in your arrival hotel, we will send you an e-mail with the information before your trip;https://www.traveltalktours.com/morocco-arrival-hotels/
Can I book pre or post tour accommodation?
Depending on the dates and hotel availability, we may be able to arrange pre/post-tour accommodation. You may select these while booking online or via contacting us for your booking. Pre Accommodation in Marrakesh includes airport transfer & breakfast. Post Accommodation in Marrakesh includes breakfast.
Do you have solo travellers on your tours?
We have lots of solo travelers on our trips. At the end of the journey, like-minded passengers on our tours become travel mates for life! We always work to provide our passengers a relaxed and sociable environment, allowing them to easily meet people and make friends.
I’m a solo passenger, do I need to pay single supplement?
We welcome lots of solo travelers to our tours. If you don’t mind being roomed with another traveler of the same gender, then you do not need to pay the supplement. Single supplement is for travelers who would like to stay in a private room for the duration of their tour.
Can I be roomed with my friends?
You can contact our agents with your request & we will do our best to arrange your room accordingly. For all requests you can contact email@example.com or 0208 099 9596.
Travel Talk specializes in giving you the best tours from around the world, unfortunately the tours we offer do not include airfare and we do not book or advise on airfare. You will be responsible for booking airfare to meet with the group at the starting city.
Will my dietary requirements be catered for?
If you provide your dietary requirements at the time of booking, we will do our best to make the necessary arrangements where available.Please remember that vegan & gluten free options will be very limited in the country.
What currency should I bring?
If you are visiting Morocco from a Europe country, then it is best for you to take Euro and Pounds to Morocco with you and then exchange for Moroccan Dirham. Visa and MasterCard cards are widely accepted, especially in the big cities. Avoid changing the bulk of your money at the airport as the exchange rates are usually more favorable in the city. Your tour leader will be pleased to help you if you need any assistance.
Is there any luggage restriction?
Good news, there isn’t any luggage restriction on our tours as long as you’re happy to carry your own luggage! We highly recommend you to pack a smaller bag if your tour includes camp stay, so you can leave your luggage on the bus.
Tips are a common reward for service staff in Morocco. Your tour guide and crew will be especially appreciative and honored with this kind of traditional gratitude at the end of your tour.
What if I join the tour late?
You can join a tour late or miss the info meeting on the first day if you inform our crew prior to departure. Please note that it will be your responsibility to make the necessary arrangements to catch the group. For all emergencies, you can contact +44 208 099 7536
Will my tour be affected if I travel during Ramadan?
Ramadan is the Holy Month of the Islamic calendar and a time when Muslims fast from sun rise until sunset. Fasting means 'nil by mouth' including food, water and cigarettes. Many local cafes and restaurants remain closed during the day however tourists are not expected to fast, and there are cafes and restaurants that stay open to cater for you. During Ramadan you are encouraged to show your respect by not walking around in public eating, chewing gum, smoking or drinking. It is fine to do so in your hotel or in a cafe/restaurant recommended by your tour leader. Your tour leader will organised lunches and dinners which will make Ramadan easier for you. During the month you will find that tourist sites often close early to allow staff to return home in time to break their fast and shops often open late and close early.
- Ramadan Calendar 2020: From April 23rd to the May 22nd 2021:From April 12th to May 11th
Can I skip the camel ride?
Yes, you can walk instead of riding a camel. These camel rides last about 1 hour 1.5 in total. For the Adventure Morocco tour, your tour guide can arrange an alternative ride to the camp side (since Adventure Morocco and Excotic Morocco tours have different campsites).
Should I bring sleeping bag for the tours with camping acccommadation?
Sleeping bag during the camping is not mandatory, as we provide blankets during winter time.