In this section we offer you a series of practical details that will help you to plan your trip around Morocco:
Time zone
Morocco is in the Greenwich GMT+1 time zone in winter and the GMT+2 zone in summer.
Passports and Visas
Visitors from Spain, the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, United Kingdom and Australia do not require visas, but they do need a valid passport.

Citizens of other countries will have to contact their nearest Moroccan embassy to find out if they need visas to enter Morocco.

Telephone
Morocco ‘s international telephone prefix is + 212
E-mail and the Internet
The internet cafes are open until late and are numerous in the cities and towns. The prices vary from 4 to 7 Dirhams per hour. These are often located beside, over or below telekiosque offices. Connection speeds are acceptable and sometimes excellent in the north, but they can be slow in rural areas.

Shopping
Shopping can be a wonderful experience in Morocco, a great place to make some nice purchases. You will find an endless array of pretty things to buy, from the colourful spices of the markets to the fabulous and intricate rugs, arts and crafts made of brass and cedar pots. Prices are rarely set, so be prepared to negotiate a good price and always make sure you get a formal receipt.

Food
Moroccan food is diverse and full of flavour. Among its standout dishes are Tagine, chicken stuffed with couscous, almonds and raisins, and Mchoui, roast lamb, not to mention mint tea.

Planning your trip:
Travelling to Morocco is a fascinating experience, but we have to remember to properly plan the trip and not leave anything to chance. It is important to know every little bit of the cities and towns that we will be visiting, at Mar de África we will advise you about destinations so that you don’t have any doubts about any aspects that might worry you.