Do I Need Travel Insurance For Morocco?

A travel-insurance policy to cover theft, loss and, in particular, medical problems is strongly recommended for all visitors to Morocco.

Make sure you have adequate travel medical insurance and any relevant car insurance if you’re driving.

Buy travel insurance as early as possible.

Is Morocco classed as Europe for travel insurance?

Geographically, Morocco is a country on the western coast of the African continent – so it’s not part of Europe. However, it does have a coastline on the Mediterranean Sea, so for many providers, Morocco is in Europe for travel insurance purposes.

Do I need injections to travel to Morocco?

The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccinations for Morocco: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia and influenza.

Is Morocco in Europe or Africa?

Morocco is a Northern African country, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and the annexed Western Sahara. It is one of only three nations (along with Spain and France) to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. A large part of Morocco is mountainous.

Is Moroccan healthcare free?

Morocco has a two-tiered medical system. There is universal public healthcare as well as a private healthcare system. The public healthcare system is dismal, at best. It may be better than no healthcare but should really not be considered if at all possible.

Do I need a visa for Morocco?

Morocco Travel Visa and Passport Requirements. Most travelers who want to visit Morocco can do so without applying for a visa if your trip will not exceed three months. However, is it essential that all travellers arrive with a passport that is valid for at least six months from the time you enter Morocco.

Do I need a European health insurance card to travel abroad?

You can use your EHIC when you visit an EU country and Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein or Switzerland, such as on a holiday or business trip. You cannot use your EHIC if you move abroad to live, work or study or go abroad for planned treatment.

Can you drink water in Morocco?

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.

What is the best currency to take to Morocco?

Although the Euro, US Dollar and, to a lesser extent, Sterling are accepted in certain tourist areas, the the Moroccan currency (the Moroccan Dirham) is required for everyday use.

Do I need malaria tablets for Morocco?

Malaria in Morocco: very limited risk only in rural areas of Chefchaouen Province. Prophylaxis is not recommended. Insect protection measures are advised for malarious areas. There is no malaria risk in Tangier, Rabat, Casablanca, and Fes.

Do you need any vaccinations to go to Morocco?

There are no essential vaccinations for Morocco required for entry from Ireland. However all tourists are strongly advised to consider adequate cover against Poliomyelitis and Tetanus (childhood boosters) and Typhoid and Hepatitis A (food and water diseases).

What diseases are in Morocco?

In Morocco

  • Tuberculosis. Spreads Through close respiratory contact and, occasionally, infected milk or milk products.
  • Hepatitis A. Spreads Through contaminated food (particularly shellfish) and water.
  • Typhoid.
  • Leishmaniasis.
  • Hepatitis B.
  • Rabies.
  • Yellow Fever.
  • HIV.

Is education free in Morocco?

Today, Morocco has 9 year basic education, between ages 6 and 15. It is free and by law compulsory. It is divided into two sections, 6 years of primary school, 3 years of primary secondary school.

What documents do I need to travel to Morocco?

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. Visit the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco website for the most current visa information.

Can you get a visa on arrival in Morocco?

Visa free access

Nationals of the following 68 countries and territories can enter Morocco visa-free for up to 90 days (unless otherwise noted): All European Union citizens.

What medication can I take to Morocco?

Recommended items to take for any trip to Morocco are: paracetamol, ibuprofen, imodium, sun cream, lip balm, after-sun cream, mosquito repellant, sunglasses. A traveller’s First Aid kit is always good to have on board in case of any injury.