Health and Safety
Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
While no specific vaccinations are required, it is advisable to get vaccinations against typhoid, hepatitis A and polio. A complete health check-up prior to visit is recommended, and obtaining travel insurance is essential.
The most common ailment is travellers’ diarrhoea; carry proper antibiotic medication. Also, carry sun block, insect repellent and anti-malarial medicines. However, these should be carried in their original package along with the prescription.Morocco is essentially a safe country, but petty crime is common in crowded areas. Be careful of pickpockets and stay away from isolated streets at night. Be careful when visiting the region of Casablanca, which has experienced terrorist attacks recently, aimed at the Westerners. Avoid controversial discussions relating to religion and politics. Also, the disputed region of Western Sahara should be avoided, as the region is heavily mined.