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Money and costs

Dirhams (MAD)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated January 17, 2019 11:48AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Basic double (shared bathroom): from Dh50
  • Soup or sandwich: Dh4–30
  • Four-hour local bus trip: Dh60
  • Admission to sights: Dh10–50
  • Hotel room: Dh400–800
  • Dinner main: Dh70–150
Top end (more than)
  • Hire a car: Dh300
  • Day tour: Dh300
  • Double in a city riad: from Dh1000

ATMS are widely available. Credit cards are accepted in most midrange hotels and above, and at top-end restaurants.


  • Tipping is an integral part of Moroccan life; almost any service can warrant a tip. Baksheesh, frequently taken to mean a bribe, generally means money paid for a service rendered, and can include tipping.
  • Don’t be railroaded, but the judicious distribution of a few dirham for a service willingly rendered can make your life a lot easier.
  • Bear in mind that unskilled workers in Morocco earn less than Dh100 per day.