Car Hire Morocco
Rental Car Morocco
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Are you looking for affordable car hire? Now a day’s it is very popular to rent a car, the majority choose to pick up a car at the airport. With car rental you and your family have the opportunity to take pleasant day trips in the areas surrounding, also you will not be dependent on public transport. By comparing prices of car rental from several players, you can save a lot of money. If you prefer to retrieve the rental car in the city center, this is also possible.
The country offers great natural and cultural experiences. It is advisable to book your car rental well before departure, so you’re sure to get just the car that suits you, at the lowest price. In certain periods there may be high demand among rental companies, and the cheapest cars are usually taken first.
Morocco short guide
Morocco is located in the northwestern part of Africa, and has coastline to the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. The country, which has a population of 32.7 million, has otherwise common boundary line with Algeria and Western Sahara. Within Morocco’s own borders is also the two Spanish enclaves Ceuta and Mellilla.
Large mountain ranges dominate the interior of Morocco – from the Rif Mountains in the north to the Atlas Mountains, extending from the middle of the country to the Sahara desert. The highest peak, Toubkal, is located 4,165 meters above sea level
The climate in Morocco is very diverse. Along the coast – both in the north and west – there is a temperate zone which is characterized by Mediterranean climate. Both the interior of the country and along the coast, the dry winds from the Sahara cause very high temperatures – in fact, up to 45 degrees C. Up in the Atlas Mountains can however be below freezing, and blizzards are not uncommon.
Most of the larger cities in the country are located along the Atlantic coast. This applies to capital Rabat (1.7 million. pop.) and Morocco’s largest city, Casablanca (3.1 million. pop.). Other major coastal cities are Agadir and Tangier (where in clear weather you can see across to Gibraltar and Spain). Million Cities Fes and Marrakech, however, further inland.
Traffic and Driving Tips Morocco
Roads in Morocco are generally excellent. Overdriving streets are usual situation for Morocco. Traffic accidents are a serious problem in this country. Drivers must be very attentive while driving at night due to the poor lighting system along the roads and have extreme caution when drive in mountains.
Foreign drivers must use International driving license. International driving license is valid in Morocco for one year. After that foreign drivers must pass the driving test and get Moroccan driving license.
– 40 km/h (25 mph) in towns
– 100 km/h (62 mph) in countryside
– 120 km/h (75 mph) on motorways
Rules to know:
The minimum age for driving is 21 years.
Driving in Morocco is on the right side.
Drivers and all passengers must fasten seat belts.
Drivers should take care while driving at night, look out for animals, unlit motorbikes and bicycles.
Drivers can use mobile phones only with hand-free system.
The road signs are in Arabic and French.
Drivers have to carry driving license, hire documents, registration, and insurance documents all the time.
Moroccan laws are against driving under the influence of alcohol. Any content of alcohol in blood while driving is illegal.
There are only two toll highways in Morocco. The first one is in Rabat that runs to Casablanca; the second one is in Rabat and ends in Tangiers.
On Sundays parking in Morocco is free. In many towns of Morocco, the parking zones are watched by “gardiens de voitures” in blue coats.
There are petrol stations in every town.
In case of traffic accident, the parties of an accident must remain at the scene and not move their vehicles until the police has come and checked all necessary information.
There are many police officers in Morocco especially in the main streets of large cities.
It is very important to be careful because stop signs in some places are quite low to the ground so not immediately visible.
Hitchhiking is very common. You can often see people by the side of roads waiting for a car especially in distant places.
Having rented a car you can enjoy independence and freedom of getting around Morocco. Renting a car is the best way to visit the places of interest in Morocco.
Agadir / Agadir Al Massira Airport
Al Hoceima / Al Hoceima Cherif Al Idrissi Airport
Beni Mellal / Beni Mellal Airport
Casablanca / Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport (Main Airport)
El Aaiun / El Aaiun Hassan Airport
Fes / Fes Saiss Airport
Nador / Nador International Airport
Oujda / Oujda Angads Airport
Ouarzazate / Ouarzazate Airport
Marrakesh / Marrakesh Menara Airport
Rabat / Rabat-Sale Airport
Tangier / Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport
Tan Tan / Tan Tan Airport
Tetuan / Tetuan Sania Ramel Airport
Dakhla / Dakhla Airport
Zagora / Zagora Airport
Essaouira / Essaouira Airport
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Popular Destinations Morocco
Agadir – Agadir Airport – Casablanca – Casablanca Airport – Essaouira – Essaouira Airport – Fes – Fes Airport – Marrakech – Marrakech Airport – Ouarzazate – Ouarzazate Airport – Oujda – Oujda Airport – Rabat – Rabat Airport – Tangier – Tangier Airport