Foreign travel advice
The UN Climate Change conference, COP22, takes place in Marrakech from 7 to 18 November 2016 and 25,000 people are expected to attend. It could be difficult to find hotel rooms. There will be a high security presence in the city and at the airport. You should factor in additional travel time, particularly if you are flying out of Marrakech airport.
Around 600,000 British nationals visit Morocco every year. Most visits are trouble-free.
Morocco is a Muslim country which follows Islamic laws and customs. You should respect these at all times. See Local Laws and Customs
There is a high threat from terrorism in Morocco. See Terrorism
There have been some demonstrations in various locations across the country. Most of these have been peaceful. See Political situation
Morocco has a poor road safety record. See Road travel
If you’re travelling to Western Sahara, you should read our travel advice for this disputed territory.
The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.