No, an International Driving Permit is not mandatory. You can rent a car with a driver's license written in Roman alphabet. However, if your license is in a different script, an IDP is recommended.
Generally, the minimum age to rent a car in Morocco is 21 years old. However, some rental companies might have a higher minimum age requirement. Additionally, drivers under 25 may be subject to a young driver surcharge.
Yes, it’s advisable to have car insurance. Basic insurance is usually included in the rental price, but it’s often recommended to get additional coverage such as Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection for better protection.
Generally, rental companies in Morocco do not allow their vehicles to be taken outside of the country. You must check the terms and conditions of the rental company for specifics on cross-border travel.
In Morocco, petrol (unleaded gasoline) and diesel are widely available. Prices vary but as of my last knowledge update in September 2021, the average price was around 10-12 Moroccan Dirhams per liter for petrol. Keep in mind that fuel prices fluctuate.
While driving in Morocco is generally safe, it can be challenging for those not accustomed to local driving habits. Traffic can be chaotic in cities, and road conditions vary. It’s important to stay vigilant and follow traffic rules.
Yes, there are tolls on some Moroccan highways. They are relatively inexpensive and can be paid in cash (Moroccan Dirhams).
In case of an accident, it's important to report it to the police. For breakdowns, contact the rental company’s roadside assistance if it’s included in your rental agreement, or you may need to contact a local towing service.
Yes, many rental companies in Morocco offer the option of picking up a car in one location and dropping it off in another. However, this service usually comes with an additional fee known as a “one-way fee”.
You will typically need a valid driver’s license, a credit card in the name of the primary driver, and a passport or ID proving your identity. Some rental companies may also ask for additional documentation or proof of insurance.