Should I take cash or card to Marrakech?

MONEY: Credit cards are becoming more widely accepted however be prepared to pay cash, especially in the Souk and main square. Cash points (ATMs) are readily available in Djemaa El Fna and Gueliz. You will also find an ATM within a 3-5 minute walk from Riad Chayma.

How do you pay for things in Marrakech?

Although you can pay in euros or U.S. dollars in most shops and restaurants, merchants will always try and convince you that the exchange rate euro/dollars to dirhams is favourable to them. Thus, we recommend paying by debit or credit card whenever possible, and if it is not, to pay in dirhams.

Is it better to take cash or card to Marrakech?

How much cash do I need for Morocco?

How much cash should I take to Morocco? On average, for budget travelers, $30-$50 per day should cover basic expenses like food, local transport, and some sightseeing. For a more comfortable experience or if planning on dining at upscale places or shopping, budgeting $100-$150 per day is more appropriate.

Should I bring cash to Marrakech?

In some tourist places you can pay for hotels, restaurants, and activities in USD, EUR, or GBP, but only banknotes are accepted. Although, you'll always get a better deal paying in the local currency. In addition, you can get MAD from ATMs using your debit card. Withdrawing cash on a credit card is less favorable.

How much cash should I take to Marrakech?

Depending on what you plan to do, you should probably aim to take around £40-£50 per person per day (£280-£300 per week) in Morocco. You can always head to the ATM if you need more cash for extra activities, plus most places accept credit cards.

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