Stretching from Tangier in the Mediterranean and the coast that can be seen from Spain all the way to the Sahara Desert, Morocco is full of interesting cities, towns and natural attractions. Whether you want to get into the bustle of the souks and the Djemma el Fna in Marrakesh or prefer to see the traditional leather crafts of Fez, dealchecker can help you find a Riad, guesthouse or hotel in Morocco to suit you. And why not try something a little adventurous too? Surfing in Taghazout, kite surfing in Essaouira or trekking in the Atlas Mountains are all popular activities.
As well as hopping on cheap Morocco flights, you can also arrive by ferry into Tangier or the Spanish enclave of Ceuta. Within the cities you can usually get around by car, or look out for taxis. The majority are metered and offer great value - so it's normally cheaper than using the bus service when there's a couple of you to share. Petit taxis hold up to three people and Grand taxis more than three so make sure you hail the right one! Local buses run regular services and normally stop anywhere along the route.
Heading further afield there are a surprising number of options. Trains are the fastest, and are very reasonably priced, although if you want a guaranteed seat splash out on first class. Tangier, Marrakesh, Fez, Meknes, Rabat and Casablanca are all connected. You can also take the coach, with luxury coaches costing a little more, but with the benefit of air conditioning. Both services can be slow as they are prone to stopping anywhere a passenger wants to hop on. If you want to strike out on your own, get hold of cheap car hire in Morocco. Don't be afraid to use the toll roads, as they aren't expensive and will get you to your destination far more quickly and easily.
There are plenty of ways in which you can arrange yourself a cheap holiday in Morocco. The first step is to look for deals on flights and accommodation - look for self-catered if you want to take advantage of the lovely cheap and fresh produce you can buy in every village. See the cities the stylish way by finding yourself a riad with a rooftop view, you can find some particularly cheap hotels in Marrakesh this way too!
The winter months tend to be cheapest, but with good weather and temperatures around 15°C - higher the more south you go - this is a great time to visit. The surf beaches are most popular in autumn when the big Atlantic swells roll in, and you might want to avoid the cities during the summer when temperatures can reach close to 40°C in Marrakesh, and even higher the closer to the Sahara you are. If you do travel at this time, definitely book yourself cheap Morocco car hire with air conditioning so you can see the sights in the cool!
Travelling to Morocco to get crafts and decorations is very popular at the moment, so why not head away from the well-known souks in Marrakesh and check out Chefchaouen, the home of many of the country's traditional crafts.
Updated 19th June 2013
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