UK issues travel warning for Morocco

The British Foreign is advising British tourists wishing to travel to Morocco to ensure their passports meet strict entry requirements to avoid difficulties at airports, the BirminghamLive website reports, citing the embassy from Morocco to the Kingdom. Travelers are required to hold a passport with a validity of at least three months from the date of entry into Morocco. Otherwise, they may be refused entry into the country. Noting that some travelers have been refused entry due to damaged passports, while others have encountered difficulty leaving Morocco because their passports were not stamped on arrival, the Foreign Office advises British tourists to meet these requirements. “Make sure your passport is not damaged. Some travelers have been refused entry despite traveling with damaged passports,” the Foreign Ministry noted in its note.

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Morocco is one of the favorite destinations for British tourists. And, the United Kingdom remains one of the main Source countries of tourists for Morocco after . Marrakech, Essaouira and Agadir linked to British cities by several direct air links remain the main destinations of choice for British tourists. According to BirminghamLive, the Ocher alone attracts more than 600,000 British visitors each year.

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The Foreign Office warning sparked comments from British tourists. On the website of the American company specializing in online booking, Tripadvisor, a British expatriate residing in Morocco noted that although the advice from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs may seem negative, it aims to highlight the potential pitfalls of travel . According to him, the Foreign Office encourages travelers to use common sense and stressed that there are currently no travel restrictions in place for Morocco. A British traveler praised the kindness and hospitality of Moroccans. “I found that Moroccans are very kind and hospitable. Have a good trip ! », he writes. Another traveler recounts his positive experience: “I have traveled thousands and thousands of kilometers in Morocco and I personally have not had an accident. »

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