Morocco has extended access restrictions on its territory to new countries, including France. We take stock of the situation in relation to COVID-19 and the conditions for entry into Morocco this summer 2021.
[Mis à jour le 19 juillet 2021 à 10h42] If you’re planning to go on vacation to Marrakech, Rabat or Fez this summer 2021, beware, Morocco recently updated its list of countries in the category to ban access to its territory in several countries, including France is extended. Travelers arriving in Morocco must present a complete vaccination certificate (the second dose must be given no more than two weeks before the date of travel) as well as a negative PCR test less than 48 hours apart.
Travelers who have not completed their vaccination schedule or who have not been vaccinated at all must submit a negative PCR test of less than 48 hours and 10 days of controlled quarantine to be carried out in one of the structures in advance. Will have to do Nominated by local authorities and at their expense. A fresh PCR test should be done on the ninth day to authorize release from quarantine. Foreigners living in Morocco from “B” list countries, and who are concerned about confinement, are asked to isolate themselves at home once in Morocco for 5 days, with a screening test for 5 days . Children below 11 years of age are exempted from PCR test.
Details on the conditions of access to the national territory of travelers arriving from countries on List B. pic.twitter.com/4ynWUX1U5X
— Maroc Diplomatie (@MarocDiplomatie) 11 July 2021
Royal Air Maroc has strengthened its offering by mobilizing more planes in July-August to meet strong passenger demand for this summer after the Moroccan borders reopened in mid-June. About 1,400 additional flights with a capacity of over 220,000 seats have been scheduled since the beginning of July. On the official website of the airline, you can find prices for flights from Paris: from 261 euros one-way to Marrakech in July or from 141 euros in August, from 259 euros one-way to Rabat in July or from 150 euros in August . .. Following the new access conditions in the Moroccan region, customers who purchased tickets from France to Morocco during the summer of 2021 will benefit from free flight changes until 30 September.
To meet the strong demand, Royal Air Marrow is strengthening its offer by mobilizing chartered aircraft for the summer of 2021. About 1,400 additional flights with a capacity of over 220,000 seats will be scheduled from the beginning of July.
— Royal Air Maroc (@RAM_Maroc) 1 July 2021
From June 15, the air and sea borders are open to travelers under certain conditions. Operation Marhaba 2021 also began on the same date, allowing the arrival of Moroccans living abroad (MRE) by sea. Be forewarned, however, that the only sea connection planned for Morocco this summer 2021 is to depart from France (Cte, Marseille), Italy (Genoa) or Portugal (Portimao), with a total of 650,000 passengers and passengers during the summer. 180,000 vehicles are expected. The second PCR test will be conducted at the Ghats. Land borders remain closed. Curfew is still in force in the state from 11 pm to 4:30 am and wearing of masks is mandatory. Assemblies are authorized within a limit of 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors.
After months of state of emergency and a halt on tourism to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, Morocco reopened its air borders in mid-June 2021, note, France officially lists Category B countries whose passengers are subject to severe restrictions. Fully vaccinated passengers must present their certificate and a negative PCR test less than 48 hours before boarding.
For travelers not fully vaccinated or not vaccinated at all, they must submit a negative PCR test of not less than 48 hours and undergo a controlled quarantine of 10 days, first carried out at designated structures by the local authorities. will be done in one of officials. A fresh PCR test should be done on the ninth day to authorize release from quarantine. Foreigners living in Morocco from “B” list countries, and who are concerned about confinement, are asked to isolate themselves at home once in Morocco for 5 days, with a screening test for 5 days . Children below 11 years of age are exempted from PCR test. Maritime connectivity between France and Morocco has been re-established as part of the “Marhaba 2021” operation. Land borders remain closed.
Flights to and from Morocco have gradually resumed from mid-June according to the classification of countries in the two lists (A and B). Travelers arriving from List B countries, in which France has appeared since 14 July, must present their certificate as well as a negative PCR test done less than 48 hours before boarding, if they are fully vaccinated. have been imposed or present a PCR test negative 48. Perform a controlled quarantine of hours and 10 days if they have not been fully vaccinated or have not been vaccinated at all. Foreigners living in Morocco from “B” list countries, and who are concerned about confinement, are asked to isolate themselves at home once in Morocco for 5 days, with a screening test for 5 days .
Curfew is in force in Morocco from 11 pm to 4.30 am. Gatherings and activities of less than 50 people in confined spaces and less than 100 people in the open air are authorized. Party rooms should not exceed 50% of their capacity though without accommodating more than 100 people. Wearing of masks is mandatory throughout the state.
In recent days, Morocco has relaxed many restrictions related to Kovid-19. Now it is allowed to travel nationally without any restrictions. Restaurants, cinemas and theaters as well as public swimming pools have reopened. Wearing a mask is mandatory and police investigations have been intensified in various cities across the country in recent weeks.
Respecting physical distance, all beaches in Morocco are officially authorized for the summer season. Club Med reopened its Marrakech club on 12 June and the Yasmina club in Cabo Negro, near Tangier, on 26 June.
French and Moroccan airlines will operate flights in both directions (France-Moroccan and Morocco-France) since the reopening of the Moroccan borders on 15 June, which should be contacted for all reservations and information. So there is no longer a need to go through the French consulates to travel by plane. Transavia, Ai France, Royal Air Maroc, Ryanair and TUI Fly have started selling plane tickets to Morocco from mid-June and for the entire summer period.
For its part, Air France offers flights from Roissy and Orly to Agadir, Marrakech, Rabat and Tangier in July–August. From its bases in Paris, Nantes, Lyon and Montpellier, Transavia serves the main Moroccan airports with 14 routes including Agadir, Casablanca, Marrakech and Tangier. For its part, the company TUI Fly announced that it will serve 7 cities from Lille in Morocco, including 2 new tourist destinations: Tangier and Fez.