Is Morocco Safe?
Yes, it is safe to travel to Morocco in 2016! Morocco is a safe country in which to travel. The political and security situation allows for organizing professional and tourist trips to Morocco.
However, travellers should be vigilant, especially if traveling along the southern border with Algeria.
There have been no terrorist attacks in Morocco since April 2011 in Marrakesh. Moroccan authorities have taken security measures to deal with the persistent terrorist threat. They communicate regularly on the dismantling of terrorist cells. Morocco's secret service has managed to dismantle multiple terrorist groups lately.
Crime in Morocco
Visitors should still use common sense to protect themselves and their property. Pickpockets and thefts can happen especially on public transport and in popular neighborhoods. Some tips :
Road Traffic Accident
Avoid Grand Taxi (White taxi) and City Buses, rather use small taxis, trains or intercity buses.
In Morocco 18 road fatalities are counted per 100 000 inhabitants per year (Europe : 9.3 | Americas : 15.9 | Africa : 26.6 | USA : 10.6)
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
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