Airport Taxi to Marrakech (Petit and Grand Taxis)

Mar 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Transport

The airport is about a 10-15 min ride by “petit taxi.” Petits taxis are hatchbacks that go to destinations within the city and charge a lower price than the larger Grand taxis (Regular Mercedes Taxis) which go between cities and also from the Airport. If you leave from the airport by petit taxi, make sure […]

The taxi, the best choice!

Sep 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Transport

Once you’re in Marrakech and need to get through the city, the best option is to take a taxi. (Unless you don’t mind walking a lot, in the dusty heat and traffic). But be careful with the taxi! Here are some tips / ideas to take into account when taking a taxi: Haggle the price […]

Taxis in Marrakech

Jan 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Transport

If it’s daytime, and you are travelling within the medina or the New Town, insist the meter (le compteur) is on. It starts at about 1 dirham 60. If they say it’s broken, tell them to stop and get out. There are lots of other taxis. The only ones you negotiate with are the Grand […]

Don't rent a bike in Marrakesh!

Jan 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Transport

We thought it would be a good idea to rent bikes for a day and venture out to the Palmerai. Unfortunately, after cycling what seemed like the right number of kilometres in the requisite direction, we found nothing except for dusty building sites. Our time (and money!) would have been better spent catching a petit […]

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