Morocco Car & Van Hire

Flying in to Morocco

If you’re travelling to Morocco, you’re probably landing in one of these popular airports in Morocco, where Enterprise Rent-A-Car has convenient car hire branches:

• Car Hire at Casablanca Mohammed V International Airport (CMN)
• Car Hire at Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK)

Whether you’re landing in the vibrant city of Casablanca or travelling to Marrakech for an adventure, Enterprise is here to ensure your car hire experience is seamless from the moment you land.

So, hire a car in Morocco and choose between our wide variety of vehicle options, from all-terrain SUVs to practical family cars. 

Enchanting Road Trips in Morocco

Beyond the bustling souks and historic medinas, Morocco is a road-tripper's paradise.

From the golden dunes of the Sahara to the rugged peaks of the Atlas Mountains there is so much to see that a road trip is the best way to properly explore.

Base yourself in the city and take daytrips to the surrounding areas or do a full on driving holiday to really discover this captivating country.

Short Drives (2-4 Hours)

Marrakech to Ourika Valley

Duration: 2 hours
Nearest Airport: Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK).

After a few days exploring the hussle and bustle of Marrakech, you may be ready to head out of town to somewhere a bit more tranquil. Pack a picnic and hop in your hire car to head for a short but breathtaking drive to the stunning Ourika Valley, surrounded by the Atlas Mountains.

Chefchaouen to Akchour Waterfalls

Duration: 3 hours
Nearest Airport: Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport (TNG).

Take a break from the beaches of Tangiers to head inland on a day trip to the famous blue city of Chefchaouen. Then drive on to the pretty Akchour Waterfalls, passing through the scenic Rif Mountains.

Agadir to Paradise Valley

Duration: 4 hours
Nearest Airport: Agadir–Al Massira Airport (AGA)

If you're staying in the coastal city of Agadir with its glorious beaches,  it's well worth hiring a car and driving out to nearby Paradise Valley with its natural pools and palm tree-lined canyons.

Fes to Volubilis

Duration: 2.5 hours
Nearest Airport: Fes–Saïs Airport (FEZ)

Drive from Fes to the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis. Take the N4 through the dramatic mountain route or, for a tamer driving experience, take the A2 which passes through mainly farmland and villages. 

Longer Road Trips (1-5 Days)

Marrakech to Ouarzazate via Tizi n'Tichka Pass

Duration: 2 days
Nearest Airport: Marrakech Menara Airport (RAK)

Take a scenic journey through the High Atlas Mountains, driving across the Tizi n'Tichka Pass, and exploring the ancient city of Ouarzazate, known as the Gateway to the Sahara. You'll want to take your time, stopping to enjoy the views

Casablanca to Essaouira via the Coastal Road

Duration: 3 days
Nearest Airport: Mohammed V International Airport (CMN) in Casablanca.

Drive from the bustling city of Casablanca along the Atlantic coast to the charming seaside town of Essaouira, enjoying coastal landscapes, deserted beaches and historic sites along the way.

Merzouga to Dades Gorge

Duration: 4 days
Nearest Airport: Ouarzazate Airport (OZZ)

Either fly into Ouarzazate or drive out from Marrakech to experience the magic of the Sahara Desert in Merzouga. Take a ride on a camel and appreciate how much more comfortable your hire car is, spend a night in a desert camp and then take a drive to Dades Gorge, past Berber camps, desert villages and changing landscapes from desert dunes to rugged canyons.

Tangier to Chefchaouen via Rif Mountains

Duration: 2.5 days
Nearest Airport: Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport (TNG)

Start your road trip in Tangier, drive through the picturesque Rif Mountains, and arrive in the enchanting blue city of Chefchaouen.

Meknes to Ifrane and Middle Atlas

Duration: 3 days
Nearest Airport: Fes–Saïs Airport (FEZ)

Explore the historical city of Meknes, then drive to the alpine-style town of Ifrane, where they get enough snow to ski in winter. You'll travel through the scenic Middle Atlas region, dotted with cedar forests and charming villages.

Popular Destinations and things to do in Morocco

Popular cities in Morocco

Morocco is a treasure trove of vibrant cities, each offering its unique charm and allure. Here are some of the best cities to visit in Morocco.

Marrakech: Immerse yourself in the bustling medina in Marrakesh, explore the historic Bahia Palace, and indulge in the sensory delights of the vibrant souks.

Casablanca: Discover the modern side of Morocco in Casablanca, where you can visit the awe-inspiring Hassan II Mosque, stroll along the scenic Corniche, and explore the bustling Moroccan markets.

Fes: Step back in time as you wander through the ancient streets of Fes. Visit the fascinating leather tanneries, explore the stunning Royal Palace, and lose yourself in the labyrinthine alleyways of the medina.

Chefchaouen: Known as the Blue City in Morocco, Chefchaouen captivates visitors with its stunning, blue-washed buildings nestled in the Rif Mountains. Wander through the picturesque streets and soak in the serene atmosphere.

Iconic Landmarks in Morocco

Morocco is brimming with iconic landmarks that showcase its rich history and cultural heritage. Here are some must-visit landmarks in Morocco:

1. Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca: Marvel at the grandeur of one of the world's largest mosques, right by the Atlantic Ocean, with its intricate architecture and breathtaking views.

2. Ait Ben Haddou in Ouarzazate: Explore the ancient, fortified city of Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its well-preserved kasbahs and traditional architecture.

3. Volubilis in Meknes: Discover the impressive Roman ruins of Volubilis, featuring well-preserved mosaics, columns, and arches, offering a glimpse into Morocco's ancient past.

4. Majorelle Garden in Marrakech: If you're thinking about what to do in Marrakesh, then visiting the serene oasis of Majorelle Garden is a must. Experience a botanical wonderland with vibrant blue buildings and exotic plants.

Food and drink in Morocco

When you try the food in Morocco, you’ll discover a delightful blend of spices and flavours. Indulge in the rich, aromatic tagine, flavourful couscous, delectable pastilla, and refreshing Moroccan mint tea. These dishes offer a captivating journey of tastes and textures, leaving a lasting impression of the country's authentic cuisine. From hearty stews to savoury pastries and soothing teas, Moroccan food will surely impress.

Shopping in Morocco

Among the many different things to do in Morocco, ensure an authentic shopping experience in a souk features in your to-do list. Morocco offers a captivating shopping experience with its bustling markets and artisanal crafts. Explore the vibrant souks in Marrakech and Fes, where you find a variety of goods, from colourful textiles and leather goods to spices and traditional ceramics. Venture into the Berber markets in rural areas to discover authentic handicrafts and unique items crafted by local artisans. Don't miss the opportunity to take home a beautifully handwoven carpet or rug, a renowned Moroccan speciality.

Best Time to Visit Morocco

Morocco offers a diverse range of climates and landscapes, making it a year-round destination. The best time to visit Morocco largely depends on your preferred weather and the experiences you’re looking for. Visit Morocco during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is mild and pleasant. Spring brings blooming landscapes and is perfect for exploring cities and the Atlas Mountains. Autumn offers moderate temperatures, ideal for outdoor activities and desert adventures. Summer in Morocco (June to August) can be hot, especially in desert regions like the Sahara Desert in Morocco, but it can also be the best time to visit beaches in Morocco if you’re looking for a beach getaway. Winter in Morocco (December to February) is generally mild along the coast but colder in the Atlas Mountains. Consider your preferred weather and activities to choose the perfect time for your Moroccan adventure.

Driving in Morocco

Driving Age

The minimum driving age in Morocco is 18 years old for both cars and motorcycles. If you plan to hire a car and drive in Morocco, you must be at least 21 years old and have held a valid driver's licence for at least one year. Some car hire companies may require drivers to be older, so it's essential to check in advance.

Licence Requirements

Foreign visitors must have a valid driver's licence from their home country to drive in Morocco. International driving permits are generally not required for short-term stays, but having one is advisable, especially if your licence is not in English or Arabic. Always carry your driver's licence, passport, and car hire documents while driving in the country.

Morocco Driving Rules

In Morocco, vehicles drive on the right-hand side of the road. Overtaking is typically done on the left. It's essential to follow all traffic signs and signals while driving and to be aware of other road users, including pedestrians and cyclists. Avoid using mobile phones while driving unless you have a hands-free device. Ready to enjoy your road trip in Morocco? Check our car hire options and prepare for an exciting journey through the beautiful country.

Car and van hire in Morocco with Enterprise

Enterprise Morocco offers a range of car and van hire services including one-way, long-term and short-term vehicle hire. Commercial clients can speak to our award-winning business rental team who will tailor a mobility solution for your needs and budget.

We are part of the Enterprise group, the largest transportation solutions provider in the world. Our global network covers more than 90 countries and over 9,500 locations, allowing us to serve your mobility needs, wherever you’re going.

We are committed to providing the best service possible and exceeding our customers’ expectations for quality and value.

Car hire in Morocco

If you are travelling with your family or in a big group, you may find a 7-seater or a people carrier will give you more space to travel comfortably with your luggage. For a city trip, a handy hatchback that’s easy to park may suit you better. For business trips or long drives an executive car will combine comfort and performance.

Whether you prefer automatic to manual transmission, no problem. If you want a petrol, diesel or hybrid engine, we’ve got you covered. You may also need GPS, a child seat or want to add another driver to the contract, let us know and we’ll arrange it for you.

Van hire in Morocco

Should you need to hire a van while you’re in Morocco, all our vans can be driven on a standard licence and are modern, clean and easy to drive. Just ask and one of our branch team will happily show you around your hire van to make sure you are comfortable with it before you head off.

Car & Van Hire in Morocco

Enterprise Rent-A-Car is proud to serve customers in Morocco. As part of the largest rental car company in the world, which owns and operates more than 1.5 million vehicles, we’re sure to have a location near you or your travel destination. And while we are an internationally recognized brand, Enterprise remains family-owned with one goal in mind for our customers: to exceed your expectations for service and overall value.