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Most useful size note?

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Most useful size note?

Hello!

I'm not planning to do a whole lot of shopping in Morocco but I do enjoy street food and drinks. What size of notes would be the most practical?

Thank you!

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1. Re: Most useful size note?

for a lot of streetfood you need coins rather than notes or 20dh is the smallest note

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2. Re: Most useful size note?

Hi,

Have a look at the banks and money article on the right in the top questions box as well.

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3. Re: Most useful size note?

Thanks to both of you for your advice! I will aim to get 20dh notes as a start.

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4. Re: Most useful size note?

Keep lots of 20s and you will do fine.

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5. Re: Most useful size note?

ATM's (if using them with your debit card) do not dispense notes under 100 dirhams. Obtaining smaller denominations (20's and 50's) can be difficult. Taxi drivers in particular seem to have a problem with this as do smaller hanouts (kiosk grocers) and some snack bars for street food. Guard your change carefully!

Edited: 25 April 2014, 15:03
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6. Re: Most useful size note?

What Pilo says @5 is very true.

You can go to a Western Union and get change.

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7. Re: Most useful size note?

Thanks everyone! I really appreciate it!

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9. Re: Most useful size note?

There is no such thing as 5 Moroccan dirham notes as implied above. Coins yes, paper notes, no. And also no-one in the country refers to the currency as MAD - this is an international currency abbreviation.

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