In popular tourist areas, including Tangier, Fez, Marrakech, Agadir and Essaouira, aggressive begging and harassment of tourists by men posing as official tourist guides is common.
Commercial and internet fraud is prevalent and often originates in West African countries.
Maintain a high level of vigilance when travelling in southern and border areas of Morocco. The Australian Government's longstanding policy is that it does not make payments or concessions to kidnappers.
If you do decide to travel to an area where there is a particular threat of kidnapping, seek professional security advice and have effective personal security measures in place.
You could be caught up in attacks directed at others.
Terrorist attacks have occurred in places frequented by tourists in the past.
Keep your credit card in sight when conducting transactions.