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Off to Morocco in 4 weeks, enough cash ?

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The trip is for 3 months from early November 08, December and January, getting home early February 09.

The destination is Spain Portugal and Morocco, with the emphasis on Morocco. I’m leaving the cash for covering bills in an account while I’m gone, unfortunately the credit card is paying for the trip so, I’m trying to minimise the damage.

If, when you arrived in Spain, you had 2000/2500 in euros; could you make it last the trip? I’m guessing its best to clear Spain and Portugal as fast as I can, leaving only fuel and food while I go off exploring all the routes in the Sahara overland book (CS)

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Hmm... how long is a piece of string?

Accommodation/food in Spain about €40 per day (roadside hostels €25)
Return ferry to Morocco varies tremendously by season, maybe €80
Accommodation/food in Morocco around €20-€30 per day (accommodation say 200dh)
Fuel... depends where you go

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Hmm... how long is a piece of string?

Accommodation/food in Spain about €40 per day (roadside hostels €25)
Return ferry to Morocco varies tremendously by season, maybe €80
Accommodation/food in Morocco around €20-€30 per day (accommodation say 200dh)
Fuel... depends where you go

Complete your temporary vehicle import forms online: Morocco and NW Africa forum

Visit Bikershome Offroad Centre in Ouarzazate

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Thanks m8, i've been looking at your site over the last few days, am sure i'll be in touch...

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It looks like my group trip to Tunisia isn't going to work, so I may switch to Morocco if you want company. I was there in 05 on 4 wheels briefly - like to do it again, esp the Atlas, by bike. Not as long as you though - 3 weeks max.
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It looks like my group trip to Tunisia isn't going to work, so I may switch to Morocco if you want company. I was there in 05 on 4 wheels briefly - like to do it again, esp the Atlas, by bike. Not as long as you though - 3 weeks max.
Yeah, company, that sounds like a plan. The boat is leaving portsmouts on.... Wed 05 Nov 2008 20:00 - arrival time Fri 07 Nov 2008 08:00.

drop me a PM and i'll giving you my phone number. if the dates don't match we could catch up on the road...

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