Morocco 2020

May 8, 2010
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Just seen on a German Facebook Group

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Jul 25, 2013
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This is a great site for info, try asking and good luck
 

dabhand

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So after 10 emails to the British Consul in Rabat contains all my personal details they finally replied to the one where I only resent the V5 information as requested with this response:-

Dear Simon Prance
Thank you for your enquiry of 21/03/2020 12:20 .

Whilst we would like to assist you with your enquiry, we are unable to do so due to a lack of specific information.

If your enquiry is regarding a consular matter, please reply to this email with further details in order for us to provide you with any appropriate guidance.
Regards
David F.
Global Consular Contact Centre
Foreign & Commonwealth Office | LondonSW1A 2AH | Tel: 44 (0) 207 008 1500
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Help save paper - do you need to print this email?

What an absolute farce!
 

Theonlysue

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Not long enough!
Have been phoning the london number.
Got cut off after 30 mins.
2nd time, got through to switch board who put me though to dept.
They answered after 20 mins.
Speaking to an english lady-got cut off, again!
3rd time lucky?

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TerryL

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Hope by now that everyone who was "stuck" in Morocco is safely home.

Was asked today by a Funster at Stratford, who had just found out that his (new to him) insurance company wouldn't issue a Green Card for Morocco, what was the cost of the insurance bought at the border. He needs to know fairly quickly so that. if necessary he can cancel and change companies. Couldn't remember and have just searched the thread but nobody looks to have actually said.

So, if you bought insurance cover at the border for your motorhome (not motorbike etc) how much did you pay and for how long?
 
Jul 13, 2018
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Insurance and the border was £190 for 3 months then paid another £90 for one month in Sidi Ifni, so cheaper at the border
This insurance is third party! It's all you can get here
And no not everybody is home
A couple of thousand vans still here we assume!

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Mar 22, 2020
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We had to change from safeguard to saga to get the green card - slightly more expensive but green card included for Europe and Morocco. Were turned down by NFU - no reason given - no points on licence, no accidents, no idea why.
 
Feb 9, 2008
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Comfort Green card for stays over 8 weeks is 50% of premium plus £20.00. That will probbably be cheaper than buying third party cover at the border.

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dabhand

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Saga green card for Morocco was free for me this year and allegedly for the next two years as well. Cancelled my comfort policy and went with saga because of the increase Comfort wanted.
 
Oct 24, 2007
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It was about £80 cheaper for us to sack Comfort and go with Saga.

The state of emergency has been extended to 10 August and no tourists are allowed in. They have done well to keep the virus down and I shouldn't be surprised if they hold out against tourists a good while longer.

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Aug 18, 2014
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And no not everybody is home
A couple of thousand vans still here we assume!
It was about £80 cheaper for us to sack Comfort and go with Saga.

The state of emergency has been extended to 10 August and no tourists are allowed in. They have done well to keep the virus down and I shouldn't be surprised if they hold out against tourists a good while longer.
According to my neighbour spain/Morocco crossings are still freight only which has also rendered the' Paso del Estrecho' ,when 250,000 North Africans go home for holidays & then return cancelled as well. Freight for the foreseeable future he reckons.
So could well be a problem for any still there if this situation continues for the rest of the year ?
 
Oct 24, 2007
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According to my neighbour spain/Morocco crossings are still freight only which has also rendered the' Paso del Estrecho' ,when 250,000 North Africans go home for holidays & then return cancelled as well. Freight for the foreseeable future he reckons.
So could well be a problem for any still there if this situation continues for the rest of the year ?



I'm not sure exactly what that means. Can they travel home to Morocco and then return to Spain later. No idea.
 

TerryL

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Earlier in the thread I said I was going to have to look carefully when insurance renewal time came round. I contacted Comfort, whom I've been more than happy with for years, as I wanted to reduce the number of miles and also the value of the van which was still at the original purchase price of 11 years ago. I thought the guy I spoke to was quite off-hand, telling me the changes would make no difference to the somewhat increased premium and confirming the cost of a Green Card for Morocco.

So, on the recommendation of several others I went to Saga - not only was the premium less and would be kept the same for three years, there was no charge for a Green Card, although she would have needed specific information to confirm that.

We've said we would love to go back next year, subject to restrictions of course, but in our case it was a no-brainer to change insurance companies in any case. Now we just have to wait and see what happens.

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Aug 18, 2014
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I'm not sure exactly what that means. Can they travel home to Morocco and then return to Spain later. No idea.
possibly yes, but not a lot of use if Spain won't let them back in which I believe is the case at the moment?
& as far as I can see from reports Morocco cancelled the " Paso del Estrecho" operation for 2020 so any travel will be far more difficult & without the usual amount of boats.
 
Jul 25, 2013
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A return to Morocco is in our plans for next year and insurance is up for renewal this month with Comfort, Saga will be getting a call
 

TerryL

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Just goes to show the inconsistency. For me Saga were less than Comfort before the cost of the Green Card! Which they told me was issued without charge.

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