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Haggling tips for visiting Marrakech souks
Haggling tips for visiting Marrakech souks

Haggling is an art. Here are six tips to ensure successful negotiations in Marrakech: Beware the mint tea: Tempting though the shopkeeper's mint tea may be, accept his offer at your peril (unless you're with a guide). Once seated inside with the door shut, you may find it difficult to leave after your tea is finished — at least until you've bought something. A guide may be your best bargain: There's no better way to learn how to haggle than with a local guide, who will deflect unwanted attention, take you to less touristy parts of the medina and may be able to advise you on prices. You also can take a souk tour from a reputable company, but remember that you may...

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