Find out what's considered fair game for haggling and what's not, such as food.
It's considered rude to begin asking a price and then walking away halfway through a deal. There is no point haggling for something that you're not going to enjoy having in your home.
Be polite and compliment the shop-keeper on the display and ask questions about how items are made. It's not a multi-million pound deal so smile and treat it as fun, not as a competition.
Once the shopkeeper gives a price, offer something ridiculously low and wait for the look of amazement on his face. Gradually come up until you reach a deal you are both happy with, usually around half the original price.
Remember that the souks represent a whole micro-economy and community who need to make a living in a country where there is no social care or benefits system.
Walk through a souk after dark and you may see people sleeping on the street, so remember there is often a fine line between employment and poverty.
Rachael Rowe travelled to Marrakech with Wanderlust Journeys
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