Malta car hire

Malta car hire

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Cheap car hire in Malta

10/dayEconomy
13/dayCompact
21/dayIntermediate
68/dayStandard
115/dayFull-size
104/dayPeople carrier
10/dayMini
121/dayPremium
22/dayPassenger Van
121/dayLuxury
21/dayConvertible
20/dayCompact estate car
20/dayAgency’s choice
24/dayCompact special
27/dayIntermediate SUV
33/dayEconomy estate car
36/dayCompact SUV
42/dayStandard estate car
62/dayCommercial
80/dayStandard SUV
2 Adults, 2 Bags
surpricecarrentalEconomy car in Malta
4 Adults, 2 Bags
surpricecarrentalCompact car in Malta
5 Adults, 3 Bags
thriftyIntermediate car in Malta
5 Adults, 3 Bags
sixtStandard car in Malta
5 Adults, 2 Bags
sixtFull-size car in Malta
5 Adults, 5 Bags
europcarPeople carrier car in Malta
2 Adults, 2 Bags
ecoviaMini car in Malta
5 Adults, 5 Bags
avisPremium car in Malta
4 Adults, 2 Bags
sicilybycarPassenger Van car in Malta
5 Adults, 5 Bags
avisLuxury car in Malta
2 Adults, 2 Bags
greenmotionConvertible car in Malta
4 Adults, 2 Bags
surpricecarrentalCompact estate car car in Malta
5 Adults, 5 Bags
hertzAgency’s choice car in Malta
4 Adults, 2 Bags
thriftyCompact special car in Malta
5 Adults, 3 Bags
surpricecarrentalIntermediate SUV car in Malta
2 Adults, 2 Bags
aquariusEconomy estate car car in Malta
4 Adults, 2 Bags
europcarCompact SUV car in Malta
5 Adults, 3 Bags
greenmotionStandard estate car car in Malta
5 Adults, 3 Bags
greenmotionCommercial car in Malta
5 Adults, 3 Bags
budgetStandard SUV car in Malta
Best prices found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Car hire directory

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car hire locations in Malta

    7 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car hire locations in Malta

    5 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car hire locations in Malta

    5 Locations

  • thrifty

    Thrifty car hire locations in Malta

    5 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car hire locations in Malta

    4 Locations

  • 1firstcarrental

    1First Car Rental car hire locations in Malta

    3 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car hire locations in Malta

    3 Locations

  • meli

    Meli Car Rentals car hire locations in Malta

    3 Locations

  • surpricecarrental

    SURPRICE CAR RENTAL car hire locations in Malta

    3 Locations

  • active

    ACTIVE RENT A CAR car hire locations in Malta

    2 Locations

  • aquarius

    AQUARIUS car hire locations in Malta

    2 Locations

  • bestbuy

    Best Buy car hire locations in Malta

    2 Locations

Top tips for hiring a car in Malta

  • Bear in mind that Malta has a large number of cars for a small country, so traffic congestion is high and inevitable during rush hour, especially in Valletta, the capital. All public transportation vehicles, especially school buses, have the right of way, and roundabouts are in place at various points around the island. Please use prudence when you approach them.
  • Parking a rental car can be a tricky proposition in Malta, due to the high volume of cars and the limited spaces in which to park them. Regulations are strictly enforced when it comes to illegal parking, and cars are clamped or towed for serious infractions. To avoid Time Parking Zones, you can use one of the public car parks, which are attended and free of charge.
  • Take a day and explore the island of Gozo off the northern coast of mainland Malta. Ferries are available to transport your vehicle, and since the island is small, you won’t need more than a couple of hours, unless you plan an extended visit. A plethora of activities abound, so you’ll have plenty to keep you occupied if you need to take a break from the road.
  • A drive along Route 1 travels from Birzebbuga near the Malta Seaport in the south and winds northward past Malta International Airport, through the University of Malta in the east, and skirts the eastern coast up through Bugibba and Mellieha, where it culminates at Cirkewwa in the north. The trip takes about an hour each way, traffic permitting, and should get you back well before dinner.

FAQs about hiring a car in Malta

  • Mini (Fiat Panda or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Malta.

  • Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Malta are Luqa (83% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Malta), Sliema (6%) and Xewkija (6%).

  • On average hiring a car in Malta costs €114 per week (€16 per day).

  • On average a car hire in Malta costs €490 per month (€16 per day).

  • The driving norm in Malta is to drive on the left side of the road. Both front and rear seatbelts must be used by all passengers whenever the vehicle is in motion. Be advised that there are rigorous drunk driving laws in place that could land you imprisonment if you’re convicted. It is not recommended that anyone drive who has consumed any alcohol.

  • Maltese law requires anyone intending to rent a car in the country to be at least 21 years of age but no older than 70. Also, you must have been legally driving for at least one year (three years if using Sixt). Drivers under 24 will be charged a fee of about 15 € ($17) per day. One good thing is that no International Driver’s Permit is necessary if you have a valid US driver’s license.

  • Prices for petrol and diesel are very expensive compared to prices in the United States. A liter of petrol sells for about 1.36 € ($1.54) and about $5.84 per gallon in the US. Diesel fuel prices are 1.23 € ($1.39) per liter and $5.28 per gallon. Thankfully, it’s not a very big island, so you should get excellent mileage from a full tank, if you rent a car in Malta.

  • Should you decide to rent a car in Malta, be advised that there is no official limit for speeding on the highways/motorways, so exercise good judgement and vigilance if you use them. When you are driving along rural roads, you should observe a speed limit of about 70 km/h (43 mph), and if you are exploring the city limits, you should keep to a maximum speed of 50 km/h (31 mph) in order to avoid fines.

Car hire locations in Malta

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The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for car hires for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last hours. Car hires are subject to change and may not be available on all car hires listed or dates of travel. Some car hire providers charge additional fees for other services (gps, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the car hire providers' sites.