There are three islands that make up the nation of Malta: Malta, Gozo and Comino. These islands are located in the Mediterranean Sea and all have low-lying terrains with no mountains or rivers. The real treasures of Malta are the harbors, sandy beaches and rock coves.
To rent a car in Malta, you must be at least 21 years old (age may vary by car category) and have held your license for at least 2 years. Drivers renting a car under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge. The maximum rental age for rentals is 70 years. Child seats are not mandatory on Malta.
Speed limits in Malta are as follows: City 25mph/40kph Open Roads 40mph/64kph
Rules of the Road
Traffic travels on the left and passing is only allowed on the right.
Most gas stations are open from 7 am to 8 pm.
There are no toll highways on Malta.
Parking meters line the major streets of Malta and are valid for 1 to 2 hours of parking.
Car rental insurance varies widely, so please review the information below prior to making your reservation. Regulations of the country where you rent the car will be in effect for the duration of your rental.
All our car rental rates include fire and third party liability insurance. In Malta, all our rates also provide collision coverage. Specific insurance information for your reservation will be printed on your confirmation voucher.
The following guidelines apply to rentals commencing in Malta.
In Malta Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is mandatory. CDW reduces the deductible (responsibility of the client) to US$500. Third party liability insurance is included in case of damage or injury to people or property outside of the rental car.
Theft protection, if purchased at the rental counter, costs approximately US$7 - US$9 per day. Theft protection reduces the deductible in case of theft to zero. Personal Accident Insurance (PAI) is available at the rental counter for approximately US$8 per day. Super CDW may be offered locally to reduce the deductible as low as zero.
Cars rented in Malta are not allowed outside of the country.
Cars are not permitted to be taken off the island of Malta.
Domestic and international one way automobile rentals are NOT allowed in Malta.