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    Driving in Malta Overview

    Malta Driving InformationThere 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.

    Car Rental Age Requirements in Malta

    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.

    Rules of the Road in Malta

    Traffic travels on the left and passing is only allowed on the right.

    Gas Stations in Malta


    Speed Limits & Gas Stations in Malta 
    • City: 25mph/40kph
    • Open Roads: 40mph/64kph
    Gas Station Availability - Most gas stations are open from 7 am to 8 pm.
    Malta Parking Laws and Tolls



    Parking & Tolls in Malta

    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 Information in Malta

    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.

    Malta Driving InformationRequired Car Rental Insurance Coverage

    In Malta Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is mandatory. CDW reduces the deductible (responsibility of the client) to $500. Third party liability insurance is included in case of damage or injury to people or property outside of the rental car.

    Optional Car Rental Insurance Coverage

    Theft protection, if purchased at the rental counter, costs approximately $7 - $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 $8 per day. Super CDW may be offered locally to reduce the deductible as low as zero.


    Car Rental Restrictions in Malta

    Cars rented in Malta are not allowed outside of the country.

    Malta Driving InformationRestricted Countries

    Cars are not permitted to be taken off the island of Malta.

    Can I Book a One-Way Car Rental in Malta?

    Domestic and international one way automobile rentals are NOT allowed in Malta.