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Malta Car Hire

Knowing Malta

Many companies in Malta offer Tourists who wish to travel with flexibility great means to go around. Cheap Car Rental and Taxis have become so popular and affordable in Malta these days that both people living in Malta, holiday makers as well as people travelling on Business prefer to either rent a car cheaply or use taxis.

Getting Around Malta

Malta is a very small island. Only 316km2 in total. Driving from one spot to the next will not take you much time or petrol. On the other hand it will allow you to enjoy Malta’s many splendid attractions, as getting around by pubic transport is quite slow and ineffective.

Best Car Rental Malta

Many companies such as Avis, Europcar, Sixt, Malta First Car Hire, Budget operate from Malta. Most of these car hire malta companies have pick up options from very convenient locations, close by to touristic hotels and self-service accommodation. The most popular companies have pick up options from Luqa Airport, Bugibba and Sliema.

We highly recommend choosing a car rental service with a Google rating of 4 stars and more. This will give you peace of mind that you will get the best service when travelling around Malta and that you will also get the deposit back.  

On average, hiring a car in Malta cost around Eur25 per day, however very good deals can be found starting from Eur8 per day. Prices vary depending on the type of car you choose and the car’s seating capacity. Some of these companies also offer pick up service and car rental malta airport, so that you can travel comfortably and efficiently around the island.

Parking on the street in Malta is free. Most hotels also offer free parking with your accommodation.  However private car parks have their own prices, so check them out before parking your car for the whole day.

Getting around by Taxi

Taxi services in Malta has also become a very popular way of transport, for both people living in Malta and travellers. Services providers such as Bolt, Taxify and eCabs are amongst the most popular ones. Most of these companies have very cheap rates, starting from less than Eur5 for short trips. You can book a car or check their prices by installing and using their mobile app. Prices will depend on the size of the car you choose, the number of passengers, if you are sharing the car as well as the distance you are going to travel.