Malta Car Hire: Advice on renting a car in Malta

What’s there to say about Malta car hire? Renting a car in Malta can sometimes prove to be the best option. It is certainly much more convenient then buses.

Poor roadside conditions and crazy local driving can be a disadvantage but on the whole, car rental in Malta is your best choice if you want to really get to explore the islands and discover all the "hidden" gems that Malta and Gozo have to offer!

In order to drive in Malta, you must show a valid driving license and be over 21. A comprehensive insurance cover is recommended.

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We've partnered with one of the best and most established car rental companies on the islands to offer you incredibly affordable rates!

So if you want to spend your time in Malta efficiently, hiring a car is not only your best choice but it also won't break the bank! You can of course still go walking or hiking. Why not drive to a secluded spot and explore at your own leisure?

Hiring a car will allow you to explore all the attractions in Malta in much greater detail. So grab that street map of Malta, and go for it.

Be prepared to get lost a couple of times though, since unfortunately, some road signs are a bit of a hit-and-miss :) Thus Malta car hire and subsequently driving on the Maltese islands can be an adventure in itself!

Interested in hiring a car in Malta or Gozo? Fill in the simple form below with all the necessary details and we'll get back to you with a quote as soon as we can.

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Daihatsu Charade or similar
Hyundai i10 or similar
Toyota Aygo or similar
Hyundai i20 or similar
Toyota Yaris or similar
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B: Satellite Navigation
C: Additional Driver

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On the Maltese islands, you drive on the left. And although the locals seem to get away with their somewhat chaotic driving habits, if you’re a visitor, then you should really be on the alert (maybe even more then when you’re driving at home) at all times. It is not unlikely that during your stay you will see some local drivers driving recklessly without anyone batting an eyelid.

In fact, the locals are fond of pointing out that …. “In Malta, we don’t drive on the left or on the right, we drive IN THE SHADE.”

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