Here you will find important tips and useful information for Malta.
in Euro (EUR)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in euro (EUR)
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
EUR 1 = ~ CHF 1.10 ; CHF 1 = ~ EUR 0.91 (07/2020)
Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
+/- 0 h
Maltese and English
German, English, Italian and French
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
230/240 volt / adapter required
Valid passport or valid ID card for stays up to 3 months.
8.30 - 12.30 h (Mon - Fri)
8.30 - 11.30 h (Sat)
9.00 - 13.00 h and 16.00 - 19.00/22.00 h (Mon - Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals if obtained at least 2 years previously, varies by rental company.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.8 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.
Part of Malta are also the islands of Gozo and Comino.
Valletta, 6 Zachary-Street
Tel. +356 21 24 41 59
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