We can offer car rental where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations or amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. An easy and safe booking of rental cars online. Autoprio.com can offer rental cars in the most cities, train stations and communities as well as airports in Malta.
We compare rental car prices and car rental from several companies in all popular destinations in Malta, and find the best prices on rental cars. Search for and book in cities and communities such as, Birkirkara, Qormi, Mosta, Żabbar, San Pawl il-Baħar, Saint John, Fgura, Żejtun, Sliema, Haz-Zebbug. We list prices from companies that are safe and quality assured so that there will not be any problems when you arrive.
Facts about Malta
Malta (Republic of Malta, Malta Island) has approximately 403,000 inhabitants and is located in Europe. The capital is Valletta where about 6,800 people live. Total surface/area 316 km² / 122 mi². The 41th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 47th largest regarding the surface in Europe. The largest regions/states/counties are Birkirkara, Il-Mosta, Tas-Sliema, Qormi, Ħaż-Żabbar, Saint Paul’s Bay, In-Naxxar, Saint John, Marsaskala, Ħaż-Żebbuġ, Il-Fgura, Iż-Żejtun, Iż-Żurrieq, Attard, Is-Swieqi, Il-Mellieħa, Birżebbuġa, Il-Ħamrun, L-Imsida, Tarxien, Is-Siġġiewi, Il-Gżira, Paola, Saint Julian, Ir-Rabat, Saint Venera, Victoria, Il-Belt Valletta, Luqa, Bormla, Ix-Xagħra, Ħal Għaxaq, Il-Marsa, In-Nadur, Tal-Pietà and Balzan from a total of 68. Malta is the 176th largest country when it comes to inhabitants and the 217th largest regarding the surface in the world. Alternative names are Republic of Malta, Malta Island, Repubblika ta’ Malta, State of Malta. +356 is the country code to use to make a call to the country. Websites on the internet often have the domain .mt. We give tips and recommendations on activities, experiences, attractions and destinations which you can visit during your stay in Malta. See the weather reports and find maps. English, Maltese are languages used in the country. The five largest communities are Birkirkara (c. 21700 pop), Qormi (c. 18200 pop), Mosta (c. 17800 pop), Żabbar (c. 15000 pop), San Pawl il-Baħar (c. 14100 pop). The official currency is Euro (EUR) and is used to pay your purchases with.
Malta activities & tourist attractions
Taste the local wine in Malta? Wineries and wine producers located in Malta are, for example, Gelati DiVini, Vigna di Pettineo, Azienda Agricola COS, Piano Grillo and Chalice Bar & Lounge. Do you travel with your children? Aquapark Aretusa, Splash and Fun, Parco di divertimento estivo, Parco Acquatico Desusino and Playmobil Fun Park are theme parks, water parks or amusement parks located in Malta. Area faunistica, LArka ta Noe, Malta Marine Park, Wildlife Park and Bird Park Malta are tropicarium, tropical house, animal parks, aquarium, zoos and terrarium in Malta. Looking at exotic animals?
Cheap car rental with unlimited mileage in Malta
There are many different models and sizes of cars to choose from. Fleet list in Malta: 7 seater minivan (7 seat minivan), 5 seater minivan (5 seat minivan), Special cars (Special), Cargo van, Electric cars, Small-medium truck-lorry (Small-medium truck), Medium SUV, Fullsize cars (Fullsize), Convertible, Fullsize elite, Mini elite, SUV / Jeep (SUV), Economy cars (Economy), Hybrid cars, Moped, Large truck-lorry (Large truck), Compact cars (Compact), Minivan, Luxury cars (Luxury), Premium cars (Premium), Compact elite, Exotic cars (Exotic), Estate, Standard cars (Standard), Mini cars (Mini), Luxury elite, Small SUV, 9 seater minivan / Minibus (9 seat minivan), Intermediate elite, Intermediate, Economy elite. Big cities and popular destinations have more car types to choose from. If you want to rent a luxury car then search at the major airports and the most popular destinations in the major regions such as Birkirkara, Il-Mosta, Tas-Sliema, Qormi, Ħaż-Żabbar, Saint Paul’s Bay, In-Naxxar, Saint John, Marsaskala, Ħaż-Żebbuġ, Il-Fgura, Iż-Żejtun, Iż-Żurrieq, Attard, Is-Swieqi, Il-Mellieħa, Birżebbuġa, Il-Ħamrun, L-Imsida, Tarxien, Is-Siġġiewi, Il-Gżira, Paola, Saint Julian, Ir-Rabat, Saint Venera, Victoria, Il-Belt Valletta, Luqa, Bormla, Ix-Xagħra, Ħal Għaxaq, Il-Marsa, In-Nadur, Tal-Pietà and Balzan etc. It can also be harder to find and book special cars during peak season, if you do not search well in advance, before you need your rental car.
Cars you can rent in Malta are e.g. Mini cars: e.g. Chevrolet Spark, Toyota Aygo, Volkswagen Up, Citroen C1, etc. 9 seater minivan / Minibus: e.g. Peugeot Expert, Mercedes Vito Traveliner, etc. 7 seater minivan: e.g. Fiat Doblo, Peugeot Partner, etc. Premium cars: e.g. BMW 5 Series, Peugeot RCZ, etc. 5 seater minivan: e.g. Citroen C4 Picasso, Peugeot Partner, Exotic cars, Special cars, etc. Cargo van: e.g. Fiat Scudo, etc. Intermediate: e.g. Chevrolet Aveo, Ford Focus, Peugeot 3008, BMW 2 Series Convertible, Small SUV, Luxury cars, Luxury elite, etc. Economy cars: e.g. Kia Picanto, Peugeot 107, Renault Captur, etc. Mini elite: e.g. Mini Cooper, etc. Minivan: e.g. Peugeot Expert, Kia Sedona, etc. Estate: e.g. Chevrolet Lacetti Estate, Peugeot 207 Estate, Kia Rio Estate, etc. Compact cars: e.g. Peugeot 207, Toyota Yaris, Ford Fiesta, Kia Rio, Opel Mokka, Hybrid cars, Intermediate elite, etc. Fullsize cars: e.g. BMW 3 Series, Mercedes C Class, Peugeot 607, Electric cars, Large truck-lorry, Compact elite, Economy elite, etc. Convertible: e.g. Opel Astra Convertible, Peugeot 108 Convertible, Maruti Gypsy Convertible, Citroen C3 Pluriel Convertible, etc. Standard cars: e.g. BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe, Small-medium truck-lorry, Medium SUV, Fullsize elite, etc. SUV / Jeep: e.g. Nissan Qashqai, Chevrolet Captiva, Peugeot 2008, Moped, etc. However, in smaller cities and on islands like Island of Malta, Gozo, Comino Island, Gżejjer Selmunett, Kemmunett and Il-Gżira ta’ Forti Manoel etc, the range is smaller.
Traffic and parking regulations
Renting and driving a car is usually easy and effortless, but as in all countries there are many traffic regulations in Malta you must follow. If you are going to visit and drive in large cities such as Birkirkara, Qormi, Mosta, Żabbar, San Pawl il-Baħar, Saint John, Fgura, Żejtun, Sliema, Haz-Zebbug, prepare yourself for a lot of traffic, especially in rush hour and that it is sometimes difficult to find parking. Try to memorize the most common parking and traffic regulations before you leave to ensure that your car trip is safe, and to avoid trouble with the police.
What to consider when looking for a rental car in Malta?
If you already have decided to rent a car in Malta before you leave and want to part as little as possible, you ought to book a car before you leave. First of all, you should try booking your car online. It is often the cheapest, easiest way to look for and compare, and it saves you time. If your car is supposed to be collected at an airport such as Malta Valletta Luqa International Airport, Comino Heliport and Xewkija Gozo Heliport, you should book before you leave. One search shows many options. When you are looking for a rental car in Malta, autoprio.com compares, for example, these companies: Aquarius, Active, Sixt, Payless, Hertz, First Car Rental, Meli Car Rentals, Green Motion, Surprice, Firefly, Best Buy, InterRent, Avis, Europcar, Goldcar, Budget, Rhodium, Thrifty, Dollar.
Destinations in Malta
Compare car rental in regions such as: -. Car rental in towns such as: Rental Cars Birkirkara, Car Rental Qormi, Mosta, Żabbar, Sliema, Ħamrun, Naxxar, Marsascala, St. Julian's, Valletta, Mellieħa, Luqa, Xagħra, Balzan, Qrendi, Qawra, Paceville, Mdina and Xlendi. All prices include free mileage, fees at the airport and necessary insurances, local taxes and fees etc in Malta. Car rental in airports such as: Cheap Car Rental Malta Airport, Cheap Car Hire Comino Heliport and Xewkija Heliport.
Frequently asked questions about car rental & renting a car in Malta
Which documents do I need to bring to the rental desk in Malta?
The rental voucher we will send you as part of the booking confirmation contains all documents required at the time of pick-up in Malta. In most cases, in order to release the reserved vehicle, you need to bring: Credit card in the name of the driver. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases, American Express. Please consult your Booking Confirmation for list of accepted Credit Cards. Driving licence. Please note that only a full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements will be accepted. Read more about requirements for driving licence. Booking voucher. This will be sent to you within 48 hours after booking and must be printed out. Any other forms of identification requested by the car rental agent in their terms and conditions. Details can be found on your rental voucher.
What are the most popular car rental locations in Malta?
Based on searches on autoprio.com, the most popular cities to rent a car in Malta are Birkirkara, Qormi, Mosta, Żabbar, Sliema, Ħamrun, Naxxar, Marsascala, St. Julian's, Valletta, Mellieħa, Luqa, Xagħra, Balzan and Qrendi.
Which optional extras are available in Malta?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked online: Additional driver, Booster seat, Child toddler seat, Infant child seat, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Ski Rack, Snow Chain Set, Snow Tyres, Wi-Fi Access, Luggage / Roof Rack. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk in Malta. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Which costs are included in the rental price?
In the majority of cases the rental price includes collision damage waiver, third party liability protection, tax, airport fee, unlimited mileage and breakdown assistance. Please note that the costs included may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination. The car rental agent may also choose to ask you for a deposit or excess at the rental desk in Malta. Make sure to check the rental conditions at the time of booking.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Malta?
Yes, in most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location. We will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
What are the best rental car companies in Malta?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Malta are Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Sixt.
Which additional charges could apply?
Please note that each car rental agent in Malta has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours pick-up/drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers or senior drivers and winter tyres. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Malta?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars were found on Autoprio.com at Aquarius, Best Buy, Meli Car Rentals, Active, First Car Rental, Rhodium, Goldcar and Surprice.
How can I find car rentals near me in in Malta?
Do a search for the city, island or airport closest to you in Malta. A search for country or e.g. island in Malta lists the largest airports. Then take a look at our map of car rental companies to find the best rental cars near you.
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Malta?
Most car rental agents have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination country. Please note that there may be additional charges if the main driver is under 25 or over 75 years old to cover the extra insurance cost. Any additional fee will be mentioned at the time of booking under summary of charges before you confirm the reservation.
Can I book without a credit card in Malta?
Yes. You can make a booking without a credit card. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
Where can I purchase car rental insurance in Malta?
We recommend purchasing the damage refund insurance at the time of booking. Our insurance partners offer a complete damage refund insurance package which is up to 50% cheaper than what you would pay at the rental supplier’s desk. The insurance cost and conditions will be displayed at the time of booking.
How much do you charge for excess in Malta?
The excess amount depends on the car rental agent and the rented vehicle and it will be refunded within 10-28 days after the rental if there has been no damage. Cartrawler offer damage refund insurance in association with our insurance partners, which will allow you to claim for reimbursement in the event that you have been charged for collision damage or theft. This damage refund insurance can be purchased at the time of booking.
Car rental companies we compare in Malta
When you are looking for a rental car in Malta, autoprio.com compares, for example, these companies: Thrifty, Aquarius, First Car Rental, Europcar, Goldcar, Surprice, InterRent, Avis, Best Buy, Active, Rhodium, Sixt, Firefly, Meli Car Rentals, Dollar, Payless, Hertz, Budget and Green Motion.