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Search for and compare prices on car rental in the whole of Malta. Good rental prices on family, luxury and economy cars. When you rent a car with autoprio.com no surprises awaits when you pick up the car on your arrival. The prices include any airport fees, free mileage and obligatory insurances, taxes and fees. Our aim is to help you find cheap rental cars in Malta online. Do you prefer some companies before others? You can choose that when you do your search.

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Advice and tips when looking for a rental car in Malta

Here we have put together some tips on what to consider when looking for a rental car in Malta and regions/states such as .

Refuel the car before returning it

Different companies have different fuel conditions. If the car is to be refueled before return, do so to avoid extra fees from the rental car company. Some smaller companies have an administrative fee for refueling the car if it is to be left empty, which is stated in the conditions but not always in the total price. Look extra carefully at the refueling regulations! If the company has 'Pick up full, drop off empty' then there may be an administrative fee for refueling. Any fee is stated during the booking. It is often the cheaper companies that have 'Pick up full, drop off empty'.

Review the contract & terms carefully

Review and read the rental conditions before booking the rental car. autoprio.com offers rental cars from several different rental car companies and the conditions differ between the different companies. Smaller companies may have administrative fees to be paid on site that relate to refueling after return. Any fees are stated during the booking. Review and read the contract when you pick up your rental car. autoprio.com offers cheap rental cars from several different rental car companies in Malta and the contract differs between the different companies. If there is something you do not understand in the contract, ask someone from the company on site or contact us directly.

Are there several of you who will drive the car? Where are you going?

Extra driver? If more than one person is driving the car, this must be stated at the time of booking or at the company upon arrival. Remember that there may be restrictions on driving the car to other countries and taking the car from or to islands such as Gozo and Comino.

Is free mileage / free miles included?

Check that free mileage is included in the rent. If free mileage is not included, check that the number of kilometers in the contract is sufficient. All major companies have unlimited mileage, but less expensive companies may have a maximum mileage per day.

Compare prices from several companies and book the rental car on the Internet

Rent a car cheap in MaltaSearching and booking car rental on the Internet becomes cheaper and it is easier and takes less time. Compare many companies and sites to find the best price. autoprio.com compares several companies at the same time in a single search via Cartrawler. We do not own any cars but only compare prices from different companies such as e.g. Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget, Sixt, Thrifty, Dollar, InterRent, Payless and Green Motion, etc.

Do a quick inspection upon pickup

Inspect and examine the rental car when you pick it up. Check that all damages, scratches and dents are included in the condition report. Check how big the deductible is! What often differentiates between smaller, cheaper companies in Malta and larger global companies is the amount of the deductible. Also read the conditions carefully when it comes to how the car is to be returned. Smaller local companies may have an administrative fee if the car is to be returned with an empty tank. Any fee is stated in our terms and conditions when you apply.

Book as early as possible

Book as early as possible, it will usually be more expensive if you wait. In large cities such as Birkirkara, Qormi, Mosta, Żabbar, Sliema, Ħamrun, Naxxar, Marsascala, St. Julian's and Valletta, prices often rise the later you book. It can also be difficult to find cars at major airports such as Malta Airport, Comino Heliport and Xewkija Heliport, if you wait too long.

Frequently asked questions about car rental & renting a car in Malta

Which costs are included in the rental price in Malta?

In the majority of cases the rental price includes airport fee, third party liability protection, collision damage waiver, unlimited mileage, tax and breakdown assistance. Please note that the costs included may vary depending on the car rental company and destination. The car hire company 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 at Autoprio.com.

How can I find car rentals near me 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 like Malta Airport, Comino Heliport and Xewkija Heliport. Then take a look at our map of cheap car hire companies to find the best rental cars near you.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Malta?

Most car hire companies have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental company 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 at Autoprio.com.

What is the best rental car company in Malta?

Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Malta are Thrifty, Europcar, Sixt, Budget, Avis, Dollar and Hertz. You can find these car hire companies in cities like Marsascala, Sliema, Ħamrun, Birkirkara, St. Julian's, Valletta, Żabbar, Mosta, Qormi and Naxxar.

Are there any cross-border charges if you want to leave Malta?

The car rental agents like Thrifty, Europcar, Sixt, Budget, Avis, Dollar and Hertz may choose to charge you for cross-border travel. Any fees will need to be paid at the rental desk in Malta in local currency. We will state whether cross-border travel is allowed and in which countries at the time of booking under rental conditions at Autoprio.com.

How much do you charge for excess in Malta?

The excess amount depends on the car hire company 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 Autoprio.com 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.

What is the cheapest car rental company in Malta?

In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars were found on Autoprio.com at Active, Rhodium, Surprice, Aquarius, Best Buy, Meli Car Rentals, Goldcar and First Car Rental in cities like Marsascala, Sliema, Ħamrun, Birkirkara, St. Julian's, Valletta, Żabbar, Mosta, Qormi and Naxxar, etc and at airports like Malta Airport, Comino Heliport and Xewkija Heliport, etc.

Do I need an international driver’s licence in Malta?

If your licence is not printed in the Roman alphabet (i.e. Arabic, Greek, Russian or Chinese) you will need to bring an international driving licence and your domestic licence in Malta. If you are renting abroad (outside your country of residence, or outside where your license was issued), an international drivers licence is usually required regardless of the alphabet. International driver’s licences must be accompanied by the original domestic licence of the driver.

Can I book without a credit card in Malta?

Yes. You can make a booking without a credit card with Autoprio.com in Malta. 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.

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 St. Julian's, Qormi, Xagħra, Żabbar, Ħamrun, Qrendi, Valletta, Mellieħa, Sliema, Naxxar, Mosta, Marsascala, Birkirkara, Balzan and Luqa. The most popular airports are Malta Airport, Comino Heliport and Xewkija Heliport.

Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location in Malta?

Yes, in most cases the car rental agents like Europcar, Budget, Avis, Sixt and Hertz will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location in Malta. 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 at Autoprio.com.

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Car rental in MaltaWe 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 and find cheap hire cars in regions such as: -. Find the best hire cars and the cheapest car rental in towns such as: Cheapest Hire Cars Birkirkara, Rent a Car Qormi, Compare Car Hire Mosta, Żabbar, Sliema, Ħamrun, Naxxar, Marsascala, St. Julian's, Valletta, Mellieħa, Luqa, Xagħra, Balzan, Qrendi, Qawra, Paceville, Mdina and Xlendi. We can offer car hire where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car in Malta. Compare car hire and van rental in airports such as: Rent a Car Malta Airport, Rental Cars Comino Heliport and Car Hire Xewkija Heliport.

Car rental companies we compare in Malta

When you are looking for a rental car in Malta, autoprio.com compares, for example, these companies: Hertz, Meli Car Rentals, Europcar, Dollar, Firefly, Active, Payless, Avis, Aquarius, Surprice, InterRent, Green Motion, Sixt, Thrifty, Best Buy, Rhodium, Goldcar, Budget and First Car Rental.

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