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Car Rental in Malta

Visit historic sites with a car rental in Malta. SIXT has affordable rates and a large fleet with vehicles to accommodate solo travelers, families and groups traveling together. Our fleet has cars that are an average of just 3 months old made by leading automakers such as BMW. With unlimited kilometers, you can explore Malta all you want. Rent a car in Malta at the Malta International Airport and have easy access to charming towns such as Nadur and Sliema. Book a compact car for exploring ancient streets, or an SUV for a hiking adventure. 

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Sixt Services in Malta

Our car rental options in Malta have something for everyone. Book a one-day rental with SIXT to go swimming in Comino's Blue Lagoon or a weekend rental if you're in Malta for a destination wedding. Along with flexible rental periods, we offer different types of cars for rent including sedans, luxury cars, economy cars, SUVs and vans. SIXT car rental in Malta offers add-ons for your travel such as an additional driver, GPS or child seats. When you rent with SIXT, you'll also have access to our English-speaking customer service team, 24/7. 

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Good to know when you’re visiting Malta

Flexible rental options

Don’t worry if your plans in Malta are uncertain. We offer the “Pay Later” option when booking, which lets you cancel your reservation free of charge. 

Car rental without a credit card in Malta

It is possible to rent some car categories with a debit card linked to Visa, MasterCard or another internationally recognized company. 
 

Accepted payment methods

Debit and credit cards from internationally recognized companies like Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted. Cash and prepaid cards are not accepted as payment. 

Driving tips in Malta

Keep in mind that in both Malta and Gozo, driving is on the left-hand side of the road. Speed limits are generally 80 km/h on highways and open roads, and 50 km/h in built-up areas. 
 

Car rental under 25 in Malta

The minimum age for car rental in Malta is 21, with a license held for at least 1 year. Some car categories have a higher minimum age, and a young drier surcharge applies to those under 25. 

Documents you need to rent a car in Malta

You will need a valid driver’s license that has been held for at least 1 year, plus an ID or passport. If your license is in a non-Roman alphabet like Cyrillic or Arabic, you will also need an international driving permit. 

Best places to visit in Malta

  • Valletta: Valletta is the capital of Malta. It is also known as the Fortress City and is home to several historical sites and religious landmarks such as the Triton Fountain, Grandmaster's Palace and the St. John's Co-Cathedral. While here you can also learn about the Armed Forces of Malta with a tour of the War HQ Tunnel and the National War Museum. 
  • The Island of Gozo: Gozo Island is a great place to relax. It has several beaches where you can lounge, swim, or enjoy water sports like diving, snorkeling or paddleboarding. Gozo is also home to many wineries that offer wine tasting. 
  • Mdina: This picturesque city in Malta has lots of interesting buildings and architecture to see. This includes St. Paul’s Catacombs and St. Paul's Cathedral that dates to the 17th century. Learn about the country’s animals and Maltese geology at the National Museum of Natural History. 

Winter 2021 in Malta

Although it is cooler in the winter than in the summer, temperatures are still comfortable in Malta in the winter months. Because it is the off-season for tourism, this is a good time to visit the Megalithic Temples of Malta. You can also see how salt is collected at the Salt Pans on the coasts of Malta. Lastly, you can tour the elegant buildings of Malta such as the Mosta Dome and the Guardia della Piazza. 

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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