Malta Driving Advice and Car Hire Info

Driving In Malta
Malta drives on the left using right hand drive cars. Roads are in generally okay condition though there will be a few bumps and pot holes. Driving style is typically Southern European so drivers from Northern Europe and USA may find that locals tend to drive fast and have a laissez faire attitude to road rules. Cars require a permit to enter Valetta so check with the rental company that they will provide this.

Malta Car Rental –
Sixt, Hertz, Europcar, Alamo, National,Avis, Budget, Thrifty, Dollar, have outlets here. Also usually features on Car rental broker sites such as Argus Car Hire and Web discount sites such as or Expedia

There are plenty of local firms based in the main resorts Local car rental companies with websites are are –

Malta Self Drive Rules-
Cars are usually able to be driven in Malta and Gozo. Most companies won’t allow vehicles to be taken beyond the two islands though.

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