Malta travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Malta with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Malta.

Malta travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Malta with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Malta - quick facts
Flight time 3 hours
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Maltese, English
Currency Euro
Electricity G plug (230V)
Driving side Left

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✝ = Typical flight time from the UK.

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Malta weather

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Malta travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Malta from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Malta.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Malta travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Malta with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Malta, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Malta covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Malta with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Malta travel features

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Malta FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Malta including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Malta due to Covid-19?

Malta is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Malta.

Check out Government of Malta for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Malta?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Malta. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Malta from the UK?

The flight time to Malta from the UK is typically 3 hours.

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What is the time difference between Malta and the UK?

The time difference between Malta and the UK is UK time+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Malta?

The main languages spoken in Malta are Maltese and English.

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What is the currency in Malta?

The currency in Malta is the Euro (EUR).

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Which plugs are used in Malta?

Malta uses electrical plug type G (230 Volts) - the same as the UK.

Which side of the road do they drive on in Malta?

They drive on the left side of the road in Malta.

Find out more about driving in Malta with RAC* and International Drivers Association*.

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