Airport

The Malta International Airport is situated in Gudja and is served by direct bus service to and from Valletta and other tourist areas.

Currency

Euro

Eating and Drinking

Valletta and all the tourist areas offer a wide selection of quality restaurants to suit the needs of every traveller. In fish restaurants, the menu may vary according to season and the day’s catch. It is receommended to ask for fresh fish which may also be on display. To experience traditional Maltese home-cooking, try dining at the more popular family restaurants specialising in local food.

Some typical Maltese dishes include:

Rabbit dishes, Beef olives, Macaroni Pie, Dorado fish, Swordfish and Tuna.

Electricity

The electricity supply is 230 volts, 50Hz. Three-pin British Standard plugs are used, but if required, adapters are easily available.

Health

Visitors from EU member states should ensure they are in possession of a Health Insurance Card when requiring medical care at one of the public hospitals or clinics.

Time Zone

Malta’s time is set according to Central European Time.

Transport

Public Bus Transport: For up to date information visit: www.publictransport.com.mt or call +356 21222000. The main bus terminus in Valletta provides service to all towns and villages at frequent intervals. Direct bus services are available from various tourist areas to Rabat, Marsaxlokk, Cirkewwa ferry, Qawra and Bugibba.