Car Hire Valletta Malta Airport (MLA)

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  • CB Rentals CB Rentals
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Rent a car for Valletta Malta Airport (MLA)

Minimum age to rent a car in Malta: 21 years
Minimum rental period: 1 day

Book a cheap car at Valletta Malta airport (MLA) aka Luqa Airport - also sometimes referred to as Valletta Airport - and explore this beautiful country in total comfort. With a rental car, you can plan your itinerary as you please and can eliminate the dependence on buses and cabs. One definitely gets more freedom with a rental car as your ultimate travel companion.

Book in advance and save money while booking your Malta Airport car rental on VIPCars!

Car Rental Companies That Offer Deals at Malta Airport (MLA)

To provide a great variety of car rental deals for Malta Airport, VIPCars works with the following partners:

  • AceAce
  • Budget UAEBudget UAE
  • FirstFirst
  • EuropcarEuropcar
  • GoldcarGoldcar
  • SixtSixt
  • HertzHertz

Location of car rental desks at Malta Airport: The car hire counters are located in the airport’s Welcomers’ Hall. Out of the afore-mentioned suppliers, all have their rental counters at the airport except for Ace.

VIPCars Offers Variety of Deals from Top Suppliers That You Can Compare at One Place

When it comes to variety, our partner companies bring forth a big fleet which covers car categories like economy, luxury, convertibles, standard and minis. Offered by different brands, with us you can compare these car deals on the basis of various filters - price, fuel and transmission type. And the best part is that by booking online through VIP Cars you can collect your rental car directly at the airport, which makes the whole process hassle-free and time-saving. Inclusions and add-ons like unlimited mileage and additional driver respectively, further make car rental an excellent way to travel around Malta.

  • Standard

  • Minis

  • Minivan

  • Economy

  • Convertibles

  • Luxury

While renting a car at Malta Airport with us, the default return location will be the airport itself. You can change that by using the “Different-drop-off Location”-section on our booking form. By choosing to return your car at some place other than the airport, the deal becomes a one-way rental for which there will be an additional daily fee.

  • Drop-off at the airport

    • At the time of return, you can visit the supplier's office in the Welcomer's Hall for the drop-off procedure. If you are returning the car after office-hours, you can drop-off your keys in the deposit box which is located just next to the car rental desks in the Welcomers’ Hall.
  • Off-airport Drop-off

    • With our suppliers, you can return your Malta Airport car hire at various locations within Malta. The following are the popular locations in Malta where you can request a drop-off; the complete list is available on our search form.
      • Balzan Downtown
      • Bugibba Downtown
      • Gozo Downtown
      • Gozo Marsalforn
      • Gozo Terminal
      • Malta Downtown
      • Mellieha
      • Msida
      • Valletta Waterfront

Malta Airport - Overview

Malta Airport is the only airport in the country and receives hundreds and thousands of visitors wishing to explore the different islands that make up this archipelago. It is 5 kilometers outside the country’s capital city of Valetta. It is the main Hub for Air Malta.

Other airlines that operate from Malta Airport are Air Berlin, Adria Airways, Air Europa, Air France, Air Baltic, Alitalia, Condor, Easy Jet, Egypt Air, Emirates, Jet Airways, Jet Time, Libyan Airlines, Lufthansa, Luxair, Monarch, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, Small Planet Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines and more.

Address: Malta International Airport, Luqa LQA 4000, Malta

Shopping at Malta Airport (MLA)

Agenda Bookshop

It sells newspapers, magazines, books, snacks, drinks and other convenience products.


Sort of a mix-bag, it offers watches, earrings and other fashion accessories at affordable prices.


Claire’s offers everything from handbags to makeup, and accessories.

Diamonds International

At the store you can buy things from the top fifty watch and jewelry brands in the world.

Duty Free

The Duty Free Store sells the finest products in cosmetics, tobacco, perfumes, and spirit categories.

Hard Rock Retail

At the store, travelers can buy a variety of collectable Hard Rock clothing and accessories.

Dining at Malta Airport (MLA)


Its great menu covers meals, and a big selection of beers.

Burger King

At Burger King, travelers can order from a big selection of all-American dishes, burgers and specials.

Cleland and Souchet Wine Café

It offers great coffee, and a great selection of seafood specials; you can also taste wine here.

Costa Coffee

It is a big craze among coffee fanatics who are in love with bolder blends; it also sells confectionaries.

Dr. Juice Eating Place

Looking for alternatives to fast food? Dr. Juice is the place for you; it sells breakfast, dinner and lunch.

Fat Harry’s Pub

Fat Harry’s Pub brings a mix of cold and hot beverages and is known to serve freshly prepared food.

Things to do at Malta Airport (MLA)

Fun at MIA

Here, a lot of games and other installations have been fitted to make the airport better suited to the families; for the passenger’s entertainment, events are also organized all the year around. It offers a lot for the passengers to do – they can enjoy the seasonal treats, fun games, and can even draw their own welcome posters.

Amusement Room

Located on Level 1, Malta airport’s amusement room has been designed in such a way that it is enough to meet the needs of travelers whether they are children, teenagers, or adults. A lot of interesting games are offered – like billiards and air hockey – to keep the travelers busy and entertained during their stay.

Observation Deck

Situated on the third floor, the airport’s Observation desk is the place if you want to see the airplanes taking off and touching down. At the desk you get a spectacular view of the airport’s runways and Malta’s splendid skyline. If your layover is on a Sunday, you might be able to see some interesting traffic movements as the airport tends to be busier on Sundays.

Things to keep in mind while driving in Malta

Here are a few heads-up that would prove useful while driving your car hire in Malta

  • The roads are narrow especially in the old city centers
    • Speed limits -

      • Urban areas - 80 km/h
      • Village roads - 55 km/h
      • Inbuilt areas - 50 km/h
  • Finding parking is an issue especially in busy areas
  • Malta doesn’t have real motorways
  • People don’t follow rules to the hilt
  • The place has speed cameras so make sure you are driving within the speed limits.

Places to Visit & Activities to Do in Malta and Gozo in a Rental Car

Here are some of the must-visit attractions in Malta and Gozo that would make your trip more meaningful and satiating. A rental car will make sure that you can cover as many attractions as you can with no constraints on time and freedom!

Points of Interest in Malta and Gozo

  • If old temples fascinate you, you should visit Malta’s Megalithic temples. Another noted attraction is Hal-Saflieni Hypogeum - a Neolithic underground temple which was carved out of a living rock and was built between 3600 and 2500 BC. Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples are some of the oldest standing structures in the world.
  • The capital city of Malta, Valletta is an enthralling city with impressive surrounding areas. You can pay a visit to the Fortification Interpretation Centre to know in-depth information about the city's evolution.
  • If you want to find the perfect Maltese gift for your friends and family, Ta` Qali Crafts Village is a great place to shop for the locally produced things. Ta` Qali is a great place if you want to have a look at the traditional glass blowers going about their work.
Megalithic Temples

Megalithic Temples



Ta` Qali Crafts Village

Ta` Qali Crafts Village

Activities to do in Malta

  • Love Snorkeling? Malta has various places like Anchor Bay – near Popeye Village – which are apt for this activity.
  • Golf lovers can spend time their way at the Royal Malta Golf Club
  • Bowling freaks can visit Eden Superbowl in Paceville (St. Julian’s)
  • If the wheel of a kart appeals to you, you can try the Badger Karting kart track
  • You can also enjoy activities like paragliding, water/jet skiing or jet skiing at the beaches in Mellieha Bay or Golden Bay; at Golden Bay, you can also try horse riding
  • In Gozo also, you can enjoy all from climbing to kayaking and biking.
  • At Marine Park Malta, you can enjoy swimming with Dolphins
  • Would love to enjoy a panoramic view of the region? Visit the lighthouse near Ghasri and enjoy the great views. In Victoria, you can visit the Citadel for the same.
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Cheap Car Hire Deals in Malta

Economy USD 11.71 /day
Compact USD 13.84 /day
Van / Minivan USD 19.17 /day
Luxury USD 23.43 /day

Car Rental Locations Near Valletta Malta Airport