Driving licence requirements in Malta state that to drive a car you must be at least 18 years old and have held your licence for 1 year.
To hire a car in Malta you must be at least 21 years old - age may vary by car category - and have held your license for at least 1 year. Drivers under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge. The maximum age for a car hire in Luqa is 70 years.
Hamrun to Luqa - 5kms (10mins)
St. Julian's to Qormi - 7kms (15mins)
General Malta driving, laws rules and regulations to follow when enjoying a car hire in Hamrun and other places in Malta:
Driving in Malta is on the left hand side of the road.
Seat belts when driving a hire car in Malta are mandatory.
The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system.
Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid driver?s licence, registration documents and insurance documents.
Petrol stations in Malta open from 7am to 8pm. Credit cards are not accepted, so you must make sure you have cash on you.
There are no toll highways on Malta.
Parking meters line the major streets of Malta and are valid for 1 to 2 hours of parking. Parking in Valetta is limited and you will have to pay a small charge for entering the city.
Cars hired in Malta are not allowed outside of the country. Domestic and International one way vehicle rentals are not allowed in Malta.
If you plan to drive with a Malta car hire you can pick it up in one location and return it to another location but there are some restrictions that you need to check with your car hire supplier on your Malta one-way car hire.
With your car hire in Malta, it is important to take the time to look through some of these rules and Malta driving information, ensuring you have the safest possible journey.