Destination MaltaDestination Malta

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Practical informationPractical information

Public transport

The distances on the island are very short and you can arrive at your destination by local bus cheaply and easily. There is a good road system and most sights can be reached by public transport.


There are more than sufficient taxis, especially in the more popular areas. Hiring a car is also a good choice and you need not be afraid of getting lost.


The main post office is at 305, Qormi Road. Most cities and villages have post offices or sub-post offices. There is also one in the capital Valletta. Stamps are often sold at hotels and in souvenir shops as well.


There are numerous pharmacies on the island, but the only chemist's open 24 hours a day is the one at Malta's international airport.


Saint James Hospital George Borg Olivier Street, Sliema

Saint James Hospital Gozo

Mgarr Road, Ghajnsielem, Gozo


Country code: +356


220 V/ 50 Hz Three-pin plugs.


You will pay with Euros and cash dispensers are present. Credit cards and traveller’s cheques are accepted as well.

Opening hours

Shops are generally open from 09h00 to 13h00 and from 16h00-19h00. Some shops in the tourist areas stay open all day.

Tourist Information Office

Freedom Square

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