Car Hire Malta International Airport
Find your perfect hire car at Malta International AirportCollect the keys to your Avis hire car at Malta International Airport and discover a world of sightseeing opportunities on this Mediterranean island. Explore the capital city of Valletta and beyond at your leisure.
Plan your journey from Malta International AirportMalta International Airport serves all of the Maltese Islands and hiring a car is an ideal way to explore everything they have to offer. From the airport, Valletta is just a 15-minute drive away, via Triq Giuseppe.
With every street offering a glimpse of its historic past, Valletta is like a museum in itself. Grandmasters Palace in Palace Square is the Office of the President, and its state rooms and Armoury are open to the public.
Art enthusiasts should head to The National Museum of Fine Arts and the National Museum of Archaeology have plenty to offer, where a regular programme of art, sculpture and ceramic exhibitions are held.
Those in search of gastronomy will find plenty of choice. A good selection of cafes and restaurants serve both Italian and Mediterranean inspired cuisine, including fresh fish, seafood and pasta dishes.
Just a short drive from Valletta, via Triq Dicembru 13, is Hal Saflieni Hypogeum. This is an extraordinary series of underground burial chambers cut into solid rock that have been named a Unesco World Heritage Site.
Explore Valletta and the Maltese Islands from the comfort of your hire car.
Beyond Malta International AirportThe islands of Malta, Gozo and Comino make up the Maltese archipelago. Between them, they offer the complete package; beach life, culture and history. From the monuments and palaces of Valletta to the dive sites of Camino, Malta offers a host of attractions to explore.
By hire car, the island of Gozo can be reached in just under an hour and a half, via the Cirkewwa-Mgarr route, which includes a short ferry crossing. More rugged and rural than Malta, Gozo is ideal for those looking for rest and relaxation. A number of scuba diving sites are here too, as well as a range of historical landmarks and forts to explore. Visit Ggantija, Malta’s best preserved prehistoric temple during your visit. Head to Gozo's Mdina and Cittadella for some fine examples of medieval fortified towns. The latter has been inhabited since the Bronze Age.
Bugibba, Qawra and St Paul’s Bay
Those in search of laid-back beach life will find it in abundance in Buggiba, one of Malta’s most popular resorts, and just a 30-minute drive from Malta International Airport. Stretching along St Paul’s Bay, it offers plenty of nightlife options, including a cinema and a selection of water-sports. You’ll find a wide range of restaurants and cafes situated in Bugibba offering both national and international cuisine. The neighbouring resort of Qawra boasts similar attractions, and both have a number of diving centres.
Hiring an Avis car will make it easy to explore all that Malta and Gozo have to offer, and you’ll see some stunning scenery along the way.