Information & Facts
Lascaris Ditch, Valletta
EUR10 adults, EUR5 children under 16. Other concessions
English and Maltese are the official languages; Italian
is also spoken
The currency was changed to the Euro (EUR) on 1 January 2008.
(Maltese lira are no longer accepted.) Banks, ATMs and exchange
bureaux can be found all over the islands, as well as foreign
exchange machines in the tourist areas. Banks generally open
mornings Monday to Saturday, but exchange bureaux at the
international airport are open 24 hours a day. Many hotels, shops
and restaurants accept foreign currency, but currency and
travellers cheques can be changed into lira at banks and tourist
offices. Most hotels and restaurants, as well as many shops, accept
Access, American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club International,
MasterCard and Visa.