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Rent a Car at Malta Intl Airport (MLA)

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Malta Intl Airport (MLA)


Budget Car Retnal Park East, Malta Int Airport, XX, Malta


(356) 25677207

Hours of Operation:

Sun - Sat 7:30 AM - 2:00 AM

If flying in, the rental counter is within the terminal with a short walk to the car lot.

Location Information
General Directions
COUNTER: Proceed to the Budget counter in terminal, located just after the baggage claim area in the Welcomers Hall.
CARS: On-site.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
After-hours Returns
Park & lock the car. Place the completed contract & the keys in the Drop Box located in the Returns area. Remember to take your personal belongings with you.

Terms and Conditions

Optional Coverages

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) is optional for renters 26 to 69 years of age. Mandatory for renters 21-25 years of age and over 75 years of age.
Reduces the renters financial liability (NWE) in the event of damage to the Budget vehicle to  amount of EUR 1500.00 to EUR 2400.00 depending on car group rented. Theft Protections (TP) is optional for renters 26 to 69 years of age.  Mandatory for renters 21-25 years of age and over 75 years of age.
Theft Protection (TP) reduces the renters liability (NWE) in the event of theft of the Budget vehicle or parts there of to amount of EUR 1500.00 to EUR 2400.00 depending on car group rented. Customer can reduce excess to Zero, please advise customer to check at counter for further details and cost.
Note: Renters are required to fill out an accident claims form in all cases (including those instances where the client has purchased the Insurances) in order not to invalidate the insurance coverages.  Traffic Fines - Renters are responsible to pay all fines before departure. If fines are paid through budget administration a fee of 30.00 EUR will apply for administration and legal fees.

Credit Card Policies

Budget Malta accepts the American Express, Budget Charge Card, Budget International, Diners Club, Mastercard / Access / EuroCard, Visa.

Additional Charge Card Hold:

Only Credit Cards are accepted for deposit. A security deposit on the credit card will be required to cover the excess, unless the excess waiver is purchased locally. The value of the security deposit will vary depending on the level of insurance cover purchased in Malta and/or ancillary equipment rented out with the vehicle.

The excess amount per car group will be required as a security deposit by the customer on arrival. The security deposit required is split by car group type as follows:
Groups A, B, C, E, F, 
G, H, L, N EUR 1,500 + EUR 200 for traffic contraventions
Groups I, J, K, M, P EUR 1,800 + EUR 200 for traffic contraventions
Groups D, O EUR 2,400 + EUR 200 for traffic contraventions

Debit Card Policies

Debit cards are not accepted.

Drivers License

Each driver must show photographic proof of identity and their passport at the start of the rental.
All drivers must present a full and current driving licence which has been held for at least 1 year.
The licence must be valid for use in the renting country.
If licence was issued outside the European Community customer/renter must provide an International Driving Licence.

If you are a European Union citizen and are aged 75 years and over you require a valid driving license. If you are a non European Union citizen and are aged 75 years and over you will require both a vaild & clean driving license and a medical certificate proving fitness to drive. 

Public Liability and Property Damage

Additional Driver Policy

Additional drivers must meet the same requirements as the primary driver.  Additional Driver fees may apply for all additional drivers. Check at the time of rental for complete details.

Age Requirements

You must be at least 21 years old to rent at this location. If you are between 21 and 25 years old you must pay a young driver surcharge of EUR 35.00 per day, up to maximum cost of EUR 350.00 per rental for any car group. Category D BMW 520 & Category O Mini Cooper - minimum renting age is 25 years.

Estimated Totals

Estimated total includes base rate, taxes, and surcharges. Items such as coupon discounts, child safety seats and gas are NOT included in the estimated total. Optional coverages and one-way fees are subject to tax in certain locations. This tax is not reflected in the Estimated Total.

Estimated total is subject to change based upon exchange rates at the time of rental.

Fuel Policy

Malta and Gozo all hire cars come loaded with full tank of fuel. At the rental station drivers can purchase fuel up front (fuel is offered at local pump prices) or bring back full at no extra charge. If the tank is less than full, missing fuel is charged at the price per litre shown on the rental agreement at the time of collection.

Fuel up front is offered at the counter and the cost of this is dependent on the vehicle make-model's fuel tank capacity.

Location Exceptions

Additional Drivers must meet the same requirements as the primary driver. Additional Drivers must be present at time of pickup. Additional Driver charge: 11.00 EUR per day.

Meet Late Arrivals or Out of Hours: Airport is open 24 hours for reservations but is not manned from 8:00 pm - 8:00 am. Full flight details, contact phone number, credit card details are required on reservations. Please call reservation center to arrange and confirm. A charge of 25.00 EUR per rental will apply from 8:00 pm - 8:00 am, this will not be refunded. 

Travel Into Other Countries

One-Way Rentals outside the country are not permitted.