The currency was changed to the Euro (EUR) in 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. Most hotels and restaurants, as well as many shops, accept American Express, MasterCard, and Visa.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Malta||EUR 1||EUR 5||EUR 10||EUR 100||EUR 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 1.58||AUD 7.88||AUD 15.77||AUD 157.69||AUD 1,576.89|
|Canada||CAD 1.53||CAD 7.67||CAD 15.34||CAD 153.42||CAD 1,534.24|
|Ireland||EUR 1.00||EUR 5.00||EUR 10.00||EUR 100.00||EUR 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.72||NZD 8.61||NZD 17.22||NZD 172.24||NZD 1,722.37|
|South Africa||ZAR 16.01||ZAR 80.04||ZAR 160.09||ZAR 1,600.89||ZAR 16,008.88|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.88||GBP 4.42||GBP 8.84||GBP 88.44||GBP 884.44|
|United States of America||USD 1.17||USD 5.84||USD 11.68||USD 116.85||USD 1,168.50|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.