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 1.60||AUD 8.00||AUD 16.01||AUD 160.09||AUD 1,600.89|
|Canada||CAD 1.52||CAD 7.62||CAD 15.24||CAD 152.43||CAD 1,524.28|
|Ireland||EUR 1.00||EUR 5.00||EUR 10.00||EUR 100.00||EUR 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.69||NZD 8.45||NZD 16.90||NZD 168.98||NZD 1,689.81|
|South Africa||ZAR 15.91||ZAR 79.53||ZAR 159.05||ZAR 1,590.50||ZAR 15,905.04|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.90||GBP 4.48||GBP 8.95||GBP 89.51||GBP 895.12|
|United States of America||USD 1.14||USD 5.70||USD 11.40||USD 114.00||USD 1,139.99|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.