Prices Valletta Malta

Valletta


Overview of Malta

We’ve listed real prices of hotels, food, tours and groceries in Malta to give you an idea of what a daily travel cost might be.

Capital

Valletta

Currency

Euro (EUR, €)

Population

67.1 million

GDP

$51 million

GDP PER CAPITA, PPP

$16,338

Language

Maltese, English

Big Mac Index

4.58 (Euro area, 2021)

Inflation Index

+0.6%


Country Facts

Is tap water in Valletta safe to drink?

Yes, tap water is safe to drink throughout the Maltese Islands according to the official VisitMalta website.


Valletta

Malta /mɒltə/, Valletta /vəˈlɛtə/

Facts Valletta Malta
Time zone UTC+1 (Central European Time); Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Currency Euro (EUR, €)
Airport Malta International Airport (IATA: MLA, ICAO: LMML)
Calling code +356


Hotel prices in Valetta

Hotels

Hotel Prices in Valletta

How much do hotels cost in Valletta? You can book a luxury hotel room for 126 euro per night.

Two-star hotels **

US$101 - 164 | €86 - 140

Three-star hotels ***

US$62 - 164 | €53 - 140

Four-star hotels ****

US$102 - 215 | €87 - 183

Five-star hotels *****

US$148 - 305 | €126 - 260

Hotel prices above are based on average rates for a Standard Room for 2 guests. After collecting the data from the top online travel agencies we have calculated the average cost of the room that varies depending on the season or major local events. Also, the rates may vary significantly depending on how far in advance you book and deals. Rates are often based on location and amenities, so the hotel prices we’ve listed are all well-rated hotels in the popular tourist areas of each city.


Malta City Tax

  • The Malta tourist eco-tax is US$0.6 | €0.50 per person per night, up to a maximum of US$5.9 | €5 per adult per visit.
  • The tax will be charged directly by the hotel. Children are exempt from the tax.

Best Time to Visit Malta

What is the best time to go for cheaper rates?

  • Peak tourist season: June to October
  • Shoulder Season: March to May
  • Low Season: November to February

Things to do in Valletta & Prices

Things to Do

Things To Do in Malta

Here’s our list of the best places and museums in Malta, including the grand Cathedral with two unique Caravaggio masterpieces; the turquoise Blue Lagoon, and an abandoned set from the 1980’ movie “Popeye” that is now converted into a theme park.

St. John’s Co-Cathedral

Prices:

  • Adult (age 12-64) US$11.7 | €10
  • Student/Senior US$8.8 | €7.5
  • Child (up to 12) Free

Esplora Interactive Science Centre

Prices:

  • Adult (age 12+) US$7 | €6
  • Child (age 5-11) US$4.7 | €4

Popeye Village Malta

Prices:

  • Adult (age 12-64) US$12.9 - 18.8 | €11 - 16
  • Senior (age 64+) US$10.6 - 14.7 | €9 - 12.5
  • Child (age 3-11) US$10.6 - 14.7 | €9 - 12.5

Malta Classic Car Collection Museum

Prices:

  • Adult (age 12+) US$11.7 | €10
  • Child (age 5-11) US$5.3 | €4.5

Game of Throne Tour in Malta – 9 hours

Prices:

  • Adult (age 11-70) US$80 | €68
  • Child (age 3-10) US$54 | €46

Gozo, Comino, Blue Lagoon and Caves Tour – 7 hours

Prices:

  • Adult (age 11-99) US$29.4 | €25
  • Child (age 6-10) US$23.5 | €20

Valletta City Walking Tour – 2 hours

Prices:

  • Adult (age 16-99) US$14.1 | €12
  • Youth (age 10-15) US$7 | €6

Free Attractions

  • Mdina Old Town
  • The Citadel
  • Upper Barrakka Gardens
  • Xlendi Beach
  • Xemxija Heritage Trail
  • Ghasri valley
  • Xwejni Salt Pans
  • Blue Hole
  • Free Valletta Tour in Spanish
Free attractions in Valletta

Transportation in Valletta

Transportation

Valletta Transportation Prices

Here’s how to get around Valletta with taxis, buses and electric scooters and how much it costs.

Taxi

City Taxi

Taxi fares are not fixed, so we’d recommend that you ask and agree on a price first.

  • Malta Airport to Valletta: US$17.6 | €15
  • Malta Airport to Mellieha: US$29.4 - 34 | €25 - 29
  • Malta Airport to Sliema: US$17.6 - 23.5 | €15 - 20
  • Valletta to Mdina: US$21.1 | €18

Uber

Bolt offers affordable taxi services in Malta, similar to Uber and Lyft.

  • Initial charge US$4.7 | €4
  • Per km US$1.2 | €1
  • Waiting per minute US$0.4 | €0.33

Bus

Malta Public Transport operates the bus services in Malta and Gozo.

  • Solo Ticket Winter US$1.8 | €1.5
  • Solo Ticket Summer US$2.3 | €2
  • Solo Ticket Night US$3.5 | €3
  • 12 Single Day Journeys Card US$17.6 | €15
  • 7 day Explore Card for Adults US$24.7 | €21

Car Rental

Malta International Airport (Luga).

April 2021. Midsize car.

  • 1 day US$16.4 - 86 | €14 - 73
  • 1 week US$167 - 457 | €142 - 389

City Bikes

Bike rental prices:

  • per day US$17.6 | €15
  • per week US$82 | €70

Electric Scooters

As electric scooters must be registered and licensed with Transport Malta, they are not legal for public use at the moment.


Restaurants in Valletta

Restaurants

Valletta restaurant and café prices

Find out how much a meal costs in Valletta. Taste of Malta Tasting Menu for 90 euro?

Fine Dining

De Mondion. Michelin-starred restaurant.

Price Range (per meal): US$16.4 - 52 | €14 - 44

Taste of Malta Tasting Menu (5 courses): US$106 | €90

Wine pairing: US$53 - 65 | €45 - 55

The Lord Nelson Restaurant

Price range (per meal): US$14.1 - 85 | €12 - 72

6-course tasting menu: US$70 | €60

Taro at The Villa

Price range (per meal): US$17.6 - 45 | €15 - 38

Sunday Lunch menu: US$35 | €30


Mid-range Restaurant and Café Prices

Full English breakfast from US$9.3 | €7.9
Soup US$8.2 - 10.6 | €7 - 9
Pizza US$8.2 - 11.7 | €7 - 10
Pasta from US$14.1 | €12
Salad US$15.3 | €13
Typical main meal cost US$21.1 - 28.2 | €18 - 24
Steak US$32 - 39 | €27 - 33

2-course dinner

(per person)
US$35 | €30
Aperol Spritz US$7.6 | €6.5
Beer 50cl US$4.7 | €4
Bottle of wine from US$14.1 | €12
Maltese coffee US$1.8 | €1.5
Coffee: Espresso US$1.9 | €1.6
Coffee: Cappuccino US$2.9 | €2.50

Fast Food Prices

Valletta fast food restaurant chains are McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, KFC.

Valletta McDonald’s Prices

  • Cheeseburger US$1.9 | €1.65
  • Hamburger US$1.4 | €1.15
  • Big Mac US$4.8 | €4.1
  • Chicken McNuggets 6 US$4.4 | €3.75
  • French fries (medium) US$2.5 | €2.1
  • Sundae US$2 | €1.7
  • Espresso US$1.2 | €1
  • Cappuccino US$1.9 | €1.6
  • Coca Cola (medium) US$2.6 | €2.2
  • Cisk Lager beer 33cl US$2.6 | €2.25


Food and Drinks in Valletta

Food & Drinks

Food & Drink Prices

Wondering how much groceries cost in Malta? We have collected prices directly from the main Valletta supermarkets.

Local foods: What to try & Prices

What to eat in Malta? We’ve put together a list of famous Maltese foods you have to try.

Local food in Valletta
  • Aljota (fish soup) US$9.4 | €8
  • Bebbux (snails) from US$14.1 | €12
  • Fried local goat cheese from US$9.3 | €7.9
  • Zalzett Malti (Maltese Sausage) from US$10 | €8.5
  • Ftira Għawdxija (Gozitan Pizza) US$14 | €11.9
  • Rabbit stew from US$21.1 | €18
  • Local pork belly from US$22.3 | €19
  • Ġelat tat-tin Fig ice cream US$4.6 | €3.95
  • Imqaret (date fritters) US$6.5 | €5.5
  • Lampuki Pie (fish pie)
  • Bigilla (broad bean pate)

Supermarket & grocery store prices

Main supermarket and grocery store chains are Valyou, PAVI, Lidl, GS, Scotts.

Bakery
Sliced bread 600gUS$1.3 | €1.1
BaguetteUS$0.6 | €0.55
Meat
Fresh Beef rump (Italy) 1kgUS$13.6 | €11.6
Beef sirloin 1kgUS$16.3 | €13.9
Minced meat 1kgUS$9.2 | €7.8
Fresh lamb shoulder 1kgUS$17.3 | €14.75
Fresh veal rump 1kgUS$18.7 | €15.9
Pork chops 1kgUS$5.7 | €4.89
Pork tenderloin 1kgUS$10.5 | €8.9
Chicken fillets 1 kgUS$8 | €6.8
Fish
Frozen Wild Alaska Salmon 500gUS$14.5 | €12.35
Findus Alaska Pollock 1kgUS$14.7 | €12.49
Smoked salmon 100gUS$4 | €3.4
Pasta & Rice
Barilla Spaghetti 1 kgUS$1.8 | €1.5
Rice Basmati 1kgUS$4.1 | €3.47
Fruits
Pineapple 1 pieceUS$3.8 | €3.25
Mango 1 pieceUS$2.6 | €2.25
Apples 1kgUS$4.1 | €3.5
Strawberry 500gUS$4.1 | €3.5
Banana 1kgUS$2.3 | €1.99
Vegetables
Zucchini 1 kgUS$1.8 | €1.55
Tomatoes 1kgUS$2.5 | €2.15
Carrots 1 kgUS$2.2 | €1.85
Cucumber 1kgUS$3.9 | €3.3
Chopped salad mix 125gUS$3.5 | €3
Broccoli 1kgUS$4.9 | €4.15
Potatoes 1kgUS$1.4 | €1.2
Iceberg lettuce 1 pieceUS$1.6 | €1.35
Eggs
Free – range eggs 12 piecesUS$1.7 | €1.48
Dairy
Milk 1lUS$1.1 | €0.94
Butter 250grUS$3 | €2.54
ACTIVIA Yogurt 4x125gUS$3.6 | €3.1
Cheese
Brie 125gUS$4.4 | €3.75
Camembert 1kgUS$21.9 | €18.68
Gouda 1kgUS$27.8 | €23.7
Mozzarella 125gUS$1.2 | €1.02
Mild Cheddar 200gUS$4.7 | €3.98
Gbejniet Tal-bzar 1kgUS$18.2 | €15.5
Sweets
BONNE MAMAN Strawberry Jam 370gUS$4.1 | €3.49
Honey 500gUS$8.2 | €7
Nutella 400gUS$5.1 | €4.35
Mackays Thick Orange Marmalade 340gUS$3.9 | €3.35
Calve Peanut Butter Smooth 350gUS$4.1 | €3.5
LINDT – EXCELLENCE Chocolate 70% cacao 100gUS$3.5 | €2.95
MILKA Milk chocolate 100gUS$2 | €1.7
Cereals
Nestle Cheerios 375gUS$4.3 | €3.69
Nestle Fitness 375gUS$4.2 | €3.59
Kellogg’s Special K 290gUS$4.9 | €4.2
Chips
Pringles Original Chips Crisps 165gUS$2.3 | €1.99
Pizza
Cameo – RISTORANTE Pizza Salami, frozen 320gUS$4.4 | €3.75
Ice Cream
HÄAGEN-DAZS Vanilla 460mlUS$7.6 | €6.49
MAGNUM Classic 4 pieces, 292gUS$7 | €5.99
BEN & JERRY’S Chocolate Fudge Brownie 500mlUS$8.2 | €6.99
Other
Sugar 1kgUS$1.4 | €1.2
Almonds 100gUS$2.5 | €2.1
Olive oil 1lUS$10.3 | €8.78
Drinks
DR PEPPER 1.5lUS$2.3 | €1.99
COCA COLA 1.5lUS$2.1 | €1.81
Fanta 1.5lUS$2.1 | €1.81
Orange juice 1lUS$2.3 | €1.97
Illy Espresso Ground Coffee Dark 250gUS$8.3 | €7.09
Nescafe Instant coffee 200gUS$10.3 | €8.75
Lavazza Crema E Gusto 250gUS$3.4 | €2.89
Nescafe Dolce Gusto Cappuccino X16US$6.1 | €5.17
Clipper green tea, organic 20 tea bagsUS$2.8 | €2.38
Pg Tips Tea Bags X40US$2.1 | €1.75
Water
Bottled water 2lUS$0.4 | €0.37
PERRIER 1lUS$1.4 | €1.16
SAN PELLEGRINO 1lUS$1.1 | €0.92


Baby
Huggies 5 Ultra Comfort 42 nappies/diapersUS$16.4 | €14
Pampers New Baby 2 54 nappiesUS$16.1 | €13.7
Aptamil 2 Pronutra+ Milk Formula 800gUS$17.3 | €14.77
Ella’s The Yellow One 90gUS$1.5 | €1.29
Hipp Carrots & Potatoes 125gUS$2.1 | €1.8
Pet
Cat food: Friskies Dry food 2kgUS$6.4 | €5.49
Cat food: Whiskas Tin Beef 400gUS$2 | €1.74
Dog food: Pedigree Beef Tin 400gUS$1.2 | €1.02
Pedigree Dry food 3kgUS$8.8 | €7.49
Household
Ariel Liquid Original 20 washes 1.1lUS$7 | €6
Toliet paper 12 rollsUS$8.8 | €7.49

Alcohol
Absolut Vodka 40% 70clUS$16.4 | €14
APÉROL 1lUS$12.8 | €10.87
BALLANTINE’S Blended Scotch Whisky 70clUS$17.1 | €14.6
CHIVAS REGAL Blended Scotch Whisky 12 yo 70clUS$32 | €26.9
BAILEY’S The Original 70clUS$21.7 | €18.46
Jagermeister 1lUS$29 | €24.69
JOHNNIE WALKER Red Label Whiskey 70clUS$19.5 | €16.6
Jack Daniels USA Tennessee Blended Whiskey 70clUS$30 | €25.65
BOMBAY SAPPHIRE London Dry Gin 70clUS$27 | €23
Bacardi Carta Blanca rum 1lUS$28.2 | €23.99
Hennessy XO Cognac 70clUS$40 | €33.7
Red wine
Arc Du Rhone Red Wine 75clUS$10 | €8.51
Lachryma Vitis Red Wine 1lUS$3.4 | €2.86
Zenato Amarone Della Valpolicella 75clUS$53 | €45
Torres Sangre De Toro Red 75clUS$8.8 | €7.49
Yellow Tail Shiraz 75clUS$11.1 | €9.49
White wine
Lachryma Vitis White Wine 75clUS$2.7 | €2.26
Jacob’s Creek Chardonnay 75clUS$9.4 | €7.97
Ricossa Moscato D’asti 75clUS$11.6 | €9.9
Bersano Monteolivo Moscato D’asti 75clUS$15.3 | €13
19 Crimes Chardonnay 75clUS$11.7 | €10
Rose wine
Gato Negro Cabernet Merlot Rose 75clUS$6.5 | €5.5
Baron D’arignac Rose 75clUS$4.7 | €4
Gerard Bertrand Cote Des Roses 75clUS$14.1 | €12
Mateus Rose 75clUS$7.8 | €6.65
Champagne
MOËT & CHANDON Champagne AOP brut 75clUS$56 | €47.9
Dom Perignon Champagne Brut 2009 75clUS$203 | €173
Bollinger Champagne Brut 75clUS$77 | €65.5
Sparkling wine
FREIXENET Espagne – cava, brut 75clUS$9.4 | €8
Bottega Spumante Gold 75clUS$25.2 | €21.5
Martini Prosecco 75clUS$14.1 | €12
Beer & Cider
GUINNESS Draught Stout 44clUS$2.7 | €2.29
HEINEKEN Light Beer 33clUS$1.4 | €1.17
STELLA ARTOIS Beer 33clUS$1.2 | €1.05
CARLSBERG 50clUS$1.2 | €1.05
Cisk Lager Can 50clUS$1.5 | €1.28
Somersby Pear Cider 33clUS$2.1 | €1.82
Kopparberg Cider Apple 50clUS$2.8 | €2.35

Shopping in Valletta

Shopping

Shopping & Services in Valletta

How much are private beaches in Valletta? What to bring home from Malta? Check it out!


Souvenir prices

  • Fridge magnet from US$1.2 | €1
  • Hand-blown glass decorative bowl from US$15.3 | €13
  • Silver Filigree Earrings from US$17.6 | €15
  • Glass pictures from US$42 | €36
  • Decorative brass door knob from US$211 | €180
  • Gbejna Cheese (kg) from US$10.6 | €9
  • Zeppi’s Bajtra Liqueur 50cl US$11.3 | €9.6
  • Qubbajt (Nougat) 220g US$10 | €8.5
  • Savina Bajtrija (Prickly pear jam) US$8.2 | €7

How much does it cost to send a postcard from Malta abroad?

All over the world

Postcard or a Greetings card: US$0.4 - 0.8 | €0.3 - 0.7



Tax Free Shopping in Malta in 2021

Non-EU residents can enjoy tax free shopping on goods (standard VAT rate is 18%; 5% for books and pharmacy) when making purchases that total US$59 | €50 per individual receipt.

The goods cannot be used in the EU. The valid passport is required. VAT refund claims do not apply to tobacco and alcohol purchases.


Groupon in Malta

Are you looking for discounts or coupons in Malta? One of the Groupon alternatives that offers deals for restaurants, spas, things to do, and many more is DealToday.com.mt.


Beach Prices

For a sun bed and a parasol for the day, prices start at US$21.1 | €18 in high season.


Water Sports Rental Rates

  • Self-drive boats (per hour): from US$41 | €35
  • Speed boat (per hour): from US$106 | €90
  • Jet ski (15 minutes): US$42 | €36
  • Paddle boats (per hour): US$14.1 | €12
  • Kayak (per hour): US$11.7 - 16.4 | €10 - 14
  • SUP (per hour): US$11.7 - 17.6 | €10 - 15
  • Waterskiing (15 minutes): US$35 | €30
  • Wakeboarding (15 minutes): US$35 | €30

How much is iPhone in Valletta, Malta?

iPhone X prices in Valletta
  • iPhone 11 from US$985 | €839
  • iPhone 11 Pro from US$1396 | €1189
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max US$1514 | €1289
  • iPhone SE US$609 | €519

Tobacco

A pack of 20 cigarettes (Winston, Camel, Chesterfield, LM, Pall Mall, etc.) costs US$6.8 | €5.75.


Hair & Beauty Service Prices

  • Women haircut US$23.5 - 47 | €20 - 40
  • Men haircut US$14.1 - 31 | €12 - 26
  • 60-minute massage US$47 | €40
  • Manicure US$17.6 | €15

Apartment for Rent Prices

(per month)

  • Small studio US$881 - 1233 | €750 - 1050
  • Two-bedroom apartment US$1409 - 2936 | €1200 - 2500

Sales in Malta

Winter and summer sales in Malta in 2021

Winter sales 2021: January, 07 till end of January

Summer sales 2021: mid-July till mid-August





COVID-19 and Travel

Should I book a summer vacation to Valletta, Malta in 2021?

We do not recommend that you book flights even if plane ticket prices are down right now.

However, you can get a great deal on hotels for next summer, since the hotels are offering full refunds without penalties, so you can always cancel and change your travel plans last minute.

We would suggest that you book through the main booking engines such as Booking.com or Hotels.com and choose from the major hotel chains such as Hilton, Best Western, Accor, etc.

Make sure you reserve a hotel room without paying for it upfront and your credit card will not be charged.




Leave a comment

Have a question about prices? Ask us! We may have an answer and will post it here to help you and other travelers. Do you want to help us correct or update some price information? Let us know by leaving a quick comment below.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *