Travel

Coronavirus

There are currently no COVID-19 travel requirements for entering Malta

If you need to book a COVID-19 test for your return journey, we invite you to consult the Malta Tourism Authority swab centres information page.

Conference Venue

Hilton Malta
Vjal Portomaso
St Julian's PTM
01, Malta

Hotels Addresses

Hilton Malta

Vjal Portomaso

St. Julian's PTM 01, Malta


Malta Marriott Hotel

39 Main Street, Balluta Bay

St. Julian's, STJ1017, Malta

Golden Tulip Vivaldi Hotel

Dragonara Road

St. Julian’s, STJ3141, Malta

Airport 

The closest airport to the Hilton Malta is Malta International Airport (MLA), which is approximately 20 minutes away by car.

Bus

There are three buses that run from the airport to St Julian's: TD2, TD3, and X2.

The TD2 bus runs on an hourly basis, with the first bus at 4:30am and the final bus at 00:30. The journey time is approximately 25 minutes. More information on this service can be found here.

The TD3 bus runs from 4:00am to 00:00 and leaves on the hour. Journey time is approximately 25 minutes. More information on this service can be found here.

The X2 bus runs from 6:00am to 23:00 and leaves on the hour. Journey time is approximately one hour. More information on this service can be found here.

In St Julian's disembark at the San Giljan bus stop and the Hilton Malta is a ten minute walk.

Bus tickets for a single journey cost €1.50 and can be used to get to any destination within two hours, including interchanging. More information on bus tickets can be found here.

Shuttle Service

You can choose to book a shuttle service between the airport and hotel as a one-way trip or a return trip. This can be arranged via the link here.

Taxi

Taxis are available for hire at the taxi stands in the Arrival areas of each terminal. A ride to the hotel takes about 30 minutes and costs around 20 euros to St. Julian's and 15 euros to Valletta. The fares may include an additional administrative fee.

You can find more information on taxis from the airport here.

An alternative to the taxi is to download the eCabs app. eCabs is Malta's cab-on-demand service; you can hail a ride through the app on your smartphone. 

Car Rental

The airport has numerous rental car providers. Please click here for more information.

Travel Tips

Time

Malta is +1h UTC/GMT.

Language

The official language of the Conference is English.

Weather

The average temperature during the year is a pleasant 18°C, with January averaging a slightly lower temperature of 12°C, and the peaking to an average of 30°C in July and August.

Weather in Valletta, Malta

Dress

Business-conservative or business-casual attire is appropriate for all meeting events.

Telephone

Malta's country code is +356.  

Currency

Help plan your trip by checking the current exchange rate of your currency to Euros.

Tipping

Tipping is customary in Malta and a gratuity of between 5% and 10%, whenever good service has been provided is reasonable. If a service charge has already been included in the bill, a tip is unnecessary.

Emergencies

Police: 112
Ambulance: 112
Fire Brigade & Civil Protection: 112

Electricity

In Malta the power sockets are of Type G (3-pin flat blades). The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.