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 1.44||AUD 7.19||AUD 14.38||AUD 143.82||AUD 1,438.23|
|Canada||CAD 1.40||CAD 7.00||CAD 13.99||CAD 139.95||CAD 1,399.49|
|Ireland||EUR 1.00||EUR 5.00||EUR 10.00||EUR 100.00||EUR 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.51||NZD 7.56||NZD 15.11||NZD 151.13||NZD 1,511.27|
|South Africa||ZAR 14.48||ZAR 72.40||ZAR 144.79||ZAR 1,447.93||ZAR 14,479.31|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.87||GBP 4.35||GBP 8.71||GBP 87.09||GBP 870.86|
|United States of America||USD 1.06||USD 5.29||USD 10.59||USD 105.85||USD 1,058.54|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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