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 1.55||AUD 7.75||AUD 15.51||AUD 155.09||AUD 1,550.93|
|Canada||CAD 1.47||CAD 7.37||CAD 14.74||CAD 147.42||CAD 1,474.22|
|Ireland||EUR 1.00||EUR 5.00||EUR 10.00||EUR 100.00||EUR 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.69||NZD 8.43||NZD 16.86||NZD 168.62||NZD 1,686.24|
|South Africa||ZAR 17.29||ZAR 86.43||ZAR 172.87||ZAR 1,728.66||ZAR 17,286.56|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.79||GBP 3.94||GBP 7.89||GBP 78.89||GBP 788.89|
|United States of America||USD 1.14||USD 5.69||USD 11.38||USD 113.80||USD 1,138.04|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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