Information about Malta's weather, beaches, tours and activities, our school location in St Julians and more
Famous for its sunny weather and summer-living, Malta is located in the heart of the Mediterranean, just below Italy.
Banks are the best place to change money; they almost always offer a significantly better rate than hotels or restaurants. Waiters and taxi drivers expect a 10% tip. All major credit cards are widely accepted. Bargaining for handicrafts at stalls or markets is essential, but most shops have fixed prices. There's an 18% value-added tax on all consumer items.