Flights to Malta: practical information
Cheap airlines to Malta
If you're looking for a trip that combines culture with beaches, quality with savings then check out the cheap flight offers to Malta. This Mediterranean island is perfect. Air Malta, the country's flag carrying airline, offers flights from Belfast, Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Cardiff and more. Lufthansa and Thomas Airways also take off from the UK to Malta's capital, Valetta.
For the cheapest flights to Malta, stick to the low cost airlines. Both easyJet and Ryanair connect London to Valetta and both offer competitive low prices on Malta flight tickets year-round.
When to book flights to Malta
Searching for the best flight deals to Malta? Thanks to its perfect location in the Med, Malta is a hot spot for summer holidays. Peak season hits at the end of June and dies down again in September. You'll find cheap flights to Malta just before and just after the peak time and still get plenty of sun. If you're after the cultural side of the island, reap in the savings by booking flights to Malta during the winter.
- Peak season: Summer. Prices rise, as do the number of tourists of the island.
- Low season: Winter. Prices drop but so does the choice of things to do and places to stay.
Flights to Malta take 3h 30min from Manchester, 3h 10min from London.
Experience Malta: what to see, what to do
Valetta, Sliema, St. Julien's, Vittoriosa, Hypogeum, Marsaxlokk… have you already decided which part of Malta will be your final destination? There are so many place to choose from. The picturesque streets of the capital will have you wishing you had more space on your camera's memory card. Are you ready to discover the real treasures while on holidays in Malta?
Essentials in Malta
Valetta: The capital of Malta, this city dates back to the 16th century and over time has become a gorgeous city hugging the coast of a natural bay, making it one of the most beautiful harbour towns in the Mediterranean.
Archaeological Museum of Malta: This country has history, which is why this museum is a must-see while visiting. The installations follow the trail of the Knights of Malta which is a story dripping in legend and mystery.
Southern Malta: The south rarely gets the attention it deserves but if you want a look into the real Malta, this is where to go. The country's prettiest churches are also located here. Head to Ghaxaq with a Malta rent car and make a day trip out of it.
Qormi: September is the perfect time to visit Qormi when the town celebrates Malta's wine traditions during the annual wine festival. This is the best time to taste a ton of Maltese wines for cheap.
Find more information on Visit Malta.
Accommodations in Malta
Tourism is a driving force for the economy in Malta so you'll find that there is plenty of well-equipped hotels available, particularly in the summer months. If you're looking for a budget hotel in Malta, just take a look at the deals on liligo.com, you're sure to find something to suit your trip and your budget!