The Rate quoted online includes:

Third Party Insurance (TPI)

Third party liability cover. If you are involved in an accident with your car hire, you (the driver) are insured against bodily injury and property damage to a third party.

Value Added Tax (VAT)

Government tax @ 18%

Unlimited mileage

No restriction on mileage driven.

Break Down Assistance

24 hour English speaking assistance on Tel. No. 00356 21575736. Immediate replacement of vehicle in case of accident or breakdown

Full Insurance with an excess

The rate includes full insurance with an excess in case of  an accident, damages or theft to the vehicle, so long as it is not caused by driver’s negligence, or part of insurance exclusions. 

€1200 for cars and €1700 for Mini Vans and Convertibles.
Can be waived off. See Excess Waiver Fees in Exclusions.

Exclusions & Optional Extras (Subject to 18% VAT)

Excess Waiver

The rate includes Insurance with an excess of €1200 for cars and €1700 for Mini Vans/ Convertibles in case of an accident or theft. This will be blocked on your credit card (pre-authorization only). We offer three options:- (Minimum charge is 3 days).

  1. Option No. 1 : You can reduce the excess to €350 by paying a fee of €8.50 daily.
    If this option is chosen, then €350 will be blocked on your credit card.
  2. Option No. 2 : You can reduce it to No Excess (excluding wheels/tires/glass) for a fee of €14.75 daily.
    If this option is chosen, then €150 will be blocked on your credit card.
  3. Option No. 3 : You can reduce it to No Excess including wheels/glass for a fee of €20.00 daily. An extra driver is free of charge when this option is taken.
    If this option is chosen, then €150 will be blocked on your credit card.

Airport Fees

Premium location fee : This includes airport car park fees.
€18.75 Per Rental

Baby Seat / Child Seat / Child Seats

When requesting it is essential the child’s age and weight is advised so the correct seat is supplied.
€5.00 Per Day

Navigation System (GPS)

€10.00 Per Day

Additional Driver

Extra Driver/s can be added to the rental at an additional cost. All Drivers must be present at the time of pick up and all must have valid driving licence
€5.00 Per Day

Hotel Delivery / Collection

Additional charge for having the vehicle delivered/and or collected from a hotel address. Hotel delivery address must be advised when making the booking.
€15 per way for deliveries in Malta.  
€100 for deliveries in Gozo (including the ferry fee).                                                                                                                                          

Out Of Hours Hours Pick-Up and Drop-Off Charges

Charge for collecting or returning the vehicle out of normal office hours.

PickUp: Monday to Sunday 
Between 18.00hrs to 01.00hrs. – €18.75. 
Between 01.01hrs to 08.30hrs. – €35.00
Bank Holidays : €25 
Drop-Off : Monday to Sunday
Between 18.00hrs. to 07.59hrs. : €18.75
Bank Holidays : €25 

One Way Rental

Extra charge for picking up and returning the vehicle to different office locations. €20.00 Per Rental

Surcharge for Young/Senior Drivers : 21-24 and 70-74 years

€7.00 Per Day

General Information

Credit Card Policy & Security Deposit

A credit card in the main drivers name is required for every rental. If only a debit card is available, Option 3 of the Excess Waiver has to be purchased.

The excess amount will be assessed against the credit card as a pre-authorization. If option 1 is chosen, than €350 will be assessed against the credit card. If Option 2 or 3 are chosen, than €150 will always be assessed against the clients credit card as a deposit for contraventions or congestion fees incurred during the period of the rental or for missing fuel. These funds will no longer be available for the clients immediate effect and make take up to 20 working days, depending on the bank, to become available. We will not be responsible for any insufficient funds or bank fees related to this process. If the client has insufficient funds in his credit card to cover the excess, the No Excess Option and Extra Cover Insurance are obligatory. Only Embossed Master Card and Visa credit cards are accepted. Electron Cards and American Express cards are not accepted.

Fuel Policy : Full – Full

The car will be supplied with a full tank of fuel, and must be returned full. An administration charge of €35 besides the missing fuel will be charged if the car is not returned full.

Drivers Licence Policy

A valid driving licence in the name of the main driver/additional driver/s is required, held for a minimum year requirement. An International Licence is also required, along with your own home licence if you are renting out of the country where your home licence was issued or your licence is not in the Roman Alphabet. Please always check in your own country for full details and requirements on where to obtain one.

Vehicle Return Grace Period

Rental days are based on a 24 hour period starting at the time the vehicle is collected. A grace time of 30 minutes is given. If the vehicle is not returned at the correct time, an additional charge of €25 per hour will be charged after the 30 minutes grace period. On return, the client has to park the car again in the same car park, and the keys can be dropped in the Deposit Box 13 in the Lobby of the Car Hire Centre.

Cross Border Policy

The car is insured to be driven in Malta and Gozo, the two main islands. The car cannot be taken outside these two islands.

Early Return of the Vehicle

The Rental is based on a 24-hour period. No Refunds will be given on unused days.

Additional Information

On arrival at Malta Airport, once outside the terminal buildings, turn right and proceed to the Aquarius Rent A Car Airport Office which can be found on Level 1 in the Park East Car Rental Centre. Vehicles are available from the Airport car park. It is important that clients provide us with the correct flight number. We will not be held responsible for any delays if the flight number is not provided. Flight Numbers can be provided any time on our 24 hours Tel. No. is 00356-21575736. (Press 2 after office hours)


FREE CANCELLATION of your booking up to 7 days after your reservations has been confirmed. If your rental starts in less than 7 days, you can cancel for free up to 48 hours before the rental starts. After this period the deposit is not refundable.

All cancellations must be made by e-mail to  There will be a small administration fee of €5. No refund will be given for ‘No shows’, early returns or voluntary down-grades of booked vehicles.

Extras booked have to be paid for unless they are canceled 48 hours before arrival.

 A no-show occurs for the following reasons:
1 – You didn’t inform us about your cancellation prior to your pick up date
2 – You failed to pick up the car at the arranged time and date
3 – You failed to provide the documentation that’s required to pick up the car.
4 – You failed to provide a credit card in the main driver’s name with enough available funds on it. In the event of any of the above, no refunds will be made to you. We reserve the right to refuse a car if you fail to arrive on time with all necessary documentation and a credit card with enough available funds for the car’s security deposit.