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Malta's public transport system offers a cheap and efficient way of touring the Island. The main bus terminus is at Valletta from where buses operate to all parts of Malta, although there are also direct, point to point, services. The cost of a bus route ranges from 15 cents to 40 cents. The longest bus journey takes about fifty minutes; the average ride is between 20 and 30 minutes.
Fully comprehensively insured (but for the first Lm 100 of damages). Daily rates Lm6.00 - Lm10.00. Petrol : 1 litre - 25c3mils (lead-free) 26c4mils (normal) Diesel : 1 litre - 16c5 mils. A number of internationally based car hiring firms as well as local garages offer the services of self-drive as well as chauffeur-driven cars.
Driving is on the left. There is a speed limit of 64 kilometres per hour (40 mph) on highways and 40 kph (23 mph) in urban areas. Third party insurance is advisable. International and national driving licences are acceptable and may be endorsed free to visitors at Police Headquarters, in Floriana. Foreign visitors driving their own cars do not require to have their licences endorsed.
Bicycling became popular again since the introduction of all terrain cycles (ATBs), which are ideally situated to Malta and Gozo. ATBs and bicycles may be hired from various cycle shops throughout the islands.Cyclists should remember to always follow the highway code and clearly hand signal their intentions.
Canoes, rowing boats, sailing boats, pedalos and speedboats are available for hire from a number of operators in the more popular seaside resorts. Larger vessels and yachts are also available for charter.
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