Simon Smith | Manager, Operations and Destination Engagement | 31 May 2019

Environmental Contribution

The tourist tax is known as an environmental contribution and is a national accommodation tax, levied to overseas visitors and locals staying in commercial accommodation throughout the country. The tax is not subject to VAT.

The Eco-Contribution Act 2016 can be found here (second schedule) and here (third schedule). The tax revenue is used to improve local infrastructure in touristic areas.

While best efforts have been made to verify the accuracy of the information on 31 May 2019, the information displayed should be used as guidance only.

All types of accommodations € per person, per night Some Exemptions
Malta – all destinations
(max 10 nights) 
0.50 Children under 18 

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