Visiting Malta

Get the most from your visit

Your mobile is a must-have when you travel – crucial for getting around and keeping in touch with your loved ones. When visiting Malta, your local SIM card from GO gives you access to the entire range of mobile services at the best rates. That’s why we recommend our Pay as you GO service which should cover you for your entire stay. At GO, we offer a round-the-clock customer care service and a superior coverage guarantee for your time here, as well as a nationwide 4.5G data network

Using your mobile in Malta

Once you get to Malta, switch on your mobile. It will immediately start searching for a GSM signal and, if GO and your home mobile operator have a roaming agreement, you will be able to use GO’s network while here and benefit from great rates.Once you have network connection, your mobile will display ‘GO Mobile’ while you’re connected. If this doesn’t happen automatically, you can select our network manually from your phone menu.

If you need any help with your mobile connection while you’re enjoying your holiday in Malta, you can contact our customer care team 24/7 on +356 79222146 or via email on

Useful information

The emergency number for police, fire service or ambulance is 112.

The international dialing code for Malta is +356 or 00356.

Public holidays

The islands have 14 public holidays throughout the year. With the exception of Good Friday, which varies date-wise, all other public holidays are celebrated on a fixed day of the year.

Public Holidays in Malta:

1st January – New Year’s Day
10th February – Feast of St. Paul’s Shipwreck
19th March – Feast of St. Joseph
31st March – Freedom Day
March / April (date changes) – Good Friday
1st May – Labour Day
7th June – Sette Giugno
29th June – Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul (L-Imnarja)
5th August – Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady (Santa Marija)
8th September – Feast of Our Lady of Victories
21st September – Independence Day
13th December – Republic Day
25th December – Christmas Day