for Malta Post ( operates a reliable postal service. Post office branches are found in most towns and villages (in some towns the local newsagent/souvenir shop acts as a branch agent).

Local postage costs €0.26 up to 50g; a 20g letter or postcard sent airmail to the UK or Europe costs €0.59, to the USA €0.91 and to Australia €1.12. Stamps are frequently available from hotels and souvenir shops as well as from post offices.