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Getting to Gozo for your holiday is now easier than ever

Posted on 30th July 2018 by

Posted in Flights

Although there is no airport on Gozo, there are now more flights than ever to Malta from all across Europe and once there, it is simply a matter of catching the ferry across to lovely Mġarr Harbour on Gozo.

And Baron Holiday Homes offers a great airport transfer service to make the start of your holiday on Gozo as simple and hassle-free as possible.

 

Latest new routes to Malta

We previously wrote about several new routes to Malta by several European airlines in our blog post 2018 – The year you discover the delights of gorgeous Gozo!

And now new routes to Malta have been announced by the low-cost Hungarian airline Wizz Air – flying from several central European destinations:

From Belgrade, Serbia – x3/week

From Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca, Romania – x2/week

From Budapest Hungary – x5/week

From Debrecen, Hungary – x2/week from April 2019

From Warsaw-Chopin, Poland – x3/week

From Katowice, Poland – x4/week

From Skopje, Republic of Macedonia – x2/week

From Sofia, Bulgaria – x3/week

From Vienna, Austria – x3/week

 

Aerial view showing the Gozo ferry heading past Comino towards Malta.
Aerial view showing the Gozo ferry heading past Comino towards Malta. Photo credit: bay.com.mt

 

In addition, from Summer 2018 AirMalta has resumed a weekly scheduled service to Malta from Kiev Borispil airport in Ukraine as well as a twice-weekly service from Casablanca, Morocco. The airline has also added a new twice-weekly scheduled service to Malta from Lourdes, France. There are also 3 new weekly flights from London Southend and from (Cagliari) in Sardinia to Malta.

A reciprocal partnership agreement between AirMalta and AirBaltic brings extra flights to Malta during the summer 2018 season from Catania (Sicily), Riga (Latvia), Tallinn (and Amsterdam. View their latest list of destinations by country.

 

Direct flights to Malta from UK regional airports

There are now direct flights to Malta from all London gateways and most UK regional airports during the summer season:

Bristol (AirMalta, Ryanair, Thomas Cook)

Belfast (Jet2.com)

Birmingham (AirMalta, Ryanair)

Bournemouth (Ryanair)

Edinburgh and Glasgow (Jet2.com, Ryanair)

Manchester (AirMalta, Easyjet, Jet2.com, Thomas Cook)

Newcastle (Jet2.com)

Nottingham (Jet2.com)

Southend (AirMalta, Easyjet)

Hassle-free airport transfers from Malta to Gozo

Of course, once you arrive at Malta International Airport it’s only natural that you will want to get to your holiday home on Gozo as quickly and as easily as possible.

The good news is that we offer our guests a choice of a direct private transfer service which takes you from the airport, via the 25-minute ferry crossing, and straight to your Baron Holiday Home on Gozo.

 

Picturesque Mġarr Harbour, Gozo, showing the marina and ferry. Photo credit: Baron Holiday Homes
Picturesque Mġarr Harbour, Gozo, showing the marina and ferry. Photo credit: Baron Holiday Homes

 

We can organise for one of our trusted, friendly drivers to greet you at Malta airport with a van and travel with you all the way to your Baron Holiday Home. This saves you time and hassle – particularly if you are travelling with lots of luggage: as it’s loaded onto the van at the airport and unloaded at your Baron Holiday villa or farmhouse. Our guests find this service especially useful when arriving in Malta at night.

Some guests choose to book a split transfer service, which involves a driver and van to meet you at Malta airport and take you to the ferry and another van to meet you at Mġarr Harbour. Although this works out cheaper, guests will need to unload their luggage and board the ferry on foot and then load their luggage again onto the van that greets them once they arrive in Gozo.

The ferry crossing to Gozo runs around the clock and through the night. The crossing is easy and enjoyable – plus there is free wi-fi offered in the ferry terminals as well as on board. This video clip shows you just how easy it is to get to your Baron Holiday Home on Gozo once you arrive at Malta Airport:

 

 

Cost-effective and secure car hire

We also offer a car hire service and we can deliver and pick up free of charge at your Baron Holiday Home.

Booking car hire through Baron Holiday Homes is not only cheaper through our trusted local partner of 20 years (security deposit only costs €200 compared to up to £1,000 via agencies at Malta Airport) but our guests also benefit from quick, local roadside assistance. Our 2018 car hire rates can be browsed here.

See our website for more details about getting to Gozo, including our rates for direct airport transfers, car hire, and a welcome pack of basic groceries.

 

Making your own way to Gozo

Some guests prefer to make their own way to Gozo and we are happy to help organise a hire care to be ready for pick up at the airport on arrival. We always send the location of your Baron Holiday Home by email and text to your mobile with detailed directions once you disembark from the ferry in Gozo.

Simply contact us when you’re on the ferry so we know when you’ll be arriving at the property and our representative will then be waiting for you to check in. Guests who arrive later than 9:00pm will be given a 4-digit code to open a key box next to main door of the property.

We are more than happy to help you find the property and you can call us for free on 00356 99440014 between 7:00 am and 9:00pm. Out of these hours we charge a flat fee of   €50.00 for this service.

 

Ask us for help

Baron Holiday Homes is happy to organise car hire, tours of Gozo, and special activities for our guests whatever time of year you visit. Just get in touch and we’ll tell you all you need to know about walks near to your rental property, special events in villages nearby, and other local information.

Whilst we try our best to keep you up to date on all the latest flights, schedules and routes do change, so we recommend that you check directly with each airline shown above as to their latest flights to Malta.






 

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