Malta Tourism Authority Scheme

Malta Tourism Authority Scheme

Get a €100 voucher towards your diving with ABC Diving

This €100 contribution from the Maltese Government is for tourists visiting the Maltese Islands for scuba diving activities in 2021.

Diving Voucher

SOURCE: https://www.mta.com.mt/en/news-details/298 

Introduction

The Malta Tourism Authority is committed to support Scuba Diving Tourism in the Maltese Islands. This scheme incentivises visitors to experience the Maltese Islands’ clear blue Mediterranean sea as an ideal location for scuba diving activities with an abundance of reefs, caves and wrecks that make diving here some of the most interesting in the Mediterranean.

This scheme offers a contribution towards tourists visiting the Maltese Islands for scuba diving activities in 2021.

Duration of the Scheme

The scheme incentivises tourists to partake in a number of activities relating to diving. These shall take place from June 2021 until funds are available.

Designated Authority

This scheme is administered by the Malta Tourism Authority.

Budget

This scheme has a total budget of €750,000 allocated to diving activities.

Application

The diving tourist needs to apply online on bit.ly/divingscheme

Terms & Conditions

  • The visitor will be required to adhere to the regulations set by the Superintendent of Public Health and the Health Authorities at the time of the application submission. The applicant would be required to present any necessary documentation which shall include a photo of the airline ticket and identification document.
  • Unutilised funds cannot be carried forward to subsequent year (i.e. 2023).
  • There are no restrictions to the visitor’s country of origin as long as not residing in Malta.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Who should I contact if I have a query?

This scheme is being administered by the Malta Tourism Authority. You can reach us on divingscheme@visitmalta.com or alternatively call MTA Head Office Reception on +356 2291 5000. Your call will then be diverted to one of our team members. Kindly note that our offices are open from Monday to Friday from 09:00 – 16:00hrs (CEST). Enquiries over the weekend can be forwarded on the above email address for one of our team to then get in touch with you directly in due course.

Can I exchange the voucher for money?

No, vouchers cannot be exchanged for money.

 

 

Who can apply for the scheme?

Any tourist that is visiting the Maltese Islands between 1st June 2021 and 31st December 2021 and who is not residing in Malta.

How long will it take to fill in and submit the online form?

It should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. Once you start the application please ensure to complete it as it is not possible to save the form. An application is only considered ‘submitted’ when it has been fully filled in.

 

 

How will I know that the application has been submitted?

The application is submitted once you receive the automated confirmation message. Should you not receive an email acknowledgment within three (3) working days, kindly contact us directly on divingscheme@visitmalta.com.

Can I apply if I have not booked a flight to Malta yet?

No, proof of a flight purchased from any country to Malta and a returning flight would need to be submitted for your application to be considered.

Do I need to present any documents at application stage?

Yes, you would need to present a copy of the passport (or identification document) and flight booking details.

Can I use half of the voucher now and use the other half another time?

No, the voucher would need to be spent at one diving centre, at one go.

How much funds are allocated for applicants through this scheme?

An applicant will get a voucher of €100 that can be redeemed for any diving activity from licenced diving centres.

Till when can I use these vouchers

These vouchers are valid up to 31st December 2021.

Can I redeem someone else’s voucher?

No, the voucher will be redeemed once a valid passport is shown which has to be identical to the name on the voucher.

Till when can I use these vouchers

These vouchers are valid up to 31st December 2021.

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