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TheSoundYouNeed Festival - Malta

FAQ

FESTIVAL INFO

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN MY FESTIVAL TICKET?

Your festival ticket includes 3 days of partying at the festival site. You will have access to over 60 DJs and 3 open air stages across the 3 days.

 

ADDITIONAL PARTIES?

For those who want to experience everything TheSoundYouNeed Malta has to offer, we'll be offering boat parties in addition to the main festival. The boat parties will take place during the day across the Friday, Saturday and Sunday. They will set sail from the St Paul - Bugibba area.

Please arrive 60 minutes before your boat sets sail from port.

 

WHERE IS THE FESTIVAL SITE?

The main festival site is situated in the Ta Qali area on the Island of Malta.

 

WHEN DOES THE FESTIVAL START AND END?

The festival starts Friday 26th August and finishes on Monday 29th August.

 

WHAT ARE THE FESTIVAL TIMES?

The main festival will start at 4pm and finish at 4am from Friday till Sunday.

 

IS THIS A CAMPING FESTIVAL?

The TheSoundYouNeed Malta is not a camping festival and you will need to book

accommodation for the duration of your stay.

 

WHEN WILL YOU RELEASE FULL LINEUP INFORMATION?

We will be releasing the line-up information in stages, check back regularly.

 

WILL SET TIMES BE AVAILABLE PRIOR TO THE FESTIVAL?

Yes, set times will be announced closer to the date. Check back regularly for the most up to date information.

 

WILL I BE ABLE TO LEAVE AND ENTER THE FESTIVAL AT WILL?

Yes, you will be free to come and go from the festival grounds as you please.

 

WHAT HAPPENS IF MY WRISTBAND BREAKS?

Wristbands will only be issued once and broken / lost wristbands will not be replaced. 

 

TICKETS

HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS?

Tickets start at £88.90, including booking fee. VIP tickets start at £167.70 (booking fee included), VIP tickets give you access to the VIP area, VIP bar and fast track entrance.

 

WHAT KIND OF TICKET IS IT?

All festival tickets are e-tickets.

 

WHEN WILL I RECEIVE MY TICKET?

As the tickets are e-tickets you will receive them once you have purchased and filled in contact details for each ticket. You will receive the ticket by email in PDF format.

 

WHAT HAPPENS IF I LOSE MY TICKET?

If you lose your ticket, please log into your account and proceed to “My Orders” and select your ticket. From here you can print off the ticket as a PDF.

 

CAN I ADD NAMES TO THE TICKET AFTER I PURCHASE?

Yes, you do not need to fill out contact information for each ticket until after purchase. Please note, however, until contact details are filled out, you will not receive your PDF ticket.

 

WHAT IS THE AGE RESTRICTION OF THE FESTIVAL?

This is an 18+ event.

 

IS ID REQUIRED TO ENTER THE FESTIVAL?

Yes, valid photo ID is required upon entry to the festival grounds.

 

WHAT IS REQUIRED TO ENTER THE FESTIVAL?

Valid photo ID and your ticket, with the barcode.

 

ACCOMMODATION

WHERE ARE THE HOTELS AND APARTMENTS LOCATED?

If you are booking through our travel portal (strongly advised) then the hotels are all situated in the St Pauls / Bugibba area.

 

HOW DO I SEARCH FOR APARTMENTS?

For the best experience and to be close to all the pool parties and other festival goers, we would advise using our travel portal to book all accommodation.

 

WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO STAY FOR THE FESTIVAL?

St Pauls / Bugibba area is the ideal area to stay in, as the festival shuttle bus departs from here.

 

I WANT TO BE SITUATED NEAR THE BEACH PARTIES, WHERE SHOULD I STAY?

The beach parties will take place in and around St Paul / Bugibba area.

 

I’VE BOOKED ACCOMMODATION ELSEWHERE ON THE ISLAND. WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO GET TO THE FESTIVAL?

We would recommend using taxis to get to the festival site. As the public transport does not run regularly.

 

FLIGHTS

WHAT FLIGHTS CONNECT TO MALTA?

All major UK airports connect direct to Malta. There are over 20 direct flights to Malta each day and many more indirect flights via mainland Europe.

 

WHICH AIRPORT SHOULD I FLY TO?

The island of Malta only has one airport, aptly named Malta International Airport.

 

LOCAL INFO

WHAT IS THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN MALTA?

The average temperature in August/September is 27 °C

 

WHAT IS THE LOCAL CURRENCY?

The local currency is Euro’s. There are cash machines and some Bureau De Exchanges located both at the hotels and around Malta.

 

WHAT IS THE LOCAL LANGUAGE?

The local languages are English and Maltese.

 

WHAT IS THE TIME DIFFERENCE?

The local time in Malta is GMT+1