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European Parliament Election 2014 – Travel arrangements for Maltese Abroad

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Travel arrangements are being made for eligible voters residing abroad to enable them to vote in Malta at the forthcoming European Parliament Election on 24th May 2014.

For this purpose, Air Malta plc will be making available return air tickets on its services at a charge of €35, inclusive of taxes and other charges, to persons who are eligible to vote in Malta at the forthcoming European Parliament Election.  Reservations may be made at the Air Malta Call Centre on this specific number (+356) 2599 1230 from tomorrow 25th April at 08:00am. The centre will be open between Monday to Saturday from 0800-2100hrs and on Sunday from 0800-1700hrs.

Inbound travel to Malta is possible from 14th May to 24th May 2014 and return travel is from 24th May to 1st June 2014. Those persons who will opt for early voting on the 17th May can travel to Malta from 14th May and may return as of the 17th May and not later than 1st June 2014. Those voting early have to apply at the electoral commission by latest noon on Friday 16th May 2014.

These travel arrangements are available for:

(a)     eligible voters, including those married to foreigners, studying, working or undergoing medical treatment abroad; 

and

(b)     their dependents. A dependent means;
1)      the child or step-child of such person under the age of eighteen years;
2)      the spouse of such a person.

Persons to whom this directive applies must be eligible voters whose name appears in the Electoral Register published within five days from the publication of the General Election Writ.

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