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Bansko Ski Season Official Start Date: 18th December 2021

Nov 19, 2021 No Comments by

The Bansko ski season start date is due to be Saturday the 18th December 2021. The lift company, Ulen, said if there is sufficient snow before then, they would open some lifts early. I’m now getting excited to get on those skis. I can’t wait. Have you booked your trip(s)? Click here for all season […]

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Bansko Ski Season Lift Pass 2021/22: Prices announced

Nov 18, 2021 No Comments by

Bansko ski season lift pass prices are here. Buy a season lift pass for 1,450 lv if purchased before December 18th. Click here for general 2021/22 lift pass prices (not announced at time of writing). If you are an existing member of the Bansko Loyalty club (see details below) then you are able to buy […]

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Covid-19 Rules for UK Travellers to Bulgaria and Back

Nov 17, 2021 No Comments by

If you’re a UK national travelling UK to Bulgaria, then you need to make sure you read this: Bring your vaccination certificate. I recommend you print it out but the NHS Covid pass app is accepted. Bring a negative PCR test result certificate. Test must have been taken within 72 hours of entry into Bulgaria. […]

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Ski Lift Pass Prices 2021/22

Nov 12, 2021 4 Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices for 2021/22 ski season will be here when announced. Expect by 14th December 2021. Expect daily lift pass prices around 96lv per day. Click here for our discounted ski, snowboard hire, group lessons, private lessons and transfers will help keep your 2021/21 ski season costs in budget. Now booking in Bansko […]

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New Ryanair and Wizz Air flights out of Plovdiv for the ski season

Nov 05, 2021 No Comments by

Taking a Ryanair flight out and back to Plovdiv made me realise how much more of a relaxing experience it is compared to Sofia Airport. With a very convenient drop off, friendly check-in and security staff and a speedy transit through security it all came together as what I would describe as a “low stress” […]

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Covid PCR Testing Labs in Bansko

Nov 04, 2021 No Comments by

Covid PCR testing information for Bansko is here. Here’s all that you need to know and some general tips on making your travel experience as smooth as possible. Check opening times carefully. for country regulations use https://reopen.europa.eu/en/. All test centres are on a turn up, “first come first served” basis. NeoClinic Address: 26 Tsar Simeon […]

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Bansko: a student’s paradise?

Sep 21, 2021 4 Comments

The 2020/21 ski season was a memorable one for me. Firstly because we were lucky to remain open as a ski resort and secondly because my 19 year old son, Freddie, joined me in Bansko for all the season. This came about by accident — Freddie was having an early season December ski trip in […]

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