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Lift Pass Prices 2019

Oct 01, 2018 No Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices 2018/19 will be here when announced. Below are the 2017/18 ski pass prices. Discounted ski, snowboard hire, group lessons, private lessons and transfers will be launching late October for this coming 2018/19 ski season. Airport transfers Now booking in Bansko Blog app at 20% discount. Offer ends soon. Download the app (it’s free) http://bit.ly/BanskoAppiOS - [...]

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Bansko Currency Exchange: Which Debit Cards To Use in Bulgaria

Sep 26, 2018 No Comments by

The currency in Bulgaria is the Bulgarian Leva (wikipedia link). The Bulgarian Leva is pegged to the Euro at a rate of 1.95583 leva = 1 euro. Most places you will visit in Bansko will accept leva, but not euros. Many, but not all restaurants, will accept debit/credit cards. Indeed, the rate of acceptance is so high [...]

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Top 25 Ski Blog Award: 10 Years Of Bansko Blog

Sep 25, 2018 No Comments by

Bansko Blog has just turned ten years old and, to my surprise, a totally unsolicited email came in from ski-lifts.com awarding Bansko Blog as a top 25 ski blog. Number 4 in their list. That was a nice surprise and after many blogs, vblogs and podcasts I’m delighted that BanskoBlog.com gets recognition again. Also I’ve [...]

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Summer 2018 Gondola Lift Times and Prices

Jun 08, 2018 No Comments by

The Bansko Summer 2018 gondola lift times and prices are here. In so many respects I prefer Bansko in the summer. It’s relaxed, warm and beautiful. Lots for all the family to do both in and around Bansko.   Gondola lift operating times Time period Open Last gondola from Bansko Last gondola from Banderishka Polyana 01.07 [...]

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Kempinski Easter Menu In Bansko

Mar 31, 2018 No Comments by

Easter is tomorrow 1st April — and you need dinner. Orthodox Easter Sunday is next April 8th. The ~Kempinski comes to the rescue with a fabulous €45 Easter dinner available from 1st April to 8th April. Featuring two starters, a main of lamb shank and a dessert. Trevor Porcelli has developed a fine reputation at [...]

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Bansko Snow Report: Piste #10 to Todorka Lift

Mar 31, 2018 No Comments by

So many good Bansko March days has meant many happy people here in Bansko. Here is my latest snow report. Looking ahead the snow road will suffer Sunday 1st April as there will be a little rain. This should mean snow higher up. By Tuesday the sunshine will be out and expect best conditions in [...]

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Lift Passes Reduced by 20%: Buy IN RESORT.

Mar 15, 2018 No Comments

From today 15th March 2018 the price o a gondola lift ticket has been reduced by 20%. You can buy your reduced price lift pass at the gondola lift cash desk to MPM Guinness or MPM Sport hotels. The snow is fantastic right now. Snow road get slushy but it’s still open. Fabulous spring skiing. [...]

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