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Bansko Ski Season Official Start Date: 18th December 2021

Nov 19, 2021 2 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 – Updated 6th January 2022. a vaccination certificate (Bulgaria will accept either certificate of completion of a two dose vaccine course (Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Covishield, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik) or a certificate of receipt of a one dose […]

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Ski Lift Pass Prices 2021/22

Nov 12, 2021 6 Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices for 2021/22 ski season are here. UPDATED 14th December 2021. 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 Blog app at discount. Download the app (it’s free): http://bit.ly/BanskoAppiOS – iOS http://bit.ly/BanskoApp_Android – Android […]

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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 and RFD (Rapid Flow Device) testing information* for Bansko is here. Check opening times carefully. No appointments possible. For all test centres you just turn up. Do you have Covid-19 questions? Join the Covid-19 chat channel in the Bansko Blog app (it’s free). Banderishka Poliana Address: top of the gondola lift station Opening […]

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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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