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Bansko Lifts Closed: Covid-19 pushes Bulgaria’s Bansko onto hazardous slope

Mar 16, 2020 No Comments by

Bansko’s lifts are now closed. It’s happened on probably the best day of the season. But Bansko Ski resort has had a number of covid-19 cases and finally the decision was made. But now the hazardous times start. Protecting the elderly from infection has to be the priority. So my last snow seems superficial now […]

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Bansko Food Delivery Takeaway Restaurants

Mar 15, 2020 No Comments by

Bansko food delivery has exploded the last fews days. The Bulgarian government order for all restaurants to close down in response to the threat from COVID-19. Call or message (or VIBER) the venue and get your food delivered, all in the comfort of your own apartment or room. Please tip your delivery person. If you’re […]

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From Gondola Lift to Skimania: Our Ski hire and Lesson Partners since 2008

Jan 20, 2020 No Comments by

I’m back with a blog, a vlog and pictures. The refurbished Skimania shop, the return of Mira on reception and loads of smart new vehicles in the 60+ vehicle transfer fleet. Watch my stroll from the gondola lift to the shop which includes an unexpected chat with some blog followers. I’ve never been happier with […]

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Avoiding Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Turkish, Israeli and UK School Holidays: Winter 2020

Oct 09, 2019 No Comments by

We don’t need no education. If you send your little darling(s) off to school every day, then you’ll know that the state disapproves when you can, and can’t, take your family skiing holiday. Knowing this, it’s enough to make you consider home schooling and spend the whole season in Bansko. For the rest of my dear readers, […]

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Ski Lift Pass Prices 2020

Sep 09, 2019 No Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices 2019/20 are here. Bansko is still great value, especially since the prices have not increased for several years and that now 70% of the slopes are covered by snow cannon. UPDATE 20% discount i.e. 56  leva/day until end of the 2019/20 ski season (from 16th March 2020) Click here for our […]

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Bansko App: Helping Bansko Visitors Since 2012

Feb 09, 2019 No Comments by

Because the Bansko App is now seven years old, today I take a moment reflect on the app. Bansko App went live on 14th February 2012 that has had continuous development to bring new features and new design interactions to bring it to it’s current state. Best of all has been the huge number of genuine […]

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Ski and Snowboard Hire, Lesson Prices and Transfers

Nov 01, 2018 No Comments

Ski and Snowboard Hire, Private and Group Lesson Prices are here. Booking on Bansko App and Bansko Blog is now open with our special anniversary offer. Be sure to subscribe to receive your discount code and book in the new booking form. Click here. Skimania shop is just 50 metres from gondola lift Beginners (never-evers), intermediates […]

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