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New Covid-19 Rules for UK Travellers to Bulgaria and Back

Jan 06, 2022 1 Comment by

If you’re a UK national travelling UK to Bulgaria, then you need to make sure you read this — Latest post update 19th January 2022. For entry into Bulgaria you need: 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 […]

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Bansko Blog App v3.0: 10 year anniversary edition

Nov 29, 2021 No Comments by

Bansko Blog App v3.0 is ready to download (it’s free) on Android and iOS – just search for “bansko” and you’ll see it. The app is completely redesigned, re-engineered and ready to enhance the Bansko experience for all of us living, working and visiting in Bansko. If you’re thinking “not another app to download” then […]

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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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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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Poll: Could a Covid-19 vaccination change ski travel plans?

Nov 18, 2020 No Comments by

As we await an available certified vaccine against Covid-19, here is a hypothetical question: If you could get a vaccination well before you travel, would you change your plans and book your ski snowboard trip? That is the question I asked Bansko Bloggers in an online poll on Facebook and on Twitter at @bansko  The Poll: […]

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Will You Come To Bansko This Winter? Poll Results

Sep 28, 2020 No Comments by

Are you coming to Bansko? This was the question I put to @bansko twitter followers. The results are shown below: At this stage, 59% waiting of followers are waiting see how covid changes the situation. They will then book. But there are 22% who have already booked flights. Only 13% say they will not come […]

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Flying Safe: What Are Some Tips to Reduce the Risk of COVID-19?

Jul 24, 2020 No Comments

Scientists predict that developing a vaccine to combat the pandemic could run till next year. People have begun to learn how to cope with the infection. The infection that the public thought would dissipate quickly continues to surge across the globe five months later. The pandemic pushed world economies to shutdowns, causing job losses and […]

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