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What the FAQ #14: How To Book Your Sofia to Bansko Private Transfer At A 20% Discount

Oct 30, 2018 No Comments by

To celebrate the tenth year of Bansko Blog, I am delighted to say we have a 20% discount on all private transfers from Sofia (and Plovdiv) to Bansko (and return). The price is from €56 for two persons, one way. Book in the Bansko Blog App (it’s free) here: Bansko app for iOS iPhone, iPad Bansko [...]

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How to get from Plovdiv to Bansko: 2019 Update

Oct 29, 2018 No Comments by

Getting from Plovdiv to Bansko including bus, train, private transfer, car rental, taxi and shared transfers are in this comprehensive and up-to date guide. Not only do I list the timetables, and all relevant links, but I offer my views on how to choose the best way for you to travel that most suits your needs. [...]

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Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Turkish, Israeli, Russian and UK School Holidays 2019

Oct 27, 2018 No Comments by

Planning a ski trip? Want to know when are the school holidays? Here are the Bulgarian, Greek, Romanian, Turkish, Israeli, Russian and UK school holidays listed in date order. Please comment on https://facebook.com/banskoblog to correct and add to this article. It will be updated and corrected accordingly. Thank You. Use the info below to help [...]

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How to get from Sofia to Bansko: 2019 Update

Oct 26, 2018 No Comments by

Getting from Sofia to Bansko including bus, train, private transfer, car rental, taxi and shared transfers are in this comprehensive and up-to date guide. Not only do I list the timetables, and all relevant links, but I offer my views on how to choose the best way for you to travel that most suits your needs. [...]

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Bansko Best Value Ski Resort In Europe Award: Beyond The Hype

Oct 20, 2018 No Comments by

Every year there are countless articles when Bansko is acclaimed in the media as being the best value resort in Europe. This year it was the UK’s Post Office survey that made this claim. It’s also the time when I could easily write a puff piece about skiing in Bansko and how cheap it is [...]

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Lift Pass Prices 2019

Oct 01, 2018 No Comments by

Bansko lift pass prices 2018/19 are up around 12% from last year. 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. The early opening deal of 35 leva per day is also welcomed. Click here for our [...]

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Bansko Currency Exchange: Which Debit Cards To Use in Bulgaria

Sep 26, 2018 No Comments

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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