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Advanced Passenger Information

Advanced Passenger Information is also referred to as API or E-Borders.

This information must be submitted 1 month before you travel or at the time of booking, failure to supply the correct information could result in you being refused travel upon arrival at the airport.

API information is required for the following airlines:

• EasyJet
• Jet2
• Thomson Airlines
• Wizz Air
• Monarch
• British Airways
• Norwegian
• Ryanair
• Thomas Cook Airlines
• Croatia Airlines
• Montenegro Airlines
• Adria Airways
• Bulgaria Air

If you are flying with any of the following airlines, you are not currently required to provide API information:

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The e-Borders Initiative

To help improve security at the UK borders, the UK Home Office has implemented the e-Borders programme. The function of e-Borders will be to collect specific data of every person that crosses our border controls. Balkan Holidays are legally required to collect and pass this specific data to the UK Border Agency. For more information please visit the


What is API?

Advance Passenger Information/API refers to specific passport information including:

• passport number
• passport issue date
• country which issued your passport
• passport expiry date
• given names (as they appear on the passport)
• last name
• gender
• date of birth
• nationality


What We Do with This Information?

Balkan Holidays will only provide the necessary government authorities with the required and relevant information.


How Can I Submit My API?


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Why book with us

Balkan Holidays has 50 years of experience in providing great value summer and winter holidays
and since 1966 we have sold 3 million holidays.

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