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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:

Winter Flights
• EasyJet
• Wizz Air
• British Airways

Summer Flights
• EasyJet
• Jet2
• Thomson Airlines
• Wizz Air
• British Airways
• Norwegian
• Ryanair
• Montenegro Airlines

(If you do not see your airliner under the appropriate column you do not need to provide API)
If you are flying with any of the following airlines, you are currently NOT required to provide API information:

Balkan Holidays Air (BH AIR)
Jet2 in winter
Enter Air
Bulgaria Air
Small Planet Airlines


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 e-Borders website. Please supply this information for all passengers listed below, including children and infants, from the travel documents that will be used for this journey 1 month before departure. If this information is incomplete, inaccurate or does not match the document presented on the day of travel, you will not be allowed to board your flight!"


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?

We recommend that you give us this information as soon as you book your holiday or as soon as possible afterwards.

You can add your Advance Passenger Information online using our Manage My Booking system and make sure that the information is completed 1 month before you travel.


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Why book with us?

Balkan Holidays has 52 years of experience in providing great value summer and winter holidays
and since 1966 we have sold 3 million holidays.

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