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API

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

This information must be submitted before you travel, 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

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

  • Balkan Holidays Air
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Croatia Airlines
  • Montenegro Airlines
  • Adria Airways

The e-Borders Initiative

To help improve security at the UK borders, the UK Home Office has implemented "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 E-borders web site. Please supply this information for all passengers listed below, including children and infants, from the travel documents that will be used for this journey. 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 Advanced Passenger Information?

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 Advanced Passenger Information?

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 before you travel.

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Mr. Davies, Pamporovo
The Balkan Holidays resort team were fantastic and are an asset to your company.

Mrs. Ender, Nessebar
Can't wait to return to Bulgaria, very friendly people who cater for all age groups.

Mrs. Morgan, Borovets
The Samokov ski instructor tough our kids to ski and was excellent - a credit to the team. The Balkan Rep was also very helpful and made the holiday very easy.

Mrs. Wilkinson, Sunny Beach
Bars, resort, shops very good.

Ms. Lemon, Sunny Beach
This was our first visit to Sunny Beach. The Iberostar Hotel was great, the food and staff very good. In particular the animation team were excellent and kept adults and children occupied.

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