23 Jan 2013
Following on from last year’s highly successful campaign to help reduce the number of traveller accidents and incidents associated with ski and snow holidays, ABTA have re-launched the Get Fit for Ski campaign, with some updated ski related guidance and tools to help prepare holidaymakers for hitting the slopes. This includes a safety leaflet called “How to Have a Safe and Healthy Holiday in the Snow“, a “Get Fit for Ski” fact sheet which features a series of recommended exercises with advice on stretching techniques and a dedicated website page on ABTA.com which includes the leaflet, factsheet and some video
10 Jan 2013
As part of a solid multinational group selling holidays, Balkan Holidays Ltd have over 46 years of experience in the travel industry and gaurantee holidaymakers complete financial protection. Balkan Holidays are members of the ABTA group (The Association of British Travel Agents) holding membership number V089X. As the UK's leading travel association, ABTA have been at the heart of the travel industry for over 60 years. ABTA was set up with the purpose of not only assisting its members to grow within the industry but also help clients enjoy total confidence in their travel experience. ABTA have today published a new video
29 Jul 2011
The first day after your arrival on your Bulgarian Holiday, you will be met by your Balkan Holidays Representative at central venue in your holiday resort for your Welcome Information Meeting. You will get the details of the meeting upon arrival at the airport where you will receive a booklet with an invitation, most likely you will be collected from your holiday hotel or apartment by a local guide and taken to the venue. We have however, put together this handy first day tip list, to help you settle into your holiday resort until you meet your representative. Should you need the assistance of a Balkan Holidays Representative prior to the
15 Jul 2011
Situated high in the Rhodope Mountains in Southern Bulgaria, Pamporovo is set against the magnificent backdrop of the Rhodopi Mountains and is the perfect Winter Holiday destination with its quality ski and snowboard instruction, great selection of après ski bars and high standards of accommodation. Hit the slopes of this beautiful purpose built resort which has a wide variety of pistes to keep all abilities happy, Holidays to Pamporovo though are ideally suited for beginners and intermediates. The Pamporovo Ski School is internationally renowned, and the ski school is where many Balkan Holidays clients have had their first ski or
24 Jun 2011
Balkan Holidays Representatives Balkan Holidays have 46 years of experience of providing resort representative services to our valued clients. Our holiday representatives are highly trained, friendly and on hand 24 hours a day to ensure that you have a truly enjoyable holiday. All of our holiday representatives are local to the resorts in which they work so we can guarantee that you are receiving the best information when it comes to local knowledge and levels of customer service. Many of our representatives work for us year after year so they are extremely experienced and know exactly what makes a truly memorable holiday
29 Dec 2010
Bulgaria is this winter's bargain family ski destination, with total ski costs 55 per cent lower than Switzerland. The most recent Post Office Family Ski Resort Report (published 18 Nov 2011) shows Bansko in Bulgaria to be the best value ski resort when it comes to items such as Lift Passes, Ski School & Ski/Boot Hire. The fact that Bulgaria is a non euro country allows its resorts to offer incredible value and savings for clients coupled with breathtaking scenery and modern ski facilities. Balkan Holidays are proud to be the specialist tour operator to Bulgaria offering magical ski holidays with added value &
17 Sep 2010
Even though Bulgaria is a relatively small country it certainly has much to offer anyone who is interested in experiencing the beauty and history of Eastern Europe. Bulgaria offers a huge variety of greenery and nature escapes with the many mountains, black sea, stunning lakes, and villages which are pretty enough to be used in postcards. This vibrant country offers all four seasons so it doesn't matter when you visit you are guaranteed to have a wonderful time. Many places of natural beauties and ruins have not been touched by all the holiday home developers found in Bulgaria, plus it is advised that you hire yourself a guide which
12 Aug 2010
It has just emerged that the Bulgarian capital (Sofia) offers the cheapest parking fees in the Balkans and beyond as found by a survey conducted by Colliers International. This survey was conducted during June 2010 and it analysed over 147 capitals and it takes in consideration the average fees charged for parking in the capitals' center areas. During the research the company found that Sofia in Bulgaria ranked 107th in the whole world for monthly prices when parking in the centres & is ahead of Warsaw as well as Dublin and just slightly behind Romania, Croatia and Montenegro's capitals. At the moment the average monthly
11 Aug 2010
Where should you head for your summer holiday? We would advise Bulgaria as this years top place to visit. Why? Beacause the country has been nvoted the number one beach holiday destination this summer in a brand new survey conducted by Kelkoo Travel. Bulgaria’s Black Sea Coast has emerged as the top beach destination for British Tourists, closely followed by North Tunisia, Turkey, and Egypt, according to the study. To condust this research Kelkoo based the results on the following key travel criterias including: security, local affordability of goods and entertainment,climate, quality of food, flights and accommodation costs,
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