20 May 2011
Hurry and book your Winter Ski or Snowboard Holidays before 1st June and take advantage of our great early booking offers. These include :
* Free Lift Passes. When you pre-book a lift pass, get the same category of lift pass free. Conditions Apply
* 20% off Ski and Snowboard Packs when you book a holiday in Hotels Bansko, Pirin or Mura in the Bulgarian Ski Resort of Bansko.
* Free Ski Services. When you pre-book ski services for 2 Adults, one child will get the same services free. Excludes Ski Carriage.
* Free Ski School. When both parents book a Full or Learn to Ski Pack.
The main ski holiday destinations for
24 Feb 2011
World Cup fever hits Bansko this week as the Mens World comes to town. The best racers in the world along with world's press will decend on the Bulgarian Resort for the races on 26th and 27th February. You too could be skiing on the mountain of champions and hit the same pistes as Albert Tomba, Marc Giradelli and Lindsay Vonn to name just a few.
Balkan Holidays has great offers for this modern Winter Resort and it is a lot more affordable than you would think. So watch the race on Eurosport or Ski Sunday this weekend then search our website to access the latest deals to ski this excellent resort.
Bansko Ski Holidays
11 Feb 2011
Borovets is one of the three main ski resorts in Bulgaria. This annual Borosport Cup is organised by the Bulgarian Ski Federation on the Popangelov slope of this and features the top Slalom and Giant Slalom racers from all countries on the Balkan Peninsula. This is a great opportunity to watch the best skiers from the region adding to the atmosphere of this lively resort.
11 Feb 2011
One of the featured ski resorts by Balkan Holidays has installed more artificial snowmaking systems this season.
Borovets have installed additional snow cannons on the ski areas of Yastrebets, Sitnayakovo and Markudjik along with a new snow retention system.
A new reservoir with a capacity of 30,000 cubic metres, will supply water directly to the snow cannons.
Borosport Director, Nelly Sandalska, has informed Balkan Holidays: "This allows for perfect snowmaking and maintaining of more than 200,000 square metres of ski runs."
Winter tourists are on the rise in Bulgaria, particularly families on cheap package deals and young
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 Dec 2010
It has now been announced that the Bulgarian Ski Federation of Bansko has received the trust and support of the International Ski Federation to conduct a special race for the World Cup next year 2011 which will be located on the Banderitsa track in Bansko on the 26th and 27th of February.
For this special occasion, Bansko will have built a stand for just over 5 thousand people. The plan is: on the first day the best skiers from around the world will compete in the discipline super-combined and super-giant slalom at around 10:00am & another slalom run will start later in the day at around t 13:00pm.
The following day February 27th
29 Oct 2010
During the last three years Bansko's ski area has beencontinuously improved with new four-man chair and drag lifts, a snowboarder's half pipe facility, a fun park, and a floodlight ski run that allows you to ski all the way to the edge of the town. Other improvements include snow cannons covering more than 80% of the skiing area, extra maintenance vehicles to keep the slopes in the best possible condition and extra safety installations for the skier's safety.
Another reason why you should visit this year is because you get to witness the FIS Ski world Cup.
FIS SKI WORLD CUP BANSKO 2011 - MEN
During the upcoming season
20 Oct 2010
Bulgaria is known for the many beautiful beach resorts such as Sunny Beach, Golden Sands, Albena as well as beautiful mountains that offer fantastic views and romantic cities which are great for short breaks and shopping. But now, thanks to a huge rise in quality accommodation, extremely cheap flights, and some of the lowest holiday package prices around, mainstream travel companies like Balkan Holidays and Thomas Cook are listing Bulgaria as one of the top destinations for UK travelers and a place where you can spend 1 to 2 weeks holidays which would cost almost half of that if you were in Brighton.
Bulgaria unlike countries like Spain