Frequently asked questions

For residents of the EU and the USA, no visa is required for up to a 90-day stay in Bulgaria. For information about other countries, see the following site: https://www.mfa.bg/.
In large stores, hotels, and catering and entertainment establishments, the following credit cards are generally accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club. In smaller stores, hotels, and catering and entertainment establishments, it is necessary to pay in cash.
At present, only BGN (lev) is accepted. The official currency of the country is the lev, which is equal to 100 stotinki).
All banks and licensed exchange offices are suitable for exchanging currency.
There are international airports in Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna and Burgas. Direct charter flights are available to the Black Sea airports in Varna and Burgas during the summer season.
Vivacom, Telenor, A1, and T. Com. They cover the entire territory of the country. They maintain 3G and 4G networks and GSM 900/1800.
50 km/h (31 mph) in populated areas; 90 km/h (56 mph) outside populated areas; 130 km/h (81 mph) on highways.
50 km/h (31 mph) in populated areas; 90 km/h (56 mph) outside populated areas; 130 km/h (81 mph) on highways.
Bulgaria is located in the Eastern European Time Zone, which is GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) +2 hours.
Visitors can hire motor vehicles from any of the international rent-a-car companies such as Hertz, Budget, Eurocar, and many others. Also, many hotels now offer this service through licensed Bulgarian car rental companies.
The climate in the country is temperate continental, with Mediterranean influence in the southern parts. The Black Sea influences the climate in the eastern part of the country. There are about 2,000 sunny hours from May to October. During the winter, the mountains are particularly suitable for winter sports.