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Bulgaria travel insurance

Before you buy travel insurance for your holiday to Bulgaria, there are a few things to think about:

  • The cost of your trip - if you have to cancel, it's important to know that you can get your money back
  • The activities you’re likely to be doing - if you're planning anything really extreme, we can offer you extra cover with our hazardous activities travel insurance
  • How much medical coverage you have - no one wants to think about getting ill or having an accident abroad but, unfortunately, it does happen
  • And don't forget to check the latest travel advice for Bulgaria from the FCO

We can cover your kids for free!

If you’re going away with your children, we can cover them on your policy at no extra charge, whether you buy an annual policy or single trip cover.

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So if you've got a cat, dog or rabbit that needs insuring, get them covered today.

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What is covered with travel insurance to Bulgaria?

As standard, all of our travel insurance policies cover over 50 sports and activities and if you're up to anything particularly adventurous, we have extreme sports cover as an add-on. We also consider all medical conditions and have no upper age limit, so get in touch today or simply get a quote online.

We also offer a range of benefits, some of which include:

  • Medical expenses and hospital benefit
  • Personal accident and liability
  • Cancelling and cutting short your holiday
  • Abandoning your trip
  • Delayed departure
  • Accommodation cover
  • Scheduled airline failure
  • Personal belongings and baggage
  • Personal money, passport and travel documents
  • Legal expenses

To help you have the best holiday, we’ve put together some useful information that we think you’ll want to know before your trip to Bulgaria.

Currency

Bulgarian lev

Official language(s)

Bulgarian

Continent

Europe

Capital

Sofia

Population

Approx. 7.1m

Plug type

Plug types C F

Driving side

Right-hand side

Climate

Spring - March to May

Summer - June to August

Autumn - September to November

Winter - December to February

Laws

Local laws and customs

Do I need a visa for Bulgaria?

As a British citizen you don’t need a visa to enter Bulgaria. However, if you have a different type of British nationality, you need to check entry requirements with the Bulgarian Embassy in London before you travel.

If you want to stay in Bulgaria for more than three months, you’ll need to register with the police and apply for a residence permit. You can find more information on how to register and fill in the appropriate documentation at the Ministry of Interior website.

Healthcare in Bulgaria

British citizens should have their free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), which can be used in Bulgaria. This will cover any necessary treatments you may receive at public healthcare centres or hospitals on your trip. However, it’s important to remember to still have travel insurance in place to be able to cover the costs of any unexpected medical treatment the EHIC might not cover, including repatriation costs.

You can find more information about healthcare in Bulgaria here.

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