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by bigbulg
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is anyone still using this site?
Replies: 44
Views: 18489

Re: Is anyone still using this site?

I pop my head in now and again, don't know why tbh nothing much happens, this forum was always top choice on a Google/Bing/AskJeeves/Yahoo search but not anymore, and there are lots less people "chasing the dream".
by bigbulg
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Christmas
Replies: 10
Views: 4308

Re: Happy Christmas

Wizz started Bristol, Birmingham and Doncaster to Sofia, i used the Doncaster flight regularly and it was always mostly full, they pulled the plug on them all at the same time claiming "operational difficulties" meaning they wasn't making it pay, hardly surprising as the price was only £8....
by bigbulg
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Banking/Currency/Insurance/Mortgages
Topic: Happy with your Bank? I'm not!
Replies: 13
Views: 16797

Re: Happy with your Bank? I'm not!

I'm pretty certain all the banks have ongoing charges, i'm with Postbank, it has good online Banking, plenty of branches and English speakers, the charges are ridiculous tho, 2.5 leva for my Direct Debit payment to EVN, my account "should" pay interest but never had any credited. A friend ...
by bigbulg
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Shops, Furnishers, Retailers & Suppliers
Topic: P V A
Replies: 5
Views: 8302

Re: P V A

The nearest you'll get is called "Grund" in Bulgaria, most, if not all DIY shops and superstores sell it, just ask for it by name. It usually comes diluted so not at thick consistency as you'd expect or what your used to.
by bigbulg
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: buying a car
Replies: 5
Views: 1701

Re: buying a car

"(I'm asking as I'm considering a UK-based insurance policy with European cover for unlimited duration trips, so this would be invalidated if I re-register the car in Bulgaria)" If it's the Insurance Company i think it is you also have be resident in the UK for MORE THAN (no pun intended) ...
by bigbulg
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: My Place!
Topic: Amadeus 3
Replies: 70
Views: 42488

Re: Amadeus 3

You are advised NOT to use the lift if there is a fire alarm, otherwise you are correct on each and every point, no contract no pay.
by bigbulg
Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Getting to & travelling in Bulgaria
Topic: Using the Serbia Route - Recent Observations
Replies: 370
Views: 106970

Re: Using the Serbia Route - Recent Observations

I had the same issues with my insurer, until i pointed out that the MIB has included it, they updated there policy schedule, you don't need a green card it should be included on your normal policy document, check it, Serbia is SRB, I planned to visit Macedonia with Bulgarian friends this summer (for...
by bigbulg
Tue Aug 29, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Property Buying/Selling Advice
Topic: Ltd company
Replies: 8
Views: 9989

Re: Ltd company

I heard a rumour from a reliable source that the requirement for non trading companies to declare is being considered to be ended.
by bigbulg
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Advise on where to stay
Replies: 1
Views: 1308

Re: Advise on where to stay

The only ones i can think of are in Borovets http://www.vilimalina.com/ and these in Pamporovo http://www.malinachalets.com/
I usually have a few days/nights in Pamp in the summer at the Orpheus Hotel, they offer some good deals for half board and cool summer nights. http://hotel-orpheus.com/

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