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by MarkMc
Wed Nov 04, 2009 5:00 pm
Forum: Getting to & travelling in Bulgaria
Topic: Varna- Istanbul by air
Replies: 3
Views: 1245

Tried to book this flight from Varna to Istanbul today in the Bulgarian air office. Was told that they have stopped this route now and that they were just trying it for October. Seems strange to me, such a short trial period as they were advertising it all over Varna! Oh well, 9 hour bus journey it ...
by MarkMc
Sat Sep 26, 2009 12:04 pm
Forum: Getting to & travelling in Bulgaria
Topic: Varna- Istanbul by air
Replies: 3
Views: 1245

Varna- Istanbul by air

I've just seen that Bulgarian air have flights from Varna to Istanbul http://www.air.bg/en/promotions/promodetail/id/41 They are advertised on their promotions page to fly between 2 October to 26 October Does anyone know if this route is continuing over the winter as there is no information on their...
by MarkMc
Wed Sep 09, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Visas, Residency & Registration
Topic: Permanent residency, healthcare for working persons
Replies: 52
Views: 13991

I usually carry my white paper card and my photo driving licience with me. Ive been stopped several times and it has always been accepted. Ive also heard that you should carry your passport, but I dont know anyone thats had any problems this way.
by MarkMc
Tue Sep 08, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: Visas, Residency & Registration
Topic: Permanent residency, healthcare for working persons
Replies: 52
Views: 13991

Permanent residency, healthcare for working persons

I've just recieved permanent residency valid for 10 years (well, until the end of my passport) as ive been here for 6 years now. It was very easy, just got the forms from the passport office (50 stotinki), showed documents that i'd been working here for 6 years, paid 7.70 leva in the bank and it was...
by MarkMc
Fri Aug 21, 2009 1:02 pm
Forum: Banking/Currency/Insurance/Mortgages
Topic: interest rates on BG deposit accounts?
Replies: 118
Views: 41421

Alpha bank have 12% progressive rate until 31/8 (average 10.25% over the year) See http://www.alphabank.bg/popup.aspx?page ... news_ID=32 for details
by MarkMc
Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:00 pm
Forum: Shops, Furnishers, Retailers & Suppliers
Topic: New craft shop just opened in Varna
Replies: 6
Views: 2096

New craft shop just opened in Varna

My girlfriend and I have just opened a craft shop (Kim Design) in the centre of Varna on Shipka 26 (next to Kirov agency on corner of Maria Louisa). We have a really nice selection of handmade cards (over 250) from 2.50 leva and glass art designs handpainted here and framed from 20 leva. We are also...
by MarkMc
Fri May 29, 2009 5:19 pm
Forum: Learn the Language
Topic: Translation please
Replies: 27
Views: 9103

yeah, you wont find that one in the dictionary! Not one to say too loud!
by MarkMc
Thu May 28, 2009 10:54 am
Forum: Visas, Residency & Registration
Topic: Extension to C-Visa.... Advice please :)
Replies: 8
Views: 4183

My partner had problems at the embassy too before finally getting the correct D visa. We paid the lawyer lady here to prepare all the correct documents, but in the embassy they said they werent correct and suggested a 6 month C visa instead. Siana (the lawyer) then called them and quoted different l...
by MarkMc
Thu May 28, 2009 9:00 am
Forum: Visas, Residency & Registration
Topic: Extension to C-Visa.... Advice please :)
Replies: 8
Views: 4183

My girlfriend is from Ukraine and has just got her D visa from the embassy in Kiev. It took 30 days not 6 months. It took 2 trips, 1 to apply, then 1 after 30 days to collect the visa. This was this month so the information is up to date. We used a lady here in Varna who specialises in these issues ...
by MarkMc
Mon May 25, 2009 12:01 pm
Forum: Employment
Topic: I need an assistant in Varna
Replies: 10
Views: 4640

assistant?

You could always post a job on http://www.jobs.bg/
Its in English and free. We had a good response from our add at the school.

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