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Postby KK » Sat Jan 14, 2006 2:54 pm

Hello, We wanted to come and buy a property but have just found out the price of car hire!!!! We have been quoted between £300 & £500 for 2 weeks. This makes visiting Bulgaria very expensive. Are there cheaper Bulgarian companies? Thank you.

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Postby YirMan » Sat Jan 14, 2006 3:17 pm

Don't know if these are any cheaper but they may be worth a look at...

http://www.cityrent-bg.com/

http://www.rentacarbulgaria.com/

http://www.tstravel.net/

http://www.bulgariacarrent.com/

http://www.rentomobile.com/

Hope this is of some help...perhaps you could let the forum know how you got on and what was the best deal you were able to arrange.

Happy house-hunting and welcome to the forum!!

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Postby chunky002 » Sat Jan 14, 2006 4:10 pm

Hi
Try www.sikongroup.com

Do cheap cars, had mondeos of them before for 2 weeks all in for €280.00

Based in Sofia and very friendly and helpful
Also have smaller cheaper cars. From €10.00 per day :D

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Postby KK » Sat Jan 14, 2006 5:08 pm

Thanks guys a real help. Now we will buy in BG afterall. Phew!

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Postby satellitemark » Sat Jan 14, 2006 6:51 pm

hi kk

i've just seen this thread, i & many of the other "old hands " on here would recomend www.tstravel.net , never seen a bad word about them on here & have allways been very pleased with the price & service . nik & george & chris are the men to contact phone :0035956845060 email
info@tstravel.net they are based in bourgas but will cover almost anywhere in bg.

good luck with your quest to find property in bulgaria , if its info you want you'r in the right place .

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Postby hadleyman1 » Mon Jan 16, 2006 9:00 pm

Hi..Does anyone have any info on car hire in Varna?
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Postby Smiggy » Mon Jan 16, 2006 9:26 pm

Hi hadleyman 1

I have used several car hire companies in varna and by far the best , and one of the most reasonable, is a guy named Pavlin Zhelev. He will drop the car off at the airport for you, and pick it up from the same place on your departure

If you want to get in touch his e-mail address is zhelev@abv.bg and his phone number is 359 887 471 475.

tell him Alan from Leicester asked you to call, and hopefully he will give you a good deal

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We have consolidated and summarised the various 'reccos' for car hire companies as follows:

Car Hire Varna

1. I suggest you try non stop Rent -a -car Varna.Contact Pavlin Zhelev, email zhelev@abv.bg He gives excellent service and didnt mind coming out to the airport to pick up our car at 3.00am when we had to get one of those middle of the night flights. Good luck and…

Varna car rent ( advertised on this page ).
http://www.rentacar.4u.ru/

2. Hi all just returned from bg, used this company www.bulgariacarrent.com.
we went for the cheap option unspecified and got a renault clio, delivered to varna airport all for 125 euros for the week.excelant service will use again.
ps sorry can't work out how to add link.

3. www.bogicars.com

Car Hire in Sofia.

1. I have used www.drenikov.com a basic older Ford Fiesta is 10 Euro per day.

I have used them before and have found their vehicles to be reliable and the people great to deal with.

They have new vehicles as well but being Scottish and therefore a tight git I go for the older ones.

2. I have some good expereinces with a company called www.savoyrent.com/ www.savoyrent.bg, they are reasonable rates and will deliver cars to the airport on your arrival, they are will deliver/pick up cars from the airport at any time of day or night. Hope this helps

3. I used sikon last month. i was very pleased with the service and price. i will be using them again, very helpful.

http://www.sikongroup.com/rentacar/car- ... -sofia.htm

4. We always use Avtojet...they have never let us down and there cars are all quite new...no tat...you can find them at www.RentaCarinBulgaria.com

5. Have no worries!
We have just returned from Borovets. Hired a Renault Megane Scenic through Drenikov. Great car. Delivery driver spoke very good English. No problems.
Have also used Drenikov with pickup at Plovdiv airport. Also very easy but rather old car!
Rentacar Bilgaria also very good. This the website and all about them or try rent a car

http://www.bulgariacarrent.com/ I hope this works as i have it on my favourites on the top of the screen

6. I can reccomend the Sikon group we have used them for a couple of years now without any problems. they also speak good english.
sikongroup@abv.bg

7. 4 x 4's

I used Autojet in August this year and they were very reliable and relatively cheap compared to other rental companies. They have a decent set of 4x4 for hire as well

http://www.autojet-bg.com/

if you don't mind an older car try www.veda-rent.com they have a Range Rover for 24-29 Euro per day depending on length of rental. They work out of Sofia and deliver to the airport if required.

Car Hire Sunny Beach/Bourgas

1. when you do a search look out for ts travel, i have nothing but praise for them & so do many other established members. www.tstravel.net

2. You could try http://www.bulgariacarrent.com/ (but, they will charge you more than the usual delivery/ collection charge if delivery is before 06.00am)

3. Hi all we have used this firm and he was excellent ! his name is Svetoslav Kalchev, 30 Lermontov str bourgas e.mail svetoslav_bs@abv.bg the office is not far from hotel bulgaria. very nice he even took us to the train stn when he collected the car Very good !!!!!

OR www.tstravel.net

Car Hire Veliko Turnovo

1. If you go into County Property Investments in Stefan Stambolov Street, I am sure that George or Shtelyan could sort you out with very reasonable car hire. We asked them last time, and they found a very good deal for us.

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PS Some of these even take the My Bulgaria Privilege Card and give extra discounts to card holders!! :lol:

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Postby highlander » Fri Jul 21, 2006 8:49 pm

I hjave been trying to contact svetoslav bs@abv.bg and it comes up failure notice every time, is theis the correct email address.


You need to have an underline between svetoslav and the rest of the address, like this, but take out all the clear spaces:
s v e t o s l a v _ b s @ a v b . b g
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Postby suey » Mon Aug 21, 2006 10:57 pm

I would just like to add our recommendation of Sikon Group (http://www.sikongroup.com) in Sofia since using them in July/August.

When we originally booked a few months ago via email we got very prompt and helpful advice from Yasen, who runs the company with his business partner (whose name I have forgotten, sorry!). Yasen even pointed out that I had asked to book the car for longer than I actually needed!

Our flight arrived in Sofia at a horrible time in the morning (about 1.30am) and Yasen met us from the flight and gave us a full run-down of the car and provided maps, driving directions to get on the Varna road from the airport, which is a bit tricky, and some very useful advice about driving in Bulgaria.

During our stay we were involved in a very minor prang with a Bulgarian driver, who had scraped by us on a very narrow road but decided it was our fault, and rang Yasen, who sorted it all out over the phone.

On the way home we dropped the car off at an even more awful time of the morning (around 4am) and Yasen and his partner were there to meet us, smiling and friendly.

The car was very reasonably priced and was absolutely no problem at all. I can't recommend Sikon group enough, they are great value and very helpful, friendly and professional.

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