Time: The time in Bulgaria is +2 hours on GMT and + 1 hour on CET
Electricity: The voltage is 220V and the frequency is 50 Hz
Water: The tap water is good for drinking
Language: The official language is Bulgarian from the Slavic Language Group
Religion: The main religion in Bulgaria is Orthodox Christianity. There are some supporters of the Islam, Catholicism, Judaism etc. Съществува също така и население, използващо ислям, католицизъм, юдейство и др.
Passports and Visas: The citizens of the countries from the European Union or EFTA do not need visas.
Banks: Working time: Monday – Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.
Credit Cards: You can use your international credit cards in the big hotels, at rent-a-car offices, in some restaurants and trade centers. Information about which credit cards are accepted you can find on the window stickers in shops and hotels. Информация за това, кои кредитни карти се приемат, можете да получите от стикерите на витрините на магазините и хотелите.
Currency: The Bulgarian currency is LEV, which consists of 100 stotinki. All payments are made in the national currency. The banknotes have emissions of 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 leva and the coins have emissions of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 stotinki and 1 and 2 leva.
Safe: For your comfort and calmness, you can keep your documents and valuables in a safe at the reception of your hotel. In case of loss or theft, call the police or contact your guide.
Post: It is located in the center of Sunny beach. Working time: everyday from 8,00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. You can leave your postcards or letters at the front office of your hotel or can use the post office boxes around the complex.
Pharmacies: Working time: from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. and there are some non-stop pharmacies.
Shops: In the complex the shops are open every day.
Population: The population of Bulgaria is approximately 7 million people, about 2.5 million people live in the capital city Sofia.
1 January – New Year
3 March – The National Holiday in Bulgaria
1 May – Labour day
6 May – St George’s day – Day of the Bulgarian Army
24 May – Day of the Slavic literacy and culture
6 September – The Unity of Bulgaria
22 September – The Independence Day
1 November – Day of the Leaders of the Bulgarian National Revival