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Social Life in Bulgaria

Language If you really want to dive into the social life in Bulgaria you would do well to familiarise yourself with the national language, which is Bulgarian. They use the Cyrillic alphabet (practically the same as in Russia or Macedonia). Although English and French are widely spoken in towns and tourist areas, this may not be the case in country districts. The great thing is that the children seem able to absorb languages easily, and unless your Bulgarian is very good they will soon be translating for you....

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Driving in Bulgaria

Public transport in Bulgaria There are several alternative options to driving in Bulgaria available: domestic flights, trains, buses and trams – and fares are very reasonable. In Sofia, there is an excellent underground system. For trains there are discount cards for students, families, and the elderly. And children under the age of seven travel free unless they occupy a seat. For the website for Bulgarian trains click here. Taxis are easily available in tourist areas – but beware of the prices – always check before you get in. If the...

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Living in Bulgaria

Surprisingly low property prices and equally low wages are two prominent pros and cons when you consider living in Bulgaria. Let’s go trough both of those subjects. Buying a house In the early 21st century, property was cheap in Bulgaria and seen as a good investment. However, as the economy slumped, so did house prices, and it is at present difficult to sell houses. So, now you can buy a fine house, quite cheaply, if you intend to live in Bulgaria for at least some years. Whether you will be...

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Social and Health Care in Bulgaria

Pensions If you are a pensioner, you need to inform the IPC (International Pension Centre) to prevent problems with your pension payments (tel. 0191 218 7777). Bulgaria has double taxation agreements with the UK so you will not be taxed twice – provided you ensure that the tax offices are aware of your circumstances. You can arrange to have your pension paid directly into your Bulgarian bank account – and still benefit from the increases as if you still lived in Britain. Contact HMRC and your...

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Relocating to Bulgaria from the UK

An ancient country, with old traditions and customs, thrust into the communist regime and now finding its way slowly in the capitalist market. With a beautiful country, a fascinating history and a generous people, they are still finding the idea of value for money a difficult concept to grasp. Bulgaria – in the heart of the Balkans, joined the EU in 2007, but is not yet a member of the Schengen area – so they have their own customs checks. The currency is the lev –...

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Moving to Bulgaria

Get quote & Book Moving to Bulgaria from the UK Bulgaria is a small and versatile country, located in Southeast Europe, which is surrounded by Greece, Turkey, Romania, Serbia, North Macedonia and the Black Sea. A land rich in history, culture and biodiversity, it is a member state of the European Union, NATO and the Council of Europe. This is the country you’ll find yourself in after moving to Bulgaria - a thrilling and enticing mixture of pluses and minuses... Welcome!   Relocating to Bulgaria - a natural wonder You may have heard about Bulgaria’s stunning...

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