Summary

There is an underlying threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Be aware of pickpockets in city centres and tourist resorts especially in crowded areas like buses, trains and busy streets. There has been an increase in burglaries from hotel rooms in Sunny Beach. Keep valuables in a safe. See Crime

Be aware of prostitutes around Burgas and Sunny Beach. See Crime

Protests may happen in cities across Bulgaria. These are usually peaceful but may attract extreme groups so there is a small risk of violence. Avoid all protests, keep up to date with media reports and follow the advice of the local authorities.

If you need to contact the emergency services in Bulgaria call 112. English speaking operators are available. See Health

Carry a copy of the information pages of your passport at all times as proof of identity.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.