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El Salvador citizens travelling to Bulgaria

Citizens of El Salvador that are travelling to Bulgaria can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Bulgaria

🤝 friendly locals
⚡ Above average wifi
❄️ cold weather
inexpensive cost of living
safe neighbourhoods
🏖️ beaches

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Vivacom, and Mtel


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is BGN.

1 SVC = 0.203481 BGN

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $4.22 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Bulgaria. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 90 days past your travel date.

90 days within any 180 day period:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time including to Bulgaria. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. The Government has proclaimed a state of emergency until at least 13 April. Screening measures and checks remain in place at airports and sea ports. Airlines have cancelled flights between Bulgaria and Italy. The Bulgarian Ministry of Health has announced a ban on entry into Bulgaria of citizens from high-risk countries (See Travel section). If you are displaying symptoms of the virus, you may be placed under quarantine. Monitor the media for the latest developments and follow the advice of local authorities. Check with the embassy or consulate of the country you are travelling to or through for entry requirements. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Bulgaria.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Bulgaria. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (5.00 / 5)
Safety (3.80 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$28.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$4.22 USD

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