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Bansko, Bulgaria, February 2009 – The nightmare every UK traveller to Bulgaria fears is the rip-off transit scenario where unscrupulous taxi drivers take advantage of the fact that tourists and foreign travellers arriving at Sofia airport and wanting to get to the popular Bansko ski resort are not in a position to be picky. The Sofia to Bansko transit route even with legitimate fares hits the 80 Euro mark per leg of the trip and with travel usually restricted to no more than two passengers per taxi. Rip off taxi drivers have been know to charge £150 for a single journey.

The BanskoBus service does away with both the anxiety and the cost. Pre-booked through the Bansko Bus website ( Read full release