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        About Burgas

        The city of Burgas, Bulgaria, is located on the Black Sea and is a popular tourist destination. The city has a rich history and many cultural attractions. Some of the highlights include the Archaeological Museum, the Naval Museum, and the Puppet Theatre. There are also several beautiful parks and gardens in Burgas, including the Boris Gardens and Central Park. The city is also home to a variety of restaurants and cafes and vibrant nightlife. Burgas is a great place to visit any time of year, but it is gorgeous when the flowers are in bloom in the springtime.

        Basic info and car hire in Burgas

        • Location: Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast
        • Population: 202.766 (2017)
        • Official language: Bulgarian
        • Currency: Bulgarian lev 
        • Weather: Burgas has a temperate climate with Mediterranean features. The weather in Burgas is very changeable, as it lies on the northern coast of the Black Sea. The average annual temperature is about 16 °C (61 °F). Summers are usually warm and sunny, while winters are cool and damp. The average July high temperature is about 28 °C (82 °F), while the January low temperature averages −2 °C (28 °F).   
        • Internet coverage: Hotels, bars, restaurants and cafes offer Wi-Fi.
        • Road conditions: The road conditions in Burgas, Bulgaria, are excellent. The roads are well-maintained, and the traffic is light. There are a few potholes here and there, but overall the roads are in excellent condition. If you're looking for a relaxed driving experience, Burgas is the place to be. Just watch out for the occasional cyclist!
        • Car hire in Burgas: There are plenty of car hire companies in Burgas, Switzerland, to choose from. You can find a list of Burgas's car hire companies on Orbit Car Hire. When hiring a car, it is essential to consider the cost of fuel and insurance. The fuel cost in Switzerland is expensive, so you may want to choose an economical car to run. Insurance premiums vary depending on the company, so it is essential to compare different quotes before making your final decision. The most popular location to rent a car in Burgas is the airport

         Driving in Burgas

        Burgas may be a smaller city, but that doesn't mean the roads aren't just as busy. Unfortunately, the opposite is often true – because there are fewer people and less traffic, drivers in Burgas seem to think they can go faster. It can lead to some hair-raising experiences, so it's essential to know the driving conditions before getting behind the wheel.

        One thing to note is that the lanes on Bulgarian roads are much narrower than in North America or Western Europe. So if you're not used to driving in such tight spaces, take it easy when you first hit the road. Another difference is that many of the streets in Burgas are pretty steep, so keep that in mind when you're looking for a parking spot.

        Overall, driving in Burgas is not too difficult, as long as you know the unique conditions. Just take it slow and be prepared for anything, and you'll be navigating the streets like a pro in no time!

        • Age limits: Different driver age restrictions apply to different vehicle groups and these are applied automatically to all online rental searches. If you entered your correct age and the online search returned a specific vehicle group, you are eligible to rent it. Please note that the same restrictions apply to all Additional Drivers. You must have held your Driving Licence for a minimum of 1 full year(s).

          The minimum driver age for the vehicle that you selected is 19.
          The maximum driver age for the vehicle that you selected is 75.

        • International Driving Permit: An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving Licence if the National Driving Licence you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not clearly identifiable as a Driving Licence, e.g., it is in a non-Latin alphabet (e.g. Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese).
        • Additional papers: You and all Additional Drivers must present a full valid original Driving Licence and the voucher or booking confirmation document when picking up the vehicle. If your Driving Licence has multiple parts, you must present all of them. All requirements apply to both you and any Additional Drivers.
        • Additional requirements:  
        • Children in the car: Children under 150 cm. Should use the car's back seat, and children under three years must use a child car seat. 
        • Driving side of the road: Right side. 
        • Lights: Check that all lights are working, clean, and correctly aimed.
        • General speed limits: Highways - the speed limit on highways is 140 km / h; the minimum is 60 km / h; on Interurban roads - the maximum permitted speed is 90 km / h; In cities - the maximum authorized speed is 50 km / h.
        • Parking suggestions: There are a few different options for parking in Burgas. The most common is on the street, where there are usually blue lines painted on the ground to indicate where you can and cannot park. There are also many public parking garages throughout the city. Prices for parking in these garages vary, but they are usually cheaper than parking on the street. Finally, there are a few private parking lots scattered around the city. These lots typically have higher prices, but they offer the convenience of being close to your destination.

        Car Hire in Burgas

        Most popular car hire at Burgas

        The most selected hire car in Burgas is the Fiat Panda, with the Toyota Aygo and Volkswagen Golf also being a popular options. The most popular car types in Sofia are mini, economy and standard categories. 

        Popular Driving Routes

        Popular One-Way car hire from Burgas

        Want to rent a car for a one-way trip? No worries! Orbit Car Hire offers a variety of one-way Car Hire options in many locations outside of Burgas. One-way car rental is ideal for cross-town or cross-country travel, saving time by not returning to your original location. Start your reservation with Orbit Car Hire and find great options on one-way car hire at locations across the Bulgaria.

        • Burgas - Sofia (382km, approx. 3,5-hour drive)
        • Burgas - Plovdiv (253km, approx. 2,5-hour drive)
        • Burgas - Varna (115km, approx. 2-hour drive)

        Popular day trips from Burgas

        Burgas is a great city to explore, but there are plenty of options if you're looking for someday trips. Just a few hours away from Burgas are the ancient ruins of Nessebar and Sozopol. These towns are perched on the edge of the Black Sea and offer stunning views and fascinating history. If you're looking for something more active, you can also head to the Pirin Mountains for hiking and skiing. Or, if you're in the mood for some beach time, Varna is just a short drive away. No matter what you choose, you're sure to have a great time exploring Bulgaria's beautiful landscape.

        What to see in Burgas

        There are plenty of things to do and see in Burgas, Bulgaria. Some of the top attractions include the Sea Garden, the Archaeological Museum, and the Church of Saints Constantine and Helena. The Sea Garden is a beautiful park located right on the coast, and it's perfect for a relaxing stroll or a picnic lunch. The Archaeological Museum is home to some fascinating ancient artefacts, while the Church of Saints Constantine and Helena is one of the city's most impressive landmarks. In addition, Burgas boasts a lively nightlife scene, with plenty of bars and clubs to choose from. So whether you're interested in history, culture, or simply having a good time, Burgas has something for everyone.

        Drive your rental car beyond Burgas

        There are plenty of amazing road trips to take from Burgas, Bulgaria. One of the most popular routes is to drive north along the Black Sea coast, stopping at charming towns and villages like Sozopol, Primorsko, and Ahtopol. If you're looking for a more adventurous journey, consider heading into the Rhodope Mountains in the south. This stunning area is full of dramatic landscapes, rushing rivers, and tranquil lakes. You could spend weeks exploring all its secrets! No matter which route you choose, make sure to take your time and enjoy the beautiful scenery around you.

        Beach in Burgas

        Beach by the Black sea in Burgas

        Where to eat, drink, and party in Burgas

        There is no shortage of food and drink options in Burgas, Bulgaria. From traditional Bulgarian cuisine to international favourites, there is something for everyone.

        For those looking for a taste of Bulgarian culture, plenty of restaurants serves up local dishes like shopska salad, banitsa, and gyuvetch. These meals are typically made with fresh ingredients and are hearty, perfect for filling up on a cold winter day.

        If international cuisine is more your style, Burgas has you covered there too. Italian, Mexican, Indian, and Thai restaurants can all be found in the city. And if you're looking for something a bit more traditional, there are plenty of cafes and bars serving up classic European dishes and drinks.

        No matter what you're in the mood for, Burgas has something to satisfy your appetite. With such a wide variety of restaurants and bars, you're sure to find something to your taste. So why not visit Burgas and indulge in all the delicious food and drink it offers?

        FAQ

        What you need to know about renting a car

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        What do I need to rent a car in Bulgaria?

        credit card in the main driver's name needs to be presented. A security deposit may be required while renting a car, so the credit card must have sufficient funds. You can find details about the security deposit listed while booking the vehicle and on your voucher. It is essential to have a valid driving license with the name of the main driver and additional drivers when it applies. An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not identifiable as a Driving License, e.g., it is in a non-Latin alphabet (e.g. Arabic, Chinese, Cyrillic, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements. You will need identification with you, such as a passport and ID cards. When you pick up your rental car, you need to have your voucher.

        How old do I need to be to rent a car in Bulgaria?

        The minimum age to rent a car in Bulgaria is 20 years old; it can also be different from car categories. Young driver fees may apply to drivers under the age of 25. This information is visible in the search engine Orbit Car Hire.

        Do I need car insurance in Bulgaria?

        Insurances are essential when renting a car and can be different between countries. When renting a car in Bulgaria with Orbit Car Hire, the country's prices will include mandatory insurance.

        Do I need a credit card to rent a car in Bulgaria?

        In most cases, a credit card must be presented in the name of the main driver. In addition, a security deposit may be required when renting a car, so it is vital to have sufficient funds on the credit card. When searching for a vehicle at Orbit, you can see credit card requirements from all our suppliers.

        Do I need an international driving license in Bulgaria?

        An International Driving Permit is required in addition to a National Driving License if the National Driving License you or any of the Additional Drivers hold is not identifiable as a Driving License. In addition, it is in a non-Latin alphabet (e.g. Arabic, Chinese, Japanese). It can also depend on the country or car rental company you are renting with. If you have found a car on our website, you can press the rental terms link from the supplier for more information about driving license requirements.

        How do I find the cheapest car hire in Bulgaria?

        You can find cheap car hire by comparing prices with all major car rentals at Orbit Car Hire. A good idea can be to book in advance as the costs increase closer to the travel period. 

        What is the cheapest rental car in Bulgaria?

        You will find the mini car category or economy cars as the cheapest car categories. Vehicles such as Kia Picanto, Renault Clio, Toyota Aygo often provide the best prices.

        What is the best car rental company in Bulgaria?

        You may find excellent services provided by companies such as Abbycar, Enterprise rent a car, Alamo, Thrifty, Firefly, and Mex rent a car. 

        What types and makes of rental cars deals can I find in Bulgaria?

        You will find car types such as mini, economy, compact, Full-Size, and luxury cars. Popular rental cars are Kia Picanto, Ford Fiesta, Renault Clio, VW Golf, Mercedes E-class. 

        Does my rental car have unlimited mileage when I book it for Bulgaria?

        Most car rentals in Bulgaria offer unlimited mileage in their offers. 

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