Although not as well visited as the Greek Islands or the Spanish Costas, Bulgaria is quickly gaining a reputation as a popular holiday destination. With areas such as Sunny Beach with its vibrant nightlife and Obzor with its small town, laid back atmosphere, Bulgaria offers many options to those looking for an all-inclusive holiday. Unfortunately many resorts across the country also offer avoidable illness to many holidaymakers.
Sickholiday.com have dealt with cases of holiday illness in Bulgaria including reports of food poisoning symptoms including diarrhoea, stomach cramps and vomiting. Although hygiene standards are adequate in many resorts, some visitors have reported low standards ranging from dirty swimming pools to under cooked food.
Suffering from illness on an all-inclusive holiday to Bulgaria will obviously affect your health but can also leave holidaymakers out of pocket from costly local medical treatment.
Although tap water in Bulgaria is deemed safe to drink, it can often have an unpleasant taste or appearance. As such Sickholiday.com advise all holiday makers visiting Bulgaria to drink only bottled water. Poorly maintained swimming pools can also lead to serious stomach illness such as Gastroenteritis as a result of contracting Cryptosporidium.
It is your tour operators’ responsibility to make sure you are provided with a safe, clean and hygienic hotel.
If you have fallen ill whilst on an all-inclusive holiday to Bulgaria get in touch with a member of our team on 01625 253 020.
We have over 10 years industry experience and we will be happy to help you through the process of claiming back the cost of your holiday plus any additional compensation you may be owed.