TO DRIVE ON BULGARIA'S ROADS - MOTORISTS SHOULD BUY A VIGNETTEThere are no Toll-roads in Bulgaria but if you are driving outside build-up areas (towns,villages), you should buy a vignette (In Bulgarian vinetka / винетка ).
There are 3 vignette categories: K1, K2 and K3
Most cars (number of seats up to 9, including the driver and vehicles with gross weight of no more than 3.5 tonnes) need a vignettes from
Prices for this category in 2014 are:
- annual vignette : 67 Bulgarian Levs (about 34 EUR)
- monthly vignette: 25 Bulgarian Levs (about 13 EUR)
- weekly vignette: 10 Bulgarian Levs (about 5 EUR)
Monthly and weekly vignettes start their validity from the date punched on the sticker. You can get a vignette and ask the shop attendant to punch your desired start date. This can be different date from the date of purchase. Make sure you have the correct starting date punched on the sticker.
Where to buy a vignette?Vignettes can be obtained by one of the following places:
- Bulgaria Post offices
- "Petrol" petrol stations
- "Lukoil" petrol stations
- "OMV" petrol stations
- "Shell" petrol stations
- "Rompetrol" petrol stations
- EasyPay offices
- Piccadilly supermarkets
- "Bravo investments" bill desks
How to put your vignette?
Vignettes stickers should be taken off from the plastic base and put (using the glue that is on visible side of the sticker) on the
bottom right (looking from inside the car) corner of the front windscreen of the car. Any expired vignettes should be taken of the window (you could be fined 20 BGN for not doing so). Vignettes that are not glued on the window are not valid. Keep the plastic base and the receipt of the vignette with you in the car.