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Virgin Hot Air Balloon Flight for One

Product code: 1042836 5 out of 5 (based on 1 review) Write a review »
5 out of 5 – 1 reviews
  • Minimum age 16 years
  • 85 Locations
  • For One
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Soaring gracefully at up to 5000ft above the splendour of the British countryside, this is an experience that will never be forgotten. There is no more graceful or peaceful way to fly than by hot air balloon. You'll be met by one of the experienced, fully CAA qualified balloon pilots who will give you an introduction to hot air ballooning and a full safety briefing. You will then be invited to assist with the balloon preparation and inflation, so you will actually be helping to get the balloon airborne! Once all is ready your magical flight will begin, and you will sail through the sky for approximately 1 hour before gently coming back down to earth. Back on terra firma your pilot will invite you to join a toast with a chilled glass of champagne (soft drinks also available). You will be picked up and transported back to your original take-off site so there are no worries about getting back. You will also receive a souvenir brochure and a commemorative certificate signed by Richard Branson and your pilot. This is an experience guaranteed to have you walking on air with your head in the clouds every time you think of it.
What's included?
  • Introduction and safety briefing from your fully qualified pilot
  • Champagne toast
  • Approx 1 hour hot air balloon flight
  • Souvenir brochure
  • Commemorative flight certificate
Any restrictions?
  • Your voucher is valid for 10 months for one person
  • This experience is available between 1 March and 31 October each year, subject to weather conditions
  • Min. age is 13 years old
  • Min. height is 1.37m/4'6”
  • Under 16's must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • You must telephone the booking confirmation line after 11pm on the evening before a morning flight and at 2pm on the afternoon of an evening flight (times subject to change) to confirm that weather conditions are suitable
  • Flights may be cancelled without notice because of matters beyond reasonable control
  • This experience is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant
  • Those suffering from any illness, medical condition or disability should take appropriate medical advice. If in any doubt about your suitability, please check with the supplier before booking
  • You will not be permitted to participate if you are intoxicated
  • All flight dates and times are subject to availability
What do I need to know?
  • It is strongly advised that you make your booking within 3 months of the purchase date of your voucher to avoid disappointment
  • Virgin Balloon Flights will issue you with a ticket number/security code which you must bring with you on the day of your balloon flight
  • The pilot will decide duration and direction of the flight and landing place, subject to legal and safety requirements
  • There will be other participants on this experience with you
This experience is available at 85 locations. Select Region:
Virgin Hot Air Balloon Flight for One - £169

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5 out of 5 1 out of 1 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Well Worth the Wait

5 out of 5 29 March 2012
dncpalmer
Location: Tyne and Wear Age: 25-34 Bought For Myself Occasion: Birthday
This is one of those experiences that everyone should try at least once, I purchased this for my wifes 30th Birthday and it has taken 3 failed attempts to get booked (due to bad weather conditions, so I would reccomend booking the package which includes weather insurance). The veiws were amazing (we flew from Kirkby Lonsdale) and the experience from start to finnish (from unpacking and inflating the balloon (then deflating it and packing it back up agian at the end) to 14 of us helping to pull the Land Rover out of the mud!) was made even more enjoyable by the other passangers we flew with and pilot (John Fenton) and his 'crew' all pitching in together!
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
This review is from Virgin Hot Air Balloon Flight for Two. Please note that although some details (e.g. location or duration) contained within this review may vary, it's still a great indicator of what you can expect.
Virgin Hot Air Balloon Flight for One - £169