Virgin Celebration Hot Air Ballooning for One
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4 instalments of £48.00 with clearpay
6 weekly payments from £32.00 with laybuy
Average connection time 25 secs
Average connection time 25 secs
Climb sky high from one of over 100 locations nationwide, and see the world from an unforgettable new perspective aboard one of Virgin’s iconic red balloons. With Virgin Celebration Hot Air Ballooning you’ll get the full flight experience and more.
Take to the skies on your 60 minute adventure, and breathe in spectacular panoramas and uninhibited views for miles in all directions, all the while experiencing a unique sense of freedom.
Once you’ve touched back down on terra firma, you’ll toast your landing in style with a glass of Champagne and a certificate signed by your pilot and endorsed by Sir Richard Branson. You’ll then be collected from your landing spot and whisked back to base. To make the memories last even longer, your Celebration package comes with a gift hamper complete with sparkling wine and chocolates.
- Virgin Celebration Hot Air Ballooning Flight for One
- Greeting, registration and pilot briefing
- 60 minute flight in a Virgin balloon (10-16 people)
- Traditional Champagne toast on landing
- Flight certificate
- Retrieval service back to your take off point
- Gift hamper
- Experience gift pack
- Cancellation indemnity
What happens on the day?
Take to the skies from one of over 100 locations nationwide for a truly memorable experience. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted, registered and briefed by your pilot. If you wish, you can help with the inflation of the balloon before climbing into the basket and taking to the skies.
You’ll enjoy a 60 minute balloon flight before touching back down and partaking in a traditional champagne toast. You will then be presented with a flight certificate and collected from your landing spot to be transported back to your take off point.
Your voucher is valid for 9 months from the date of issue
Please note you must have booked and taken your experience before the expiry date
- Minimum age: 7 (under 16s must be accompanied by a paying adult)
- Minimum height: 4ft 6in
- Maximum weight: 18 stone (Anyone who is over 20 stone will be required to pay a supplement, this also appies to anyone over 18 stone and under 6ft tall)
- Passengers must be physically able to climb into the basket using foot holes provided, stand unassisted for 1 hour and adopt the seated landing position
- Those who are pregnant or have recently undergone major surgery are unable to fly
- Spectators are welcome to watch the preparation and take-off, but we do not recommend that they follow the balloon by road in the interests of safety. Please note that many launch sites do not have toilets or other amenities
- The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary according to location
This experience is available Monday to Sunday in the morning or evening from March to October with some regional variations. Please note that in October, the scheduling starts for the following March. All bookings are subject to suitable weather conditions. Actual flight times vary depending on the time of year.
We recommend you book 10 to 12 weeks in advance to ensure that dates are available. All bookings are subject to availability.
Please allow approximately 3 to 4 hours for the whole experience. The balloon flight itself will last around 60 minutes depending on weather conditions on the day.
What about insurance?
The centres contracted with us hold public liability insurance. We also hold contingency liability cover. You will not be liable for accidental damage to equipment, except where damage has been caused as a result of recklessness or wilful negligence.
A cancellation indemnity, subject to terms, is included with every voucher.
How it works
All you have to do is pay for the experience you wish to purchase and we’ll send a voucher and booking information to you or directly to the recipient, then you just need to check the info and book your experience.
Over 100 UK locations
Please Note: If you’re purchasing a NEW Experience you will be entitled to the validity stated within this description. If/when you are within 3 months of the voucher expiry date and there are still restrictions in place, Virgin Experience Days are offering free extensions to allow the customer to use at a later date. They are reviewing this regularly in line with Government advice and updates.
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