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Virgin Balloon Flights - Perth City Centre

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  • Excellent90%
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  • Average0%
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  • Terrible6%
22 Jun 2018
“Don't buy a voucher for Virgin Balloons as a gift to a friend”
6 May 2018
“8th attempt ”
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Often termed the Ancient Capital of Scotland, Perth is steeped in history. In the modern Perth, the visiting gladiators have been replaced with a bustling tourist industry. The castles surrounding Perth are largely still there, but have been...more
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| South part of North Inch, River Tay, Perth PH1 5HS, Scotland
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

We were given a voucher as a gift. We booked a flight in early June. It was cancelled on the day. We managed to book another 4 weeks later. But since early June every single flight from the Perth area has been cancelled. So far...More

1  Thank Sandy1479
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Perth City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Sandy We're sorry to hear that your first booking was cancelled. Hot air ballooning is a fully weather dependent activity and we simply won't risk flying you in our big red balloon if conditions are not safe to do so, just like any other...More

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Got this voucher as a gift 2 years ago and have been trying since to get on the balloon. Have been trying trying not to waste holidays by booking it on Sunday’s. But this time thought with a heatwave forecast surly there would have been...More

1  Thank Craig_S1989
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My fiance got me a voucher for my birthday and on our second attempt we got up (which was extremely lucky as we know it can take others longer). The whole experience was incredible, so tranquil and calm. Kate, our pilot, was knowledgeable and passionate...More

1  Thank Rachieroo2118
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Having given my husband and son as their birthday gifts from me vouchers for Virgin Balloon Flights, bookings were made and all instructions were followed. As directed we phoned the given phone number at 11 pm the evening before for confirmation of the flight to...More

1  Thank edithfife
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I bought my other half vouchers for christmas and we managed to ride after only 2 attempts. I had originally booked for auchterader but was informed the night before it had been relocated to Perth. This was an extra 30 minutes away from my house...More

2  Thank haggied
Reviewed 8 November 2015

My wife got this for me for a xmas pressie, I bought her one for her birthday ... so we both got to go :) it took about four attempts but when we got there just after 06:30 it was a go .... after helping...More

1  Thank Jim_C01
Reviewed 28 September 2015

My wife and I received this as a wedding present and we had been trying for 3 years to get the good conditions required and our time off together aligned. Perseverance is key and we were chuffed when the message on the flight line confirmed...More

3  Thank ScotlandOllie
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Perth City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2015

Hi Ollie, Thank you for your kind words. So glad you and your wife enjoyed your sky-high adventure! I will pass your praise on to our Scotland pilot and crew. Great to hear that like most people, you felt the airborne experience was well worth...More

Reviewed 18 September 2015

My hubby bought tickets for the flight for my birthday a year and a half ago. We had 9 failed attempts due to weather and were close to giving up on getting a flight. So glad it went ahead today. We had tried several launch...More

1  Thank Lyn T
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Perth City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2015

Hi Lyn, Thank you for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed your sky-high adventure! The 'great' British weather means it can take people several bookings before they are able to fly, but most people say the once-in-a-lifetime experience is well worth the wait and...More

Reviewed 15 September 2015

I bought two vouchers well in advance of my wedding anniversary hoping to fly with my wife. Childcare organised, time off booked, weather forecast looked not too bad. The website showed that there were only 4 out of 16 places taken, so I counted on...More

1  Thank ZBH
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Perth City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. Sorry to hear the weather has not been on your side when trying to fly with us. We don't advise that people book annual leave for our flights due to their weather...More

Reviewed 9 September 2015

What a wonderful day provided by Virgin Balloon flights for Chrissie Miller, who wanted to do this to celebrate her 100th Birthday. When they heard of the occasion,Virgin did not charge Chrissie, and Martin and Hannah from Virgin Balloons could not have been more helpful.Chrissie...More

5  Thank Bernadette F
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Perth City Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2015

Hi Bernadette, Thank you for your kind words. We were more than happy to make Chrissie's 100th birthday dream come true and would be delighted to have her on board for her 101st. We will pass on your praise to Martin and Hannah as well....More

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David a
11 September 2015|
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Response from VirginBalloonFlights | Property representative |
Hi David, Thank you for your approach. Our voucher prices vary depending on when you wish to fly. Our full price list can be found on our website. Vouchers start at £79pp. Hope to see you in the sky very soon! Thank... More
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