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Virgin Balloon Flights - Biggleswade

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About Virgin Balloon Flights - Biggleswade
Sitting on the River Ivel in Bedfordshire is the launch site of Biggleswade, providing you with a range of views to ensure you have a truly memorable flight from beginning to end. No matter which direction the wind takes you, you are guaranteed a truly memorable flight and a warm welcome in this famous, beautiful and historic county.
Biggleswade, England

Virgin Balloon Flights - Biggleswade
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Got bought this as a Birthday present over 4 years ago and still waiting to actually have the balloon ride. Have lost count how many times this has now been booked and cancelled, wasting numerous Holiday days from work. I get that the weather can't...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Miss C
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Biggleswade, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Hi Miss C Sorry to hear the weather hasn't been on your side and you haven't yet managed to fly with us. As with all of our launch sites, Biggleswade does have back-up launch sites the same way Huntingdon does, which are used to increase...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

I loved this - It was a birthday present. Me and my other half tried to book once before but my granddad became poorly and we couldn't go, the customer service team were great and just asked us to produce evidence that we were in...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Terri-louise T
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Biggleswade, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hello Terri-Louise Great to hear we were able to help with such a memorable birthday present! We love hearing how much our passengers enjoy their flights and will pass on your kind compliments to our ace pilot Kerry and his crew. Thank you so much...More

Reviewed 17 January 2017

We have had two balloon flights and I am in danger of being addicted to this. Friendly staff get everyone involved in preparation of the balloon for flight and in the packing away onto the vehicle after landing.More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank John S
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - Biggleswade, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi John Were with you on that one - we're already addicted to flying in hot air balloons! We're thrilled that you've had such a great time that you've flown more than once with us already and thanks for taking the time to leave us...More

Reviewed 22 May 2016

Would you want to pay for something and risk not getting it? If so, book a Virgin balloon flight. Otherwise my advice is steer clear. We paid £236 and got nothing but an offer to re-book for more money! Read their legal disclaimers very carefully...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank jforener
Reviewed 24 July 2015

what a fun evening , Kerry the pilot got us to help unpack the balloon with safety instructions, everybody of the 16 had a job, we had lots of information while flying, the landing was smooth, great fun, we helped pack up the balloon, had...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank georgiegirl1_11
Reviewed 9 April 2015

This trip had been brought for me for my 60th birthday in 2013 - We had unfortunately had a number of cancellations. Speaking to other people on todays flight- this was not unusual but for one lucky family this was their first attempt. After so...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank mick1253
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Family bought husband and me a trip for my 60th birthday. Other passengers were in our age group and also a few younger ones. We had a health and safety talk by Gavin the pilot who also introduced us to the other members of staff....More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Margaret R
Reviewed 27 September 2014

This was a gift experience I received and one that will last with me forever. I called the balloon operator at 11pm the night before my booking and was given the brilliant news - THE FLIGHT IS ON! Downside was that the flight was to...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank sooz2757
Reviewed 7 September 2014

I went with my daughter on this trip. Yes it was cancelled once due to high winds, but its better to be safe than sorry! When we did make it , wow what a fantastic experience! It was a warm clear day and the views...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank flicky08
Reviewed 14 July 2014

please be aware of the limitations if you are thinking of booking a " trip of a lifetime". 5 times I have now had my flight cancelled due to " high winds" on days when I have seen other balloons flying. The procedure is that...More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank mick1253
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