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Skybus Ballooning

Headcorn Aerodrome Shenley Road, Headcorn TN27 9HX, England
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A long wait

My Daughters bought me a Skybus balloon voucher for my 60th Birthday in August 2014. I thought it... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
steve m
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Wonderful experience

While you do have to be very patient waiting for the weather to be perfect for a balloon ride - it... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
funkeym0nkey
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Headcorn Aerodrome Shenley Road, Headcorn TN27 9HX, England
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

My Daughters bought me a Skybus balloon voucher for my 60th Birthday in August 2014. I thought it would be nice for my partner to join me on the flight and bought her a voucher. After 3 years and 24 attempts, we finally got up...More

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ShiraleeColin, Owner at Skybus Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Hello Steve, I am sorry that you felt disappointed in your flight - yes you certainly did wait a long time before your flight was successful weatherwise including a launch site cancellation. We always advise people that the final landing field could have sheep do...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

While you do have to be very patient waiting for the weather to be perfect for a balloon ride - it becomes very clear when you eventually get up why this is the case but I can assure you that it is worth the wait....More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Wow wow wow!! Nearly a week since my trip and I am still up on cloud nine!! I loved every aspect of this trip, had perfect weather and loved getting involved with the set up of the balloon watching it inflate then boarding for an...More

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ShiraleeColin, Owner at Skybus Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you so very much for taking the time to post a review for us! We are very happy that you enjoyed your flight and if you decide to rebook with us, remember to tell us you have flown with us before and we will...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Be warned: the second you make payment for their services, your entitlement for refund is gone (you legally sign your right away)... YOUR money is now THEIR money, regardless of whether you receive their services OR NOT! I booked a flight with Skybus Ballooning for...More

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Shiralee C, Owner at Skybus Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

For anyone reading this review, I believe it is always fair to present both sides of the story... Mr Markham purchased his voucher in January 2014, the vouchers are valid for 12 months and flights are scheduled twice a day every week throughout the year....More

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Lovely people, very professional, a great experience everyone should give it a try at least once !!!

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

The professionalism & experience (30 years flying hot air balloons all over the world) of Tony our pilot & Arni our recovery vehicle driver was immediately apparent - I would unhesitatingly recommend them. We arrived at 6pm (there is an aerodrome bar if you arrive...More

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Shiralee C, Owner at Skybus Ballooning, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time out to write this review Dawne! We really enjoyed your company on our flight and are so happy that you enjoyed your trip.

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

A wonderful 30th birthday present. Had to wait a while for some good English weather, but the company extended my voucher free of charge. Well worth it, stunning views, and great company. We were made to feel special with a glass of bubbles afterwards.

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