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Virgin Balloon Flights - St Albans

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Fantastic experience

We had to transfer to Knebworth house for the launch site because of wind direction On arrival we... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Malcolm C
5 years and still waiting to fly

I am now 45 and this was booked as present for my 40th birthday. so yes- waiting 5 years. I have... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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28 Aug 2017
“5 years and still waiting to fly”
3 Jul 2017
“Ruined birthday date”
Still heaving with Roman heritage is Hertfordshire's oldest town of St Albans. With views of the Abbey Church the Roman theatre and St Alban's clock tower could also appear beneath the basket before you set out over the county's beautiful landscape...more
Colney Heath Lane | North Orbital Road , London Colney, St Albans AL4 0TT, England
+44 844 576 7526
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I am now 45 and this was booked as present for my 40th birthday. so yes- waiting 5 years. I have moved it to a different location- I've had vouchers expire as I did not book over the Christmas period for March the following year...More

2  Thank iCandy127
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Be prepared to help with all the flight preparation for take off n packing up at landing before u leave

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived very early in the morning and met the flight crew to help set up the balloon. We left from a fruit farm in Gravely. It was a wonderful day to fly. The pilot was very professional and gave full confidentiality to the 15...More

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 29 May 2017

OK, time to confess, this is not related to Virgin St Albans, but Virgin Balloons in general. I had the same experience as many of the other posters, I had a voucher and they simply wouldn't let me use it. Exchanged many a mail, and...More

Thank Barnetroamer
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We had to transfer to Knebworth house for the launch site because of wind direction On arrival we had a brief introduction to balloon flying , positions for landing and basic safety points etc Then we helped to inflate the balloon until it took to...More

Thank Malcolm C
VirginBalloonFlights, Public Relations Manager at Virgin Balloon Flights - St Albans, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi Malcolm We're so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful flight and thank you for taking the time to leave us such a kind review. We agree with you about the cancellations too - while frustrating (to us too!), the experience is worth...More

Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely flight from gravely this weekend. We like others have had many bookings cancelled due to the weather however it was more then worth the wait. Kelly coates and his team were very friendly and professional and made the experience very enjoyable....More

Thank sxy_angel87
Reviewed 6 July 2015

One of the things to do before you die!!!! We are in our late seventies and have just been on a Virgin Balloon ride over the Surrey countryside. The views were just amazing, everything looked different from 2400 ft. Up. Little hamlets passed underneath us,...More

2  Thank RitaSchiefersten
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