[BDA] Virgin Balloon Flights (AirXcite)

Give as a Gift
Over 1,000 bought

In a Nutshell

  • One-hour cross-country flight
  • Over 100 locations nationwide including Wales and Scotland
  • Champagne toast on landing
  • Signed flight certificate
  • Transportation back to original launch site included
  • Available seven days a week
  • Christmas gift idea

The Fine Print

Validity: Expires 30 April 2014.
Purchase: Limit 1 per person. May buy 9 additional as gifts.
Booking: Registration required online by 30 April 2014 via http://www.virginballoonflights.co.uk/groupon/ . Following registration, customers will receive a Virgin Balloon Flights voucher by email and should then book their flight online via www.virginballoonflights.co.uk/book. 72-hour cancellation policy.
Restrictions: Mon-Fri option: must book flight using voucher received by Virgin before 31 Oct 2014. Mon-Sun option: must book flight using voucher received by Virgin before 30 April 2015; weather refund option not included, flight will be rescheduled. Flying season is Mar-Oct, varies depending on region. Must be 7 or older. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Min. height 4ft 6in. Max. weight 18st; passengers over this weight may be required to pay a supplement. Subject to weather conditions. Valid on option purchased only. For full terms and conditions see www.virginballoonflights.co.uk/legalstuff.
Original values: Verified using our merchants website on 7 October 2013 at 3.20pm.
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The Deal

Friends and family stuck for gift ideas can give a big child a big balloon for their special occasion, courtesy of the iconic Virgin brand. Air navigators will take a one-hour ride over countryside or city, absorbing wildlife or bustling urban centres as they coast through the skies. Visitors can choose from over 100 locations, from Fyvie Castle at the top of Scotland to the Cornish market town of Liskeard. Flyers will receive a champagne or soft drink toast on landing, and a personalised certificate endorsed by Sir Richard Branson.

Choose from the following options for a one-hour hot air balloon ride:

  • £89.50 for one person between Monday and Friday (36% off)

  • £99 or one person on any day (50% off)

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The Merchant

Virgin Balloon Flights are synonymous with hot air balloons since founder Sir Richard Branson became the first person to traverse the Atlantic in one in 1987. Known for its high levels of service and customer comfort, Virgin balloons fly all over the UK, from Perth to Bristol, and can be booked as part of a variety of gift packages.


Average rating:3.5 stars

TripAdvisor (139 Reviews)

Virgin balloon flights have attracted over 5000 Facebook Likes, and over 4400 Followers on Twitter. They were recommended by 79% of the 66 Groupon customers surveyed, and Trip Advisor users particularly were impressed by the friendly and knowledgeable staff, and tranquil flight.

Details verified 11 Oct 2013.

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Customer Reviews

Havent done it but really easy to book and looking forward to it.
Kerri B. · 22 April 2017
They are very quick to give you all the information you need and extremely helpful. We haven't been up yet but the site is very close and we're really looking forward to it .
Julian M. · 29 March 2017
Easy process.
Caroline D. · 29 March 2017
Merchant Location Map
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    Jesson House

    Stafford Park 1

    Telford, Telford and Wrekin TF3 3BD

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  2. 2


    Fernhurst Recreation Ground

    Fernhurst, WEST SUSSEX GU27 3HY

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    Sedgefield (Hardwick Park)

    Hardwick Park

    Sedgefield, County Durham TS21 2DN

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