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Address: Says Lane, Bristol BS40 5DZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1934 852875
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Description: Ballooning company for Bristol, Bath and Somerset.

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Amazing Balloon Flight

Thank you to Nigel, Gill and Gary for making my first balloon flight so enjoyable. Perfect take off and landing, explained in great detail what would be happening at all times... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Thank you to Nigel, Gill and Gary for making my first balloon flight so enjoyable. Perfect take off and landing, explained in great detail what would be happening at all times, got us fully involved with all aspects of the flight, extremely professional outfit, would fully recommend First Flight.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Thank you so much Nigel and Crew! The experience of our first balloon ride, floating serenely over Bristol was such an amazing experience I'm still having difficulty putting it into words. Preparing the balloon before take off makes you feel very involved, and Nigel is a wonderful source of knowledge for all of my questions. The take off is as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

thank you Nigel for an amazing trip. It was the first balloon ride for both of us and we would love to do it again. Beth And Becky

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This was a present for a landmark birthday for my wife. Unfortunately, we had to wait two years to use the voucher for various personal reasons. I'd llke to thank Nigel for his patience with us and for very kindly extending our voucher on a couple of occasions. We finally got around to going up when the weather was pretty... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A big thank you to Nigel and his team for making my first ever flight a magical experience.   I  rang on my 50th birthday to arrange a flight and was able to fly 2 days later! The views  of  Bristol city were spectacular. Nigel kept me well informed from the off set and he gave  clear instructions throughout  the flight.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My wife and I bought each other birthday presents of a balloon ride and it exceeded our expectations. The flight had 5 other guests who all seemed to enjoy the experience as much as us, Nigel the pilot (and Paul his co) was friendly, informative and reassuring from our intial booking through to the final landing in the field. Booking... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My first balloon flight - well worth it. I went along on my own and was made to feel very comfortable and welcome. Very friendly staff and a brilliant Captain Nigel. If you are thinking about booking a special balloon flight, go with First Flight. Magical experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

After deciding to pop the question in a hot air balloon and quick Google search later, I found First Flight. The personal service provided from the initial call to the actual flight was fantastic, in the week prior to the flight (even when we were unsure if the ring would arrive in time). Nigel was very flexible and kept me... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our first balloon flight. Good communication beforehand let us know when and where to meet and allowed a good degree of flexibility around the weather so that we flew in the best conditions of the weekend. Our flight captain and his team were all very friendly and knowledgeable with many years of flying experience.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is something I and my partner have always wanted to do so I bought the flight for us both as a birthday surprise for him. Slightly more expensive than a few local competitors but it was worth it to have fewer people sharing the basket and a more personal, friendly and informative service. I was expecting to feel nervous... More 

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