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

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A truly amazing experience!!!

From the beginning to end our experience was flawless. Nigel and the team kept us informed throughout our journey. When we couldn't fly due to bad weather, he was flexible to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2015
Damien W
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

From the beginning to end our experience was flawless. Nigel and the team kept us informed throughout our journey. When we couldn't fly due to bad weather, he was flexible to re-book with. Planning my wedding proposal, he was real easy to talk to. The day couldn't have gone any smoother - and she said 'yes'!! Massive thank you to... More 

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Thank Damien W
Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Popped the question to my girlfriend today and could not of chose a better way of doing it Nigel is a real pro highly recommended isNigelareproprothank

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Thank rogers1984wins
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

We had a super fun experience. The flight took off in very organised manner. Nigel does a great job explaining how things are done.greeexeexplaining

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Thank BaukjeZH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Slick, professional and well rehearsed set up. My wife and I flew/floated on our second attempt, however we were kept well informed as to what was going on and the postponement (due to poor weather) was made in very good time, so didn't really impact us. The pilot was exceptionally knowledgeable and friendly and we were confident throughout that we... More 

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Thank Mike H
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This trip was booked for our eldest daughters 50th birthday and it couldn't have gone any better. The whole family enjoyed the experience and we have got some brilliant photos. Thank you Nigel for making this such a memorable occasion.

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Thank Joyton2015
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Had a great flight, felt in good hands and well looked after. Didn't realise there was so much audience participation helping to get the balloon out and put it way but it all added to the adventure. The glass of fizz at the end was a nice touch :-)

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Thank Suzanne B
Co Antrim
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

Our son and daughter bought my husband and myself this hot air balloon trip for his 60th birthday, - on his 'bucket list' . First Flight were very flexible regarding the voucher given that we were travelling from NI to Bristol. Luckily for us conditions were just perfect for the birthday date and we had 6am flight, Amazing experience- Nigel... More 

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Thank CoAntrimBMartin
wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Cannot recommend Nigel and the team highly enough. Arranged the ballon ride for my husbands birthday - easy booking, great communication and highly experienced team. We travelled over 2 hours for the ride, well worth it, Nigel kept us updated on the weather and the whole process was so straightforward. My husband loved the fact that he could get involved... More 

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1 Thank doriWales
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I searched high and low for a hot air balloon ride I could take my wife on for her 40th birthday. Some of the companies I spoke with were just "alright" and others didn't seem interested in anything more than taking my money. Nigel however, at First Flights was fantastic from day one. Extremely knowledgeable and very pleasant to talk... More 

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4 Thank SimonMurley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I bought the flight for our Mum's 60th birthday in November, and ended up flying in June. The flight was absolutely brilliant. 2 of us are quite afraid of heights so it was initially quite a challenge - preparing the balloon and the first 20 seconds of take-off were pretty nerve-wracking for us.... Not because anything went... More 

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