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First Flight

Says Lane, Bristol BS40 5DZ, England
+44 1934 852875
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Amazing!

What an amazing surprise! Thank you so much for such a wonderful afternoon - absolutely loved the... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
cattyhoc
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Perfect

Just came back from a fantastic day out with First Flight and a balloon ride over bristol with my... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Fredrik D
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Ballooning company for Bristol, Bath and Somerset.
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“balloon ride” (15 reviews)
“safe hands” (6 reviews)
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Says Lane, Bristol BS40 5DZ, England
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

What an amazing surprise! Thank you so much for such a wonderful afternoon - absolutely loved the whole experience - very surreal. I would highly recommend Nigel and his lovely team - they make you feel welcome and I can not fault the professional service...More

Thank cattyhoc
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Just came back from a fantastic day out with First Flight and a balloon ride over bristol with my girlfriend and a few other people in the basket. Nice people, plenty of space, wonderful weather and overall just perfect. Nigel postponed the flight a few...More

Thank Fredrik D
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Our ballon flight was very memorable with a lovely welcome by the team, there was 8 passengers plus the pilot in the basket .We flew over the Mendip area with a lovely lift off & an excellent landing by our pilot. The views were beautiful...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We had a hot air balloon flight booked with Nigel on the 2nd September thinking I'd won it in a raffle, unbeknown to me my partner had booked it as a surprise and proposed while in the air! Nigel, Jill (apologies if this is spelt...More

Thank emilybond19
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We were lucky. After a couple of cancellations, due to adverse weather, we finally got lift-off on Monday evening from Ashton Court, Bristol. Perfect weather. Mostly sunny with a light breeze from the west. First Flight had organised everything beautifully, and kept in touch by...More

Thank EdBristol
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Having flown with Nigel on two occasions this year I can not fault the professional service provided by First Flight balloons. Nigel is a very experienced pilot and with a well drilled back up team you know you are in safe hands. I will not...More

1  Thank RICHARD L
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Ladies and gents, if you don't do anything else in life make sure you spoil yourselves with a balloon ride with first flight. My wife and I traveled down 100 miles to the balloon fiesta in Bristol for a birthday flight. Unfortunately the Saturday morning...More

1  Thank Youarecharlie
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Myself and a group of 6 colleagues had a balloon flight with Nigel at First Flight in August 2017. The whole experience is truly amazing. The friendly and personal service received from Nigel all the way through the process was second to none. Nigel is...More

Thank JAYC-_87
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

First Flight are a great company. Very personal, friendly service and would highly recommend to anyone. We all had a great morning out and the early start was certainly worth it! It was an amazing experience and makes a perfect gift/day out. For anyone concerned...More

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Booked this flight as a birthday gift for my boyfriend. This company had consistently good reviews so when researching who to book with, decided to go with Nigel and co as some of the larger companies didn't seem so highly praised. Communication with Nigel was...More

Thank Gemsy1
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jdtrix21
20 July 2015|
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Response from NathanGuttridge |
£767.00 for every hour. But it is worth every penny. I suggest you do the 6.00 am sunrise.
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Jo'Anne H
29 May 2015|
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Response from hotairsomerset | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your interest in my flights. The flight is planned for about an hour but to do that you will need to put aside about 3hrs from meeting time to returning to the launch site after landing.
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