Virgin Experience Days Tandem Skydive
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Enjoy the incredible adrenalin rush of a tandem skydive with this unforgettable experience day.
After a short safety briefing session, you will fly to a height of approx 10-12,000ft safely strapped to a British Parachute Association tandem instructor before leaping into a 5000ft free-fall.
Your instructor controls the whole descent including the parachute opening and landing - you can just focus on the incredible views and sensations as you enjoy the free-fall, followed by the sudden rush of the parachute opening and the final gentle descent back to earth.
This tandem parachute jump is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you'll still be talking about 40 years later!
Tandem skydive locations: Cambridgeshire - Peterborough; Cumbria - Grange over Sands; Devon - Dunkeswell; Kent - Headcorn; Lancashire - Preston; North Lincolnshire - Brigg; Northamptonshire - Brackley; Nottinghamshie - Langar; Shropshire - Whitchurch; Suffolk - Beccles; Wiltshire - Netheravon.
- Minimum age: 16 (under 18s need parental consent)
- Maximum weight: 15 stone (95 kgs) your weight should be proportionate to your height.
- Over-40s require a doctor's certificate of fitness
- You will be required to sign a Declaration of Fitness form, if in doubt please contact the centre before booking.
Virgin Experience Days Special Occasion Overnight Stay at The Mayfair Hotel
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There are 5 star luxury hotels, and then there is The May Fair: An icon of expressive contemporary design, bringing together boutique attention to detail with grand hotel service, all in the heart of London.
A legendary luxury hotel with a glamorous past, The May Fair is the ideal location for a lavish weekend getaway. You will feel like royalty with Champagne and chocolates in your room and the pure luxury and opulence at one of the most famous hotels in London. Check into an icon of style and smile at the thought of a deeply comfortable bed, a sleek, marbled bathroom and a long, lazy lie in the next day, stirring only at the thought of a full English breakfast with all the trimmings.
Upon arrival at the hotel you will be met by the attentive staff who will take your bags whilst you check into your King Superior room. Few luxury hotel rooms in London can match the fine detail of a May Fair Superior bedroom: featuring deeply textured fabrics, Catalan-designed furniture and a beautiful Sicilian marble bathroom complete with power shower. The rooms are so luxurious you will not want to leave. You will find a bottle of champagne and an indulgent box of chocolates waiting for you, so toast the occasion whatever it may be.
The May Fair 5 star luxury hotel is moments from London's most chic shopping areas, Bond Street and the equally famous Regent Street, so you'll have plenty of time to shop and feel glamorous before retiring to your lavish bedroom. A delicious full English breakfast will be served in the morning for both guests before you check out and head back to reality.
This experience is for a one night stay and is available on Fridays and Saturdays only. Location: Mayfair, London.
Virgin Experience Days Classic One Night Theatre Break for Two
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This Virgin Experience Days Classic One Night Theatre Break for Two is the perfect way to experience the West End.
Whether it’s a timeless musical or a classic play, you can really sit back and enjoy this experience, which includes 2 top priced theatre tickets, an overnight stay in the 3 star hotel and a delicious breakfast each.
Choose from a selection of West End shows including Chicago, Blood Brothers and Thriller plus many more, as well as an overnight stay with breakfast in a nearby hotel – meaning you won’t have to worry about getting to the show in time to see the curtain go up.
You'll be in the best seats available on the night in either the stalls or the dress circle, so you'll have a fantastic view of all the action.
Please note: This is experience takes place Monday – Friday. The shows are available on selected evenings, with some exclusions and very limited availability on special occasions such as Valentine’s and Good Friday. The current availability is as follows:
Wicked (Monto Fri) - available until 31October2014
Stomp (Mon andFri) - available until 21 December 2014
Thriller (Tue to Fri eve) - available until 28 September2014
Woman in Black (Tuesto Fri) - available until 26 July 2014
We Will Rock You (Mon to Fri) - available until 5 April 2014
39 Steps (Mon to Fri) - available until 12 September2014
The Commitments (Tues to Thurs) - available until 14 September 2014
Stephen Ward (Tues to Fri) - available until 30 May 2014
Virgin Experience Days Hot Air Balloon Flight for 2
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Experience the stunning views, thrilling highs and peaceful serenity of a hot air balloon flight.
Few experiences manage to be serene and thrilling at the same time, so taking a partner, friend or relation on a hot air balloon trip will be a day never forgotten.
The sensation of time being suspended as the world glides gently by is truly remarkable — not to mention the incredible views. Every flight is different, so no matter when or where you fly your sure to come away with some incredible photographs and memories to match.
This is a magical experience that's wonderful to share.
- Safety briefing and participation in setting up the balloon.
- Balloon ride of approx 60 minutes as a member of a small group.
- Participation in deflation of the balloon.
- A glass of Champagne or soft drink when landed.
- Personalised certificate signed by your Pilot.
- Minimum age: 7 (under 18's must be accompanied by an adult)
- Minimum height: 4 ft 6 inch
- Maximum weight 18 st
- Participants must be in good health
- This experience is not sutable for anyone who is pregnant or recently undergone surgery.
- Allow 3-4 hours for whole experience.
- Launch sites do not have toilets or other amenities.
- Approx 50 locations in England, Scotland and Wales