Frequently Asked Questions


Yes email; printing@theballoonshop.co.uk. Or if you are local to us our store is open 6 days a week.


For latex balloons, we can get them printed and dispatched within 5 working days. If you need them quicker, give us a ring and we'll see what we can do (There may be an additional charge for express service). Foils however take a little longer and can be printed and dispatched within 10 working days.


Latex balloons are suitable for air or helium fill, these can be used with cups and sticks as well as valves and ribbon. They will float for about 12 hours when filled with helium. Foils can last for up to a week and are a bigger coming in different shapes - hearts, rounds and stars.


Have a look in our products section for our range of balloon colours. If you can't find the colour you want, ask us and we should be able to help!


You can choose up to eight colours to print on one side of latex balloons subject to artwork approval. If you print on two sides you are limited to one colour only. Balloon printing is not like printing on paper, we must have separations between inks. Again the foil are different you can only have up to two colours per side.


Latex balloons are suitable for air or helium fill, these can be used with cups and sticks as well as valves and ribbon. They will float for about 12 hours when filled with helium. Foils can last for up to a week and are a bigger coming in different shapes - hearts, rounds and stars.


There is no limit to the amount of balloons we can print, however we have a minimum order of 25 for latex 5 for foils.


You choose the colour! We will print it!


For the brightest colours, incredible accuracy and presentation, our printed balloons are printed on laser guided, silk screen printing machines.


Of course. We can print on two sides of the Balloon if needs be but this will restrict you to a one colour print. You can also add text.


We prefer your artwork in a PDF. Or JPG. This can be uploaded via the request quotation form. Once your order is being processed we are able to send you a visual for approval.


Your balloons and accessories will be delivered by DPD Local courier. You will recieve tracking and delivery updates by email and sms text.


Balloons printed neck down are suitable for helium fill or air-fill to mounted on a 'cup & stick'. Balloons printed with neck up would be ideal for use as decorations hanging downwards without the use of helium.


Yes, if you want your printed balloons to float you will need to fill them with helium. We can deliver disposable helium canisters along with your balloon order.


If you are filling your balloons with helium, you may need ribbon and weights. For latex air-filled balloons, you might want some cups & sticks and an air-pump! See our products section for more details call us on 01257 633327


Yes! We can print photos in black and white. Proofs cannot be issued on photo print balloons.


We have latex balloons in standard balloon shape. Standard sizes include 10 inches and 12 inches. Our foil balloons come in round, heart and star shapes, these range between 18 inches and 36 inches. If you can't find what you want, please ask.


All our prices show the prices excluding VAT and including VAT. You do have to pay VAT on the goods. However if you are VAT registered with HMRC, you can claim that VAT back. There are some exceptions to this rule, for instance, if ordering from the Channel Islands.


We use DPD Local courier service. You will be supplied tracking and delivery updates by email and sms text.


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