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Giftlab® Balloons FAQs
 

  1. What type of balloons is available at Pods & Petals Giftlab®?
     

  2. How long will helium filled balloons’ floats last?
     

  3. What is the difference between Helium Filled and Air Filled Balloons?
     

  4. Where can I buy Helium to fill my own balloons?
     

  5. Are prices of Balloons at Pods & Petals Giftlab® cheaper than elsewhere?
     

  6. What is the difference between “Add-on” Prices and “With Delivery” Prices?
     

  7. Where are our balloons from?
     

  8. Is it a good idea to add balloons to my flowers and gifts? What occasions are suitable?
     

  9. Can I deliver the balloons within Klang Valley (KL, PJ, Wilayah Persekutuan, Selangor)?
     

  10. What type of balloons is suitable to be delivered via courier or outstation?
     

  11. Besides Klang Valley, where else can I have the balloons delivered to?

 

 

1) What type of balloons is available at Pods & Petals Giftlab®?


Generally, below are the types of balloons available :

  1. Latex Balloons

    As the name suggests, Latex balloons are made of rubber and are generally cheaper compared to other balloon types. Helium filled latex balloons last less than 9 hours depending on the size and environment. In the hot Malaysian sun, it will probably last less than 3-4 hours.

     

  2. Foil Balloons


    Made of aluminium foil, Foil balloons can comes in many hues of colours and designs. Generally more expensive, Foil balloons are reusable and are much more striking because of its vibrancy compared to latex balloons. Helium filled foil balloons last around 3-4 days in door and much lesser if exposed to the hot Malaysian sun.

     

  3. Specialty Balloons – Bubble® Balloons


    Bubble® Balloons are a whole new category of floats. They inflate round and feature see-through material with smooth beach ball like seams that cream an amazing 3D effect. And they are so much bigger at 22”. Bubble® Balloons last 3 -4 weeks in door generally and is reusable.

     

  4. Specialty Balloon - Supershape ® Balloons


    Supershape® balloons is giant shaped foil balloons that are created to wow recipients and to shout out your greetings in size and design. ‘Supershape’ balloons measure balloons usually measures 28” above and the size will usually be specified. Supershape® balloons last 3 -4 weeks indoor generally and is reusable.

     

  5. Specialty Balloon - Supershape “ Sing A Tune®


    Sing-A-Tune® balloons come to life with music, character voices and fun sound effects. With a single tap, Sing-A-Tune® balloons capture the hearts of those who receive them. Usually can play up to at least 50 plays! ‘Supershape’ balloons are usually bigger than 28” and the size will usually be specified. Sing-A-Tune® balloons last 3 -4 weeks in door generally and is reusable.

     

  6. Balloon Bouquets


    Balloon Bouquets are a combination of different balloons to make a gift bouquet for a special occasion. There are many readily combined balloons at Giftlab®. You can also add additional balloons to the ready ones to make further elaborate on your gifting.

Pods & Petals Giftlab® strive to give the best and the most varied gift items to our customers. New balloon types will be made available from time to time.

 

2) How long will helium filled balloons’ floats last?
Depending on the environment, size and material used, balloons’ floating life span varies. Below are a general indication :

Latex 12” Balloons - 9 hours if in-door, 3-4 hours if exposed to Malaysian Hot Sun

Foils 18” Balloons - 3 to 4 weeks if in-hour; lesser if exposed to Malaysian Hot Sun (Re-usable)

Bubble® 22” Balloons - 3 to 4 weeks if in-hour; lesser if exposed to Malaysian Hot Sun (Re-usable)

Supershapes® Balloons - 3 to 4 weeks if in-hour; lesser if exposed to Malaysian Hot Sun (Re-usable)

 

3) What is the difference between Helium Filled and Air Filled Balloons?

Air Filled Balloons don’t float; Helium Filled Balloons do. Air-filled balloons can last up to 2 weeks if left in a cool shaded room while Helium Filled Latex balloons will deflate within 9 hours if in-door and much faster if it’s in a hot environment.

Most if not all smaller florist shops in Malaysia only have air-filled balloons. Helium-filled balloons are available at Pods & Petals Giftlab®.

 

4) Where can I buy Helium to fill my own balloons?

Helium is available at Pods & Petals Giftlab®. You can bring in your balloons and we can fill them up for a fee. However, we reserve the right to inspect your balloons. If the quality is very poor, we would advice you not to fill them with Helium. Helium is after all far more expensive than cheap balloons.

 

5) Are prices of Balloons at Pods & Petals Giftlab® cheaper than elsewhere?

Yes and No. Pods & Petals Giftlab® only used imported quality balloons from brands such as Qualatex(US) and Anagrams(US). The prices are generally more expensive than locally or China manufactured balloons. Hence the prices are relatively higher but in terms of the values derived from the use of quality balloons, our balloons are considered relatively inexpensive.

 

6) What is the difference between “Add-on” Prices and “With Delivery” Prices?

All “Add-on” items are for “Pick Ups” or to be purchased & delivered free with another gift or flowers from Pods & Petals.

“With Delivery” Prices apply when you only select the balloons and require us to deliver the balloons only to your recipients.

Hence, when you are selecting a balloon bouquets items, you can select the “Add-on” / “Pick-Up” Price or “With Delivery” Price if you’re only purchasing the Balloons items and expect it to be delivered. “With Delivery” Prices are higher by approximately RM30 as compared to “Add-on” Prices.

 

7) Where are our balloons from?
Pods & Petals only uses imported quality balloons from brands such as Qualatex(US) and Anagrams(US). These balloons are known for their quality, vibrancy and choices of colours, and the range of designs. Our latex balloons, for instance, are made of 100% natural latex with no artificial fillers. They are safe for the environment and actually biodegrade at about the same rate as an oak leaf. Because of the quality materials used, our balloons are known to float longer and are more durable to unpredictable weather.

 

8) Is it a good idea to add balloons to my flowers and gifts? What occasions are suitable?

Adding balloons to your flowers and gifts will definitely add more charm to your giving. It has the same sentiments of greeting cards for everyday occasion. Balloons are indeed one of the many creative ways that you can use to surprise your recipients.

Balloons with different messages and design are used to cater to different occasions. Below is the categories of occasions that are available at Pods & Petals Giftlab® for Balloon Greetings :

 

9) Can I deliver the balloons within Klang Valley (KL, PJ, Wilayah Persekutuan, Selangor)?

Yes if you select the “With Delivery” Price Balloon options or when you “Add-on” to another Gift & Flowers. You may refer to our Delivery Area.

 

10) What type of balloons is suitable to be delivered via courier or outstation?

Foil Balloons, Balloon Bouquets (Foil Only), Specialty Balloon such Supershape ® Balloons and Sing a Tune® Balloons can be delivered via courier. Latex Balloons, however, are not suitable as they last less than a day and having them delivered via courier or to a distant State will be pointless as they will be deflated by the time they reach your recipient.

 

11) Besides Klang Valley, where else can I have the balloons delivered to?

At the time of writing, Foil Balloons, Balloon Bouquets (Foil Only), Specialty Balloon such Supershape ® Balloons and Sing a Tune® Balloons can be delivered to Penang and Johor. Kindly contact our Customer Service +603-79557555 for more details and clarification.

 


 

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