The 7 Best Balloon Delivery Services of 2020

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Our Top Picks

Best Overall: Balloon Planet

"Choose from balloon centerpieces, balloon umbrellas, balloon kites, balloon trees, bubble lines, aerial columns, curly poles, and ceiling balloons."

Best for Themed Parties: Party City

"Filter by occasion or balloon-type (foil, mylar, character, letter, number, confetti, shape, and giant size)."

Best Variety: Balloons.Online

"Filters are available to help you comb through the company's collection of balloons in various sizes, characters, phrases, bouquets, and more."

Best for Kids: Meri Meri

"The company offers balloon-decorating kits, which are great for kids’ parties."

Best for Balloon Bouquets: From You Flowers

"From You Flowers offers a lovely selection of balloon bouquets that can come with or without flowers, a teddy bear, or chocolate."

Best for Confetti: Knot & Bow

"Confetti comes in rainbow, iridescent, metallic, and neon color options."

Best Unique: The Apollo Box

"The company offers a large, Surprise Balloon Box, featuring balloons, along with faux petals, stickers, lights, and ribbons."

Best Overall: Balloon Planet

Balloon Planet

Balloon Planet

Balloon Planet has by far the largest and most varied balloon selection, offering hand-delivered balloons to over 100 major U.S. cities across 39 states and Canada. Balloons are helium-filled, and you can choose from mylar or latex balloons, as well as Airwalker balloons that stay on the ground when inflated.

Whether you are looking for single balloons or a bulk order for a birthday, holiday, graduation, special anniversary, baby shower, or any other themed event, Balloon Planet has the perfect decorations for you. The website also offers the option of pre-designed or DIY arrangements.

Plus, there is a separate section dedicated to decorating parties and large rooms with balloon centerpieces, balloon umbrellas, balloon kites, balloon trees, bubble lines, aerial columns, curly poles, and ceiling balloons. Balloon Planet also offers a special, organic balloon decor service with the option of white glove delivery and set-up assistance. 

The company also offers a customized balloon printing service for U.S. delivery, but keep in mind, this requires more advanced notice. You'll need to contact Balloon Planet with as much notice as possible (minimum two weeks in advance).

Generally speaking, same-day delivery is available if your order is placed by 9 a.m. PST/12 p.m. EST. 

Best for Themed Parties: Party City

Party City

Party City

True to its name, Party City is a one-stop-shop for party supplies and offers balloons for any theme. Filter by occasion, balloon-type (foil, mylar, character, letter, number, confetti, shape, and giant size), or browse its 40-page online catalog for inspiration.

Party City also offers balloon options that are life-sized, sing, light up, or are personalized. In addition to its wide selection, you can also order balloon arches, garlands, and columns, as well as accessories such as curling ribbons, tails and tassels, weights, lights, and even pumps and helium tanks for DIY inflating.

The brick-and-mortar establishment Party City now offers balloon delivery nationwide and curbside pickup in select states. In fact, the company also offers international delivery to eight other countries.

If curbside pickup is offered in your area, you will be able to pick up inflated balloons and arrangements. However, if you are getting home delivery, balloons will arrive uninflated.

Online orders are free over approximately $39, but if you call and place an order by phone, you can ask for the delivery fee to be waived for any amount. 

Best Variety: Balloons.Online

Balloons.Online

Balloons.Online

Canadian based company Balloons.Online offers an enormous selection of latex, mylar, and foil balloons for every occasion. Balloons are shipped unfilled, so it is up to the customer to inflate them with air or helium. 

Balloons.Online also sells an extensive variety of licensed and branded balloons featuring Disney characters, Dr. Seuss, Peppa Pig, Marvel Comics, and more. There is also a holiday section that offers mylar balloons designed to celebrate major occasions and a section for giant, life-sized Airwalker balloons.

Otherwise, additional filters are available to help you comb through the company's collection of balloons in various sizes, characters, phrases, bouquets, and more. Personalization is also an option: There is a selection of balloons where you can include a recipient’s name or expression on the decoration. 

Lastly, Ballons.Online offers a variety of shapes, such as Orbz, Cubez, Diamonz, and Anglez balloons in a number of designs and shades of color. Shipping fees vary, depending on order size, location, and shipping speed, and all orders are shipped from Ontario, Canada.

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Best for Kids: Meri Meri

Meri Meri

Meri Meri

If you're looking for unique balloons to decorate your next party, Meri Meri has the perfect selection. You can choose from an assortment that covers everything from a fun kids' party to a sophisticated event.

Meri Meri has a selection of various themed balloons and even offers party ideas for inspiration. Balloon types include, glitter-printed, mylar, animal, confetti-filled, numbers, and arch kits. Letter balloons are available if you want to add a personalized touch to a party.

The company also offers balloon-decorating kits, which are great for kids’ parties. Standouts include the forest animal balloon kit that comes with self-adhesive decorations and wands to make bear, deer, owl, and fox characters, and the unicorn decorating kit, with four different characters.

Balloons do not come pre-inflated, so they need to be filled with helium or a hand pump and assembled on your own. Not to worry, though: They do come with clear instructions.

And, if you need other supplies, Meri Meri has you covered, too: The company offers essential decorating supplies such as piñatas, garlands, hanging decorations, party favors, and more.

Best for Balloon Bouquets: From You Flowers

From You Flowers

From You Flowers

Although primarily a florist, From You Flowers offers a lovely selection of balloon bouquets that can come with or without flowers, a teddy bear, or chocolate. 

Arrangements are created by local florists and are available for birthdays, holidays, graduations, Get Well and Just Because moments, and more. You can choose from three sizes: regular, deluxe, and premium and from a combination of printed mylar and colored latex balloons that come with decorative ribbons. 

Deliveries can also come with a card with a message of your choice. Balloons will arrive inflated and No Contact Delivery can be selected upon checkout, as necessary related to Covid-19 guidelines.

Same-day delivery is available across the U.S. with a minimal surcharge if ordered early enough that day; the cut off times for your area are available on the company's website. 

From You Flowers often runs various discount promotions sitewide that are announced on its homepage, so be sure to check before making your purchase.

Best for Confetti: Knot & Bow

Knot & Bow

Knot & Bow

Knot & Bow offers premium sophisticated latex balloon bunches in a variety of colors and patterns for gifts or decorating.

The company offers a selection of uniquely designed balloons, such as marble party balloons, pre-filled confetti, and jumbo confetti balloons. Confetti comes in rainbow, iridescent, metallic, and neon color options. Bouquets contain six to 12 balloons (11-inches in diameter) of all latex, all confetti-filled, or a combination of both. Jumbo confetti-filled balloons (36-inches in diameter) are sold individually. 

Looking for balloons to make someone’s birthday extra special? The Birthday in a Bag offering comes with everything you need to celebrate, including a greeting card, 12 Beeswax party candles, six classic party balloons, assorted confetti, and a fringed party horn. Knot & Bow also offers a Mystery Box filled with balloons in a variety of colors, patterns, shapes, and sizes. (You might even get a heart-shaped balloon.)

Balloons do not come pre-inflated, but are artfully-packaged as arrangements that can be inflated with helium or a hand pump. All balloons are made in the U.S. (with the exception of marble party balloons that are hand-dipped in Mexico) and are assembled in Brooklyn, New York. 

Best Unique: The Apollo Box

The Apollo Box

The Apollo Box

The Apollo Box is a marketplace for unique gifts across a variety of categories. One of the gifts the company offers is a large, Surprise Balloon Box, featuring balloons, along with faux petals, stickers, lights, and ribbons.

The contents are available in four color themes: black, white, pink, and gold. Check out the product page for specifications for the content of each box, including options like feathers, sequins, and even backlit “I ❤ U” letters. 

Priced at about $100, the box is a unique balloon experience. All contents are loosely-packed when shipped. Each box option will have the word “Surprise” written on the outside and is color-coordinated with the color scheme you select.

The package will arrive flat, and balloons will need to be inflated (a pump is included). So, keep this in mind since this gift is not meant to go directly to the recipient, but to the giver to properly assemble first.

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