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Frequently Asked Questions

Tandem Skydiving

Everything You Need To Know …

General Questions

Where is Skydive Perris?

When is the dropzone open?

How do I get to Skydive Perris by car?

Can I take public transportation to Skydive Perris?

Is there a shuttle service to and from nearby airports?

Do I need to book a tandem skydive in advance?

Can I bring people with me to watch my jump?

Can I bring my dog with me to the dropzone?

When is The Bombshelter Restaurant & Bar open?

Is parking provided?

Skydiving Requirements

How old do you have to be to skydive?

Is there a skydiving weight limit?

What are the physical requirements to skydive?

Can I skydive with a disability?

Who should not skydive?

Do I have to speak English to jump at Skydive Perris?

Pricing & Policy Questions

How much does tandem skydiving cost?

Why is skydiving so expensive?

Why is HALO skydiving more expensive than a regular skydive?

Do you offer any discounts?

Is a deposit required to make a reservation?

What forms of payment do you accept?

Can I reschedule my jump, and is there a rescheduling fee?

Can I cancel my jump, and is there a cancellation fee?

What is your inclement weather policy?

Should I tip my instructor and videographer?

Do you offer gift certificates?

Do Skydive Perris gift certificates expire?

Media Package Questions

Can I get photos or video of my skydive?

Is a skydiving media package worth it?

How will I get my video and photos?

Can I shoot my own video or photos?

Can I share a media package with a friend?

Jump Day Questions

When should I arrive at the dropzone?

How long should I expect to be at the dropzone?

How long does the skydiving training take?

What should I wear to skydive?

Can I wear glasses or contact lenses?

Should I eat before my jump?

Can I drink before my jump?

Will my friends and I be in the same plane?

Safety & Logistics Questions

Is skydiving safe?

Is tandem skydiving or solo skydiving safer?

Who will I jump with?

What happens if my tandem instructor passes out?

What if my parachute doesn’t open?

What other lifesaving equipment is standard at Skydive Perris?

Who packs the parachutes?

How high do skydivers jump from?

What is HALO skydiving?

How can I make a HALO skydive?

Why does HALO skydiving require supplemental oxygen?

How fast do you fall skydiving?

Can I breathe in freefall?

Is parachute deployment painful?

How do you land when skydiving?

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