Useful Inflatable Industry Links

Useful Inflatable Industry Links

Here at AAA Inflatables we have been in the inflatable industry for over 15 years.  We started just like you with 1 or 2 bouncy castles, working full time jobs and delivering the bouncy castles at weekends with our cars and trailers.  We know how hard it can be to get the correct information when you have questions so we have compiled a list of links to other sites to try and help you. If you find the links below don’t help you then please email us your question as I’m sure we can help.

The four links below are great bedtime reading!  You don’t have to memorise them however they will certainly help you understand the bouncy castle industry.

PUWER –  The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

NAIH – Information Sheet 49

Annual Inspections information

PAT Testing Regulations (Portable Appliance Testing, Electrical Safety) 


Insurance.  We know it seems like you haven’t even started hiring out inflatables and you are spending money like its going out of fashion, however insurance is the one thing you can’t skimp on.  Make sure you read the small print as all insurance companies have different terms and conditions with exclusions and conditions of insurance.

FML Insurance Brokers – our own insurers

Park Insurance

Leisure Insure

Peacock Insurance


There are plenty of sites on Facebook offering services.  Please be sceptical of all Facebook “know it alls”.  You don’t know who or what there represent.

TIPE – The Inflatable Play Enterprise

PIPA – On-line test validation site – if you have a PIPA tag it can be checked here

NAIH – National Association of Inflatable Hirers


The UK Government encourage individuals to become self-employed and below are links that may help with organisation and funding.

GOV.UK Small Business Start Up

Business is Great Britain Support, advise and inspiration for growing your business

Finance and support for your business