Does Dollar General Fill Helium Balloons? [Full Guide]

Dollar General offers a wide variety of products and services at greatly affordable prices from groceries, household items, and even party supplies!

Because of this, you might be wondering whether or not Dollar General fills helium balloons. Here is everything I have managed to find out! 

Does Dollar General Fill Helium Balloons In 2022?

Dollar General does fill helium balloons at most store locations in 2022. Locations that offer this service can fill latex, metallic, mylar, and jumbo balloons with helium starting from $0.50. Additionally, the balloons must have been purchased in-store at Dollar General for staff to fill them up.

To learn more about pricing, party products, and tank rental, keep on reading!

How Much Does It Cost To Fill Helium Balloon At Dolar General? 

To fill helium balloons at DG, we found that the price can vary from store to store. However, after speaking to one associate at my local location, this is what I was told in regards to their pricing.

  • Latex balloons cost between $0.50 to $1 per balloon. 
  • Mylar/metallic balloons cost up to $4 per balloon to be filled.  
  • Jumbo balloons cost up to $15 per balloon to be filled.

Additionally, since DG sells a range of balloons for special events in-store, such as birthdays, anniversaries, and congratulatory events, these types of balloons can also be filled up.

Does Dollar General Rent Helium Tanks?

Unfortunately, Dollar General does not offer a Helium tank rental service. Instead, Dollar General will only fill up certain balloons that have been purchased in the store. 

Does Dollar General Sell A Helium Tank Or Balloon Pump?

Yes, Dollar General does sell a Balloon Time 9″ helium tank which contains around 8.9 cubic feet of helium.

This kit also comes with a pack of 30 latex balloons, which is the average amount of balloons that a helium tank of such size can fully inflate.

Dollar General also sells small balloon pumps, however, such pumps do not inflate balloons with helium, and only make use of air to fill them.

Who Can I Rent A Helium Tank From?

Helium tanks can be rented from a number of dedicated party stores such as Party City and American Party Rental, which specialize in such products. 

As for the price, helium tank rental can vary massively depending on where you are renting from and the value of helium at the time of booking.

Typically, renting a helium tank can cost between $70 to $350, depending on the cubic footage of the tank and the price of helium.

If you are giving helium balloons as a gift to a friend or family member, you may also be glad to know that Dollar General stock a huge range of gift cards!

Additionally, you can also see my posts on getting balloons filled at Walmart and Walgreens.

Conclusion

Yes, Dollar General will fill specific balloons with helium upon purchase. However, they will not fill individual balloons from multipacks. Dollar General does sell small helium tanks. However, Dollar General does not offer a helium tank rental service. 

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Marques Thomas

Marques Thomas graduated with a MBA in 2011. Since then, Marques has worked in the retail and consumer service industry as a manager, advisor, and marketer. Marques is also the head writer and founder of QuerySprout.com.

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