Virgin Balloon Flights, the top provider of passenger hot air balloon rides in the UK, is the best option for your breathtaking flying adventure. ‘Take Life Higher’ is more than just their motto – it’s at the heart of everything they do to give you the most exhilarating and unforgettable balloon flight experience possible.
Launched back in 1994 in the wake of Sir Richard Branson’s record-breaking balloon adventures across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. A sky-high trip in one of our recognizable huge red balloons is also never too far away thanks to the more than 100 beautiful launch sites spread over England, Scotland, and Wales.
Experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure by climbing up to the sky with the biggest and best balloon operator in the industry, Virgin Balloon.
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The Experience Of A Lifetime
The sky is the limit when you enjoy a breathtaking hot air balloon trip with the UK’s top passenger flight provider. On the flight of a lifetime, take in magnificent views of the stunning British countryside. For a genuinely thrilling aerial journey, you won’t soon forget.
Fly From Any of Our 100+ Locations
The UK’s only national balloon ride provider offers more than 100 breathtaking takeoff locations. Every single week during their flying season, new flight slots are made available for booking in all regions.
Their distinctive, sky-high ballooning adventures are never too far away thanks to more destinations than anybody else. Because they operate “the Virgin way,” only the greatest pilots in the world fly their huge red balloons. Discover the sky in a new way.
You Can Look Forward To A 3 To 4 Hour Experience
- Greeting and registration
- Briefing by your pilot
- An invitation to help inflate and deflate the balloon
- Around an hour’s flight in an iconic Virgin Balloon
- Prosecco toast after landing (or soft drink)
- Presentation of a certificate signed by your pilot and endorsed by Sir Richard
- Transportation back to the original takeoff location
How long is the hot air balloon flight?
A hot air balloon ride with them lasts for around an hour, depending on prevailing weather conditions and the suitability of landing sites, but you should allow at least four hours for the whole experience. This includes your pilot safety briefing, balloon preparation and packing away, the flight itself, a Prosecco toast after landing, and traveling back to the original launch site afterward.
From where can I book my Virgin Balloon flight?
Book online by visiting Manage My Voucher>Sign In at the top right corner of their website, or in the main menu on a mobile or tablet. This takes you to a log-in page, where you will first need to register and create an account if you have not already done so. You need to have purchased your chosen flight vouchers from them before you can book.