A hot air balloon flight is a common feature on people’s bucket lists of all ages around the world. Whether it is over a Kenyan Safari or the beautiful British countryside, hot air balloon rides definitely seem to be a popular choice for people looking to make memories that will last a lifetime. But what is it that makes a hot air balloon ride so desirable? We have all the reasons right here…

1. Who says romance is dead?

If you’re looking to share a romantic moment with that special someone, then there’s no better way to do it than floating in a hot air balloon surrounded by beautiful views.

2. Appreciate the views…

It’s easy to take our surroundings for granted when you see them every day. However, it’s not until you take off in a hot air balloon and look down that you will realise how breathtaking the views of the British countryside can be.

3. Make the proposal of a lifetime

Looking to pop the question but want to really impress whilst doing so? Proposing whilst in a hot air balloon is becoming extremely popular for boyfriends (and girlfriends!) everywhere who really want to make a statement when asking their partner the big question.

4. Fulfill a lifetime wish

For some people, taking to the skies in a hot air balloon is something on their list of things to do from a young age and doesn’t disappoint when they finally are able to do so.

5. Follow in the footsteps of the greats

Hot air balloons have had some very famous passengers over the years, from Sir Richard Branson to Stephen Hawking. Why not see what all the fuss is about and experience it too? Virgin Balloon Flights has a range of packages that will be your ticket to the experience of a lifetime.