Are you looking for a present with a twist? How about buying your loved one an unforgettable hot air balloon experience?

At Virgin Balloons we offer breathtaking hot air balloon flights from over one hundred launch sites across England, Scotland and Wales. Our experienced pilots take more people on hot air balloon flights than any other company. We have the largest fleet of balloons and we also have the largest passenger balloon in the UK. You can trust us to open up the skies and provide a truly magical hot air balloon experience. All of our pilots at Virgin Balloons have full UK commercial balloon pilot’s licences and years of experience flying hot air balloons.

We offer hot air balloon experience days, which make the perfect present for a birthday or anniversary. With our hot air balloon experience days, you will get a full three to four hour experience. Your hot air balloon day will begin with a greeting and registration then you will receive a comprehensive briefing by your pilot and the chance to ask any questions you may have. All of our passengers are then invited to help inflate the balloon a fantastic hands on experience and a chance to see our magnificent balloons up close. After helping to inflate the balloon it is time for your hot air balloon flight to begin. You will get around an hour’s flight above beautiful British scenery. Experience the landscape below as never before and marvel at the countryside and wildlife hundreds of feet below. There is nothing like a hot air balloon experience. Be amazed at the quiet and serene atmosphere as you glide hundreds of feet up in the air and take in the true beauty of Britain.

After your hot air balloon flight you can toast your experience with Champagne or your choice of soft drink. You will be presented with a certificate signed by your pilot as a moment of your magical trip. If you wish to you can help with the deflation of the balloon and then you will be given transport back to the original launch site where you set off on your flight from.

Here at Virgin Balloons we are passionate about our hot air balloon experience days and aim to give our customers an unforgettable hot air balloon ride. If you are thinking about purchasing one of our hot air balloon experience days as a gift we offer flexible balloon ride vouchers. We have a wide range of gifts you can add on to make the hot air balloon experience even more luxurious. How about a luxury traditional wicker hamper filled with a half bottle of Mont Marcal Brut Cava and a box of delicious Montezuma milk chocolate champagne truffles to accompany your flight voucher? Or perhaps a pair of Virgin compact binoculars would make the perfect accompaniment with one of our hot air balloon flight vouchers.