We love a good competition and in the spirit of our motto, Take Life Higher, we’re running THREE of them during 2018.
Whether you’re a passenger who sends us their best ‘float face’ from your hot air balloon ride or a commuter who spots one of our balloons on their train journey to work, you could be in with the chance to win some great prizes.
Read on for more details.
Back for our 2018 season!
Already one of our passengers? Fancy entering a competition for the chance to win a £200 experience day gift card and become the face of our Facebook page for the week?
Then show us your #FloatFace!
We want to see what a wonderful time you had on your hot air balloon ride just from the expression on your face during the flight.
Whether it’s an excited selfie with our pilot, a beaming smile with the views behind you or a look of awe as the burners fire above you, anything goes as long as it shows just what an amazing experience you had.
We’ll share as many of them with our followers as we can and our favourites will become our Facebook page profile photo for the week.
At the end of the season, our ultimate favourite photo from all the ones we’ve had as profile pictures will win a £200 gift card from our friends over at Virgin Experience Days.
So get your very best #FloatFace on and good luck!
Become a flying film star and capture a short video of the amazing fun you’re having at 2,000 feet for your chance to win a £200 experience gift card.
Post or share videos of you being a Floating Legend on our social media channels – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube – and we’ll share as many as we can with our followers throughout the flying season (March to October). Make sure you use the hashtag #FloatingLegend to enter.
Our favourite video at the end of the year will win a £200 gift card from Virgin Experience Days for the chance to enjoy even more adventures, from track days to flying lessons.
So get out your mobile phones, GoPros and cameras and become a floating legend by starring in your own in-flight movie.
And last but by no means least…
#BalloonSpotter Spot The Balloon Competition
Our big red Virgin hot air balloons have been a regular sight in the summer skies for more than 22 years and spotting one this season could win you an unforgettable balloon ride for two!
If you see one of our beautiful balloons flying nearby (and it is legal and safe for you to do so!), snap a quick photo and post it on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest using the hashtag #BalloonSpotter to enter our Spot The Balloon competition.
Tell us a bit about where you spotted it, make sure you tag us in the photo and our favourite at the end of the year will win a Sunrise Gift Package For Two – a hot air balloon ride for two people, plus our popular helium balloon in a box and a box of milk chocolate Champagne truffles.
For those of you who don’t ‘do’ social media, you can also email your entry to the competition to email@example.com.
Why not try and grab a selfie with our hot air balloon in the background or capture its reflection as it drifts over a calm lake? Did you spot one on your morning commute, wake up to the sound of us flying over your house or watch as we came into land in a nearby field?
Be as creative as you like but keep it real, as anything obviously ‘photoshopped’ will be discounted (as will any images we know have come from another source and passed off as your own!).
Again, we’ll share our favourite photos with our social media followers, with the competition winner chosen at the end of November 2018.
Read the full terms and conditions for our competitions here.