Competition: Win a Virgin Champagne balloon ride for two

Virgin Balloon flights competition

Virgin Balloon flights competition - Credit: Archant

WIN a Virgin Champagne balloon ride for two people.

Chasing the sun as the world wakes below the basket of a hot air balloon is a unique experience giving you a totally new perspective of the land beneath you.

And you can give that special someone the gift of flight this Valentine’s Day with a hot air balloon ride over beautiful Britain.

The Comet has teamed up with Virgin Balloon Flights to offer you the chance to win this experience of a lifetime for you and a guest worth £238.

Your airborne adventure will include an unforgettable balloon flight of around an hour from one of a number of locations in England, Scotland and Wales.

You’ll receive a traditional Champagne toast (or soft drink) after landing along with a personalised certificate signed by your pilot and endorsed by Sir Richard Branson. What’s more you’ll have 12 months to book your flight.

To enter simply answer the following question:

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What month is Valentine’s Day?

A – February

B – March

C – April

Text TC BALLOON followed by your answer (A, B or C), and your name and postcode to 80058.

Texts cost £1, plus your standard network rate. Competition closes on Tuesday, February 12 at midday.

Usual promotion rules apply – visit Customer services 0207 6335020.

For those that aren’t lucky winner, for a limited time, we’re offering up to 50% off Virgin Balloon Flights Gift Packages and vouchers from just £94.99pp.

Simply call 0844 8448070 or visit and quote ‘The Comet’ before March 31st.

Terms & conditions

Competition prize refers to a pair of weekday morning national vouchers which have no cash value, are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Offer valid until March 31st 2013 – subject to availability. Price is for one person including VAT at the applicable rate and standard postage and packing. Voucher is valid for 12 months and flying season is March to October. Passengers must be aged seven or over and at least 4’6” in height.

Children aged under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Passengers who are pregnant or who have recently undergone major surgery are unable to fly. Offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, are not transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. Virgin Balloon Flights reserves the right to withdraw these offers or amend these conditions at any time. Customers must be UK residents and aged 18 or over.

Nothing in these terms shall affect your statutory rights. Full terms and conditions at