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Hot Air Balloon Advertising FAQ’s

Below are answers to a few of the questions you may have as you start to consider your corporate hot air balloon advertising programme. If you have a question and the answer is not listed below either gives us a call on 01761 463574, or drop us an e-mail to and we will guide you through the entire process.

How much will my advertising hot air balloon cost?

There are many variables to consider when choosing an advertising hot air balloon all of which will have an effect on overall price. These include, size, shape, passenger capability and complexity of artwork. As a general starting point a round hot air balloon will cost around £25,000.00 and special shapes will start from around £40,000.00

Are there any limitations on the design for a corporate hot air balloon?

In most cases the design of your balloon is only limited by your imagination and the size of your corporate balloon budget. CAD and digital printing allow even the most sophisticated logos or products to be reproduced.

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Can I see how my advertising hot air balloon will look before it is built?

Absolutely. Before the manufacturing process can begin Lighter Than Air will produce a visual to show how the balloon will look. Once you are happy with the design the manufacturing process can begin.

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How long will it take to build my corporate hot air balloon?

After the design is agreed the production process can begin. A standard round balloon takes between 8 and 12 weeks to build and a special shape balloon around 12 to 16 weeks.

How long will my advertising hot air balloon last?

Modern fabrics used to construct corporate hot air balloons are designed to last. The rip stock nylon used in the construction process has a special coating added which gives the fabric a life in excess of 500 hours. In operational terms you can expect a life of between 3 and 5 years depending on usage.

Where can I use my corporate hot air balloon?

The simple answer is almost anywhere! The team at Lighter Than Air are specialists at creating corporate hot air balloon programmes. With time and planning, in addition to our network of global partners, Lighter Than Air can arrange flights, tethers and PR opportunities almost anywhere.

How much will it cost to have my advertising hot air balloon operated by a specialist operator like Lighter Than Air?

This is the hardest question of all to answer as each client has their own operational requirements. The price will vary depending on exactly what is required in terms of additional equipment and PR support. All of our operational plans are bespoke to meet the specific requirements of each individual client.

What else can Lighter Than Air supply to enhance my Corporate Hot Air Balloon Programme?

At Lighter Than Air we are able to supply a huge range of additional items to help enhance your corporate hot air balloon programme, from vehicle graphics through to exhibition stands and trailers. These are all designed to complement your brand and increase awareness.