Flying Lanterns – Release Instructions

The most important point to remember when releasing your lanterns is to have fun and be safe!

Please follow the release instructions below to enjoy your lanterns fully.

small lantern Follow the safety instructions first.
small lantern Sky lanterns are for outdoor use only and are not toys. They should be kept away from children at all times.
small lantern A minimum of two adults are required to light and release a sky lantern.
small lantern Take out the folded sky lanterns carefully from the plastic wrapping, being very careful not to tear or rip the delicate paper. If the lantern is damaged in any way, do not use it.
small lantern If you wish to write on the lantern, do so before lighting and only use the pen provided (only applicable on orders of 10 lanterns or more). Be careful not to damage the lantern.
small lantern Do not tie or add anything to the lantern.
small lantern Before lighting the lantern, hold it by the bamboo rim and gently fill the lantern with air to expand it fully and remove the creases in the tissue paper.
small lantern To light the lantern, hold it by the top and the bamboo rim whilst another person lights the wick by holding a naked flame against it for a few seconds.


small lantern The lantern will fill with hot air from the lit wick and be ready to be released within approximately 60 seconds.
small lantern Hold the lantern by the bamboo rim until the lantern is full of hot air and is ready to float gently into the sky. An early release may cause the lantern to fall to the ground and cause fire at the point of grounding.

You can download a PDF copy of the FlyAway Lanterns Release Instructions here.

You can also download a PDF copy of the FlyAway Lanterns Safety Instructions here.