Guide to Safety

Please follow the instructions on the packaging and on the coloured instruction leaflet enclosed with every Sky Lantern.

  • Always keep water or fire extinguishers nearby.
  • Children must not be left unattended with the lanterns.
  • Make sure that you familiarize yourself fully with the instructions provided.
  • Ensure that the wind is not stronger than 5 mph.
  • Ensure that trees are not in the flight path.
  • Must be released more than 5 miles away from any airports.
  • Do not use around dry crops.
  • Wear sensible clothing that is does not dangle around your hands or flap around any flame

Check the direction of the wind prior to launch to verify flight path ensuring there are no obstacles. Ensure the lantern is fully opened, not creased or at an angle.you to think of other people when letting of each Sky Lantern and maybe a nice though, idea to ask your fellow citizens out of common respect.

Please contact your local Coastguard station if you intend to use Sky Lanterns near the coast, as they can get confused with distress flares.