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Address: 8311 Golf Course Road, Albuquerque, NM 87120
Phone Number: (505) 550-2677
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Fee: Yes
Description: Private Balloon Flights is an Accident Free balloon ride operator flying...
Private Balloon Flights is an Accident Free balloon ride operator flying thousands of passengers in total safety and comfort. Don't fly with 10 to 12 people you don't know, enjoy a private basket just for your party, or a shared basket limited to no more than 6 passengers plus our pilot!
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We had an awesome experience with Private Balloon Flights. We were in town on business and stayed a couple extra days. We decided at the end of our trip we would regret not... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Customer service representative non accommodating and rude when we had an issue with our flight. Looking at reviews, she obviously can't handle customer criticism of the company so no need to explain further in this review.

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Hoschton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had an awesome experience with Private Balloon Flights. We were in town on business and stayed a couple extra days. We decided at the end of our trip we would regret not taking this adventure so we called around and decided on Private Balloon Flights. I am so glad we made the right decision. They made the experience one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I have always wanted to do this and was glad my husband agreed to go with me. I'm even happier that I chose this company. The ride was like floating on a cloud. Captain Martin was the best. He was so friendly and knowledgeable, patiently answering our questions. Pam was wonderful, she promptly answered my emails while I was making... More 

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Menasha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

After researching several balloon flight services in Albuquerque, New Mexico we chose Private Balloon Flights. We made the RIGHT CHOICE! We wanted to experience our flight alone. The operator and crew were very courteous and the attention we received from beginning to end was perfect. A++

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Rougemont, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Balloon festival 2014, though our flight was acceptable, take advantage of paying a bit more if you desire to be closer to the festival, this company is one of the farthest from the festival site. Breakfast though not expected to be a meal, was inadequate, due to no fault of our own, we were late coming back and there was... More 

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*NOTE TO CONSUMERS: THIS REVIEW OCURED AS A RESULT OF A FLIGHT BOOKED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE 9 DAYS OF BALLOON FIESTA IN OCTOBER, THIS EXPERIENCE IS NOT TYPICAL, NOR TO BE EXPECTED THE OTHER 356 DAYS OF THE YEAR. THESE 1/5 & 2/5 REVIEWS ALL OCURED IN OCTOBER. IT IS LIKE GOING TO A RESTAURANT IN TIME SQUARE ON... More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Our son and his girlfriend were in for the Balloon Fiesta, so my husband decided that we should all enjoy the experience firsthand (it has been on our bucket list). It was an incredible ride! Richard was our pilot, he is very skilled and made the ride perfect! We would do it again in a heartbeat. My husband compared it... More 

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Athens, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Amazing. The entire experience was great. We got to help with the set up and take down of the balloon which was unexpected and fun. Our pilot Sharon was awesome and knew a lot about the balloons and all kinds of stuff about Albuquerque. Having a private balloon ride was a great and wonderful way to celebrate our anniversary. The... More 

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Bridge City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

this was absolutely wonderful. We have never been on a balloon ride before. Our ride was on 10/9/2014. Our pilot was great. He was very knowledgeable. While gettng the balloon ready, they ask for volunteers to help which is even more exciting. The staff was so friendly. Very organized. They recommended to go local and we did and loved it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I had never been on a balloon ride before, but decided: When in Balloon Fiesta (do as the locals, basically). It was perfect. My husband and my dad were with me along with 3 others and the pilot (who was THE best). The pilot made us all feel at ease and was so funny! Can't recommend this balloon ride more.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My granddaughters loved it! They came from Shannon, IL to go on a hot air balloon ride. Would recommend it to everyone. Just floating through the sky, so beautiful, relaxing and amazing! Private Balloon Flights crew members were extremely friendly. Captain Richard was super! He was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions, while making the whole experience fun! Lee,... More 

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