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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
My husband and I fully expected this to be a "private flight." We were surprised to arrive at the "office" - a strip mall. When we got there, several people were in line to check in. We checked in and were handed a full sheet...More
I was gung-ho on this company after researching and reviewing the trip advisor reviews. My review is not a reflection on the experience but more around their ordering method. I spoke to someone that seemed agitated that I had called and asked if there is...More
Such a great family run business. Our pilot Rowena was top notch, and the ground crew was pitch perfect. Everyone was so nice and down to earth. It was such a pleasure, from take-off to landing. I would certainly use Private Balloon Flights again.
I have a bit of vertigo, so taking a balloon ride as a celebration of my 70th birthday seemed an appropriate thing to do. We chose Private Balloon Flights somewhat arbitrarily, but it was a good decision. The first try, however, was a scratch due...More
You have to be there at the break of dawn, very important, has to do with the wind. After 9 AM and sometimes earlier, the wind gets warmer and it is not that safe.
It was a little difficult to find the place where we...More
Date of experience: June 2016
PBF797, Owner at Private Balloon Flights, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2017
Thank you for the nice reply, but unfortunately you have posted it to the WRONG company. Our company DOES NOT HAVE FEMALE PILOTS. We ask that you please remove your review from our page and please post it on the appropriate companies page. Thank you.
We were in Albuquerque for a few days and decided to go for it and book a flight. We called on Sunday for thenMonday Sunrise Flight. We enjoyed every part of the experience... Well, OK, there was a little trepidation especially when the burner was...More
Our captain, chuck was wonderful and very friendly. we were able to book a flight only a day in advance, during our short trip to new mexico, this spring break, just me and my cousin. we rode with one other elderly couple, plus us and...More
My loving daughter surprised me with this balloon ride and I had an excellent experience with this flight. I have never been on a balloon flight before and the pilot explained several operations of the balloon including the history of ballooning. We enjoyed helping with...More
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Thanks for considering Private Balloon Flights!! We offer exclusive packages for just the 2 of you, and our Pilot. This includes a sunrise flight of about an hour, champagne ceremony, after flight brunch where... More
Hello ! ! !
Thanks for considering Private Balloon Flights!! We offer exclusive packages for just the 2 of you, and our Pilot. This includes a sunrise flight of about an hour, champagne ceremony, after flight brunch where we present to you first flight certificates, balloon cards and post cards, and beautiful hot air balloon pins. Unlike other companies that have other souvenirs for you to purchase, our Private Package includes a full color t-shirt, an embroidered baseball cap and a real crystal souvenir champagne flute, all printed with the balloons you rode in! Our regular fare is $250.00 per person, but we do offer discounts throughout the year. Unlike the other companies who fly the 8 - 12 passenger baskets, we only fly your party in the basket with the pilot and NO OTHER GUESTS!!!! So the value of our package is quite a bit more than the big guys' packages. Right now we are running a current internet special of just $225.00 per person for adults on our Private Baskets. We are also offering a discount on our shared baskets. We can match you up with one to three other nice folks (6 Passengers MAX per basket), and we can further discount our fare to only $159 per person, AND you still get the FREE T-Shirts & Champagne Glasses! This is about the same price as the other guys, & you deserve the best package, so we would love to have you! The other guys may quote you a $5 or $10 cheaper price to lure you in, but when you get there, THEN they say "Buy our $20 shirts, buy our $20 hats, spend more money!" That is why we would rather tell you right up front we are usually a little more, but the smaller, more personal baskets and $50 worth of souvenirs being included with our Private Package is absolutely worth it! Please call us to place reservations as soon as possible as our spacing is limited. If you have not already done so, please call 24 hours 1-888-550-2677 for outside New Mexico. Locally call 505-550-2677. We look forward to hearing from you to schedule your Private Balloon Flight!!! Our company is locally owned and operated. Please note, we are the only balloon ride company in Albuquerque who advertises "ACCIDENT FREE BALLOON RIDE OPERATOR!" Your safety and comfort are our first concern!
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“The bitterness of poor quality lasts long after the sweetness of low price is long forgotten.” ~ Benjamin Franklin.
(P.S. The private basket and discounts not available October 1st - 16th. We do also offer larger group and family discounts on parties of 3 or more!)