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Private Balloon Flights

8311 Golf Course Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120-5801
+1 505-550-2677
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Not what we expected.

My husband and I fully expected this to be a "private flight." We were surprised to arrive at the... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Tried to secure a reservation and got uncomfortable with their ordering process. Writing to convince them to change

I was gung-ho on this company after researching and reviewing the trip advisor reviews. My review... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
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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 than 6 passengers plus our pilot!
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“captain james” (24 reviews)
“captain al” (5 reviews)
“champagne toast” (27 reviews)
8311 Golf Course Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120-5801
+1 505-550-2677

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

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

5  Thank E T
Reviewed 13 September 2017

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

4  Thank twist18x
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Diego H
Reviewed 28 July 2017

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

Thank Playaman47
Reviewed 25 April 2017

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

Thank Marrakesh2012
PBF797, Owner at Private Balloon Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 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.

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank JonTyson
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Great time with captain Al this morning. Highly recommend. For a first timer I felt Very safe and secure. Would do it again in a heartbeat. Thank you for the history lesson and memory of a lifetime.

Thank Randy U
Reviewed 24 March 2017

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

Thank cmchenrybu
Reviewed 3 December 2016

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

Thank ProudPapaw
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Not only did they make it an enjoyable experience, but they helped make it a priceless memory! We were able to learn how to unpack and repack the balloon as well as the history of ballooning. The amazing views and commentary made possible by our...More

1  Thank Liz B
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Darlene K
30 April 2017|
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Response from PBF797 | Property representative |
Please call our office to discuss your specific concerns. 505-550-2677
Michael J B
17 April 2017|
Response from PBF797 | Property representative |
Please call our office directly at 505-550-2677 for a price quote.
Mari B
29 July 2016|
Response from PBF797 | Property representative |
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... More