Passenger Rides

Passenger ride Balloon Impressions provides passenger rides for one or two persons where you can celebrate any special occasion. Hot air balloon rides are available April 1st thru Oct 1st weather permitting. All rides are currently only being scheduled in the early evening hours with limited weekend sunrise flights. These times are preferred due to the most spectacular views and weather conditions in southwest Ohio.

With Balloon Impressions, you will enjoy a peaceful flight that lasts approximately one hour. You will fly above the beautiful landscape of southwestern Ohio and view scenic rivers, lakes, valleys, and occasional wildlife. Your total adventure will last approximately three (3) hours. The extra time is needed to prepare the balloon for flight, pre-flight briefings, post-flight briefings, balloon recovery, and transportation back to your vehicle.

At Balloon Impressions, we are committed in providing you and your party with an experience that you can relive year-after-year with family and friends.

What does it feel like to ride in a hot air balloon? There's nothing quite like it! Read our FAQs for the complete answer.

2019 Passenger Ride Pricing
Two Person $399.00 Save $50 – You pay only $399.00
Two Person Private $549.00 Save $150 – You pay only $399.00
Each Additional Person $199.00 — Limitations apply1
Private flights for two means only the two passengers plus pilot aboard 1
Location flights are available1

Book a flight

1Call our office for details and pricing.

Read below Our Terms and Conditions and Cancellation Policy apply
on all passenger rides. Please read them carefully.

Cancellations: If you need to cancel or postpone your flight, you must give us 72 hours notice. Cancellations or postponements can only be made by calling our office. There is a $50 transaction fee on all cancellations. If you used a credit card to book your flight, your credit card will be refunded minus the transaction fee. There are NO refunds for cancellations made within 72 hours of a scheduled flight. The flight may be rescheduled, but there is a $50 rescheduling fee which must be paid prior to the flight. For flights postponed and rescheduled with proper 72 hours notice, there are no rescheduling fees. **NOTE** The Pilot in Command has final authority on whether to continue or postpone any flight due to various safety conditions. If your flight is cancelled due to weather, maintenance issues, safety concerns, or other reasons determined by Balloon Impressions or their pilots, Passengers have the option of receiving a full refund 60 days from date of purchase and after 60 days the refund will be given minus the credit card transaction fee. This is a policy change beginning April 1st 2017. Passengers also have the option to reschedule their flight at their convenience.
Release of Liability
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Terms and Conditions: You must read and accept these Terms and Conditions prior to booking a flight. Failure to accept these Terms and Conditions will result in cancellation of your reservation. By accepting these Terms and Conditions, you certify that: (1) You are at least 18 years of age; (2) You have no known medical conditions, such as recent surgeries (within the past 6 months); current back, knee, hip, or shoulder injuries; pregnancy; or heart conditions; (3) You are able to stand for at least an hour; (4) You are able to withstand a typical hot air balloon landing, which can be compared to jumping off a two-step platform; and (5) You are able to climb into the balloon basket with assistance. If you have any of the above-mentioned medical conditions or are unable to comply with those Terms and Conditions mentioned above, you must have a medical release from your doctor prior to your scheduled flight. You also certify, by accepting these Terms and Conditions, that in the event your medical condition changes after making your reservation, but prior to your scheduled flight, you will contact Balloon Impressions immediately to reevaluate for any possible flight restrictions. Each passenger MUST sign a RELEASE OF LIABILITY prior to being allowed to board the aircraft. Passengers under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present to sign the RELEASE OF LIABILITY. The RELEASE OF LIABILITY must be signed in the presence of a Balloon Impressions pilot and witness prior to boarding. We reserve the right to ask for identification or proof of age. Any passenger failing or refusing to sign or agree to the terms of the RELEASE OF LIABILITY will be denied permission to board the aircraft, will be considered a No-Show, and will be charged full fare for the flight. Any passenger suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be denied permission to board the aircraft, will be considered a No-Show, and will be charged full fare for the flight. Passengers who fail to arrive for their scheduled flight at the required time (as determined beforehand by Balloon Impressions), or simply do not show up at all for their scheduled flight, will be considered No-Shows and will forefeit the entire cost of their flight. Maximum total weight for a flight is 450 pounds. Any one or two people combined exceeding the maximum weight limit must contact our office. Children must be at least 48 inches tall to be permitted to fly in the balloon. By booking a flight, you certify that you have read, understand, and accept the Terms and Conditions and Cancellation Policy at Balloon Impressions.

If you have questions, please feel free to or call us at 513-724-6400.