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Rainbow Ryders Awarded Five Stars from TripAdvisor

Rainbow Ryders is honored to receive the TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence and a five star rating for providing spectacular hot air balloon rides in Albuquerque, New Mexico and amazing balloon rides in Phoenix / Scottsdale, Arizona.

Rainbow Ryders 5 Stars from TripAdvisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence“Our consistently high recognition from TripAdvisor speaks volumes about the level of service that we always try to provide to our visitors. It’s our goal to provide once-in-a-lifetime experiences and make sure that all leave with lasting memories,” said Scott Appelman, President of Rainbow Ryders.

To book your five star experience with Rainbow Ryders call 800-725-2477 or click below to book a hot air balloon ride online:

Thank you to our passengers for your enthusiastic reviews!

Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride Albuquerque TripAdvisor Top Attraction Rainbow Ryders Sunrise Hot Air Balloon Rides in Albuquerque NMAlbuquerque Sunrise Balloon Ride
Is a balloon ride on your bucket list? Rainbow Ryders launches amazing sunrise hot air balloon rides in Albuquerque every day of the year.  Float serenely above Albuquerque’s scenic Rio Grande and enchanting southwestern vistas.  Grab your friends and family. Don’t forget your camera – the views are amazing!

TripAdvisor Top Attraction Rainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Ride PhoenixRainbow Ryders Hot Air Balloon Rides in PhoenixPhoenix Sunrise Balloon Rides
First time balloon ride? Sunrise hot air balloon rides in Phoenix feature inspiring scenery. That’s why Rainbow Ryders launches our peaceful balloons every day of the year. Float serenely above Phoenix’s majestic Deer Valley and enchanting Sonoran desert vistas. Don’t forget your camera – the views are amazing!

Special Armed Forces Discount

Special 10% Armed Forces Discount

from Rainbow Ryders for U.S. Active Duty Personnel & Veterans


Rainbow Ryders is proud to offer a 10% discount on hot air balloon rides in Albuquerque and Phoenix balloon rides for all U.S. Armed Forces and Veterans. Bring your friends and family and celebrate!

10% Armed Forces Discount on Phoenix Hot Air Balloon Rides A Salute to Our Armed Forces

Established in 1950, Armed Forces Day takes place this year on May 17, 2014 and marks a nationwide celebration to honor America’s Armed Forces for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

Special Opportunity for Thanks

Rainbow Ryders shares our sincere gratitude to all the men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces who tireless and selflessly devoted their lives in the name of freedom.

10% Savings on Hot Air Balloon Rides

in Phoenix – Scottsdale and Albuquerque

for Armed Forces & Veterans Every Day!

Book a Balloon Ride for Armed Forces Week, Memorial Day, or any day of the year  and celebrate!

Armed Forces Day Memorial Day Veterans Discounts Armed Forces


Memorial Day Weekend Balloon Rides!

Got plans for Memorial Day Weekend?

Gather the entire family and all your friends for an exciting hot air balloon ride with Rainbow Ryders.

Save with our Springtime Specials

Sign up now – space is filling up fast for Memorial Day weekend!


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Mother’s Day Gift Certificate – Hot Air Balloon Ride

Give Mom a Gift Certificate

for the Experience of a Lifetime!

Mother's Day Gift Certificate Hot Air Balloon Ride Ride Rainbow Ryders

The perfect gift for the person who has everything…

Albuquerque Balloon Ride on EasterGive “The Experience of a Lifetime Happening Right Now!”™

On Sale Until May 11th

 or call 1 (800) 725-2477 to purchase today!

$139 per person for sunrise balloon ride in Albuquerque, NM or Phoenix, AZ Valid for 1 year.  Not valid September 25th- October 25th.

May redeem balloon rides beginning 4/29/2014 and up to 12 months from purchase date.

Save 30% & Free Champagne Flutes with Albuquerque Balloon Rides

Save 30% on Albuquerque Balloon Rides

Things to do in AlbuquerqueFor a limited time, balloon rides in Albuquerque are on sale for only $139!

Book your Albuquerque balloon ride and receive a FREE commemorative champagne flute!

  1. Select the Albuquerque sunrise balloon ride
  2. Choose the day you want to fly (we fly every day!)
  3. Select the number of passengers (adults $139 and children $99)
  4. Add hotel pickup if you need transportation
  5. Provide your contact and payment information
  6. Receive your confirmation by email

Free champagne flutes Albuquerque balloon rides discount Rainbow Ryders
After landing, enjoy a celebratory toast and tasty snacks to end your safe and memorable hot air balloon adventure. You will be presented with a flight certificate, balloon flight pin, and Rainbow Ryders champagne flute to commemorate your balloon ride experience with Rainbow Ryders.

As part of our post-flight celebration, Rainbow Ryders pilots share the Balloonist’s Prayer

“The winds have welcomed you with softness.

The sun has blessed you with his warm hands.

You have flown so high and so well that

God has joined us together in laughter and set us

gently back into the loving arms of Mother Earth.”