Overview: Balloon Flight Experience

Phase 1: Right Now:

  1. Purchase your flight certificate and reserve a flight date in advance
  2. Pay 50% down payment
  3. Print and read the Assumption of Risk waiver (up to 2 people/form)
  4. Print/save reservation information
  5. See our FAQ if you have questions, or contact us. Get excited!

Phase 2: Between now & scheduled flight day

  1. Receive and print emailed PDF flight certificate(s)
  2. Print, read and sign the Assumption of Risk waiver at least 24 hours before flight (one per 2 people; link)
  3. Stay tuned the week before the flight: flight status is completely weather-dependent

Phase 3: Day of your flight

Sunrise flights:

  1. On the evening before your flight, expect a call around 7pm to set a morning wake up call
  2. In the morning, no wake up call means no flight!
  3. If you are called in the morning, dress appropriately and bring:
    • your printed flight certificate(s)
    • your signed Assumption of Risk waiver(s)
    • the remaining 50% of your payment by credit card, cash, check or money order
    • a photo ID
    • your camera!
  4. Meet the crew and balloon van at our meeting point, the Lake Geneva Pie Company
  5. Enjoy your flight!
 Sunset flights:

  1. Expect a call at around 1pm to discuss flight status and meeting times
  2. Before leaving, dress appropriately and bring:
    • your printed flight certificate(s)
    • your signed Assumption of Risk waiver(s)
    • the remaining 50% of your payment by credit card, cash, check or money order
    • a photo ID
    • your camera!
  3. Meet the crew and balloon van at our meeting point, the Lake Geneva Pie Company
  4. Enjoy your flight!

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