DreamPuff - Hot Air Balloon Flights Rides Maryland

Hot Air Balloon Flights Rides in Maryland
12465 Barnard Way, West Friendship, Maryland 21794 Howard County
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Imagine! As the dew covered meadow shrinks silently away, the panorama of the earth becomes a breathtaking view of beauty and life. You have just taken off on a wondrous flight of fancy and are floating silently and magically in the soft breezes that move you along. The perception of life and your role in it now take on new realizations.

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We welcome you to the wonderful world of ballooning in Maryland! Our champagne flights take place over beautiful Howard & Carroll Counties at sunrise and two hours before sunset. Capture the moment and treat yourself and a loved one to a most rewarding experience on "DREAMPUFF BALLOON" or "DREAMSTAR BALLOON".

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A $75.00 deposit per person will hold that date for you. Good dates will be going fast. Email or call.

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Ron Broderick is your pilot and has an FAA commercially rated certificate for flying hot air balloons. He is a member of the:
Balloon Federation of America,
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Assn(AOPA),
John Wise Balloon Society.

Photo of the Month
November 8, 2014

THE MAZE - Jim Nills Farm in Mt Airy Maryland.
Courtesy of Bonnie Ball Doerfler -- see larger photo

Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival
May 14-16, 2015 - Turf Valley, Howard County MD ...details

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July 31 - August 1, 2015 Easton MD. ...details

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November, 2014

Sept 2013 WJZ-TV video - Cheslea flying in Dreamstar is still airing on WJZ- did you see it recently? Thank You Chelsea!

August 8, 2014 - Beautiful Fall flight over Carroll County Maryland photos courtesy of Bonnie Doerfler

April 21, 2014 - Brian Hughes and Family in Dreamstar Brian and his GoPro capture the fun and beauty of our balloon flight on a beautiful day while flying over Carroll County Maryland.

August 2012 - courtesy of thalx on YouTube.com Tracking Dreampuff balloon on a beautiful August evening. This special flight was a surprise wedding proposal flight with many friends of the special couple following along on the chase and gathering at the landing site for champagne toast celebration.

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Flight Costs:

Regular Flight:

>> $280.00
booking one person.
>> $270.00 each
- booking two persons.
>> $260.00 each
- booking three persons.
>> $240.00 each
- booking four persons.

Flights are scheduled for 45-60 minutes - seven days a week at sunrise and 2 hours before sunset.

Romantic Flight for Two:
>> $799.00 exclusive per couple for a 45-60+ minute flight for you and that someone special alone with the pilot. Our sweetheart flights are scheduled Monday-Thursday only. If special request- call us... Are wedding proposal plans in the works? Or, do you want to treat your spouse/sweetheart to a unique experience of a hot air balloon flight?

Special Discounts:
>> Repeat flyers of Friendship Hot Air Balloon will receive a 10% discount on their next regular balloon ride purchase.
>> Family member discounts apply on the regular 45-60 minute flights when you book 4 passengers on the same flight. Call for quote.
>> NSA(DOD) employees receive a 10% discount on regular flights.

Payment Policy:
>> Preferred form of payment is by check or cash. If you wish to use Paypal or credit card, a 3% service charge will apply in addition to the flight fee. If you pay deposit or full amount ahead of time and then cancel your request for personal reasons, a 10% handling fee will apply on your payment.

We carry up to 4 passengers.
For safety reasons:
>>> maximum weight per passenger is 280 pounds.
>>> the heat of the day and total weight of passengers determine how many persons can fly each flight. We can carry up to a maximum weight of 750 pounds combined for all four passengers on a cool day. The warmer the day, the less weight we can carry.

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