INCLUDED IN VACATION PACKAGES?
minimum, a Vacation Package includes hotel accommodations, all taxes and some
FREE EXTRAS that we know you’ll enjoy. Our FREE EXTRAS are
admissions to the most popular attractions and museums in the City,
lots of discounts, special tips on enjoying the Big Apple,
professional travel planning assistance by New York City experts and
the security of having an NYCVP
manager available to you 24/7.
These Features Are
Included In All NYCVP
a hotel accommodations to suit every taste. Most, like the
Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, are in midtown Manhattan
so you can walk to theaters, restaurants -- and to must-see
sites like Rockefeller Center, Times Square and Fifth
Avenue. We even offer lower-cost alternative accommodations
in New Jersey and Brooklyn.
accommodations are selected specifically for vacation
travelers. All hotels have private facilities and are rated
3-star and better. Most importantly, rest assured. We don't
sell hotels we wouldn't stay in ourselves!
As you can well imagine, hotel taxes in New York
City can be rather steep. Local and state tax on accommodations
is 14.25% plus a bed tax of between $2 and $6 per night and
another tax of $1.50 per unit. Some hotels may even add
additional surcharges for various reasons. When comparing
prices, it's very important to know whether all taxes and
surcharges are included in the price. When you receive a price
NYCVP you are assured that ALL TAXES are
State Building Observatory
This National Historic Landmark soars more than
a quarter of a mile into the atmosphere above the heart of
Manhattan. Located on the 86th floor, 1,050 feet above the City's
bustling streets, the Observatory offers panoramic views from within
a glass enclosed pavilion and from the surrounding open-air
Museum of the City of New York
essential introduction to New York City, the Museum of the City of
New York explores the past, present, and future of New York through
groundbreaking exhibitions that offer a behind-the-scenes look at
what gives the city its singular character. The Museum is located at
the top of Museum Mile on Fifth Avenue. You haven’t been here, until
you’ve been here!
Location and Directions
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd St. Subway: 6 Lexington Avenue
train to 103rd Street, walk three blocks west, or 2 or 3 train
to Central Park North (110th Street), walk one block east to
Fifth Avenue, then south to 103rd Street.
Tuesday - Sunday: 10am to 5pm Closed Mondays. Open on
Monday holidays including Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,
Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Columbus Day.
New York Water Taxi Statue of Liberty Express
hidden jewels of New York Harbor including the Statue of Liberty,
the Manhattan Skyline, Ellis Island, the Brooklyn Bridge and 400
years of NYC -- all this and more with a one-hour tour that explores
NYC’s past and shows the best views of its present. It tells the
story of the harbor from its first settlement, through 9/11 and to
the present. The tour operates
January 2 - March 15, Daily
10:30am, 11am, 12pm.
March 16 - December 31, Daily
10:30 am and hourly 12pm-5pm.
The New York Water Taxi Statue of Liberty
Express cruise departs from South Street Seaport, Pier 17. It does not
stop at Liberty Island. Transportation to South Street Seaport and
entrance fees to attractions are not included.
Metropolitan Museum Of Art
visited site in New York City and truly one
of the world’s finest museums, the Met has special exhibits and
permanent collections that rival those of the Louvre, Prado or
British Museum. Open daily except Mondays and certain holidays.
American Museum of
A must-see destination for people of all ages, featuring the spectacular
new Rose Center for Earth and Space, which includes the new Hayden
Planetarium, Hall of the Universe, and Hall of Planet Earth. Don't
miss the world-famous Fossil Halls and the cutting-edge Hall of
Top of the Rock
of the Rock is an experience in New York City history and
scenery that culminates with unparalleled views of New York City
from the newly renovated Observation Deck on the 70th floor of
30 Rockefeller Plaza, in the heart of midtown Manhattan at
Rockefeller Center. Panels of fully transparent safety glass -
the only thing between our visitors and the city - are crystal
clear for perfect open-air viewing. The view itself is unique
and astonishing, unobstructed for 360 degrees, and stretching
for miles in every direction. It includes a panorama of Central
Park and the northern half of Manhattan that can't be found
is proud to offer you valuable discounts at
New York City's most famous department stores, Macy's and
Bloomingdale's, as well as at shops and restaurants in South Street Seaport. Save 10%-15% off already low sale prices at Macy's. Visit Bloomingdale's
and get an 11% all-day savings certificate and a special
gift with a $50 purchase.
Restrictions apply. See stores for details.
Driving into New York? We've arranged a special
rate at Central Parking, with garages located
conveniently near all major midtown hotels. We'll send you
coupons and a list of participating locations. Some restrictions
Get valuable information and the hidden secrets
every New York traveler should know, like geography lessons,
dining suggestions, free things to do, and how to get around the
City. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a New York City
expert, you'll find a wealth of information in our
your welfare at heart. That's why we provide you an emergency
phone number to call an NYCVP
manager any time day or night in case of
An act of God, such as weather disturbance or
natural disaster that disrupts your travel plans,
Unexpected cancellation or non-delivery of
service by a hotel, theater or transportation company for
made arrangements, or
Cancellation of your entire trip due to medical
or calamitous circumstances.
TravelSmart is the
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Since 1976, TravelSmart has been delivering insider
advice each and every month to thousands of savvy travelers. And
because they do not accept advertising, they are able to tell
the unvarnished truth about deals, destinations and discounts.
Readers know they can trust Travel Smart's advice and
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Our Personal Vacation Planners are
always willing to talk to you -- give you the advice you need --
and make sure your vacation in New York City goes perfectly.
They'll help you plan your itinerary so you can get the most out
of your vacation. They know how to get you tickets to "sold out"
shows; they know how to make dinner reservations for you so you
won't be late to the theater; they know what sightseeing options
will fit your schedule. Simply put, THEY KNOW NEW YORK CITY!
We know you'll have
such a great time in the Big Apple that we want to give you a
head start on your return visit. We love vacationers in New York
City and we know you can't see and do everything in one visit.
So come back and see us as soon as you can!
Travel Insurance for only $50 per person. Protect your
investment in the event of a sudden emergency due to
unforeseeable sickness, injury or death of you, a traveling
companion or family member; weather conditions or other covered
reason, before or during your trip. Also includes Travel Delay,
Baggage Delay and Emergency Medical Transportation coverage.
New York City Vacation
the only major independent tour company devoted exclusively to New
accommodations, theatre and event tickets, sightseeing options,
walking tours, dining and transportation. We do everything for you
and leave you nothing to do but enjoy the Big Apple. We’ll even give
you information and recommendations so you can experience New York
like a native New Yorker!
So if you’re
planning a trip to New York City,
you’ve found the right place. But we know you still may have some
questions about our product, our service and us. We’ll answer them
for you before you even ask. We’re mind readers too.
WHY SHOULD I BUY A
Don’t take our word for it. Listen to what a renowned travel
writer says in Frommer’s New York City guide book:
“A terrific source specifically
for Big Apple packages is NEW YORK CITY VACATION PACKAGES, which can
sell you a complete vacation package, including hotel stay, theater
tickets, and more – usually for significantly less than you can do
by booking everything on your own. What’s more,
NYCVP can often
build a package that includes otherwise sold-out tickets to Broadway
shows like THE LION KING and sporting events; they’ll even book
airport transportation and dining reservations for you, if you
WHAT IF I CAN GET
A HOTEL ROOM ELSEWHERE, CAN I STILL GET YOUR FREE INCLUSIONS?
Chances are if you think you found a hotel for a lower price
than we offer, you may be misled. Our package prices INCLUDE ALL
TAXES (which are quite steep in the City That Never Sleeps) and all
the free features outlined above. Plus, when you book with
can arrange all the sightseeing, dining, theatre and event options
that you want.
If you still want to book your hotel room elsewhere, we can’t stop you. But we can’t send you all the
free stuff, or help you with everything else you’ll want to do.
Sorry. Our boss won’t let us.
WHAT DAYS CAN I ARRIVE IN NEW YORK?
WHEN DO YOUR TOURS DEPART? HOW LONG CAN I STAY?
Wait, wait! One
question at a time.
are extremely flexible so you can travel at any time, stay as long
as you want (with a few minor exceptions) and arrive on any day. We require
just a 2-night minimum stay, but you're welcome to stay as long as
you'd like. In fact, we predict you'll like New York City so much
you'll never want to leave!
DO I HAVE TO BUY A
BROADWAY SHOW OR SOME SIGHTSEEING TOUR?
No. All you
have to purchase through us is hotel accommodations. The FREE EXTRAS
are just that … FREE. If you want to purchase tickets to a Broadway
show, no problem. If you want to purchase a sightseeing tour or a
dinner, no problem. If you don’t want anything except
accommodations, no problem.
WHO ARE YOU REALLY, AND HOW DO I KNOW
I’M GIVING MY MONEY TO A LEGITIMATE COMPANY?
Very good questions. We are owned
by our parent company, Tenenbaums Vacation Stores Inc., who has been
in the business of providing leisure travel vacations since 1983.
They are bonded under the rules of the Airline Reporting Corporation
We are members in good
standing of New York City’s convention and visitor’s bureau, NYC &
Co., as well as the Better Business Bureau of
Northeast and Central PA. We are also members of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), the
New York State Travel and Vacation Association, Greater
New York Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Career
Travel Agents, the ASTA TOP Program and the National Tour
New York City Vacation Packages has contractual agreements
with some of the biggest names in the travel industry, like
Marriott, Starwood, Hilton, Gray Line -- all of whom could attest to our
high standards of conduct and our professional ethics.
If that’s not enough, just call us. Speak with one of our
professional New York City
Personal Vacation Planners. We know they’ll instill confidence in you because
they know New York City, they care about what they do and they truly
care about you!
You can also look at
messages our travelers have sent us about our company, our product
and our service. Click here.
If you’d like to see the standards that we insist
NYCVP employee promises to adhere to,
OK, OK ENOUGH
ALREADY. HOW CAN I TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOUR SERVICES?
That’s easy. See
your favorite travel agent,
book online with us, or call us at 877
You can find our email address, fax number and hours of
To make NYCVP a
well-respected travel company, we adopt these values as our course
We CARE for the
Our VENDORS are
as IMPORTANT as our customers.
QUICK RESPONSE is
NYCVP competitive advantage.
We operate and
conduct our business with INTEGRITY.
We pay close
ATTENTION to DETAIL.
We RESPECT ONE
QUALITY PRODUCTS and SUPERIOR SERVICE.
There is a
DEDICATION and FOCUS on GROWTH and PROFITABILITY.
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