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Up to $63 per person in FREE Bonus Features Included

FREE ADMISSION
to your choice of

- American Museum of
Natural History
- Museum of the City of New York
- Circle Line Harbor Cruise
AND
FREE ADMISSION
to your choice of

- Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Empire State Building Observatory
- Top of the Rock Observation Deck

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Independent Fam Trips to New York City


Travel Agents: Book your own INDEPENDENT FAMILIARIZATION TRIP to the Big Apple and 
experience New York City as your clients would. Read on for details!
 
New York City Scenes
 
2019 INDEPENDENT FAM TRIPS
 
ARRIVAL DATES  (no other dates are available)

  • 4/19-4/20
  • 4/25-4/27
  • 5/9-5/11
  • 5/22-5/26
  • 6/6-6/8
  • 6/13-6/15
  • 6/27-6/29
  • 7/4-7/6
  • 7/11-7/13
  • 7/18-7/20
  • 7/25-7/27
  • 8/1-8/3
  • 8/8-8/10
  • 8/15-8/17
  • 8/22-8/24
  • 8/29-8/31
  • 9/5-9/7
  • 10/4-10/7
  • 11/21-12/7
  • 12/10-12/31


Here's what our many satisfied agents have to say about our Fam trips:
 
"Hi April,
Just wanted to let you know we had such a great time in New York City!! My granddaughters loved it.  Daryl (think that was his name) the Statue of Liberty tour guide was great,Hurley's was really good,everything was perfect!! We never stopped! We even decided when we were checking out.. to stay another night!! fortunately they found us another room for the night.
Thank you so much, i'm sure I will be calling you again."
Karen, Executive Tour & Travel
 
"April,
I can't begin to tell you how wonderful our trip to New York was through the independent fam.
It was my sister's first time and she will never ever forget it, as she went as my companion.
The hotel was in a "perfect" location and they were very accommodating.  Our room was very nice!
 
Got there on Thursday night.

Friday, met the tour guide at 9am for our WTC Memorial tour....took the subway.......learned a lot from him.  After his tour, we had lunch and then did the 9/11 Museum.  Heartbreaking but wonderfully done!!  Must have spent 3 hours or so inside.  Took the subway home.
 
Saturday, we walked and redeemed our tickets for the hop on/hop off bus and then took it down to Ground Zero and back, as it was starting to rain.  The tour lady was very informative, though, and learned more about New York.  Had lunch at an Irish Pub and then on the way back to the hotel, found a street fair going on so walked through that......did a little shopping and the food vendors were unbelievable.......looked and smelled amazing.
Afterwards, hired a guy and did a bike rikshaw ride through Central Park.  Paid too much and the information was fun but not worth the money.  Lesson learned.  Went to Times Square Saturday night to see "The Color Purple".  I don't know how you did it but we had front row seats right next to the stage..........Will NEVER EVER get over it!!  The play was outstanding and we could see and feel everything.  It was "over the top".
 
Sunday, we took the subway on our own (whew) down to Pier 16 and redeemed our voucher for the boat ride around the Statue of Liberty.  It was a little rainy but still a wonderful experience.  Took the subway back to around the Empire State Building and then used our last voucher to see the view after dark.........gorgeous!!  Took a cab back to our hotel.
 
Monday, went out for a bagel and last minute shopping before saying goodbye to New York.
 
What a wonderful city!!  The people we met along the way were all warm and friendly.  Loved Times Square and all the other sights we saw....definitely want to come back and bring others.
 
I want to thank you for all your patience and help and for the wonderful independent fam package that is offered through your company.  It was really fantastic!!
Thank you......................"
Lois, Cruise & Vacation Center

You'll Get All This:

Plus These Complimentary Independent Fam Features:

  • Statue of Liberty Express Touran escorted subway/ferry/walking tour of fabled Lady Liberty that includes a visit to inside the Statue and access to the Pedestal (advance reservation required)
  • Gray Line All Around Town 24-hour Tour - hop-on hop-off double decker tour of Midtown, Uptown and Lower Manhattan
  • On Location Tour of your choice - choose one of these popular tours during your stay (advance reservation required)
  • Admission to the Walk Through History Tour - a unique 3-hour tour of historic Lower Manhattan (advance reservation required)
  • Dinner at Hurley's Restaurant includes tax and gratuity  (advance reservation required)
  • Discounts on many city tours, Broadway shows, museums and restaurants

Price:

  • From $464 per person double occupancy for 2-nights (some date ranges may be higher)
  • From $711 single occupancy for 2-nights
  • Extra nights available
  • 3 non-agent guests may accompany the travel agent in the same room (additional cost)  

Not Included: 

  • Air, rail or bus fare
  • Parking
Validity:
 
Travel agents must be registered with New York City Vacation Packages on nyctrip.com or submit proof of accreditation. This Independent Fam Trip is not escorted or guided. You will be free to enjoy all the benefits of New York City as your clients would.
 
New York City Vacation Packages and its vendors reserve the right to accept or deny any or all features of this Independent Fam Trip for any reason. This Independent Fam Trip is limited to one room per booking and is subject to availability. Any unused features are completely non-refundable.
 
Important Notes:
  • NYCVP Fams are only available during the 2019 dates listed above.
  • The sightseeing portion of the Fam is valid for up to two (4) passengers staying in the same room. There is an additional charge for the 3rd and 4th guest for an On Location Tour.
  • Cancellation fees may apply
Reservations:
 
All reservations are subject to availability. Bookings are accepted only with payment by credit card. Copy of ARC/IATA, CLIA or TRUE may be required.
Bookings may be made only by calling NYCVP Reservations at 877 692-8747.
 


Sheraton New York Times Square
811 7th Ave at 52nd Street in the Theater District
Located right in the heart of midtown, the Sheraton New York Times Square is just steps away from Times Square, the Broadway theater district, Rockefeller Center, Carnegie Hall, Central Park and 5th and Madison Avenue shopping. Newly renovated, the lobby is both elegant and comfortable. The beautifully renovated and decorated guest rooms feature the ultra-comfortable "Sweet Sleeper" bed ensemble, high speed internet access, coffee makers with complimentary coffee and tea, hairdryers and more. Dining options include room service and Hudson’s bar and grill, a sports bar combined with an information café and Starbucks coffee house.


 
 
Statue of Liberty Express Tour
Operates Daily at 8:30am
Explore INSIDE the Statue of Liberty and go out to its pedestal observation decks!
Tour includes
  • Ferry ticket to Liberty Island, Ellis Island and return
  • Priority entry into the Ferry Boarding Queue which saves you wait time at the departure point
  • Guaranteed entry into the Statue of Liberty Monument and Museum with a Monument Access Pass*
  • Access to the Statue's pedestal and balcony with its 360 degree view of the harbor and the City
  • Audio Tour of the Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island
  • Audio tour of Ellis Island
  • Services of an experienced, officially licensed NYC Tour Guide
 



Walk Through History
Operates Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30am and 11am
Also at 12 noon 5/29-10/14

After putting on your own private audio headset, your walking tour begins across the street from Trinity Church, the grave site of Alexander Hamilton, where you will be met by your first of three story tellers. They may be an aristocrat or a street urchin from the seventeen hundreds.
As the past unfolds you will meet your second story teller at Pier 15 where the history of the Seaport comes to life. From pirates to oyster farmers, the seaport was the heart of commerce.
Arriving at the 9/11 Memorial grounds, your third story teller will share with you all that has taken place and all the future holds for the city that is always reinventing itself.
This 3 hour tour will provide a comprehensive insight into all that makes Lower Manhattan a must-visit destination.


 

Dinner at Hurley's Restaurant
Located in the heart of the Theatre District, this traditionally-styled New York City restaurant has been a landmark since 1892. Hurley's has a neighborhood feel. You will hear the bartenders and wait staff greet their guests by name, time after time.
Located on West 48th Street between Broadway & 8th Ave. Open until 11:30pm Mon.-Sat, until 10pm Sunday.  (Note: Choose from a specially-prepared menu including appetizer, entrée, dessert and coffee or tea. Tax and gratuity included in price. Reservations are required)
 

 
  Gray Line 24-Hour All Around Town Tour
24-hour double-decker hop on/hop off bus pass with access to 4 routs through Uptown and Downtown Manhattan.
 
Manhattan is brimming with world-class attractions and iconic landmarks. With this convenient pass, you can see it all in just one day! Unlimited hop-on, hop-off access on two tour loops means the city is yours to explore as you please! Hop off at any of the conveniently located tour stops to discover neighborhoods and attractions up close, at your own pace. When you’re ready to continue the tour, just hop back on the next bus! Buses run every 20-30 minutes, so you’ll never wait long!
 

 



On Location Tours
 
On Location Tours operates some of the most popular tours in the City. Here's a brief rundown of our favorites:
 
New York TV & Movie Tour
NYC is one of the most popular site locations in the world for big screen and small screen. On this bus tour led by an actor, you can follow in the footsteps of your favorite characters from such hits as Seinfeld, Friends, When Harry Met Sally, Spider-Man, Homeland, Ghostbusters and so much more.
 
Central Park TV & Movie Sites Tour
2 tours in 1! Not only does this walking tour visit several of the most famous spots in Central Park, it also highlights more than 30 film and TV locations set in the Park. It's a fun and relaxing 2-hour stroll!
 
The Superhero Tour of NYC
You'll visit over 40 locations on this bus tour where comic book heroes from The Avengers, Spider-Man, Batman, Superman and others have saved the day. Put on your capes and grab your shield - amazing adventures await!
 
Sex and the City Hotspots
On this guided New York tour, follow in the footsteps of Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda – you’ll drink where they drank, shop where they shopped, and gossip where they gossiped.
 
Gossip Girls Sites
"Hello, Upper East Siders!” is Gossip Girl’s opening line to every episode, and on this Gossip Girl New York Tour, you’ll feel like she’s talking directly to you!
 
Sopranos Sites
The tour begins in New York and starts out with sites from the opening credits, including the exit of the Lincoln Tunnel and the famous Manhattan skyline. As you arrive in Jersey, you’ll see more sites from the credits.
 

 

Admission to Your Choice of The American Museum of Natural History, the Museum of the City of NY or a Circle Line Harbor Cruise
We'll also provide you with a voucher good for free admission to one of these three popular choices - also valid for everyone booked on a hotel-inclusive New York City vacation! Again, no need for a reservation or to make your choice in advance. Simply present your voucher any day you'd like during your NYC vacation and enjoy!


 
Admission to Your Choice of the Empire State Building Observatory, the Top of the Rock Observation Deck or the Metropolitan Museum of Art
We'll provide you with a voucher good for free admission to one of these three popular choices - valid for everyone booked on a hotel-inclusive New York City vacation! No need for a reservation or to make your choice in advance. Simply present
your voucher any day you'd like during your New York City vacation!
 
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