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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
- NY Water Taxi Statue
of Liberty Flex Pass
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 - experience New York City as your clients would -
on your own INDEPENDENT FAMILIARIZATION TRIP to the Big Apple!
 
New York City Scenes
 
SUMMER 2017 INDEPENDENT FAM TRIPS!
Here are the details:
 
Dates:Thursday, Friday or Saturday arrivals between June 29 and September 2, 2017

Here's what one of our many satisfied agents had to say about our FAM trip:

"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:

  • WTC Memorial Touran escorted subway/walking tour of Lower Manhattan that includes a visit to the National 911 Memorial.
  • Admission to the 911 Memorial Museum
  • Admission to the American Museum of Natural History including IMAX and 3D shows, and Hayden Planetarium Space Show
  • Gray Line Uptown and Downtown Tour - hop-on hop-off double decker tour of Midtown, Uptown and Lower Manhattan!
  • Shop Gotham SoHo and NoLita Chic Boutique Shopping Tour - Saturday morning at 11am
  • Admission to Times Square's newest attraction, Gulliver's Gate (Sunday only)
  • Wired or wireless internet access at the Hotel
  • Discounts on many City tours, Broadway shows, museums and restaurants

Price:

  • $339 per person double occupancy for 2-nights - Superior room
  • $644 single occupancy for 2-nights - Superior room
  • Extra nights available
  • One non-agent adult guest may accompany in the same room for $339 per person
  • No children, no triple or quad occupancy

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. This Fam Trip may be non-refundable once booked. Any unused features are completely non-refundable.
 
IMPORTANT NOTE: NYCVP Fams are available during these dates only. They are NOT available January through June 28, nor are they available September 3 through December 31.
 
Reservations: All reservations are subject to availability. Bookings are accepted only with full 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.
 
Le Parker Meridien Le Parker Meridien
700 8th Avenue in the heart of the Theatre District
Situated in the heart of New York City, Le Parker Méridien New York is just steps away from Fifth Avenue shopping, Central Park, and Broadway theatres. Some of the best sites of the city are just minutes away, including Carnegie Hall, Madison Avenue, and Rockefeller Center.

The hotel lobby is dominated by an updated, three-storey atrium flooded by natural light and featuring artwork by international sensation Damien Hirst.

Newly designed, ergonomic guest rooms and suites aspire to the basic values of modernism, featuring soothing cherry and cedar woods, and many of the guest rooms offer extensive views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline. All rooms and suites have 46" televisions, an expansive desk providing abundant task space, Aeron desk chair, high-speed Internet access, and an in-room safe.

Swim on top of the world in the Penthouse Pool or glisten below the ground in the Cardio Theatre at gravity fitness and spa, a multilevel, 20,000-square-foot total wellness facility, guests can indulge in spa treatments, exercise classics, and professional training and nutritional instruction.



WTC Memorial Tour
WTC Memorial Tour
Operates Daily at 9am
With a licensed NYC tour guide, visit Ground Zero, the single most historic area in the United States. Pay tribute to this great nation as you learn the rich and exciting history of NYC and America.
 
Visit the National 9/11 Memorial, then tour Ground Zero - the 16-acre site of unparalleled heroism. This moving and educational 3-hour NYC walking tour continues through Lower Manhattan where you will also see such icons as Wall Street, the Woolworth Building, Trinity Church and a virtual museum of historical skyscrapers.





911 Memorial Museum
The National 9/11 Memorial Museum has opened on the exact site of the former World Trade Center Twin Towers, the Museum is dedicated to the memory of the almost 3,000 victims of the horrible tragedies of the 1993 and 2001 attacks in New York City, Shanksville PA and the Pentagon, as well as the heroes who dedicated their days and nights to the rescue and recovery efforts.

We suggest allowing at least 2 hours (preferably 3 hours) for your visit



 
 Shop Gotham Tours
Shop Gotham SoHo and NoLita Chic Boutique Shopping Tour
Embrace the culture of NYC's downtown neighborhoods as our guides lead you on the ultimate NYC shopping experience with the Soho and NoLita Chic Boutique Shopping Tour.
Jam packed with retail options, this rich program provides everything you need for enjoying the side-by-side  neighborhoods...the most exhilarating shopping destination in the world!
This tour operates Saturday morning at 11am. Limited availability. Reservations are necessary.
 
     

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!

     

Admission to Your Choice of The American Museum of Natural History, the Museum of the City of NY or the New York Water Taxi Statue of Liberty Flex Pass
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!

     

Gray Line Uptown and Downtown 1-Day Tour
Hop-on hop-off in midtown and lower Manhattan from 8:30am to 5pm for one day on Gray Line's Downtown and Uptown Loops. Where history meets technology – the neighborhoods on the Downtown Loop are some of the oldest and some of the newest in Manhattan. Stops will include Greenwich Village, where the literary past comes alive, and the New Times Square, Empire State Building - an icon of  architecture, as well as the Flatiron building and Union Square shopping districts, Soho, Chinatown, Little Italy, Lower East Side, East Village, Rockefeller Center, USS Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum and more.
On the Uptown portion you'll pass by Central Park, the American Museum of Natural History, Harlem and the Apollo Theater, and famed Museum Mile.
 
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