New York Holidays

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New York holidays have something for everyone. There is so much to see and do in New York, from awe-inspiring skyline to beautiful parks and museums. We’ve all been on holidays to New York City in our daydreams and been there a thousand times in the movies we watch. So now is the perfect time to plan an unforgettable break to the city that never sleeps. We’ve pulled together some of our most popular city breaks, multi-trip holidays and cruise packages that include New York City. Check out our exciting range of New York holidays, the possibilities are unlimited….

New York City Breaks

There is so much to see and do in New York. Visits to Central Park, Times Square, The Brooklyn Bridge and The Statue of Liberty are all must-visits if this is your first holiday to New York. But there’s so much more like walking The Highline to Greenwich Village, trawling the vintage stores of Harlem or sipping coffee in hip Williamsburg. When the sun goes down enjoy some of the finest bars and restaurants in the USA or catch a Broadway show. It's the perfect destination for a great city break at any time of year.
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    New York Break

    Most of New York’s iconic attractions are very familiar to anyone who has ever seen a movie or watched television, ...
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    New York Summer 2023

    Take a bite out of the Big Apple on your next American Holiday.
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    New York at Christmas

    Is there anything more magical than Christmas in New York...
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    New York Easter Break

    Stroll through the cobbled streets of the West Village, where the NYC street grid is suspended and bohemian culture, ...
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    Valentines in New York

    New York in all its cosmopolitan glory is a perfect destination for couples! Countless options of incredible restaura...
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    Fall Colours of New England Escorted Tour

    New England is famous for picturesque towns that showcase the spectacular colours of fall.
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Multi-Centre Holidays to New York

A visit to New York combined with one or two other iconic American cities makes for an amazing holiday. East coast, west coast, city and beach there is a combination to suit every taste. Go from strolling down 5th Avenue to exploring the famous Las Vegas Strip. Shop til you drop in NYC and then flop down onto the white sands on the sunny beaches of Florida. Or continue along the East Coast visiting the iconic cities of Boston or Washington DC. Here are some of our favourite multi-centre holidays that include a city break in New York.
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    Las Vegas & New York

    2 amazing USA city break destinations in one memorable holiday.
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    Boston, New York & Washington DC

    Visit three of America’s most famous cities Boston, New York & Washington DC
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    New York & Dominican Republic

    This two-centre holiday to New York City and The Dominican Republic pairs one of the best city break destinations in ...
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    New York & Orlando

    This twin centre holiday to America is a fantastic opportunity to explore two of the most popular holiday destination...
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    Chicago & New York

    Chicago is a city steeped in some of America’s richest history and yet it maintains a lively, energetic atmosphere ...
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    New York & Toronto

    Discover two of our most popular holiday destinations, Toronto and New York on this twin centre holiday. It is a fant...
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New York Stay & Cruise Offers

A New York City stay followed by a luxury cruise is one of our most popular holiday combinations. Start your holiday with a few days exploring New York, then enjoy a luxury, relaxing cruise to one of our amazing cruise destinations. Set sail to Canada, fly to Florida and explore the islands of the Caribbean or discover the last frontier on an Alaskan cruise. The choice is yours. Here are some of our favourite cruise and stay holidays that include a city break in New York.
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    Caribbean Cruise from New York

    Enjoy the ultimate Caribbean island hppping cruise, taking in an incredible 7 islands during this two week Princess C...
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    New York Stay, Canada & New England Cruise

    This incredible stay and cruise package includes 4 nights in the incredible New York City before taking you to some ...
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Travelling to New York - FAQs

There are ways to make the most of the limited time travelers have in New York.  Ideally you would spend at least three days to really see the main highlights. It is possible to do a ‘ NYC highlights’  in a two-day itinerary, but it would be pretty full-on. No time for naps to get over any jet lag!

Ideally you would have  4-5 days to see the main sights without rushing too much.

New York is a popular year-round destination.  It is the ultimate destination for a city break. Choosing the right time of year for your break to New York is easy – any time is great.  So when is the best time for a city break to New York?

Best time of year for value?

The best time to visit New York City is from April to June and September to early November when tourist crowds are not as overwhelming as at peak times in Summer and at Christmas.

The cheapest time to visit New York is on weekends from mid-January to the end of February. This period contains the best combination of low prices and discounts on flights, hotels, and Broadway-type shows and musicals.

Best time of year for weather?

The best time to visit New York for pleasant, warm weather is from April to June. This coincides with spring time in the city. The weather is usually warm and dry at this time of year.

 

New York consists of five boroughs – Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island – and each have many famous and distinct neighbourhoods. Although Manhattan is the smallest of the five boroughs, it’s undoubtedly the most popular one among tourists looking for the best places to stay in New York City.

Midtown Manhattan is the best area to stay in New York City for first timers as its easily accessible to everywhere. Lower Manhattan is more popular for tourists on a budget. There are some great value accommodation options in this areas and you can also walk to some fantastic local neighborhoods like Greenwich Village, East Village and Soho. For a little bit of glamour stay in the fashionable neighborhoods of the Upper East and West Side.

New York City has so many things to see, places to visit and activities to enjoy. A tour is a great way to take in the highlights when on holiday to New York. Here are our top 5 ways to see the city:

New York City Hop on Hop Off Downtown Loop

See the world-famous bright lights and billboards of Times Square, sit back and relax as you enjoy the open- top double-decker views of famous sights like the Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, One World Trade Centre, the Flatiron Building, Rockefeller Centre, Madison Square Garden, the Statue of Liberty and many more!

Big Apple Helicopter Tour of New York
It’s the perfect vantage point to see New York’s famous landmarks. Your flight will take you past New York’s most famous skyscrapers including the World Financial Center, Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, and Met Life Center. You’ll also get a bird’s eye view of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
The only way to visit Liberty Island (site of the Statue of Liberty) and Ellis Island is by taking a ferry from Battery Park.  Statue Cruises is the National Parks Service official ferry service provider to both Liberty Island and Ellis Island. One ferry ticket includes access to both islands,

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