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Holidays to New York

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New York Holidays
This skyscraper packed metropolis needs no introduction. Drink in the vibrant nightlife, watch a show on Broadway, sample the legendary cuisine or shop at the infamous department stores. Just choose any of our holidays to New York including city breaks from our fantastic product range and you'll be jetting off to the Big Apple, the City that never sleeps, the centre of the Universe… New York is different things to different people. An iconic fusion of culture, music, shopping and adventure – there’s not much you can’t get up to under the gaze of its famous skyline.
At Barrhead Travel, our great choice of package holidays to New York make this one of our most popular choices for a USA holiday destination. The sprawling urban jungle is home to a wide range of hotels, whether you’re after 5-star decadence on the doorsteps of Times Square, or looking for budget accommodation in the trendy burgh of Brooklyn.
Many NYC 'newbies' and the already acquainted also choose to make their Big Apple holiday even more memorable by taking the time to explore wider New England and the Eastern States with a twin-city escape that works the cities of Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. into their tailor-made itineraries. Even further afield destinations in the Deep South and Florida are alternative popular options.
With possibilities this endless and streets that can cater to everybody – why wouldn’t our New York holidays be on your bucket list?

Top hotel picks for New York

Top 5 Things to do in New York

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Shopping - New York City is one of the most famous shopping destinations.
Empire State Building - The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, on Fifth Avenue between West 33rd and 34th Streets
Statue of Liberty - The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City, in the United States
Central Park - Central Park is an urban park in middle-upper Manhattan, within New York City. Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States, with 40 million visitors in 2013. It is also one of the most filmed locations in the world.
Times Square - Bright lights & Broadway shows.

New York Holiday Highlights

New York City skyline at sunset

Adult: £137 Child: £121

Blue Man Group- Off Broadway: £68 per adult/£68 per child
The Blue man group will rock your world, blow your mind and discover music, laughter and surprises at every turn.

New York Explorer Pass- £69 per adult/£53 per child (3-12 years)
The easy to use New York explorer pass can save you up to 50% on the combined price of the individual tickets. You can pick your choice of admission to either 3, 5 or 7 amazing attractions including The Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, American Museum of Natural History, The MET, Central Park Bike Rental, Luna Park at Coney Island plus other top attractions.

Total to do all attractions separately in New York using the New York Explorer Pass

  • Empire State Building- £31.20pp
  • Madame Tussauds New York- £27.20pp
  • Luna Park- £52pp and £32pp (child)

Total- £110.40 per adult and £90.40 per child
Save £41.40 per adult and £37.40 per child, a massive £157.60 per family of 4

New York VIP Shop & Dine 4 less card- £12 (One card valid for 4 people)
One card that offers discounts of up to 20% off the food bill at over 30 participating restaurants in New York including breakfast, lunch and dinner and valid for up to 4 people per card


Adult: £289pp

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets- £31pp
Return coach ticket to Woodbury Common, New York’s popular outlet mall which has over 220 stores including top designer names such as Barneys New York, Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Polo Ralph Lauren and Tom Ford. You also receive a VIP coupon book offering additional discounts.

Sex and the City Tour- £31pp
Follow in the footsteps of Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda as you tour more than 40 iconic locations from ‘Sex and the City’ TV show and films by a luxury air-conditioned coach and narrated by an enthusiastic actor-guide. Drink where they drank, shop where they shopped and gossip where they gossiped!

New York Jazzy Champagne Brunch Cruise- £86pp
Enjoy a 2-hour cruise around Manhattan which includes a brunch buffet, unlimited mimosas, live jazz ensemble, onboard DJ and photo opportunities of The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Brooklyn Bridge plus more.

New York Pass with Fast Track Access (2-day pass)- £141pp
New York is a fascinating city with limitless sightseeing options, enjoy free admission with this pass to over 100 New York attractions for 2, 3, 5 or 7 consecutive days including attractions such as the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty plus many more.


Adult: £303pp

Big Apple Helicopter Tour- £166pp
Tour New York city in an unbelievable way and take in spectacular views of iconic landmarks including The Empire State Building and The Statue of Liberty from the Sky, even catching a glimpse of the world-famous Central Park.

New York Sopranos Tour- £42pp
Visit the Jersey Suburbs where Tony Soprano spent his days during the hit TV show which is broadly considered as one of the best. A tour guide/actor who has normally appeared as an extra or stand-in on the show itself, this is a unique tour and a must do for any Soprano fan.

Super New York- Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty & Hop on Hop off Bus Tour- £95pp

  • A 72-hour all around town bus tour offering unlimited ‘hop- on’ and ‘hop-off’ opportunities at over 50+ stops.
  • A sightseeing cruise offering magnificent views of The Statue of Liberty and Manhattan Skyline with the opportunity to hop-on and hop-off.
  • A choice between an Empire State Building Observatory ticket or Top of the Rock ticket.
  • A Ferry ticket for The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • Admission to either The New York Historical Society or The Museum of the City of New York
  • Free New York Eat and Play Card

Total to do all separate in New York

  • Big Apple Helicopter- £187.20pp
  • Empire State Building- £31.20pp
  • Statue of Liberty Tours and Ellis Island- £20.40pp
  • Hop-on/Hop-off- £48pp
  • Sopranos Tour- £43.20pp

Save £27pp!

Empire State Building Observatory

Adult: £25 Child:(6-12 yrs) £21

The Empire State Building Observatory is beacon for international and domestic tourists alike, and offers unmatched views of New York and neighboring states from its world-famous 86th floor observatory all year long.

Get skyward and discover what the city looks like when you are 1,050 feet (320 meters) high at the top of New York's most iconic skyscraper, at the 86th Floor Observatory. The Observatory, with its popular 360-degree outdoor deck, also has indoor viewing galleries for guests to enjoy the views rain or shine, day or night.

You'll zip right up to the 86th Floor Observatory in convenient high speed, automatic elevators. Looking for an enhanced viewing experience? High-powered binoculars are available on the promenades at a minimal cost. And if you’re searching for that perfect Empire State Building souvenir, you’ll find something memorable at the Gift Shop, located on the 80th Floor.

Visitors with tickets purchased online will go with their voucher directly to the ticket window and then through the security check. The Observatory is wheelchair accessible.

A Multimedia Tour Guide App of the Empire State Building can be downloaded for free from the App Store and Google play. It serves as your own personal tour guide, taking you all the way from the ground floor to the 360° open-air views of the Observation Deck. (Available in English, French, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Spanish, and German).

You can now enjoy one-of-a-kind mini-shows in the elevators on the ascent and descent to the Observatory. The ascent show takes you back in time to the construction of the Empire State Building, spotlighting workers, machinery and materials. On the descent you will see different features of the art deco masterpiece lobby with the features floating in to form the iconic mural that adorns the Fifth Avenue entrance.

Super New York 72hr Hop on/off Pass

Adult: £86 Child:(6-12 yrs) £70

This fantastic value for money combination ticket includes all the famous, must-see sights in New York and much, much more… This great value ticket really is super!

Hop-on and off at many of the routes across Manhattan, or simply enjoy one of the observatory platforms of choice. Cruise on the Hudson or enjoy discounts whilst shopping or eating with your Eat & Play Card. The Super New York Ticket really has it all and allows you to see many of New York’s famous landmarks that make this city so special – all with this one ticket!


  • Hop-on Hop-off Tours valid for 72 hours which includes the routes: Downtown, Uptown, Brooklyn and Bronx Loop.
  • Escorted Night Tour of Manhattan (not Hop-on Hop-off)
  • Liberty/ Ellis Island Ferry Ticket (access to the Statue of Liberty is subject to availability and is NOT guaranteed.)
  • A Gray Line City Sightseeing New York 24hrs Hop-on, Hop-off Ferry
  • Eat & Play Card (valid for 4 people!).

You also get to choose between:

  • A Ticket to the Top Of The Rock OR Empire State Building Observatory.
  • The New York Historical Society OR Museum of the City of New York

When to Visit

  • Jan
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  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • Currency US Dollars ($)
  • Flying time from UK 10 1/2 Hours
  • Primary Language English
  • Passport & Visas Brits must have a full 10-year British Passport that's valid for six months after you return to the UK.

Magical, just magical! As soon as you see Times Square in lights you will be amazed! It's just like stepping into your very own movie.

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