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Holidays in New York

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New York holidays

From Wall Street’s glistening skyscrapers and kaleidoscopic Times Square, to Central Park’s leafy paths and the Lower East Side’s ultra-hip bars, this iconic city is yours to explore.

We can help you plan and book your perfect city break to New York, whether it’s a last-minute getaway or a family trip in 2018. Plus, if you book flights and hotels together you’ll save with our great value package holidays.

With up to 15 flights a day from London to New York, you’ll soon find yourself hitting the movie-perfect streets of Manhattan, or hanging out with trendy locals in Brooklyn. If you’re in need of some more inspiration, discover our New York travel guides for all the best things to see, do and eat in NYC.

Whether you’re fashion hunting on Fifth Avenue or looking to be blown away by a Broadway show, your New York trip is guaranteed to leave you dazzled – and you’ll soon understand why millions of visitors choose to visit the Big Apple every year.

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New York holidays for every traveller

We’ve done the hard work for you and carefully selected the best hotels in New York to complement your New York holiday – our extensive collection includes both luxury hotels and cheap hotels in Midtown Manhattan, boutique accommodation Downtown, and loft-style rooms in Brooklyn. Classic glamour fans should look no further than the five-star hotel The Plaza New York, which towers over Central Park and Fifth Avenue. On a budget? The Art-Deco Roosevelt is in easy reach of Midtown Manhattan’s sights, but offers value-for-money rooms. Wherever you end up choosing, you’ll be spoilt for choice with some of the best places to rest your head in New York.

3 star NYC holidays

It’s no secret that accommodation in New York City can come with a hefty price tag, but dig a little deeper and you’ll discover a host of affordable gems. Whether you’re looking for hip hotels in Brooklyn or a cheaper Manhattan base, we’ve got something to suit your budget.

4 star NYC holidays

Living the high life has never been easier with our collection of four-star hotels. Whether you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind experience, jaw-dropping skyline views or state-of-the-art facilities, we only bring you the best of the best – so that your stay in the city of dreams is one to remember.

How to see New York on a budget

It’s no secret that New York is one of the most expensive cities in the USA, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the best of the Big Apple on a budget. Our handy budget planner will help you work out how far your money will get you each day, covering your hotel, food, activities and more.

Stay

Rest your head at the Aloft New York Brooklyn to explore the hip streets of Brooklyn, but still have easy access to all the major subway lines to see Manhattan’s sights.

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Eat

Dining out needn’t cost you an arm and a leg as you can find good cheap eats all over the city, from amazing street food such as dollar pizza slices, to roaming food trucks. Check out our guide for the best places to eat for under $25.

Places to eat for under $25

Do

Walk over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge to take New York City in all its glory. Then make your way to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal and hop on the free ferry to Ellis Island to see skyline views of Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty.

Stay

Set in the heart of Manhattan’s Midtown, the brand-new InterContinental New York Barclay is within walking distance from Grand Central Station, the Chrysler Building and Rockefeller Center.

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Eat

After a full day of sightseeing you’re probably feeling peckish, head to Korea Town where you’ll be spoilt for affordable food and drink options at Turntable Chicken Jazz , Mandoo Bar or the vegetarian Hangawi, with mains starting from $9.95.

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Do

Pre-book tickets online to skip the queues for the Top of the Rock observation deck and the best views of the city. Back on ground level, wander to the Museum of Modern Art to enjoy the city’s largest artwork collection for only $25.

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Stay

Wake up well rested and stay at The New York EDITION, which is right by Madison Square Park.

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Eat

In the nearby Theatre District, try The Lambs Club Sushi of Gari 46 and Italian fine dining at Carmine’s – expect to pay between $50 to $100 for a dinner for two. Then why not drink in the city’s killer views at a glamorous rooftop bar?

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Do

If you’re visiting during NBA season, there’s nothing quite like cheering on the home team at Madison Square Garden – single-game tickets start from as little as $29. But if sport isn’t your thing, hail a cab near Time Square to catch a Broadway show where box office prices stretch from $50 to $170.

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Make the most of your New York holiday

With so much to see and do in New York, it can be tricky to know where to start, but don’t fret – our essential guide to holidays in New York will have you looking like a local in no time.

Where are the best places to stay in New York?

We know how important it is to be in the heart of the action, and with hundreds of hotels across a number of neighbourhoods, you’re bound to find your perfect stay in New York. With five boroughs ripe for exploration, New York has one of the most exciting hotel scenes in the world. Most first-time visitors base themselves in Manhattan, which is home to the city’s famous sights – and certainly isn’t short of hotel choices, from budget to boutique. But if you’re looking to get to know a different side to the city, its other boroughs have plenty of options, too.

The Upper East Side is all about old-school glamour, with easy access to the Guggenheim, the Met and Madison Avenue’s high-end boutiques. Midtown Manhattan encompasses a host of must-see sights, from the Empire State Building and Times Square to Broadway and Radio City Music Hall. Over on the west side, the once gritty Meatpacking District is all about glamorous foodie hotspots, rooftop bars and, of course, the High Line, while the Lower East Side’s art galleries, party scene and brunch spots cater to students, artists and fashionistas alike. Read our classic and curious New York neighbourhood guides to find out more.

Wherever you decide to stay, be sure to check out our New York packages – you could save a bundle and bag yourself a cheap New York break.

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Top five things to see in New York

Whatever type of New York city break you’re after, you can be sure that the Big Apple won’t be short on things to see and do. Here are our top five suggestions:

Our top tip? Book tickets in advance wherever possible – it’ll save you having to queue, leaving you more time to explore this exciting city.

Best places to eat in New York

The ultimate melting pot of cultures and cuisine, New York is a foodie’s paradise – so make sure you pack your appetite. Here are some of our ideas from our in-the-know locals:

What to see in New York in three days

Thanks to our convenient flight times, you can still have an action-packed weekend in the city. The important thing to do is plan your itinerary ahead of time, ensuring that you book a hotel that is in easy reach of the New York sights you want to see. Pre-booking activities and tickets to sights in advance will also help you make the most of your New York short break. Read our classic and curious 48-hour guides to New York for more inspiration.

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Go beyond the city

Multi-city holidays

Why check just one incredible city off your list when you could see two, three, or even four? Our multi-city holidays give you the freedom and flexibility to combine two or more exciting destinations – turning a great trip to New York into a truly unforgettable adventure.

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Discover the best NYC deals and save, when you combine your flight, hotel and car hire. We have more than 12,000 hotels to choose from and up to 15 flights a day to New York. Plus, earn bonus Avios when you book your holiday to New York with us.

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New York: a family weekend guide
Sunshine Flint, New York based travel writer and editor

Scratch beneath the surface and there are loads of activities tokeep the kids entertained in NYC

Sunshine Flint,  New York based travel writer and editor

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