About the tour: 4-Star New York Christmas Spectacular

Enjoy the most wonderful time of the year in the most magical city of all, New York! This enchanting 4-star Christmas spectacular takes you to the city’s renowned sights – but with a festive spin! Marvel at Macy’s dazzling Christmas displays, relish in the unrivalled illuminations and decorations that truly transform the city, and indulge with a warming mulled wine or two at the renowned Bryant Park Christmas Market.

An elegant afternoon tea at the Plaza's Palm Court is followed by a performance of the Christmas Spectacular, starring the iconic Radio City Rockettes; this fantastic evening will be filled with plenty of good cheer!

With two full days at leisure to explore more of the city’s inspiring sights, be enticed by our optional excursion to see the New York Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker – a must at this time of year! The tour ends with a soul-stirring performance from the Harlem Gospel Choir at the morning service, which is sure to be an experience you will cherish forever.

‘Tis the season to make magical memories – and New York is the place to do so!

Tour Includes

  • 4 nights hotel
  • Return flights to New York with one checked-in suitcase
  • Airport transfers in the USA
  • Bryant Park Christmas Market
  • Afternoon Tea at the Plaza Hotel
  • Tickets to the Rockettes Christmas Spectacular
  • Harlem Gospel Service

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
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We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    IMPORTANT NOTE ESTA is required prior to travelling (at extra cost) – please call for more details.

    Fly to New York, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for a four-night stay.

    Today, we set out on a day full of Christmas cheer! Join an included escorted walking tour of Midtown New York City, with an emphasis on the most wonderful time of the year!

    We start with a visit of Macy's Herald Square to see the iconic storefront's window displays – a New York tradition since the 1870s and sure to get you in the festive spirit – then continue to Bryant Park, home to an annual Christmas market. The European-inspired open-air market features artisans from around the world. Located along Bryant Park’s allées and terraces, the holiday shops are housed in custom-designed, 'jewel box' kiosks. Enjoy local crafts, incredible food and goods from around the world.

    After time to enjoy lunch at your leisure, we continue to the luxurious Plaza Hotel to view their festive Christmas tree and enjoy afternoon tea in the iconic and elegant Palm Court.

    Following afternoon tea, we continue up to 6th Avenue to Radio City Music Hall, where you will enjoy an early evening performance of the Christmas Spectacular starring the women's precision dance troupe, the Radio City Rockettes. The 90-minute show features more than 140 performers and an original musical score, and combines singing, dancing and humour with traditional scenes. Since the first version was presented in 1933, the show has become a world-famous New York Christmas tradition.

    After the show, we will walk down 5th Avenue to marvel at the glittering storefronts festooned in their Christmas liveries. Finally, end the day with a viewing of the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, considered the epicentre of New York's Christmas celebrations.

    Bryant Park Christmas Markets
    Bryant Park Christmas Market

    Included Highlights

    • Rockerfeller Christmas Tree
    • Afternoon Tea at the Plaza's Palm Court
    • Bryant Park Christmas Market
    • New York
    • Rockettes Christmas Spectacular

    Spend a full day at leisure to enjoy more sightseeing or Christmas shopping. Soak up the city's enchanting festive atmosphere, marvel at more of the spectacular decorations, and be sure to indulge with some delicious festive treats!

    This evening, why not join our optional excursion to see the New York Ballet's performance of The Nutcracker? This classic festive production will leave you with truly magical memories!

    Statue of Liberty
    New York

    Included Highlights

    • New York

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • New York Ballet's performance of The Nutcracker
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in local currency (cash payments).

    Nothing quite compares to Christmastime in this iconic city! Enjoy a further day at leisure to relish in the bright lights and festive cheer.

    New York Skyline
    New York

    Included Highlights

    • New York

    Today, experience the soul-stirring power of the gospel choirs at this morning's service.

    We then discover Harlem with its unique Afro-American spirit and history. We will see the impressive Saint John The Divine Cathedral – the largest cathedral in the world – and the famous Apollo Theatre.

    This afternoon, we transfer to the airport for the return overnight flight to the UK.

    Included Highlights

    • Harlem
    • Harlem Gospel Service

    Morning arrival in the UK.

    Travel Authorisation via the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA) is required prior to travelling to the U.S.A under the Visa Waiver Program, for which an additional charge of approximately $14 per person is made. Log onto the ESTA Web site at https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov and complete an on-line application in English. The web-based system will prompt you to answer basic biographical and eligibility questions typically requested on a paper I-94W form. Applications may be submitted at any time prior to travel, however, DHS recommends that applications be submitted no less than 72 hours prior to travel. Further information on how to apply will be sent approximately 12 weeks before departure.
    It is your responsibility to ensure you hold the correct passport and visa (if required) to enter the United States of America.  If you are in any doubt please contact the appropriate embassy.
    Please note, due to local laws at least one person in each room booked must be aged 21 years or over.  Persons under 21 years of age cannot enter casinos (including those in hotels) alone in the USA and must be accompanied at all times by an adult aged 21 or over.

    Single Room Supplement from £579.00 (6 days).


    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for four nights at The Paul, a 4-star hotel located near the Empire State Building in the iconic Times Square area of New York.

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