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New York City to Montréal

DISTINGUISHED HARBORS | 11 Nights | Departs Sep 26, 2015

 

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  • PRE - ICONS OF THE BIG APPLE: NYC
  • PRE - ICONS OF THE BIG APPLE: NYC

    Code: nycl05

    *Note: Your arrival flight should land in New York no later than 3:00pm in order to allow for transfers to the hotel and check-in before your evening tour which begins at 7:00pm.

    Explore the undisputed icons of New York City on private tours, a harbor cruise and on highly accommodating double-decker buses that allow you to “hop on and hop off” wherever you wish.

    DAY 1

    Upon flying into either New York’s John F Kennedy Airport, Newark Airport or La Guardia Airport, you will be met and transferred to the InterContinental New York Times Square hotel, a refreshing sanctuary within walking distance of the Broadway theater district, extraordinary shopping and fabulous restaurants. Depending on your arrival time, you may have some free time during the day to explore the city on your own before checking into the hotel.

    Early in the evening, you will be picked up at the hotel for a highly entertaining tour of Harlem and its vital role in the history of jazz beginning in the 1920s. In its heyday, Harlem was home to more than 400 nightclubs and all the legends played and sang there, including Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald.

    The highlight of the evening is a live jazz dinner show at a Harlem nightclub that re-creates the experience of the Harlem in its most exciting musical period.

    Afterwards, you will return to the hotel for the evening.

    DAY 2

    Following a full American breakfast at the hotel, you will have the entire day at leisure to explore the Big Apple at your own pace. So that you can easily get around from landmark to landmark, you will enjoy unlimited access to the double-decker buses on the “City Sights New York All Around Town Tour”.

    Just hop on and hop off wherever you please. The buses travel throughout New York City and stop at more than 40 locations, presenting icons such as Ground Zero and the Statue of Liberty. Stop at the Empire State Building and you will enjoy free entrance to the Observation Deck on the 86th floor for a spectacular panoramic view of Manhattan. The tour also includes a 90-minute harbor cruise that you can join whenever you please and tickets to the Museum of the City of New York

    After a full day of sightseeing completely on your own schedule, you can return to the hotel at your leisure.

    DAY 3

    After a full American breakfast at the hotel, you will transfer to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) accompanied by a guide. Prior to the museum opening to the general public, an art historian will give you a private VIP tour of the exhibits, after which you can browse further on your own using the complimentary audio guides and MOMA floor plans. MoMA’s collections are absolutely stunning and include important works from the world’s greatest and most innovative modern artists.

    Following your visit, you will transfer to the cruise terminal in Manhattan and embark the ship.

    Land Program Step by Step: The order of sites visited may vary to avoid congestion. The times indicated are approximate, given here only for general reference, and are subject to change.

    EXTRA NIGHTS: If you book extra nights through the cruise line, you will be met at the airport and transferred to the Intercontinental New York Times Square hotel. Check-in is 3:00pm. Be sure that the cruise line has your up-to-date flight details for transfer arrangements.

    DAY 1

    Transfer from LGA, JFK or EWR airport to the hotel

    Check in at the hotel

    7:00pm Depart for the jazz dinner show tour (includes 2 rum drinks)

    11:30pm Drive back to the hotel

    Midnight Arrive back at the hotel

    Overnight at the InterContinental New York Times Square or similar hotel

    DAY 2

    AM Full American breakfast at the hotel

    The rest of the day is at your leisure, with Hop On Hop Off bus privileges

    PM The evening is also at your leisure, with dinner on your own

    Overnight at the InterContinental New York Times Square or similar hotel

    DAY 3

    AM Full American breakfast at the hotel

    9:00am Transfer from your hotel to MoMa

    9:30am MoMa private tour

    10:30am Free time to explore the museum

    12:30pm Transfer from MoMa to the cruise terminal

    1:00pm Arrive at the cruise terminal to embark the ship

    Expected Weather:

    May: High 71°F (21.7°C) Low 54°F (12.2°C)

    August: High 83°F (28.3°C) Low 68°F (20°C)

    September: High 75°F (23.9°C) Low 61°F (16.1°C)

    October: High 64°F (17.8°C) Low 50°F (10°C)

    What to Bring: Bring comfortable clothing and shoes, as the program is casual throughout. Sunscreen, hats and binoculars are also recommended, as well as jackets in cooler months.

    Local Currency: U.S. Dollar

    Electricity: USA 100-127V/60Hz

    Documents and visa requirements: A valid passport is required. Please consult your local U.S. embassy for entry/visa requirements from your country of nationality.

    Hotel:

    InterContinental New York Times Square

    300 West 44th Street, New York City, NY 10036

    Phone: 212- 803-4500

    If a hotel is substituted because of unforeseen situations, it will be of equal ratings and standards.

    Program Includes for guests

    •Two nights accommodation at the InterContinental New York Times Square Hotel (or similar) - Superior King Room

    •Daily full American breakfast at the hotel

    •Porterage at the hotel, based on two bags per person

    •Meet and Greet at the airport to coordinate arrival transfers

    •Arrival transfers from the airport to the hotel

    •Jazz evening tour: Transportation, English-speaking New York-licensed guide, dinner and show. 2 rum drinks included at the show.

    •Hop on Hop Off tickets for “All Around Town Tour” (Uptown, Downtown & Brooklyn) and a 90-minute City Sightseeing Harbor (The River Cruise and Museum of the City of New York are also included in the “Hop on Hop Off All Around Town Tour tickets).

    •Empire State Building ticket (Regular admission Main Deck only 86th Floor).

    •MoMa private tour: transportation, English-speaking New York-licensed guide, one-hour MoMa private tour before the opening hours, free time at the Museum and transfer to the cruise terminal

    *Hop on Hop Off Bus tickets will be given on Day 1 in case you arrive early and wish to use them. They are valid for 48 hours.

    Please Note: Guests booking their own flights (independent of the cruise line) are responsible for ensuring that the cruise line has the most current and updated arrival information so your transfer can be arranged. Should you book additional nights independently of the cruise line, an arrival transfer is not provided.

    Program excludes:

    •Tips for the guides and the driver

    *Meals or beverages not listed above

    •Hotel incidentals and personal expenses

    Please note: Land programs that encompass multiple days ashore customarily include extensive and prolonged activity, while those of shorter durations typically have more moderate activity levels. However, each program varies and participants should be prepared to negotiate a mixture of surfaces, which may include inclines, cobblestones, sand, and gravel or natural paths. There may also be a need to climb steps or stairs on occasion. Guests who utilize a wheelchair and those with mobility concerns are advised to check with the cruise line in advance to see if any portion of the tour program may not be considered suitable for their individual situation. Weather-appropriate clothing, hats, sunglasses, and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

    PRE - ICONS OF THE BIG APPLE: NYC
    Price: $1,599.00 per guest based on double occupancy.

    PRE - ICONS OF THE BIG APPLE: NYC (Concierge-Level Suite Pricing)
    Price: $1,519.00 per guest based on double occupancy.

Hotel and Land Program pricing is not combinable with FREE 1-Night Pre-Cruise Luxury Hotel Package. If applicable, please contact Regent Seven Seas Cruises or your travel agent for multi-night pre-cruise hotel pricing information. Land program promotions are subject to terms.

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