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2-Day Philadelphia, New York Times Square 2019 New Year Eve Countdown Tour from Philadelphia Tour Code: 455-8059

From USD$188  
12/31/2018
Philadelphia, PA
English; Mandarin Chinese
2 1 Night
Visit New York (Empire State Building, Applebee's Party, Charging Bull, Hudson River Fireworks Dinner Cruise, New York Stock Exchange, Statue of Liberty Cruise, Times Square, Trinity Church, Wall Street).
  • Celebrate the New Year at Times Square Countdown with 3 choices
  • No head-back: spend shortest time visiting as many cities as possible!
  • Free hand warmer for all guests on the day of New Year countdown.
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Pricing Policy

Activity Option Date / Date Range AdultChild
Buy an Applebee Party Pass - Surcharge Year round $399$250
New York Sightseeing Countdown Dinner Cruise - Surcharge Year round $450$450
  • Buy 2 Get 3rd Discounted: (1) Cancellation of discounted passenger must be made at least 7 days before departure. (2) No-show or late cancellation incurs a $78 penalty fee for the reserved bus seat.
  • Child rates: Child rates apply to those who are 0-12 years old. Child above 2 years must take the seat. Customers are welcome to use child safety seats on that have lap and/or shoulder belts/harnesses for the infant under 2 years.
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Day 1: Philadelphia - New York Times Square Countdown(97 miles)

In the morning, we will pick up all the passengers at the appointed locations before heading to the hotel in New Jersey. After putting away your luggage and having your room keys, we are going to Times Square in Manhattan. All the guests will scatter at the designated meeting place, and freely spend the time of strolling around the Times Square and waiting for the biggest ceremony (Countdown to 2019) in the City on New Year's Eve, and celebrating New Year with thousands of visitors. Meanwhile guests can watch performances before the countdown. At the same time, roads of countdown zone will close for pedestrian only; you can freely enjoy the bright lights of Times Square and experience the world-famous New Year street celebrations to witness the historic moment.

You will have 3 options for the countdown:

  • 1. Times Square Countdown. You may walk to Times Square and watch performances before the countdown. At the same time, the countdown zone will be closed for pedestrians only; you may experience the world-famous New Year street celebrations to witness the historic moment. (Included)
  • 2. Buy an Applebee Party Pass! Enjoy an All-Inclusive Evening of a Lifetime at The World's Largest Applebee's: Premium Chef's selection buffet, Premium Open Bar, Party Favors, House DJ / Live Entertainment, Dance Floor, Champagne Toast at Midnight. (Extra charge: $375/adult, $250/kid)
  • 3. New York Sightseeing Countdown Dinner Cruise. Cruise into the New Year in style aboard our New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise! In the climate-controlled interior of the cruise boat, dance the night away as the DJ spins the greatest hits of the year! Enjoy a little bubbly or pick your poison at the open bar as your countdown the final hours of 2018. ( $411/person, including transfer service to the pier)

Exclusive Service:

  • Indoor waiting area:
    • located between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue West 48th Street.
  • Arrangement for the hotel shuttle bus (guests can choose to go back to the hotel in advance):
    • Shuttle bus schedules: 6:00pm, 9:00pm, 1:30am (January 1st in the morning).
  • All guests will be provided a pack of hand-warmer to keep warm in countdown zone.

  • New York, NY

    The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!

    Times Square

    Called "The Crossroads of the World," this major intersection in midtown Manhattan-- where Broadway hits Seventh Avenue-- is a world-famous icon of both New York City and the United States. It has appeared in countless forms of media.

    Applebee's Party

    Buy an Applebee Party Pass! Be in the center of it all and feel the electricity & excitement of a fantastic Times Square New Year's Eve experience! Enjoy an All-Inclusive Evening of a Lifetime at The World's Largest Applebee's: Premium Chef's selection buffet, Premium Open Bar, Party Favors, House DJ / Live Entertainment, Dance Floor, Champagne Toast at Midnight. At midnight, you will be able to watch the Ball Drop at the closest location.

    Hudson River Fireworks Dinner Cruise

    Cruise into the New Year in style aboard our New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise! Your majestic evening on the ferry features stunning views of the New York City skyline and 3 hours of first-rate entertainment. In the climate-controlled interior of the cruise boat, dance the night away as the DJ spins the greatest hits of the year! Enjoy a little bubbly or pick your poison at the open bar as your countdown the final hours. When the clock strikes midnight, make a toast and turn your head to the sky for a brilliant firework display that illuminates iconic landmarks and adds splashes of color to the skyline.
Standard Hotel: Days Hotel East Brunswick, Red Roof Inn Edison or equivalent

Day 2: New York - Philadelphia(97 miles)

The day begins with the world's famous financial and securities trading center - Wall Street, taking pictures with the symbol of New York Stock Exchange - Charging Bull, and visiting Trinity Church. Later, by visiting the observation deck of the most renowned landmark, Empire State Building, guests will overlook the stunning view of the central park and the entire of New York City. Next, you will have a chance to take pictures with the backdrops of Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge on a Hudson River sightseeing cruise. Finally return to Philadelphia.
  • New York, NY

    The Big Apple, The City That Never Sleeps, The Cultural Capital of the World... whatever you call New York City, its impact on worldwide culture and business is undeniable. Seeing this famous metropolis is something no one ever forgets!

    Wall Street

    This famous street in New York City's Financial District has become synonymous with American financial enterprises. It is also the home of the New York Stock Exchange, and has been (or still is) the location of several other exchanges.

    New York Stock Exchange

    The "big board" and headquarters of the NYSE is located at the heart of Wall Street, in a distinctive classical-style building that is both a National Historic Landmark and a member of the National Register of Historic Places.

    Charging Bull

    This bronze sculpture that sits at the northern tip of New York's Bowling Green Park is ready to strike! It was commissioned to represent the "strength and power of the American people" after the stock market crashed in 1987.

    Trinity Church

    Built in the mid-1800s, Trinity Church (also called St. Paul's Chapel) is the oldest public building that is in continuous use in NYC. The current church is the third on this site; the first Trinity Church was built in 1698.

    Empire State Building

    One of the most recognizable landmarks in the word, this famous skyscraper is the second-tallest building in New York City. It was completed in 1931 and made a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 1986.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $39.20; Child (6-12 yrs) $34; Senior (Over 62 yrs) $38.20|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour 20 Minutes

    Statue of Liberty Cruise

    This boat ride through New York Harbor loops its way around Ellis Island, home of the Statue of Liberty. Ellis Island was the arrival point for immigrants to the East Coast of the US for decades.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (3-12 yrs) $17; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $24|Duration: Approx. 1 Hour

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Location Address Departure Return
Philadelphia, PA 102 N 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (Chinatown Friendship Arch- Philadelphia, PA ) 10:30am 7:00pm

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • 1 night hotel accommodation
  • Transportation via an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • Taxes

Price Excludes

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child Senior
    New York, NY
    Empire State Building (Optional) $39.20 $34 (6-12 yrs) $38.20 (Over 62 yrs)
    Statue of Liberty Cruise (Optional) $29 $17 (3-12 yrs) $24 (Over 65 yrs)
    • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
    • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Meals and drinks unspecified during the trip.
  • A mandatory service fees: Minimum $10 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $10 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $40.
  • Personal room fees: such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
  • Any private expenses

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  • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.

Redemption

  • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

Terms & Condition

  • Booking changes
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.
  • Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
    Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. The time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through webmail at Contact Us .
  • Cancellation penalties per person (request day and departure day are not counted)
    21 days or more prior to departure - 10% of the total purchase amount.
    8-20 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    Within 7 days prior to departure or no show- 100% of the total purchase amount.
    Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every effort to maintain the normal operation.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your account. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 10% handling fee.
    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of the tour.
  • Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
  • Tour Cancellation:
    We reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure* of the tour, TakeTours' only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour.. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
    We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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