Presentation on theme: "Year 12 visit to New York. ContentsContents Basic details Payment plan What you will need to pay yourselves Accommodation Requirements – Visas."— Presentation transcript:
ContentsContents Basic details Payment plan What you will need to pay yourselves Accommodation Requirements – Visas & ESTA – Travel insurance Costs – Food – Travel – Spending money Initial itinerary Any questions
Basic details YOUR PRICE INCLUDES: YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES: Return flights between London Heathrow and New York through Delta 5 Nights accommodation on a Room only basis Two single rooms for the group leaders, any additional singles for staff or students will be charged a supplement. Empire State Building Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Return NYC Airport Transfers 24 hour emergency assistance service operated by experienced European Study Tours staff familiar with the details of your tour Food and drink for each day Transportation - Metrocard for a week
What you will need to pay for yourselves Spending money for souvenirs and clothes – Please be aware that prices displayed in all shops don’t include taxes. Travel to and from Heathrow – We do have the option of hiring a coach at a cost for each person Travel insurance (enquiring about school insurance) Visa/ESTA
Accommodation We will be staying in: The Hotel Pennsylvania Single sex rooms (Individual Beds) 3 per room The hotel is centrally located, close to all of the major attractions
Requirements – Visas or ESTA All students must hold a valid passport with at least 6 months left on it. You are also required to complete the ESTA programme or obtain a visa in order to travel to the USA. I urge all students to have this process completed by December 21 st 2013. The details of the ESTA programme can be found by visiting: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/esta.html If you require a visa you must visit the US Embassy website at: http://london.usembassy.gov/nonimmigrant-visas.html Please provide evidence of your ESTA to Mr Nijjer.
Food Students will be given an allowance of approximate $75 per day to spend on breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and drinks. Any remaining money will be the students to spend as they wish (within reason) Food locations will be provided later. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements.
Travel -Transfers to and from New York JFK to the hotel are included -Students are expected to arrange their own transport to the airport and the return. The cost of a return coach journey is ?????? -Whilst in New York we will be travelling via public transport, using a prepaid Metrocard
Spending money I would recommend that each student has between £150 and £200 as spending money, depending on what they will be spending money on. The figure quoted above is only a recommendation. If your child is likely to spend money on clothing please budget for this and remember we have a weight limit on luggage!
Arrival day Hotel area Madison Square Garden Penn Station ( food court) Walk to times square on 7 th Avenue Bryant Park New York Public Library Walk back towards Empire State Building on 5 th Avenue Back to hotel
Financial district day Lower East side DayGreenwich VillageMidtown Clinton Castle, Statue of Liberty / Ellis island Ferry Battery Park, Walk to Bowling Green ( Charging Bull/ Wall street Bull) World Trade Center Ground Zero 9/11 Memorial Walk in Financial district : Trinity Church, Wall Street, NYC stock exchange, Reserve Federal Bank Little Italy China town City Hall US courthouse NYPD Headquarters Walk Brooklyn bridge and back ( Dumbo and subway back) Midtown Central Park : reservoir, strawberry fields, Columbus circle Broadway United Nation (midtown East) Washington Square Park Washington mews? Walk in Greenwich Village towards Meatpacking district Meatpacking Chelsea Market Highline (24 th street) Empire State building Park Avenue Chrysler Building Grand Central 5 th Avenue St Patrick’s Cathedral Rockefeller centre (nbc?) Trump Tower Tiffany FAO Schwarz Plaza
EveningShopping Top of Rockefeller centre Times square / broadway Macy’s Bloomingdales Times square 34 th street Empire state area