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NYC Shopping And Travel

Friday, 9 November 2007

On yesterdays show, we saw Bairbre showing off the great bargains to be had when shopping for women's products and fashion. Today we're looking at fashion and products for the rest of the family!

New York Hotels

Fitzpatrick Manhattan Hotel on Lexington Avenue between 56 and 57th Streets

Fitzpatrick Grand Central, at East 44th Street across the road from Grand Central Terminal

Rooms available on selected dates from $229 - $479 / €160 - €330
Locall in Ireland for Central Reservations 1850 644464

Beacon Hotel, Broadway at 75th Street. Upper West Side above Central Park

All rooms have kitchenettes. Good selection of double/doubles and one-bed suites that sleep four.

Rates from $295 for double / €205
$325 for one-bed suites / €225
001 212 787 1100

New York Packages

Four night packages to New York from €959 with Touramerica, and (01) 817 3500.

New York Flights

New York with Aer Lingus from Shannon and Dublin from €472

New York with Delta from Shannon and Dublin €397

New York with Continental from Shannon and Dublin from €347

Chicago Packages

Chicago from €551
Take a break to the City of Blues and enjoy 3 nights in the 3* Chicago City Centre Hotel and direct flights from Dublin. The Magnificent Mile is Chicago's premier shopping street, and for nightlife explore Rush Street.

€551 per person sharing based on 2 sharing including flights, accommodation, taxes & surcharges. Travel period: 01Dec-20Dec.

Subject to availability. Must book by November 13th!
Sunway Holidays (01) 288 6828 and your local travel agent.

Chicago Flights
Chicago with Aer Lingus from Shannon and Dublin from €452
Chicago with American Airlines from Dublin from €456

Boston Packages

Boston from €495 - No Tax on Clothing
The walking city on the East Coast has two distinct shopping areas, Back Bay and Downtown Crossing. American Holidays have a an excellent lead in price for 4 sharing at the well located Midtown Hotel on Huntington Ave, in Boston's Historic Bay district.

Flying with Continental via Newark Price from €495 for three nights based on four sharing. Based on travel 3rd to 6th Dec OR 4* Boston Park Plaza from €537 pp including taxes. The Park Plaza is well located between both shopping areas. Jurys Boston is also a lovely hotel in the Back Bay area,

Boston Flights

Boston with Aer Lingus from Shannon and Dublin from €452

Philadelphia Packages

Philadelphia from €555 - No tax on Clothing
The most historical city in the United States is also the City of Brotherly Love. Great museums, galleries and music. It also has some of the finest dining in the US. If you can, visit Stephen Star's Buddakan or Neil Stein's Striped Bass. The best traditional Philly Steak, a soft roll with melted cheese and onions is served at Ricks in Reading Terminal Market.

Three nights in the Hilton from €555 per person sharing, Details
(01) 872 0444,

Philadelphia Flights

Philadelphia with US Airways from Dublin from €350

All Fares Including Taxes
Flights with Delta, Continental, US Airways and American Airlines can be booked though your local travel agent and agents can advise on packages available.

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