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Joe May 27th, 2001 10:25 PM

Transportation to NY Pier
 
There are six of us going on the Victory in September and we'll be flying to JFK and will probably take a cab to the pier.
Our TA said Carnival's transfers are very expensive so we have no idea what we are looking at in cab fare or airport limo fare. We don't know where the pier is located...can anyone help with any of this info??? When we get to the pier..what's next? Thanks in advance.

Rick May 29th, 2001 03:42 PM

Re: Transportation to NY Pier
 
Check out this link for directions to the pier:

http://www.bestweb.net/~travel1/pierpark.htm

Cab fare from Laguardia should be about $25-30. Not sure about JFK.

Joe May 29th, 2001 08:21 PM

Re: Transportation to NY Pier
 
Thanks for the info, great website.

Carole Dunham June 19th, 2001 06:26 PM

Re: Transportation to NY Pier
 
JFK is considerably farther out.Last time I flew into JFK, the money I saved on airfare (JetBlue, cheap) was totally offset by the taxi fare into Manhattan, around $75.00 with the tip. Call Carey Limo (they have a national 800 number) and ask them how much limo transportation for 6 will be. Most NY cabs are quite small and you will have to take a few of them to accommodate everyone. A limo will take all of you in much more comfort than a cab. The piers are in midtown Manhattan on the West side, fairly close to the Broadway area.

Carole

Lori June 29th, 2001 02:34 PM

Re: Transportation to NY Pier
 
We are also going on the Victory in September, but flying in to LaGuardia. Our travel agent booked our transfers for us. Don't know yet what company we're using, but the good thing is it's already paid for!

LaRee August 27th, 2001 05:06 PM

Re: Transportation to NY Pier
 
Try Super Shuttle. We're flying into Newark, NJ and I've been told the cost from Newark to the pier in NY will be around $14 - $17 per person and since they have mini vans your whole party and luggage should make it in one trip. I usually add a tip of $1 a bag plus a couple of more dollars.

susancruzs August 27th, 2001 09:35 PM

Re: Transportation to NY Pier
 
We're staying at a hotel before our cruise and I did a pre-booking with Grayline. It is 14.00 from Newark to Manhattan and I think that is a deal. They said all I have to do is go to the desk in the baggage area, give them my confirmation # and they will have a van there in less than 15 minutes. Cheaper than van rides in Chicago.


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