About New York Shopping Tour – On Board Sightseeing Tours NY
New York City is one of the shopping capitals of the world – but it can sometimes be tough to find bargains. The On Board Sightseeing Tours New York Shopping Tour has a solution: Shop like a local and leave New York City. This full-day trip to New Jersey is actually less of a tour, and more of an excursion, with one goal in mind: Hunting down great shopping deals. All you need to bring is your shopping stamina – and your credit card.
The On Board Sightseeing Tours New York Shopping Tour offers shuttle transportation to and from the bi-level Jersey Gardens, the largest outlet mall in the Garden State. The tour includes a Jersey Gardens shopping bag, a “License to Shop” discount book with coupons that can be used throughout the mall and a detailed map.
Wear comfortable shoes: This is a long tour, clocking in at 10 hours, so you’ll have an entire day at the shops. Jersey Gardens sells brand names at deep discounts, and stores include Juicy Couture, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th, Tommy Hilfiger, Banana Republic, New York & Co., BCBG Max Azria, Marshall’s, Burlington Coat Factory and many more. Plus, men can pick up dapper duds at Brooks Brothers, and ladies can slip into silky selections at Victoria’s Secret.
But perhaps the biggest bonus of all: There’s no sales tax. New Jersey doesn’t charge sales tax on clothing, but Jersey Gardens goes one even better. It’s considered an “Urban Enterprise Zone,” so sales tax on non-clothing items is just 3.5%.
And another bonus: After a long day of shopping, you won’t need to trudge to the parking lot to find your car. The On Board shuttle, with its comfy seats and picture windows, picks up guests in front of the mall, so you (and all your beautiful new purchases) can sail back to Manhattan in style.
Approximately 10 hours
Calling all shoppers: The On Board Sightseeing Tours New York Shopping Tour will appeal to shoppers of all stripes, from those traveling in groups to solo deal-hunters. The wide range of stores at New Jersey’s largest outlet mall includes designer brands at deep discounts, so this is an ideal excursion for shoppers looking for bargains.
Good for kids?
The tour spends a full day at Jersey Gardens, a massive outlet mall with a focus on fashion, shoes and accessories, so younger kids might find it tiring. Teens, however, will enjoy cruising the mall and checking out stores like Juicy Couture.
OnBoard Sightseeing Tours Location Information:
7th Ave and 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
New York Shopping Tour – On Board Sightseeing Tours
53rd Street, between 7th Avenue and Broadway
The tour will end at this same location.
A, C, E to 50th St. (Eighth Ave.); 1, 2 to 50th St. (Seventh Ave.)
New York Shopping Tour – On Board Sightseeing Tours details
Complimentary bottled water is offered throughout the tour. You’ll find plenty of restaurants, cafes and fast food at Jersey Gardens, from Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs to Starbucks.