New York Marathon Mandarin Oriental VIP travel package
New York Marathon Mandarin Oriental VIP travel package
Treat yourself to an extra special package and stay at the 5 star Mandarin Oriental Hotel when you are participating in the 2013 ING New York City Marathon, which is close to the New York Marathon race finish line at Central Park, which means an easy stroll back after the race.
Plus this hotel is ideal for meeting up with your friends and family who may have joined you, as the view from the bar and some of the Central Park rooms, overlook Central Park South, so you can watch the New York Marathon runners race along the final mile of the marathon, before it turns into Central Park for the finish.
The Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, New York redefines the luxury hotel experience in Manhattan. Its design and unique location in the Time Warner Center coupled with Mandarin Oriental’s legendary hospitality makes it one of the city’s most distinct and sophisticated hotels.
Mandarin Oriental, New York, is located more than 280 feet above ground level, providing a stunning hotel arrival experience. It features 248 spacious, elegant guestrooms and suites, all with breathtaking views of the city skyline, Central Park and the Hudson River. All rooms offer advanced in-room entertainment technology. The 14,500-square-foot Five-Star Spa at Mandarin Oriental, including a state-of-the-art fitness center and a 75-foot lap pool, is a prominent element of the hotel.
Our travel package to the Mandarin Oriental, includes private transfer from JFK airport and lasts for 3, 4 or 5 nights.
VERY IMPORTANT UPDATE - JULY 4TH, 2013
UP UNTIL THIS YEAR, WE HAVE ONLY BEEN ALLOWED TO SELL ENTRIES AND PACKAGES FOR THE NEW YORK MARATHON TO RESIDENTS OF THE UK (ALTHOUGH NATIONALITY IS NOT AN ISSUE). AS OF TODAY WE CAN NOW SELL ENTRIES AND PACKAGES TO THOSE RUNNERS RESIDENT IN COUNTRIES WHICH DO NOT HAVE AN APPOINTED OFFICIAL TRAVEL PARTNER FOR THE NEW YORK MARATHON. THEREFORE YOU ARE FREE TO BOOK WITH US, ALTHOUGH WE STILL NEED CONFIRMATION FROM NYRR THAT THEY WILL ACCEPT YOUR ENTRY, HOWEVER WE DO NOT ENVISAGE THIS TO BE A PROBLEM IF YOU LIVE IN A COUNTRY WITHOUT AN ITP. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY AT firstname.lastname@example.org AND WE WILL BE PLEASED TO PROGRESS YOUR APPLICATION.
THE COUNTRIES WE ARE UNABLE TO SELL ENTRIES TO ARE: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Brasil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela.
SO, IF YOU ARE RESIDENT OUTSIDE OF THESE COUNTRIES WE CAN ACCEPT YOUR APPLICATION FOR THE 2013 ING NEW YORK CITY MARATHON!
Friday: Arrive at JFK or Newark airports and there will be a private transfer to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. After check in at the hotel, if time permits, then make your own way to the Expo centre and register for the New York Marathon. We expect there to be the Parade of Nations again in the evening in Central Park.
Saturday: Registration for marathon and or day free for sightseeing.
Sunday: Take a taxi, walk or run down to the Midtown Bus transfer point to the start of the marathon, then RUN THE NEW YORK MARATHON! Whilst you're running, your friends and relatives can watch the Marathon coming up Central Park South from the comfort of the Lobby Lounge which is one of THE very best places to see the New York Marathon. They can wait there for your triumphant return!
Monday: Check out of the hotel and have some free time before your private transfer back to the airport for your return flight.
This itinerary is just an example, but gives you a flavour of what to expect.
Included in your travel package are:
- 3, 4 or 5 nights hotel accommodation at the Mandarin Oriental on room only basis between Thursday 31st November and Tuesday 5th November. Please note - other durations and date may be available, so please do not hesitate to call us on 0161 703 8161 or email us.
- Complimentary bottled water at turn down.
- Complimentary use of the Fitness Center & Swimming Pool.
- Complimentary Newspaper.
- Private transfers between the airport and the hotel.
- The personal attention and services of a Sports Tours International rep during the weekend.
3 nights: Twin / Double Room - £1449 per person (based on 2 people sharing the room). Single Room price - £2649per person.
4 nights: Twin / Double Room - £1799 per person (based on 2 people sharing the room). Single Room price - £3349 per person.
5 nights: Twin / Double Room - £2149 per person (based on 2 people sharing the room). Single Room price - £3999 per person.
Bookings are now closed for the Mandarin Oriental and on a request basis. If you wish to make a booking, please call the office on 0161 703 8161.
Additional nights available on request.
One Child can also share with two adults at a special package price, please contact us for further details.
With this VIP package, we do not automatically include flights, as we like to offer a personal service in offering both a particular airline and travel class for your own personal requirements. Please ask us to provide you with a quote for your required seats or if you wish to arrange your flights then you are free to do this. More information about flights is available on our flights page.
NOTE The above prices are per person and include your room only accommodation, airport/hotel transfers and reps services. The rates DO NOT include flights, insurance or the Special offer price for the guaranteed Race Entry Fee of £299 pp when you buy a travel package from Sports Tours International.
Deposit - In order to confirm your reservation we require the following payment at the time of booking £400 per person plus Race Entry Fee.
RACE ENTRY FEE: The New York marathon race entry is currently £299. This also includes your bus transfer to the start of the New York Marathon from the 42nd Street Public Library. This price is a special offer when you buy your travel package from Sports Tours International.
HOW TO BOOK
Click on the green button at the top of the page or call us on 0161 703 8161 to discuss your requirments.
At time of booking we require a non-refundable deposit of £400 per person, plus the full Race Entry Fee, which is non-returnable once booked. The balance of your travel package must be paid, at the latest, 12 weeks before departure to avoid the cancellation of your trip.
PASSPORTS - THIS IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.
Please note: we will require a copy of your passport along with your application form.
Please – don’t leave it to the last minute. The following information is for United Kingdom passport holders only, other nationals including Eire should consult the appropriate embassy. UK residents are allowed to enter the USA with a ten year passport, with no less than 6 months left before the expiry of the passport, if staying in the US for less than 90 days. However, the rules are constantly updated, so we advise that you check your own individual situation as the visa waiver programme is subject to strict criteria, and for example, if you have a criminal record or have previously been refused entry to the US, you may not qualify for entry under the Visa Waiver programme. Please check your status with the rules.
Passengers are no longer permitted to enter the USA with a non-machine readable passport unless their old style passport has a valid Visa stamp. The newer red passports are machine readable. CHILDREN MUST HAVE THEIR OWN PASSPORT - If in doubt please contact the passport advice line on 0300 222 0000, or Passport Office Website or if applicable the American Embassy on 0207 499 9000 or the US Embassy Website
IMMIGRATION TO THE USA
There are now very strict guidelines on entry to the USA and a new system put in place whereby you must have registered with the Department of Homeland Security at least three days before you travel. More information can be found on the Department’s Official Website
For details of insurance for the our travel packages, please visit our insurance page
There is additional information about our other Concierge Services on our special web page.
If you wish to purchase souvenir products from the ING New York City Marathon, please visit the New York Road Runners Online store.
HAVE YOU MORE QUESTIONS?
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions webpage or send us an email or give us a call and we’ll be only too happy to help.
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