Deals in NYC for stranded travelers

Volanic ash from an Iceland volcano has caused thousands of flights to be cancelled both to and from Europe.

April 17, 2010 6:21:02 AM PDT
New York City is offering hotel discounts to travelers stranded in the Big Apple by the volcanic eruption in Iceland that has disrupted air travel throughout Europe. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Friday that 15 percent discounts are being offered at more than 30 hotels for passengers who aren't able to get hotel vouchers through their airlines.

The offer runs through April 19.

New York Airport Service and Go Airlink Shuttle will also extend 15 percent discounts for transportation to and from John F. Kennedy or Newark Liberty airports for affected passengers.

Hotel booking information and valid offer codes, as well as information on a range of low-cost entertainment and cultural activities, can be found on the Web site

To help travelers make the most of their additional time in New York City, NYC & Company has compiled a wide range of information and offers for travelers.

Offers include15 percent discounts at more than 30 of the City's hotels through Monday, April 19th (checking out on April 19th): Ace Hotel; Andaz Wall Street; The Beekman Hotel; The Carlton Hotel; Comfort Inn Midtown West; Doubletree Guest Suites Times Square; Econo Lodge Times Square; Grand Union Hotel; Hampton Inn - Manhattan/Soho; Hilton Manhattan East; Hotel Plaza Athenee; Holiday Inn-Manhattan View; Hudson Hotel; InterContinental New York Barclay; the Lucerne Hotel; Marriott LaGuardia; Morgans Hotel; The New York Helmsley Hotel; Night Hotel New York; NU Hotel Brooklyn; Plaza Hotel; Royalton Hotel; the Strand Hotel NYC; Skyline Hotel New York; St. Regis New York; Hotel Wales; Washington Jefferson Hotel; Wellington Hotel; Wingate by Wyndham Manhattan Midtown; The Wolcott Hotel; and 3 West Club.

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