Bargain Hunting Tour

NYC Bargain Shopping Tour

Planning a trip to NYC? If so, you know how quickly things start to add up. The hotel, the airfare, the theatre tickets...slowly but surely, you find your little weekend getaway turning into a very big expense.

The thing is, though, you can’t come to NYC and not spend some time shopping. First, New York is one of the world’s great shopping cities, and second, you’ll want to go home with at least a couple of unique purchases to remind you of your trip. (Plus when your friends ask where you got it, you’ll have a great answer!) But if your budget is shaping up to be more bargain hunting than Balenciaga, you might think you’ll be priced right out of the Big Apple.
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Wanna Shop Like an Insider?

The sign on this wholesale jewelry store says "Merchants Only," but will they let you in anyway? At Seek, we know the ins and outs of the wholesale district, including which stores are open to the public. Take an NYC Bargain Hunting Tour or Makeup & Accessories shopping tour and see the Seek advantage for yourself!
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Tour of the Week: Bargain Hunting

Maybe you're planning your first trip to NYC and would love to spend a day shopping, but think there is no way you'll be able to afford anything more than a keychain or a pain of socks. After all, shows like Sex and the City make it easy to believe that everyone in New York is running around buying $400 shoes, dropping thousands of dollars on designer duds, and drinking cocktails at exclusive  nightclubs six nights a week. But the truth is, while a lucky few might live in swanky SoHo lofts (see: Million Dollar Listing), the majority of New Yorkers are everyday folks. They're teachers, accountants, and small business owners. They take their kids to the park and buy paper towels at K-Mart and occasionally spend Friday nights on the couch catching up on that week's sitcoms. Sure, there are plenty of differences (New Yorkers do their grocery shopping at neighborhood markets rather than giant warehouse clubs, and the city is famously free of that well-known big box store) but for the most part, life in New York is just...life. Read More...
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