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Custom & Private New York Tours Inc

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Description: Providing memorable, engaging, fun and informative tour experiences in New...
Providing memorable, engaging, fun and informative tour experiences in New York City is our passion. By targeting our guest's interests, preferences and whims by collaborating with them enables us to create perfect tour itineraries. Every tour focuses on our guest's specific desires ensuring that everyone will enjoy experiences on the highest level of satisfaction due to our fastidious attention to detail. An experienced, enthusiastic and informative licensed New York City guide will meet you and yours at the time and place you wish together with a chauffeured luxury vehicle, sized to accommodate your group. You will be captured by an entertaining presentation of "the story" at each site as well as sites along the way in the most entertaining and amusing way. We stimulate conversation and questions providing informative answers within a social and cordial atmosphere. Whether you are planning a first visit with friends and family, an anniversary celebration, a corporate event, a college candidate's orientation or any special occasion, even a marriage proposal, we create the perfect experience delivering outcomes beyond your expectations. Accommodating those with special needs such as walking challenges is never a problem for us navigating to minimizing walking. Our staff of licensed New York City guides speak over fourteen languages enabling us to embrace a global audience and fill the needs of those who prefer tours conducted in their native language. Let's plan your tour built around you topical (architecture, history, famous people, neighborhoods, etc.) interests as well as your site requests. We ensure that your time with Custom & Private will enable you to take home a piece of The Big Apple in your head and heart as well. Thank you!
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Cliff makes seeing New York a real 1st class experience!

We contacted Cliff to arrange for a private tour of New York for my family and I. The phone is promptly answered and the customer service was excellent. Aline was great and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Amy W
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Little Rock, Arkansas

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Little Rock, Arkansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We contacted Cliff to arrange for a private tour of New York for my family and I. The phone is promptly answered and the customer service was excellent. Aline was great and could not have been more helpful, informative and efficient in setting up our arrangements. I gave them a rough idea of things we were interested in seeing and... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Thanks so much for providing your review, I do appreciate that very much. TripAdvisor and it's community wouldn't exist without people such as you who sit down, take the time to "give back" and provide reviews, that's what makes it work. It was a pleasure spending the day with you and your parents and wish you all lots of wonderful... More 

Media, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

If you want to have the most enjoyable tours of famous and little known but interesting places, Cliff is your man. He may be Henny (take my wife, please)Youngman's second cousin. He's an encyclopedia of things New York. So if you want to laugh and learn at the same time, Cliff is Terriff!

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Thanks Faith!! So glad that you and David enjoyed the time that we spent together. You and David had enormous energy and enthusiasm and that fueled your tour. Thanks very much for your review, I appreciate that very much. Best regards, Cliff More 

Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We had a group of clients (15 total) who enjoyed the tour. Cliff, the tour guide, was entertaining and not just pointing out the sights and facts. He told interesting stories and joked around with the group. I would highly recommend this tour if you are taking clients or even a personal trip. Everyone had a blast!

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Thanks very much for taking the time to share your thoughts. It's much appreciated, Thank you! Cliff More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Booked a tour with Cliff for 4 of us to give my parents a view of some of NYC's highlights. Cliff did a great job ensuring it was all tailored to our needs and not too much walking in the heat of the day. Cliff's insight and humor made the whole thing a really enjoyable experience. Also our driver Robert... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review sharing your tour experience with the TripAdvisor community. Although this is a business for all of us, knowing that we succeed by providing memorable New York City experiences for our guests is our biggest paycheck. So glad that you enjoyed the time we spent together as I. Best regards, Cliff More 

Riverside, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Thanks again Cliff for a wonderful tour and giving our parents a wonderful introduction to NYC. Going with Cliff is just like having an old friend take you around the city, nothing beats his unique perspectives and sense of humor.

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! I'm delighted that you mentioned that your tour was like touring with an old friend, not with a friend that's old :) We had fun and it was a delightful day. So glad you chose me to provide your tour! Best regards, Cliff More 

georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Our family of 2 parents and 2 teenage boys had the pleasure of spending 5 hours with Cliff a couple of weeks ago. When we were looking at tour options for NYC, we knew we wanted an authentic, behind-the-scenes type of tour from someone with lots of experience in the city. Well we certainly got that and more. If you... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

HI Dave, Thanks for the wonderful review, much appreciated. The boys were terrific and showed quite a bit of interest and quite a bite into the best slices to pizza on earth :) We had fun and moreover we all had a wonderful time. Creating memorable experiences is what we do and learning in a way that makes it all... More 

Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We are a family of 6 including 2 boys ages 8 and 10 and we booked a private 4 hour tour with Cliff. He was fabulous! We started with a trip to the Top of the Rock which he had recommended and it was a great way to get your bearings in NYC. We tried to customize the trip with... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts with the TripAdvisor community! So glad that you all had such a wonderful time. Hope to see you again :) Best regards, Cliff More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Cliffe is the star of the show with his knowledge and humour. He arrived in a fantastic Mercedes air conditioned van with a really professional driver . The tour was comfortable , informative , fun and we covered a lot of ground in 5 hours . But I must say his prices are on the high side compared to other... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, much appreciated! I'm delighted that you shared your tour experience and it's flattering that you classified me as "the start of the show" and that you felt that you and your family were in good hands with a "really professional driver." You commented that the prices were high, the reason for the four star, not five... More 

Waynesboro, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Cliff made our first family trip to New York City one that we will never forget. My son is still talking about him and what he learned about NYC. Cliff's knowledge and love for the city made our trip fun, memorable and one that we will remember for a lifetime. I would highly recommend him for any age group!

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Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts with the TripAdvisor community! So glad that you all had such a wonderful time. Hope to see you again :) Best regards, Cliff More 

Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Cliff made our New York trip very memorable. We learned things about NY that we would have never been exposed to unless we read tons and tons of literature on it. He personalized our tour for us to make it interesting for not just the adults but our teen enjoyed herself as well. we saw more in five hours then... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Well! That's quite a statement, thank you very much. So, if you're ever looking for tons of books to enhance your knowledge of New York City I know exactly where you can find them, int my office!! It was such a pleasure touring with the three of you and I'm delighted that you foresee a another trip including a tour.... More 

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