Old-fashioned trolleys, which offer padded bench seats, air conditioning or heat, and a speaker system, can accommodate up to 34 guests and are available to rent (qualified and courteous drivers are provided) by the hour (with a two-hour minimum) or for a full day of travel throughout the city. For reservations, call 347.410.1271.
Luxury seating is available on this commuter taxi, which cruises the Hudson and East rivers daily, making stops that include 42nd Street in Midtown, Battery Park in Lower Manhattan, the South Street Seaport and DUMBO in Brooklyn. All-Day Access Pass: from $37 adults, from $31 children 3-12. Under 2 free per ride. Routes/times vary. 212.742.1969.
Speedy transportation between Newark Liberty Airport and three Midtown Manhattan locations: Grand Central Terminal (E. 41st St., btw Lexington & Park aves.), Bryant Park (42nd St. & Fifth Ave.) and Port Authority Bus Terminal (W. 41st St., btw Eighth & Ninth aves.). Departures every 15 minutes daily, every 30 minutes 11:15 p.m.-6:45 a.m. $16 one way, $28 round-trip, children under 12 free ($10 without an adult).