Charter to New York for New Year’s Eve Festivities
New York is host to the largest and most festive New Year’s Eve party throughout the world. Times Square, the crossroads of America, is the scene of this New Year’s eve part where millions of people gather together to witness the ball drop which is a traditional way of welcoming the New Year.
It is estimated that there are one million people that attend this yearly party, it is also said that over a billion people also take part in this festivities through television of through the internet, all over the world. Many people dream to be there live and if you are not living anywhere near New York, this means that you have to travel to get there. Chartering your own jet for that trip to New York will hasten your trip and bring you to the place in style.
Chartering a jet means you don’t have to stand in line for security checks and you simply follow your own schedule. You will have plenty of leg, head, and elbow room as you jet off to watch the Times Square ball drop.
As early as 1904 people already started to gather in New York, but it was not until 1907 that the first ball was dropped. The first ball, decorated with a hundred 25 watts bulbs was 5 feet in diameter and was made of wood and iron. It used to be only 700 pounds and it was the first among the seven balls that was to be used in the Times Square celebrations.
The New Year’s Eve ball today sits atop One Times Square and can be seen from there all year long. The current New Year’s eve ball no longer uses 25 watt bulbs but is it decorated now with 2,688 Waterford crystal triangles and illuminated with 32,000 Philips Luxeon LEDs, and it weighs around 6 tons with a diameter of 12 feet.
IF you are planning to attend the festivities, be reminded that it is an all evening affair. Hours before the ball is dropped to signal the start of the new year, they have a ceremony to light and raise the ball, and there are various performances before the midnight hour too. It is another fun thing to witness a ton of confetti dropped to the revelers on the street after the ball drop at midnight. It is a great experience to be actually there when the ball drops at midnight and cannot be compared with the experiences of those who simply watch it on TV.
Thanks to chartering a jet, you got to New York fast and stress free, and so aside from having great fun at the festivities you also enjoyed your luxury travel to and from your place.