Where to Store Luggage in New York City

In this post, we list 7 places for luggage storage in NYC, including one that will pick up your luggage at your hotel and deliver it to the airport or train station.  People often ask us what New York luggage storage options are there for a day.  In this day in age, storing your luggage in New York certainly presents a challenge; the old anonymous storage lockers in train stations and airports are things of the past. Storage companies are safer than ever. Still, with any storage location, don’t leave any valuables in your luggage. 


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Vertoe 

This company runs similar to Airbnb, but for luggage.  They find convenient locations for travelers, such as souvenir and gift shops or convenience stores, that are open early and close late and have the capacity and the security to hold and secure your luggage.  Vertoe also provides insurance up to $1000.  They have locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens and they are adding locations rapidly.  And if you use coupon code ‘freetoursnyc’, you will get 5% off of your storage fee.  Bags cost $5.95/day (online price) and they have deals for groups. See their pricing page for more information.  This is one of the cheapest options.  Click here to find Vertoe locations.  We also like how Vertoe users get to rate and review each of their locations.  

 

 

 


(A) Free Your Arms – provides luggage storage to travelers, tourists, and business people on the go. With their mobile van, they can pick up your luggage and drop it off at the location and destination of your choice including JFK and LGA, starting at $19.99 per bag.  For more information log onto http://www.freeyourarms.com or call 844-448-3547 to arrange a pickup – use the promo code “freetours” for your 5% discount.”

 

 


(B) Short Term Stow, L.L.C  

Luggage Storage New York

This is a company that offers daily storage, internet access (+ free Ipad use), printing options and other travel-related services to NYC, is now open in the Garment District!  Whether you need to drop your bag off for a few hours before hopping on a train, use the internet to search for the next exciting event in NYC or print off entertainment tickets, STS is there to help.  

Bags can be stored for $10/day, with additional days for $5; printing is $1 per service; WiFi is free! The store features a custom-designed shelving unit that can safely hold luggage and a lounge area, including two iPads for customer use.  STS is conveniently located near Grand Central, Penn Station, Port Authority, Times Square and other NYC landmarks. Short-Term Stow gives you “the freedom to go” experience the City the way it should be experienced: Without Bags!

  • 270 West 36th Street at 8th Avenue  Tel: 1-646-682-9631
  • Contact info info@shorttermstow.com, www.facebook.com/shorttermstow
  • Nearest Transit Stations:
    34 St. – Penn Station (A, C, E, 1, 2, 3)/ Times Sq – 42 St. (N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3, 7)
    34 St. – Herald Square (B, D, F, M, N, Q, R)

 


Schwartz Travel & Storage.  They present a convenient and secure way to store luggage.  They have two locations in Midtown Manhattan. Both locations are open 8 am – 11 pm.  Reservations are not necessary; you will need to show your ID or passport though, when you drop luggage off.  As of May 2017, prices are:

$10: Price Per Item, Per Day (Same Day Pick-Up); $8 Smaller Luggage; $8: Price Per Additional Day(s);$2.50 per hour (ideal for short term storage)

(C) 357 West 37th St. Ground Floor: This one is close to Madison Square Garden, Penn Station, Port Authority, The A/C subway is close by, with which you can easily get to our Soho, Little Italy, Chinatown Tour, or the High Line Tour.

 (D) 34 West 46th Street, 4th Floor, (between 5th and 6th Ave.)  Note:  This location is closed during the winter months.  This location is close to Times Square and Grand Central Terminal. You can easily walk from there to our Midtown Manhattan Tour, or the Grand Central Terminal Tour.  There are many subway stations close by.  The B/D lines get you to our Greenwich Village Tour.  The N,Q, R lines get you to our Central Park Tour. The 4/5/6 lines connect you easily to our Lower Manhattan Tour

 


(E) CBH Luggage Storage offers secure luggage storage very close to Grand Central, Port Authority and Times SCBH Luggage Storagequare.  They are open daily between 7 am-midnight or later if special arrangements are made at an extra fee of $49. Their office space is equipped with security cameras, to make everyone feel safe and they have a lounge area where travelers can relax and watch TV before hitting the road again.

Their price options as of May 2017 are: $2.50 an hour for each bag you leave OR they have a daily rate. Regular sized bags cost between $8 to $10 max per day. However oversized bags are charged  between $15 to $19 per day.

  •  45 West 46th Street, Floor 5, (between 5th and 6th Avenue)
  • Tel. 1-646.543.1831  Contact info: info@cbhluggagestorage.com

 


(F) City CoPilot – They have three locations around the city and each is open daily from 9 am – 7 pm.  Late pick-up and/or drop-off can also be arranged.  City CoPilot advertises itself as a reception service. Some of you may need to go there to pick up the keys to your apartment, for example, if you are renting on Airbnb.  They charge $10 for each bag, including backpacks, purses, and small shopping bags.  They also offer pick-up and delivery of your luggage for a $39 minimum charge.

Contact information for all three locations is 866-340-4399 and email info@citycopilot.com.

  • 166 Allen Street, New York, (map) (Between Stanton St. & Rivington St.) – 5 minute walk from F Train (2nd Ave station) and JMZ Trains – (Essex/Delancey Station). 
  • Times Square777 8th Avenue, (map) New York (in between 47th and 48th Streets) inside the Gray Line Visitor Center.
  • Williamsburg, Brooklyn332 Hooper Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (map) (in between South 4th and South 5th Streets) 

 


(G) Luggage Keeper –  They are located in walking distance of Penn Station, Times Square and Port Authority Bus Station.  They offer free Wi-Fi & there is printing available. You can also charge your phone.

  • 357 W 36th St, 2nd Floor (between 8th and 9th Avenue)
  • Contact information Tel. 1-212-967-0026

 


Airports

Unlike other cities overseas, New York airports offer little or no luggage storage. This is for security reasons. To store luggage at Newark Airport, you must check with your airline carrier. LaGuardia Airport  has no storage.  

JFK Airport does offer a limited service. If you have a long layover arriving to and departing JFK airport, you can store your luggage for a small fee.  As of May 2017, there are a few luggage storage facilities.

  • Terminal 1 located near Alitalia and Olympic Airlines in the Arrivals area, operates from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM, also charges $4.00 to $16.00 per day depending on the size of your luggage. For more information, phone (718) 751-2947.
  • Terminal 4 in the Arrivals area, the facility operates 24 hours per day, and charges $4.00 to $16.00 per day depending on the size of your luggage. For more information, phone (718) 751-4020.
  • Terminal 5 now has a Baggage Storage service in the Arrivals area
  • Terminal 8 by American Airlines operates from 6AM-10PM and the approximate cost, depending on size of your bags, is  $8 – $18 per day. For more information call (718) 995-9292.

Be sure to read our blog post on how to get from JFK to Manhattan.

 

 We hope you will enjoy a great luggage-free day of sightseeing in New York City.

 

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