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After crossing the Henry Hudson Bridge without an E-ZPass, you normally should receive a toll bill within 30 days. However, you might not have received one if the address of your vehicle registration is not your current address, or if the equipment at the toll plaza was malfunctioning when you drove through. If you didn't receive a toll bill, you should ...


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The $5 surcharge of the AirTran is only collected at the terminal stops, so when transferring to the Subway or entering the airport. If you're looking to avoid that charge, you can take the AirTran to the car rental exit (at no cost) and hop on the free shuttle bus to Jamaica station. There you can take the E, J or Z which serve southwestern Queens, Brooklyn ...


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You should check what holidays are on this day. Basically you're trying to book a hotel on Good Friday 2016, which also coincides with spring break for a lot of school districts. So if you're trying to book a hotel for a long weekend during spring break the price rise is to be expected.


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Nothing in the Port Authority's JFK parking rates and information page says anything about parking being reserved for passengers; certainly, I have never seen or heard of anyone being asked to present a boarding pass or other proof that you are there to do business at the airport. But if you're coming from Virginia to go to a show in Manhattan, parking at ...


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How does it work? You go and stay in the queue for the taxi, usually just outside the terminal. When it's your turn, you get inside the taxi and tell the driver your destination. And than you ride in (sometimes smelly) taxi for a while (for a long while) and eventually you get to your destination. How can I recognize it? You won't miss it. There will be ...


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Last time I was in NYC overnight waiting for an early morning bus out of Port Authority, I spent a few hours in the Starbucks on 42nd Street east of 8th Avenue. You can see it from the Port Authority terminal's main entrance on 8th. The bad news is that it's no longer open 24 hours. The good news is that there's another Starbucks at 43rd and Broadway that ...


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Karts Indoor Raceway on Long Island offers unlimited racing Tuesdays between 6pm to 10pm for $52. If you're willing to travel a bit farther, iPlay America in Freehold, NJ, has an iRide Plus Pass Package which offers unlimited go-karting for a day for $29.95. NJ Transit buses will get you there in an hour and a half from Port Authority terminal. Finally, ...


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New York City subway service has only been interrupted once for snow in 110 years, and the decision to do so was criticized when the snowstorm actually dropped far less snow than expected. It was also interrupted for Hurricane Sandy, back in 2012, but that was actually a well-advised closure. You're extremely unlikely to see a system-wide service ...


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Your Greyhound will certainly leave from Port Authority in New York, some tickets don't have the door or gate number printed on them, but everything is available at the station. I've done this myself on a few occasions, it's a big station and they've organized it a little like an airport in the sense where they have some panels up with the next departures ...


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Quoting from the MTA FAQ: Whether Pay-Per-Ride or Unlimited Ride, every MetroCard has an expiration date. The date is located at the upper left corner on the back of the card. The expiration date is usually about one year from the date of purchase. If your Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard expires, you have two years from the expiration date to transfer any ...


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Yes, it's totally doable, I walked it on Friday night from Howard Beach subway-A to Airtrain Lefferts Boulevard: ~30min. Nice Christmas houses at Howard Beach, but: It's much quicker to step down at Aqueduct/Conduit subway-A and walk to Airtrain Lefferts Boulevard. ~20min walking which saves the $5. Depending on the Airtrain/Subway frequency, that might be ...


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The cheapest option to get to the city is to take an MTA bus directly from the airport. You can transfer for free to one other bus line or, if you use a prepaid MetroCard "gold", to the subway. The fare is currently $2.75, but depending on which MetroCard you buy, you may spend slightly less. JFK is served by five MTA bus lines, all of which have a free ...


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If you don't absolutely need your car in Manhattan, do yourself a favor and don't take your car into Manhattan. Driving there is not for the faint of heart, and parking fees are exorbitant. Instead, park across the river in New Jersey and take the train in, like everyone else. Consider stopping at one of several train stations along the NJ Transit ...


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The price you get before the ride is an estimate, it depends on the traffic and route. It is close most of the time but for sure it will also never be 100% accurate. Actually, when you request a fare quote in the app, it will show this exact message: Fares may vary due to traffic, weather, and other factors. Estimate does not include discounts or ...


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I've made this drive 3 times already and depending on what your driving depends on gas cost. If you fill up before you leave its 3 additional full tanks to Long Island 20hrs on avg because there's always one area of super bad traffic. We saved our stops for food/gas around meal times or in case of emergency but driving 75 seemed to be our choice of speed, 80 ...


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According to the Starbucks official website, there are two Starbucks locations close to West Village that fulfill your requirements Lafayette & 8th Street 13-25 Astor Place Open 5:30 AM to 1:00 AM New York University 45 West 4th Street Open 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM


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You have several options to buy tickets: Online via the official website ahead of time. This will be the safest option and allows you to pick exactly the seats you want. When paying via credit card there isn't any real inconvenience dealing with currency conversion. Online via StubHub. I have used StubHub many times and find the site reliable and safe. ...


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Performances take place at the Official Viewing area, which is along 34th St at the end of the parade route. It is where the TV camera crews set up, the VIPs hang out and is so crowded you are better off watching the performances later on your TV.


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To answer your questions: How does it work? Leave the arrivals terminal and the taxi ranks are opposite the doors. You will see signs for taxis clearly inside and outside of the terminal. Queue and wait your turn. There is usually a representative for the airport or someone official at the head of the queue asking you where your destination is. How can I ...


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Yes, you can arrive earlier at Liberty Island - that 1:00PM time is for Pedestal access, not island access. I'd definitely recommend having a wander round the island - the gardens are nice, and the views are well worth it if the weather is good. And yes, not only can you take a packed lunch, I'd recommend it. The security is like airport security, but not ...


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Possibly related is also the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, AKA March Madness. New York hosts one of the early round matches around March 18th, with another early round match being held at Providence around the same date (which is less than 200 miles away) and Philadelphia (100 miles away) hosting East regional semifinals on the 25th. It's ...


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Enter at 42nd and 8th. It's the big building with the taxis and sketchy characters standing outside (or if arriving by subway, enter through the direct subway entrance). Go downstairs to gates ~60-90ish. There are signs labeling it, but I don't recall the exact range listed. After descending the stairs to the correct level, the bus to DC will be somewhere ...


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In my understanding there is no longer an available shuttle. You can take Air Train for FREE to rental car locations. Port Authority: AirTrain makes frequent stops everywhere around the airport: airline terminals, parking lots, hotel shuttle areas and rental car facilities. What's more, every AirTrain ride around the airport is free. The service ...


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You should read the information on the Port Authority Website with regards to your question. The only taxis that are allowed to pick up at the JFK airport are NYC T&LC's Yellow Taxis, so look for them. Normally you would see a "Taxi" stand with a booth outside the terminal and a line of taxis there.


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If you don't want to stay in the airport until morning, you can continue traveling through the night. The linchpin of this plan is Amtrak Train 65, which departs New York Penn Station at 3 AM and arrives at Philadelphia 30th Street Station at 4:35 AM. Schedule here. The "transit" option of Google Maps shows an itinerary that goes as follows: Airtrain ...


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Obviously, finding secret bare knuckle clubs is not easy. Also, remember you are talking about a small number of gatherings in a city of 8 million people. It's like finding a needle in a haystack. Also, remember that in most cases these are clubs, meaning the members have selected each other by various criteria, so random strangers might not be welcome. The ...


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Karlson's answer certainly wins out in terms of money... but for comfort and speed, with four people, each carrying luggage, I'd say a Taxi will probably win out handily for comfort and speed. Going from LGA to Midtown Manhattan should cost about 30-40 bucks (total), including tip, depending on traffic, and the trip should take about 45 minutes. Arriving at ...


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You can find your gate by asking someone from the Greyhound ticket booth or you can use the new touch screen that tells you your gate by searching for your travel id located somewhere on your ticket.


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I have a very similar JFK layover coming up - I've researched the question a bit, and here's what I could find: There's a site, https://www.between9and5.com/ , which lets you search for "Day Rates" at hotels near airports. There are a few options listed for JFK at around $75 for a 10am-to-3pm stay. Apparently you can find the best "day rates" by calling ...


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The ferry, Liberty Cruises doesn't have the schedule published for the month of November, however, you can reserve tickets for November 26th, which is this year's Thanksgiving day. And both islands: Ellis and Liberty are open every day except Christmas, so it would stand to reason that if Liberty Island cannot be reached without a ferry the ferry must be ...



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