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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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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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Aside Greyhound (costing 30-60USD), Rome2rio shows various other bus options including Yo Bus costing 20USD. There is also a bus combination using BoltBus which supposedly costs 19-24USD. MegaBus can get you there for as low as 11USD one way depending on what day of the week you're traveling and how far in the future you book your ticket. The bus trip takes ...


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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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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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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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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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Nope, not unless you have a time machine. There used to be an elevator, but it doesn't exist anymore. You can walk over the island, though, then take the subway back to the island. More info: http://rioc.ny.gov/transportation.htm


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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 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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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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Another option is http://us.megabus.com/. It is cheaper and faster compared to greyhound. And it's less than $20.00 . It's way better than greyhound in my opinion.


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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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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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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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I'm not familiar with regulations and expectations in Clinton Hill, but in general for Brooklyn: Is this legal? Yes, and it turns out, necessary. Is it safe? Different neighborhoods have different levels of safety, and I'm not sure how to compare to where you live in Ecuador, but most people who own a vehicle in a residential neighborhood do it. ...


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No. The only way to get from one terminal to another is to exit the terminal and take the air train or a shuttle bus. A possible exception to this is for Delta, which operates in Terminals 2 and 4. They apparently have a bus that connects the airside areas of these terminals. See the map here: ...


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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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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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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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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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Often car rentals in the USA are cheaper at airports than elsewhere. If you find that, you might want to take public transit to a NJ airport. The smaller rental companies (even with strange names like payless and rentawreck) can be less expensive than the large rental companies, but you will get more uniformly good service from the larger companies. (I ...


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I saw this question put to the Airbnb Facebook page... They were referred to a page containing this... Source: https://www.airbnb.co.uk/support/article/449?hc_location=ufi The page also advises you to contact the consulate or 'legal authority' in the country to which you are travelling. The French consulate in New York has a general enquiry ...


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There are several agents selling freighter journeys. Some of them do advertise one-way crossings but even if they don't you can always ask. In any case, you need to contact them, explain your needs and see if they can find a ship for you. When you are ready to book, they will require a payment and some paperwork (typically a medical form). It's not like a ...


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@CSJC I built a tool to help you find exactly what you're looking for here: www.cleverlayover.com It will search all A->B + B->C combinations to find a cheaper way to get from A->C. Looking into the data, it is actually quite effective: 33% of searches have some form of savings, and the savings average > $300 when they exist. Try it out and let me know what ...


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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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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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