Questions tagged [new-york-city]

Questions about New York City, the largest city in the United States, located in the Northeast in the State of New York.

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Nice atmosphere in NY at night

I'm traveling to NYC soon. I'm trying to find nice places where to spend the night, but I'm not looking for discos, or music bars really. I'm looking for a place where to stay comfortable, perhaps a ...
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Does New York Pass entitle you to visit Ellis Island from NJ, USA?

Can I board the ferry to the Ellis Island/Liberty Island in Liberty Park, NJ with the New York Pass or is Battery Park the only option? New York Pass website description suggests that you should ...
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5-day training in NYC

I have a tourist visa in the US and was planning to return months from now, but it will be just for 2 weeks. 1 week vacation and I have seen a course in coursehorse.com for application development ...
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Travel into NYC on New Years Eve

Does anyone know when the traffic into NYC from the north (eg i 95) starts to get heavy on New Year's Eve? I am actually going to JFK for an evening flight via the Whitestone Bridge.
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Way to get Vaccines for travelling to India in New York

I'm planning to go to India in Jan. I've just recently moved to NYC so I don't know much about the city. I'd like to get some vaccines for Northern India. I googled some and found a lot of clinics ...
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Valid ESTA for US, but Check-In online says “Not received travel approval from the US authorities. Contact US Embassy or Consulate”

Tomorrow I want to fly to New York with my family. I have a valid ESTA for 2 years and have never been to the US. After filling out the information in the online check-in the following was written: "...
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Hotel doesn't say “No Visitors,” but reviews do. What should I do? [duplicate]

I have NEVER in my life stayed in a hotel where it said visitors are not welcome. I am going to NYC, and my friend wanted to visit me, not spend the night. We have done this before at another hotel, ...
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Travelling by Greyhound for the first time [duplicate]

We will be travelling in September 2017 by Greyhound from New York City to Buffalo with no transfers. The tickets are already booked online. Our departure time is 8.00 am from the Port Authority. We ...
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where can one see columns from the world trade center? [closed]

The Texas State Cemetery has one: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_State_Cemetery#/media/File:Texas_State_Cemetery_September_11_Memorial.jpg The National Atomic Testing Museum has one as well: ...
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Collecting baggage in different countries through different airlines [duplicate]

Long story short..I am flying from New York to Dubai with Delta and Dubai to Mumbai with Air India. How do I obtain my baggage and recheck the baggage with Air India without having to go through ...
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Good getaway place from NYC for some peace and quiet? [closed]

Been in NYC most of my life, have worked in the city for over a decade now. Lately I've been getting burnt out, and ideally, I'd like to get away for a week, hopefully somewhere not too far, that's ...
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Travel (living) cost in the US for two weeks (New York and Los Angeles) [closed]

PLEASE NOTE that this question is more about finding out people's experience. I would appreciate it if someone shares his/her experience during US travel. I am open to anything. I will be visiting US ...
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ESTA reentry to USA after very brief initial stay in NYC. (2 weeks NYC, 2 months Canada, 2 months USA)

I have booked a flight to NYC in February, where I am due to spend 2 weeks. After this, I intend to get the bus from NYC to Toronto and from there spend 2 months travelling in Canada, before returning ...
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What is the cheapest way to get from Penn Station New York to Penn Station New Jersey apart from walking/biking?

I don't mind walking a few minutes to and from each station, for example walking to the 33rd street PATH will allow me to get to Newark for a maximum of $2.75. But what about the bus? The NJ Transit ...
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Are there any Starbucks locations open after 11pm in the West Village?

I did a search online but couldn't find an accurate list. Anybody know of a list by neighbourhood that is up-to-date?
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Can I refill 7-day Unlimited MetroCard to use as Pay-Per-Ride MetroCards after 7 days or vice versa?

A NYC MetroCard will cost $1 (as of today) each time we apply for a new card. So can we refill the "7-day Unlimited MetroCard" after it expires? For an example if I go to subway station on 8th day and ...
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Atlanta to NY and back [closed]

We will be in Atlanta in May. We want to go to NY and back from Atlanta Hartsfield in a day. Is there internal flights we can take or can we go by car? And how long a journey is it?
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Will a desktop presently working on 220V still function properly in New York City at 120V? [closed]

Will my desktop work in US, given there we have 120 volts supply and here in India we have 220 volts supply in households. I'm open for workarounds as well like a switched-mode power supply change, or ...
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What's the closest airport to the Flatiron District and Chelsea neighbourhood in NY?

There are three airports so I wanted to know which one is the closest to the Flatiron and Chelsea? Also, what the fastest way to get to each neighbourhood from the airport?
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Fastest/cheapest New York airport to get to Brooklyn

Which of the three main New York airports (EWR, LGA, JFK) should I fly to to be the fastest/cheapest way possible to Brooklyn (Moore St, Brooklyn, NY 11206)? I'm planning to arrive in NY at about 9/...
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Ordered World Trade Center ticket but can’t make it

I ordered a World Trade Center ticket for 2 PM on a weekday, but now I won’t be able to make it until later that day (let’s say 3:30PM). Is it possible to use that same ticket for later that day?
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Amusement parks in the New York City area

What are our options for amusement parks in the New York City area? We will be staying in Union City on the other side of Hudson River and may consider a one hour commute (preferrably by public ...
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How much is a 10 day trip ticket Rahway to Penn Station [closed]

How much is a 10 day trip ticket Rahway to Penn Station? I saw that there are 10 trip one way tickets so I guess you get a good discount. Actually I have to travel from Rahway to Penn Station and ...
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La Guardia to Hampton Bays

I am arriving into La Guardia just before 8 pm on Thursday evening and want to reach Hampton Bays. Train, uber, ideas?
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NYC to Centralia [closed]

How can I get from New York City to Centralia, PA the easiest/quickest? By car is estimated at around 2 hours 45 minutes, are there better methods available?
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JFK Airport to a hotel in NJ, Newark with my luggage? How to get there cost effectively and easily?

I am traveling to JFK New York airport from Dubai and need to go to a hotel in Clark, NJ. Please tell me what is the cost effective and easiest mode of transport as I will have my luggage with me too. ...
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Flea markets in the New York City area

It is always fun to visit flea markets when travelling. What are the major options for doing this in the New York City area? We may consider travelling (preferrably by public transportation) around an ...
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Is it possible to cycle from Manhattan to Williamsburg, Brooklyn on cycle paths only? [closed]

Is it possible to cycle from Manhattan to Williamsburg, Brooklyn on cycle paths only? Or do you need to ride on normal roads as well?
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Sending my passport as part of my Canada Visa Application

Please I need a clarification on what to do? I was asked to submit my passport(s) by mail or in person following the instructions below; With your passport(s), make sure you include: the passport ...
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Arriving at JFK (New York) Terminal 5 from SXM (Saint Martin)?

Flying from SXM nonstop to JFK via Jetblue Saturday departing 3PM local time. Will it arrive at JB terminal 5 or the international 4? I ask because terminal 4 is full of protesters, which I would ...
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Is there ample parking at the Staten Island Ferry? [closed]

I will be driving into New York City in the last week of July probably Friday the 28th. I was considering parking my car for 4 days at a parking facility near the Staten Island ferry, and using the ...
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Prepaid SIM with data USA and Europe

I'll traveling to Europe and NYC in April/May and I want to know if there is a prepaid SIM that works in all Europe (I don't know which countries I'll visit) and in NYC? I only need LTE connection.
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Train Travel to Woodbury Outlet

I am in Brooklyn and planning to go to Woodbury Outlet in Central Valley, NY. How can I go there by train if possible.
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Should tickets for Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum be purchased in advance?

When I visited San Francisco a few years ago I tried to visit Alcatraz Island without buying tickets in advance and was told that that was pretty much impossible on account of the fact that they ...
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Fastest/easiest way to re-enter US in NYC on a TN visa [closed]

I will be heading to NYC to begin a full-time job. I am Canadian and will be flying from Toronto. I booked my travel arrangements a while back but recently heard that my TN visa documentation may not ...
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Will my NYC Learner's Permit allow me to travel domestically without a passport?

I'm travelling from NYC to Oregon on the 20th of June, and just now I checked my passport and realized it had expired in April. If I want to renew my passport, I either have to wait 8 weeks or more to ...
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UK Visitor Visa application NY decision delayed

I was one of the applicants affected by the temporary refusal of UKVI to accept biometrics at the USCIS locations. I ended doing my biometrics month after I applied online and it has been 4 weeks now ...
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Transportation options from EWR to JFK airport [duplicate]

I have to catch an international flight from JFK on a Monday night. Looking for transportation options from EWR to JFK. Is Uber the cheapest option?
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Upper East Side to I-95 South via Car [closed]

If leaving Saturday 7AM from 78th and 2nd, two routes are considered for arriving at I-95 south: Lincoln-Tunnel via 2nd Avenue 278 to 95 via nearby FDR through Brooklyn / Staten Island Which is the ...
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How to request resend of Toll by Mail - NY [closed]

I traveled to New York and went through a toll bridge off of the Jersey Turnpike. They said they would mail me the toll, but I believe it was sent to the wrong address and I can't get it. I waited ...
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A Day Trip to New York City [closed]

So, let's say I want to go to New York City to see a Broadway show and head back home immediately after. Say I live relatively equidistant from both Baltimore, MD and Washington DC, and BWI isn't too ...
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Creative ways to get from NY City to New Haven CT not using cars/vans [closed]

So far I have found(If Im wrong on the prices or times I would love to know): Greyhound- buses from the port authority terminal Acela- From Penn station about 1 hr 35 minutes (about $59) Northeast ...
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What is the optimal place to meet in NYC to begin a road trip? [closed]

Me and three friends are headed on a July 4th trip up to New England. I'm doing the trip planning and procuring a vehicle, so I need to figure out where all of us should meet. It's quite a drive, so ...
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Which smartphone apps have you found particularly useful when travelling (especially in New York)? [closed]

Which smartphone apps have you found useful when travelling? I'm thinking of travel-assistance (timetables. plans etc), finding interesting sights and eating-places, tips and tricks, virtual tour-...
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Will hotels let you stay a few hours at a discounted rate?

I know that I would need to contact the hotel, but generally speaking, if I'm staying at HotelX from 12/28-1/3, and my plane lands at 11:30PM on 12/27, is there any way HotelX can help us? Or will I ...
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Is my New York driver permit count as an acceptable id to fly in U.S.?

I'm just became U.S. citizen, and I want to fly to Florida from New York next week but I don't have my U.S. passport (or U.S. passport card) yet. Can I use my driver permit to get on a plane? Some of ...
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Staying in Manhattan, wanting a hire/rental car for afterwards, how to work out my best place to collect it from?

On an upcoming trip, I'll be spending a few days in New York, fairly centrally in Manhattan. After that, I need to head to somewhere in New Jersey not well served by public transport, so it looks like ...
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Suppose I want to travel from New York to Toronto under F1 visa, what are the routes available and Visa rules?

I am concerned about the Transit Visas and other rules regarding my visit to Toronto for a few days, and how frequently I can visit Toronto to see my girlfriend.
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Safety: What data is available on crime in NYC in 2013?

After the recent hate crime in the Village (just an example) which I thought was rather safe I wanted to do some research into which intersections/streets/'hoods have higher crime rates. I seek ...
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Flight from Nassau to Newark via Miami

I'm hoping to book a flight with American Airlines from Nassau to Newark. The flight transits in Miami. I checked Nassau International has a pre-clearance procedure before I fly. I understand that I ...