Cheap flights to New York, United States
New York, or simply NYC, is one of the largest metropolitan cities in the world. Known as the city that never sleeps, New York is famous for its Broadway shoes, electronic billboards and entertainment scene. Three airports serve New York: JFK Airport, Newark Airport, and LaGuardia Airport.
Flights to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is often shortened to JFK Airport or Kennedy Airport. JFK Airport is the main hub of Delta Airlines and American Airlines. The airport consists of 6 terminals and 128 gates. To get to downtown New York from JFK Airport, a popular option is the AirTrain which operates 24 hours a day and costs USD5 (RM21). Alternatively, arrange an airport transfer via Skyscanner for a fuss-free and convenient ride.
Flights to New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is located in the U.S. state of New Jersey but is considered one of the main airports in New York. It handles both domestic and international flights to the region. This airport has three terminals, each equipped with facilities such as unlimited free WiFi access, nursing rooms, food outlets, and much more. The AirTrain Newark which costs USD5.50 (RM23) is an affordable transport option to the city centre.
Flights to New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is located in the northern part of Queens, one of New York's boroughs. It consists of four terminals (A, B, C, and D) connected by buses and walkways. The facilities provided include ATMs in all terminals, eateries, duty-free shops, and a small spa. Getting to the city centre by bus or the subway costs USD2.75 (RM11) per one-way trip.
Travelling to New York
Best time to visit New York
New York is a year-round destination. However, the best time to visit New York would arguably be in spring, from March to May, as well as in autumn, particularly in early November. During these months, the crowds are thin and the weather is pleasant enough to enjoy being outdoors.
Some tourists tend to avoid visiting New York in winter, from December to February, due to the inconvenience of packing thick jackets. In winter, temperatures could drop to minus 3 degrees Celsius, plus there’s the risk of snowstorms which may disrupt travel plans.
Things to do in New York
Every corner of New York offers something to explore more deeply. Rub shoulders with the crowd in Times Square, dig into art collections at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the breathtaking urban landscape from the Empire State Building. Then, walk along the Brooklyn Bridge, one of the city’s main landmarks, and hop on the free Staten Island Ferry which takes you past the Statue of Liberty.
Besides all that, indulge in some tasty foods. You'll find hundreds or even thousands of restaurants with their signatures in New York, such as Bamonte’s, Di Fara, Gray’s Papaya, Jing Fong and Minetta Tavern. In between meals, sample street foods, from the chicken rice at The Halal Guys to the mouth-watering burgers at Shake Shack.
New York travel budget
New York uses the U.S. Dollar (USD) as its currency. As of 30 April 2019, USD1 = RM4.10.
The average cost of a hotel in New York is around USD280 (RM1,159) per night. A meal in an average restaurant could set you back USD43 (RM178) per person. A ride on the subway costs USD2.75 (RM11) per trip.
New York, United States visa information for Malaysians
Malaysian passport holders must apply for a visa before entering the United States. The application fee is around USD160 (RM662). Make sure that your passport is valid at least six months beyond your visit to New York.
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