New York is one of the most expensive cities in US, to live in and to explore it. Some attractions are free sightseeing and you can get to visit world-class museums, stay in a affordable accommodation and take this tips to save during your trip in NYC:
Find discounts before you get there
A very smart thing to do when visiting NYC is to purchase a tourist pass. It offers free entry to many tourist destinations with a discounted price so you can save time and money! Such as the Empire State, American Museum of Natural History, Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island, Air & Space Museum and others.
Save on traveling and transportation
There are many discount flights you can find, savings never stop. Before getting there is important to take advantage of online bookings. Check our our special deals for transfers in New York City area to and from all three major airports.
Restaurants & Nightlife
Promotional event produced by NYC & Company, where more than 380 restaurants offer three-course pre-fixe dining deals for both lunch ($29) and dinner ($42). A new concept is having a meal at a New Yorker’s apartment, there are some websites that allow you to find locals and have lunch or dinner at their homes.
The subway is safe, for $2.75 gets you anywhere, it’s lot faster than taking a cab andget stock in traffic. Remember you will need a metrocard. Enter any subway station and look for a vending machine that looks like this:All machines take credit cards but not all of them take cash. You can buy a single ride for $3 USD, get the Regular Metrocard or the Unlimited Metrocard if you are traveling several times.
Take your student ID
If you are a student, your school ID can help you save money on everything that’s movie tickets, food and even attractions. An ISIC gives you nice discounts! such: New York City explorer pass is a 21 USD discount, The Metropolitan Museum of Art a 13 USD and New York City lights Dinner Cruise 15% OFF.Go for a walk
Many New Yorkers agree that go for walks is one of the best parts of living in the city. There are infinited places to hang out around such as Greenmarket, Central Park, the flower district on 28th street, the WIlliamsburg bridge, etc. You must visit Chinatown, located in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Manhattan, offers a unique historical and cultural experience and you can find lots of things to buy. Also, you can plan a picnic at Greenwood Cementery, a huge Victorian cementery with amazing grounds and cheap Mexican restaurants around.