Anything & Everything New York (PART 2) - [please search thread before posting]
edited 6 December 2009 at 11:07PM in Overseas Holidays & Travel Planning
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ANYTHING & EVERYTHING NEW YORK
**UPDATE January 2009 - Searching for Information**
This is the Part 2 of the Anything and Everything New York Thread. There have been over 2000 posts on the previous thread, so we're starting with a clean thread.
However, this doesn't mean that the information is not there. The old thread still has LOTS of useful information in it, and below, are links to useful snippits of information, and also to the whole old thread, which is now locked.
Almost every topic has been covered at some point. To help avoid unnecessary repetition and allow the regulars to best assist you, please search prior to posting, by clicking "Search this Thread" (drop down box at the top right) and enter the search terms. Results will be shown as posts from within the thread.
Anyway, welcome to the New York Q&A Thread - take a look here for guidance on details to include in your post - this makes it easier for the regulars to help you out
For specific queries, use one of the threads below:
Cheap Hotels in New York
Cheap Flights to New York
Shopping in New York
The Original Anything & Everything New York
Guide to Booking an NYC Holiday
Guide to Travelling in and Around Manhattan
Guide to Sightseeing in Manhattan
Why markymoo doesn't stay in Times Square
Weather in New York
The ESTA Thread - Remember to register before you travel!
The actual ESTA site
General Reviews - Always been added to!
 Hotel: Hampton Inn Manhattan Chelsea Hotel, Sights/Eats: The Rock, Shows, Ground Zero
 Hotel: Colonial House Inn, Chelsea, Sights/Eats: Gershwin, Boathouse, Mariott Marquis, Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Staten Island Ferry, Fashion Stores
 Hotel: Cosmos, Sights/Eats: Reade St Pub, Morgan Market Deli, Soda shop, South St Seaport, Heartland Brewery, Staten Island Ferry, Marriot Marquis, Top of the Rock, Chinatown, Little Italy, Canal St, Times Square.
 Hotel: Novotel Times Square Sights/Eats: Macys, NHL Ice Hockey, World Trade Center (Ground Zero), Madame Tussads, Grand Central, Rockerfeller, Central Park, Hard Rock Caf!, Planet Hollywood
US ($) Currency Questions
US Currency Questions & Answers Thread
Current £ : $ exchange rate using a Nationwide Debit Card
Locate a VISA ATM
Locate a Mastercard ATM
Historical exchange rate graphs: 30 days, 90 days, 180 days
Travel Money Maximiser: Finds you the cheapest holiday cash in seconds
Cheap Flights: Get the cheapest flights, whenever & wherever you go
Spending Overseas: The cheapest way to pay
How to get a flight upgrade
Compensation for delayed flights
External Useful Links*
HotelConxions - The CHEAPEST place to book the Cosmopolitan Hotel, a MSE favourite!
Music Concert Listings
Big Apple Greeter - FREE local guide to take you on a tour of the area you want!
Carmel Car Service - Cheaper than a taxi from/to airports
Tel Aviv Limo - Same As Above
New York Subway / Trains / Buses Info
Top of the rock tickets
Finally, if you are thinking of booking an apartment to stay in, while on holiday in New York City, please be aware, that these are NOT recommended, and are illegal. Everything will be done to remove posts that state how wonderful illegal apartments are. Please stay in a LEGAL hotel.
Keep reading, keep posting, and this will keep getting updated!
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