How to Save Money on a Trip to New York

New York, New York Guide (B): How to Save Money on a Trip to New York

New York City

New York one of the most iconic cities in the world has always been in everyone’s mind, whether for its history, being largely featured in the movie industry, considered the world’s capital and the city that dictates lifestyle and tendency. But the Big Apple is also known for being one of the most expensive cities in the world. Because I lived in NYC for four years, I’m going to share some “secrets” to visit “the city that never sleeps” without breaking your pig bank.

Accommodation

According to NYC&Company, the organization responsible for promoting the tourism in New York City, the hotel Average Daily Rate room (ADR) in NYC in 2014 was US$ 297. Those prices change depend on many facts such as: demand, season (in general prices are higher in the summer – July and August – and lower in the winter – January and February), number of events happening in the city, etc. The fact is really hard to find a hotel room less than US$ 200/night.

So, the best options to find affordable accommodations in New York are:

∗ AirBNB: the best option so far and you can find really good prices. There’s a controversy whether AirBNB should be legal in NYC or not, so take advantage of it before it gets banned and have a glimpse of how to live in New York seems like.

You can find prices as low as US$ 30/night and the best areas are: Midtown (specially Hell’s Kitchen and Chelsea), Upper West Side and Williamsburg. Cheapest and still good ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Save Money on a Trip to New York
Guide Location: USA » New York
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Citizen M Hotel   Hotel Pennsylvania   Edison Hotel   Hotel Z   Wyndham Garden LIC   Metropolitan Museum   American Museum of Natural History   MoMA   Whitney Museum   Guggenheim   The Frick Collection   New Museum   Statue of Liberty   Top of The Rock   The Empire State Building   One Observatory   230 Fifth Rooftop Bar   Sky Room   PHD Lounge   LeBain at The Standard  
Author: Pericles Rosa Da Nova
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