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New York City

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Identity Card:
  • Country United States

  • Districts : The Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island .

  • Language English

  • Religion Protestants, Catholics

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa As for the check, see the steps to take and the latest security measures with the Embassy of the United States, we must for example a biometric passport, for both adults and children, as well as a return ticket. You will get a tourist visa upon arrival at the airport which will allow you to stay 90 days in the United States.

    • Passport : A biometric passport, for both adults and children, is requested. Your passport must be valid at least 6 months from the date of entry into the territory. Failure to do so will result refused entry to the territory.

      • Currency : US Dollar

      • Currency rates $ 1 = 0.72 euros

      • Change : You'll find some exchange offices everywhere, including airports, you can also change your euros from banks .

      • Payment Cards : International credit cards are widely accepted, you can also withdraw cash at most ATM. Attention, however unfavorable exchange rates and high withdrawal fees.

      • Budget stay 1 week 400 euros for a backpackers budget -1000 euros for a comfortable week .

      • Restaurants
        Cheap : less than 10 € / person
        Average . 10-25 € / person
        Premium : more than 40 € / person.

      • accommodation
        Cheap : less than 30 € / night
        Average : 70-100 € / night
        Premium : more than 150 € / night


        How to get there?

        • By Air: New York receives many flights from major European cities. The cost of tickets is generally higher from late June to late August, and at the time of the Christmas holidays and Easter.

          On site:

          • Car : Bad idea, the price of parking is very high as well as tolls for bridges, more traffic jams are common .

          • Ferry Several ferry lines allow to move from Manhattan to Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens and New Jersey. Boats also go toward the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island.

          • Taxi: It's hard to miss the famous yellow taxis are present in every corner. The minimum price of a trip is 3.5 dollars, add to that a tip of about 10% to the driver.

          • Metro: Unlike other public transport American cities are well developed in New York. The metro network is dense and efficient, you can also count on an extensive network of train.

            • Vaccinations No mandatory vaccine .

            • Tips : It is strongly advised to take out travel insurance before you leave because the medical infrastructure is excellent, but expensive.

              • Aviation At the airport, the regulations are very strict security, and should take these steps seriously. Avoid any comment and joke during security checks, many French have had to spend the night at the station or pay a heavy fine for daring to deride this ultra-safe procedure.

              • Delinquency and Crime: As a tourist you are a prime target, so it is essential to know what neighborhood you put the feet. In New York it is not recommended to walk at night in Central Park, the Bronx and parts of Brooklyn. Avoid carrying with you valuables and large sum of money for the papers it is advisable to make photocopies and leave the originals at the hotel.