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To travel to New York and enter the United States of America you need a passport machine-readable with digital photo valid at least for the entire duration of the stay, calculated from the day of arrival. Greater passport validity will allow, a whoever decides to extend their stay in New York , the possibility of doing so without it run into bureaucratic problems. We remind you that the passport is machine readable, even without digital photos, issued or renewed between April 15, 1998 and October 25, 2005 remain eligible for the "Visa Waiver Program" for America until they expire. It is advisable to check the validity of the expatriation document before leaving for New York.
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Travelers with passports issued or reissued on or after October 26, 2005 without a digital photography will need a visa to travel to the United States. For citizens who need the new passport, in case the relevant passport office is not yet technically ready to issue it, it is necessary to apply for a visa. Those still using their old passport will need to apply for a visa entrance fee to go to New York. For more details on the rules for entering the USA and how to apply for a visa, you can visit the website of the American Embassy.
The city of New York has 3 major airports, John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), located in Jamaica in Queens, 25 km from Manhattan; Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), in New Jersey and Fiorello LaGuardia Airport (LGA), located in Jackson Heights in Queens, mainly used for US domestic flights. The quickest way to get to Manhattan is by helicopter, which takes just 15 minutes, a taxi ride can take 45 to 60 minutes or more, depending on traffic. However the cheapest way to reach the centre of New York, is the combination of the Airtrain with the local transport network.

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The New York Airtrain is the elevated train system inaugurated in 2004, which connects the various airport terminals at the JFK/Howard Beach subway stop and "Jamaica" LIRR train stop, Long Island Rail Road. From "JFK / Howard Beach" you can reach Manhattan in about 40-60 minutes depending on the destination.
The local transportation system in New York is mainly based on the subway, the fastest way to get around the city. The network, which is very extensive with a development of 1142 km and 469 stations, is characterized by the fact that in addition to the local trains that stop at all stations, there are also express trains with stops only in the main stations. Unlike most urban areas in the US, most New Yorkers use public transportation rather than private cars.
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Thanks to the presence of a good and efficient public transport network based on one of the largest subways in the world, and thanks to disincentives to the use of private transport, such as the high costs of tolls and parking lots and the considerable traffic, especially during the hours At peak times, we recommend that you use the subway once you arrive in New York. Very famous are certainly the yellow taxis, available at all hours of the day and night.The prices of a taxi ride are not particularly high.    
New York has five boroughs , the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Manhattan. The District of Manhattan it is the smallest but also the most relevant in terms of tourism due to the presence of the main attractions. The districts in turn they are subdivided into neighborhoods. On the Booking website you can consult prices and amenities of the rooms hotels present in the various districts.
Before going to New York for tourism purposes or for travel and holidays, it is advisable to obtain a tourist guide, in order to organize itineraries to visit the various attractions and not have problems during your stay, or read these pages dedicated to tourism in New York defined by some as the Big Apple.
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